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Staff Editorial

April 29, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Since the beginning of April, there have been at least two instances where Cal High students have either posted pictures around campus or on Twitter comparing the school to a prison or correctional facility. After the photographs were posted on Twitter, there was a magnitude of retweets, favorites...

Nintendo plans to make apps

Nintendo plans to make apps

Vaidya Keeran, Staff Writer

April 27, 2015


Filed under A&E

Students have had fond memories of Nintendo, whether they were collecting coins with Mario, fighting through enemies in the Legend of Zelda universe, or trying to become the strongest trainer in Pokémon. The handheld gaming craze was pioneered by Nintendo, with popular early lines including the Game...

Yeezus’ gift to man

Yeezus’ gift to man

Annissa Bensalah and Saatvika Deshpande

March 10, 2015


Filed under News Lite

Are you looking for a new style? One that screams, “I’m a homeless, zombie-killing apocalypse survivor?” Worry not, as our savior Yeezus has answered your prayers. Between interrupting singers at the Grammys and hanging out with his new BFF Paul McCartney, Kanye West has been designing the ugliest,...

EBAL looking to add two schools

EBAL looking to add two schools

Paige Zilinskas, Staff Writer

January 30, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The most competitive league in Northern California should get even tougher in two years when Dougherty Valley and Dublin are expected to join the EBAL. “There is about a 99 percent chance the realignment for EBAL will be approved,” said Cal High athletic director Arley Hill. The NCS committee...

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Cal senior to publish study on headers

Joyce Ho, News Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under News

Publishing a scientific study is no easy feat.  Publishing a scientific study while in high school is even more remarkable. But that’s exactly what senior Radhika Balagopal is about to accomplish. After reading a study published in February 2014 by Dr. Anne Sereno, a professor of neurobiology...

UC tuition to rise next year

UC tuition to rise next year

Wynne Zhang, Graphics Editor

December 18, 2014


Filed under News, Showcase

University of California students have voiced their outrage with protests across the state since proposed tuition hikes were announced late last month. UC President Janet Napolitano introduced a plan for tuition increases over the next five years. Tuition and fees would increase up to 5 percent per...

Books everyone should read before seeing the movie

Books everyone should read before seeing the movie

Annissa Lai, Staff Writer

May 21, 2014


Filed under A&E

With summer just around the corner, the stress of everything school-related is nearly over. There will be an abundance  of leisure time to relax on a beach, soaking in the summer sun. So what could be a better companion than a good book? With the current resurgence in book-to-film adaptations...

Woodward tries to advise

Woodward tries to advise

Pierce Woodward, Advice Columnist

April 10, 2014


Filed under News Lite, Uncategorized

Dear Woodward of Wisdom, How do I make friends? Sincerely, Lone Wolf   Dear Lone Wolf, It was a dark, stormy, and lonely night. I’d gathered all the supplies. Glancing quickly over my shoulder, I bent down over my work and got started. I worked all through the night. Combining...

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