The Californian

Managing editor Sabrina Contreras documented what she was feeling last year when in-person school was cancelled for initially a few weeks. A year later, students still are not back on campus.

A journal entry from long ago

Managing editor looks back to what she was thinking a year ago when pandemic began
Sabrina Contreras, Co Managing Editor March 12, 2021

A year ago, Cal High students were celebrating an extended spring break. Three weeks off was what everyone thought they needed. Flash forward a year, and we grudgingly open our laptops every morning...

Attacks against the most vulnerable in the Asian community have increased during the Lunar New Year

Isabelle Coburn, Online Editor March 8, 2021

As preparation started for 2021’s Lunar New Year, I could see my mom becoming more and more on edge every time she came back from work in Oakland. As a caretaker for a 93-year-old Chinese lady living...

The worst winter storm in the states history swept through Texas last month, and staff writer Tanner Curtis was there to experience it while competing in a hockey tournament.

My experience playing hockey in Texas

Tanner Curtis, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

Over President’s Day weekend the state of Texas was hit with one of it’s largest snowstorms in history. The state dealt with massive power outages, which lead to people not getting water or heat...

Lots of things have become tricky throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, including getting your drivers license! DMV customers must wait in a longer line because of social distancing guidelines, and appointments have to be made to attend.

Students attempt to earn driver’s licenses during the pandemic

In-person driving lessons and tests adopt new safety protocols
Sami Tripasuri, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

Sophomore Tasha Singh faced the DMV with a look of surprise.  The pandemic has completely changed the formerly crowded building. Caution tape separated the socially distanced individuals in the short...

With 2021 almost here, its time to start thinking about making some New Years Resolutions. Dont procrastinate. Thats what we all did in 2020.

The year of procrastinating productivity is nearly over

So it's time to make New Year's Resolutions for what will hopefully be a better 2021
Saachi Sharma, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

This is it.  This is going to be your year. You already feel like a brand new person as the clock ticks down from 10...9...8… you can feel it.  Head brimming with the ambitious dreams...

COVID-19 has canceled just about everything, but the SAT just wont go away

COVID-19 has canceled just about everything, but the SAT just won’t go away

College Board is still doing what they do best, even amid a pandemic: allowing kids to continue with standardized testing
Shannah Saul, Staff Writer September 3, 2020

COVID-19 Has Canceled Just About Everything, But the SATs Just Won’t Go Away If I have to apply to college during a global pandemic, I’m going to do it with a decent SAT score.    That’s...

Wet markets are one of the suspected origin sites for COVID-19

People still don't know where exactly COVID-19 could have originated from in Wuhan, China, but many suspect it may have came from a wet market.
Jett Gold, Staff Writer May 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic struck suddenly and has spread all over the world, with more than 1.3 million cases in the U.S as of May 14, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Social...

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