The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

The Official Student-Run Newspaper of California High School

The Californian

Teachers have gradually begun asking students for their preferred pronouns over the last several years.

October Issue editorial cartoon

Shua Lee, Artist October 19, 2021

Seniors give their take on the best classes at Cal

Shannah Saul and Jaida Baker, Staff Writers February 25, 2021

Second semester is well underway, which means it’s time for the annual class selection frenzy. To make things even more difficult, almost three quarters of students will have spent less than a full year...

Students need a break from the stress of online school.

A mental health day is definitely needed for students

Asiyah Ally, A&E Editor February 17, 2021

Mental health. I either just intrigued you, bored you, or scared you off. Mental health seems to be a touchy subject that everyone is talking about lately, especially those involved with high school students.  Many...

The choice of Kamala Harris’s replacement shouldn’t belong to just Gavin Newsom

Andrew Ma, News Editor December 16, 2020

Ideally, when democracy runs smoothly, the people vote for their representation in the government and citizens have a say in who their leaders are. The power to choose those who govern lies in the hands...

Many school events have gone dark for this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.

What losing in-class school has been like for students 

Gaby Jimenez, Opinions Editor December 16, 2020

Do you remember waking up in the morning and dragging your feet to get ready for school?  What about meeting up with your friends in the hallways, listening to teachers’ long lectures, eating...

In this climate, school threats are not a joke

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School May 29, 2019

We frequently see Cal High on the news, and often it’s for all the wrong reasons.   Recently, we had multiple school shooting threats, the most recent involving detailed graffiti of a shooting...

Student journalists win censorship battle

Staff Editorial, The Voice of California High School May 29, 2019

The Californian applauds student journalists and the adviser at Bear Creek High School’s newspaper, The Bruin Voice, who recently fought for their right to free speech and rightfully won. An article...

Are Advanced Placement tests worth the time? (NO)

Are Advanced Placement tests worth the time? (NO)

Kate Hong, A&E Editor May 29, 2019

Every May, high school students nationwide stress out over taking Advanced Placement exams for their AP classes.  For many students who take these test, the question arises: Is it worth it? AP...

Are Advanced Placement tests worth the time? (YES)

Gina Wu, Editor in Chief May 29, 2019

Since The College Board was founded in 1899, the non-profit organization has witnessed a great expansion in its loyal fanbase for its unique offering of standardized tests, including the Advanced Placement...

Absences for threats should be excused

Izzy Belof, Opinions Editor May 29, 2019

The fact that certain schools will not provide an excused absence in response to violent threats is, for lack of a better term, inexcusable. One such high school is Harding High School in Ohio’s Marion...

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