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Cal students observe Day of Silence

Cal students observe Day of Silence

Adam Jackson, A&E Editor

April 27, 2015

Communication has always been a vital part of society, to the point where it is nearly impossible to go a day without it. But on April 17, students across the nation vowed to not speak for an entire day to recognize the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence, first organized at the University of Virgina...

Savage kids warm sophmores’ hearts

Savage kids warm sophmores’ hearts

Saatvika Deshpande and Sabine Hrkalovich

April 27, 2015

While sophomore year in general is an academic drag of mind-boggling proportions, there’s one bright spot to guide you through the darkness – the Spongebob Squarepants episode, “Club Spongebob.” When Spongebob, Patrick, and Squidward get stranded in a jungle, they must turn to the  powers...

Ugly shades of grey

Staff Editorial

March 10, 2015

50 Shades of Grey has origins innocent enough to almost discredit the hype it’s received as of late. It started off as Twilight fan fiction, detailing the sexual exploits of billionaire Christian Grey and his lover, Anastasia Steele. Do their relations involve a little spanking? Sure. Maybe some bi...

Box of bones discovered in Cal library

Box of bones discovered in Cal library

Caitlin Stein, News Editor

March 10, 2015

When new librarian Nikky Ogden decided to clean out part of the Cal High library in January, she never imagined she would be transported back to 1971, let alone taken back another 2,000 years. “I was cleaning out one of the back cabinets of the library and found a box,” said Ogden recalling the...

Where oh where could Woodward be?

Where oh where could Woodward be?

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist

May 21, 2014

Well guys, it’s official. I’ve been stolen. I’ve always dreamed about situations like this. About what I’d do, the hidden messages I’d sneak through. Then my kidnapper gives me a pen and paper and says he’ll tell The Californian to keep printing my stuff. I can’t figure him out. I suppos...

New columnist found in the rafters

New columnist found in the rafters

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist

October 17, 2013

The case of U.S. interventionism has been brought to the attention of Americans ever since the revamping of American foreign policy in 1823, with President James Monroe’s articulation of the Monroe Doctrine. Since then, the U.S. empire has seemingly expanded and played a role in almost every global...

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