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Mario Draghi, Italys prime minister, center, with world leaders during the official family photo session at the Group of 20 (G-20) summit in Rome, Italy, on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The G-20 is meeting in Rome this weekend right before COP26 in Glasgow, the United Nations gathering that aims to set specific goals to wean nations off coal and other noxious substances for good.
2021 G20 Rome Summit
Neve Walker, Editor in Chief • November 20, 2021

From October 30th to October 31st, the 2021 G20 Rome Summit occurred, with world leaders from around...

CCHS is making it’s first steps towards community mass since covid. The calendar for November has mass for the 18 and 19 scheduled.
Mass is Back...Sort Of
Maisyn Clements, Staffer • November 5, 2021

Covid 19 has ruined most, if not all, experiences and opportunities at Cathedral Catholic High School....

Avery Deguzman and Carissa Zamora run the ironic, and fan favorite, trunk: Christmas for Halloween. Part of the fun at Trunk or Treat is the freedom of student choice when decorating their trunks.
Spooky Scary… Christmas Trees?
Sarah Brown, Copy Editor • October 30, 2021

Spooky season is back in orbit and Cathedral Catholic High School was quick to reintroduce some of the...

The girls golf team poses with Coach Bradeberry and Coach Filiponi after winning their match against OLP and West Hills.
Girls Golf and Their Strong Captains
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Staffer • November 5, 2021

Cathedral Catholic High School's girls golf team is having an impressive season. The junior varsity team...

Hannah Wong sits at the peak of the boat with her teammates, oblivious to the tragedy ahead.
Catastrophe? Chaos? Catalina. 
Sarah Brown, Copy Editor • October 22, 2021

An event that had the potential to fulfill a once in a lifetime opportunity, instead fulfilled a nightmare...

#FreeBritney
Sahara Kiskis, Features Editor • December 2, 2021

Conservatorship, by definition, is a court case where a judge appoints a responsible person or organization to care for another adult who...

All the gifts that were packaged in my family’s box. This includes the brochure that we were given, and the boxes the gifts were packaged in.
A Christmas Miracle
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Staffer • December 2, 2021
Mia Boggs carrying her surfboard on top of her head while looking out into the distance. She gazes at the blue ocean water that glitters because of the bright and blazing rays of the sun.
Bringing the Sun to the Surf
Sahara Kiskis, Features Editor • November 12, 2021
Anna Fazio, yearbook photo editor and Rylee Parker, yearbook social media editor, work on their spreads for the yearbook. Journalism and Yearbook are the closest thing CCHS has to a media communications class.
[Opinion] Broadening CCHS's Media Department
Natalia Dominguez, Staffer • November 10, 2021

Cathedral Catholic High School has an approximate of four media related classes: journalism, yearbook,...

Social media can be isolating and addictive, but is that our fault or social media’s? Are we able to be in complete control or is it out of our hands?
[Opinion] Is Social Media Harmful?
Neve Walker, Editor in Chief • November 10, 2021

In sophomore year English class we watched a TedTalk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, about single stories....

The RAFT student group from the 2020-2021 school year created a video focusing on being an upstander, not a bystander. This video was shown to the entire student body as a means of encouraging one another to celebrate our differences. Pictured from left to right are Mohar Apte, Viviana Morales, Ryan Oliveira, Malachi Williams, Ava Thuresson, Zoe Lee Greenblatt.
[Column] Celebrating Diversity at CCHS
Neve Walker, Editor in Chief The • October 28, 2021

In San Diego, high schools have participated in race related misconduct, from the tortilla incident with...

Students gathered during lunch and were led in prayer by Campus Ministers. The prayer service was dedicated to Connor White
#LongLiveConnor
Josie Webster, Copy Editor • November 2, 2021

Alumni Park was covered by a blanket of red on Wednesday afternoon as the Dons came together in unity...

Students enjoyed the small moments throughout Freshman Retreat. Here students pose with their Senior leaders for a memorable selfie.
Freshman Retreat
Zhenghao Yuan, Staffer • October 25, 2021

Do you know that Cathedral Catholic High School has held the freshman retreat for more than 20 years,...

Why Spiritual Direction?
Why Spiritual Direction?
Josie Webster, Copy Editor • October 22, 2021

Spiritual direction is something so special to Cathedral Catholic High School. It sets us apart from...

The CCHS girl scout troop attended a tea party.  The troop often attends events like this one to bond with one another.
Mrs Wilson’s Girl Scout Troop
Valentina Montenegro-Venero, Staffer • December 2, 2021

Did you know that Cathedral Catholic High School has a Girl Scout troop? It is run by the lovely drama...

White Air Force Ones is the new style, with celebrities all over the west coast wearing them. 
West Side the Best Side
Zhenghao Yuan, Staffer • November 12, 2021

The west side is the best side.  Not only because we have better rappers like Tupac and Snoop Dog, but...

In almost every place, an aspiring influencer can be spotted making their content. Content creators can be found anywhere, from the comfort of their own homes to on any public street. 
The Influencer’s Influence
Hannah Wong, Staffer • November 10, 2021

A form of entertainment, a chance to meet new people and a profession? With the rapid rise of social...

COVID in the community uncovers the members of the Cathedral Catholic High School community taking on the novel coronavirus.
COVID in the community: Mrs. Nadine Kassity-Krich
Cole Hume, Editor-in-Chief • April 25, 2020

University of San Diego admissions officer Mrs. Nadine Kassity-Krich discusses the novel coronavirus’s impact on admissions, and what incoming...

COVID in the community uncovers the members of the Cathedral Catholic High School community taking on the novel coronavirus.
COVID in the community: Mr. Maurice Correia
Cole Hume, Editor-in-chief • April 11, 2020
Hannah Tasto 23, Donny  Davalos 21, and Peyton Farmer 22 (left to right) perform the CCHS drama departments production of Tuck Everlasting, the winter musical, earlier this month.
Everlasting performances
Jessica Nava, Multimedia Editor • March 8, 2020
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