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Podcast editor Saachi Sharma tests her aim in hopes of winning Cal’s Assassins game.

Assassins is absolutely terrifying

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor March 15, 2023

It’s that time of year again, seniors. Time to turn off locations on every platform, count our darts, and explode Nerf’s stock for another 12 months. Yes, that’s right, Assassins is back and as...

Why the midterms matter for the Democrats

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor November 4, 2022

Midterm election voting sites will open on Tuesday across the country, providing Americans with the opportunity to solidify or imbalance the future of our government.  With all House seats and 35 Senate...

New principal Demetrius Ball waves to the crowd during Cal’s annual homecoming parade.

New principal gets the ball rolling

Lexi Broughton and Saachi Sharma October 13, 2022

From his beginnings of playing college football to then serving in the Army, now-educator Demetrius Ball is getting the ball rolling for 2022-23 as Cal High’s newly appointed principal. Although many...

Senior Carter Honsinger enjoyed the freedoms of online school last year when Cal High had virtual learning from home.

PRO/CON: Is it worth returning to virtual learning?

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor February 14, 2022

With the recent rise in Omicron cases in Contra Costa County, many people may be quick to assume the best course of action would be to return to our state of quarantine and online school as we did throughout...

Cal Highs leadership class has made adjustments to this years homecoming festivities, which have been moved up a month. The dance also will be outdoors because of COVID-19 precautions.

Homecoming is back… just a month earlier

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor September 12, 2021

Homecoming is coming a little earlier this year. In addition to being scheduled for next week - a month before it’s traditional late October date - leadership is making adjustments to homecoming because...

Many of these racist and transphobic stickers were plastered around campus in late March. It wasnt until a month later that students and parents were informed about the incident.

Community learns about racist, transphobic stickers one month after being plastered around campus

Sienna Morgan and Saachi Sharma May 28, 2021

Two unidentified individuals stuck nearly 100 racist, transphobic, and antisemitic stickers around Cal High’s campus on March 24, according to Many students were shocked and...

The spicy tuna roll from Sakiya Sushi was among the tasty sushi rolls staff writer Saachi Sharma tasted on her search to find the citys best sushi.

These sushi restaurants are on a roll

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor May 28, 2021

As someone who eats sushi at least a few times a month, I often struggle with picking just one restaurant to order out of the 10 sushi places located in San Ramon alone. I’m sure my problem is a common...

Hollywood’s move to inclusivity at the Oscars

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor April 28, 2021

With the Oscars airing over the weekend and producing history-making winners like Chloe Zhao, who was the first woman of color to win Best Director ever, there seems to be discussions around the Academy...

The GameStop short squeeze caused a lot of controversy in the stock market and cost some Cal High students money.

Local investors participate in GameStop craze

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor March 12, 2021

Thousands of Reddit users, including Cal High students, united online in mid-January to buy millions of shares of poorly-performing companies such as Gamestop, AMC, and Blackberry. These stocks were...

What Jan. 6 means for our local community?

Saachi Sharma, Podcast Editor February 3, 2021

Jan. 6, 2021: This date will go down in history books as a time America’s democracy was under attack. Not by foreign powers or secret societies, but by everyday citizens. Many government agencies...

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