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

Above, sophomore Jadyn-Taylor Vo tries to balance with the help of her teammates as Cal High’s stunt team preforms at a school rally on April 26. The team won its second straight NCS title on April 27 by beating Liberty High 18-11.

Stunt repeats as NCS champs

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer May 7, 2024

For years, Cal High’s stunt team has been known for their reputation of constantly striving to be the best. With their talent and passion for the sport, the 31 girls on the team maintained the reputation...

Students listen to music using personal headphones and AirPods during class.

How is Cal High tuning in to music?

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer March 28, 2024

Music is all around students, from the background song in the YouTube video they’re watching to the songs played in Target while they’re shopping. But sometimes that isn’t enough. A part of some...

Students who attended the San Francisco field trip gather around while sharing their notes about the historical sites they visited. Students visited the American Civil Liberties Union, Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Memorial, George Mascone Center and the police department.

Project highlights history, diversity

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Throughout the years, Cal High students have unfortunately witnessed many discriminatory incidents on campus that have targeted certain groups of people. As a way to combat these incidents, a group of...

A grand assortment of seasonal holiday treats are displayed next to each other in Target.

Here’s the best holiday treats to enjoy this winter

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer December 15, 2023

There are so many holiday treats that only come out this time of year that I crave all year round, but of course only some are actually worth the wait. Walking past the candy section at Target never felt...

A hyped Christmas fan excited for their favorite holiday stands right next to a depressed person who’s already sick of the Christmas cheer.

All I want for Thanksgiving is Christmas?

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to stream Christmas songs for the next two months! Sorry Thanksgiving, and any other holidays between Halloween and Christmas, but I’ve been waiting for this...

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo uses vampires to represent betrayal  and manipulation in her new hit song released on June 30.

‘GUTS’ is nauseatingly impressive

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer October 5, 2023

After depriving fans of new releases for the past two years, Olivia Rodrigo has finally back with her new album “GUTS”. Rodrigo started her career as a child actor starring in Disney shows “Bizaardvark”...

Tunes for your summer playlist

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer May 26, 2023

Refreshingly cold ice cream, the beach, the perfect summer tan, and attending state fairs. Summer is by far the best time for creating joyous memories and is the one motivation for students when school...

Going viral on TikTok is a dream for its users, and it only takes one post to make it on everyones For You page. But there is no guarantee the TikTok fame will last long.

A tutorial on how to make it big on TikTok

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be famous on TikTok? Imagine having thousands of likes and comments across all your videos, and fans anticipating every second of your time on screen. If this...

Influencers influence people (badly)

Influencers influence people (badly)

Riya Reddy, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

Influencers on platforms such as TikTok and Instagram have a significant impact on what their audience buys with just short videos and posts. With just an inkling of high praise for a certain product,...

AP English Literature teacher Wade Wilgus teaches his senior students. Wilgus just started teaching at Cal this year.

Students lead the way in AP Lit curriculum

Zaki Humayun and Riya Reddy February 9, 2023

The AP English Literature and Composition students have had an unorthodox year so far. Most English classes, especially AP classes, tend to follow a set curriculum or set of guidelines. But Wade Wilgus,...

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