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

Gavin Newsom, left, will name a replacement for Senator Kamala Harris, who becomes vice president on Jan. 20.
The governor making such an important political decision alone is not proper representation for Californians
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...

What losing in-class school has been like for students 

Many school events have gone dark for this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
All grade levels have been affected by remote learning this year
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

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

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)
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)

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

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...

There are many paths to success

There are many paths to success
May 2, 2019

As the end of the year draws ever closer, seniors are faced with a choice. For some of us, it’s the most important choice we’ve had to make in our lives. It’s the decision of our futures.  Many...

Texas abortion bill sparks controversy

May 2, 2019

Ever since abortions became a plausible “plan c” for unexpected pregnancies, the debate regarding Pro-Life vs Pro-Choice has been a hot-button issue. More recently, the controversial debate has reached...

The real cost of Senior Ball

The real cost of Senior Ball
May 2, 2019

Senior Ball has just ended for Cal High. The wild dancing and loud singing last Saturday night was all fun and games until some girls got home and realized they had just spent nearly $500 for one three-hour...

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