The Californian

Hate crimes rise after election

Brandon Victoriano, Online Moderator and Editor

February 15, 2017

While President Donald Trump entered the presidency with the lowest approval rating in US history, there are still millions people who rejoice at his victory. Within 10 days of Trump’s election, about 900 reports of harassments and intimidations occurred, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center,...

Racism remains an issue on campus

Racism remains an issue on campus

Brian Nakajima, News Editor and Online Administrator

December 20, 2016

The previous months have taken a toll on Cal High as many students, staff and parents have become exhausted by the issue of racism. Since the first instance of racist graffiti at Cal was discovered on Oct. 18, three more incidents of graffiti, an emergency meeting between parents and the principal,...

Teacher disturbed by racist incident

Ghalaza Niazi, Guest Writer

April 10, 2014

Recently I went for a walk up the hill one afternoon. A group of middle school boys were coming down the hill. As the last four boys went past me, one of them said something with an Indo-Pak accent. I turned around and said, “What did you say?” One of them replied, “It wasn't me.” “Come...

Racism rears its ugly head once again


February 28, 2014

Earlier this month, area high school, Carondelet, served fried chicken, cornbread and watermelon, among other foods, for lunch intending to pay homage to Black History Month. While Carondelet administrators may believe they had good intentions, the lunch menu created  a lot of trouble for the all-girls...

Racial Studies Stir Students Statewide

September 13, 2010

By Caitlin Kawaguchi Throughout California, racially-charged incidents have been popping up. Intolerance towards ethnic opposites has created a chain of discrimination, and Cal High has not been exempt. Racially charged incidents occurred on two college campuses earlier this year. In February,...