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  • September 15Homecoming is September 24th. The theme this year is pirates!
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El Cid

Students take the field after the Red Raiders win in overtime. The score was 37-34.
Texas Tech Fine
Milan Bayless, Writer • September 30, 2022

On Saturday, September 24th, Texas Tech University’s football team kicked off their Big 12 conference...

New Orlean Saints running back Alvin Kamara running in his blue NFC jersey from AFC defenders in the 2022 Pro Bowl in Las Vegas, NV.
NFL Pro Bowl Flag Football
Michael Peterson, Sports Editor • September 28, 2022

Over the past 70 years, the NFL has hosted a Pro Bowl game the weekend before the Super Bowl, for both...

The CCHS Varsity football team worships our Lord before the virtuous game against Steele Canyon. Fr. Paul blesses each player and prays for a safe and humble game.
Importance of the Pre-Game Mass
Nicole Moore and Mia Wilson September 27, 2022

Every Friday, whether they’re home or away, CCHS Varsity football prepares for their games with a Mass,...

Protestors flood to the streets around the world after the death of Mahsa Amini. Justice will be served for her unrightful death.
Flames of Tyranny
Hong-An Phan, Politics Editor • September 23, 2022

“Death to the dictator.” Shouts and cries are heard across an outraged nation, mourning the loss...

Just today Former President Donald Trump got sued for fraud and will potentially pay New York $250 million dollars. According to his lawyer, he is innocent and this case is politically motivated.
Trump Sued by the State of New York
Neve Walker, Web Editor • September 21, 2022

Letitia James, New York Attorney General, sued former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization,...

Nikolas Cruz in court for Parkland Shooting. At trial it is currently being decided if Nikolas should receive a life sentence or the death penalty.
Parkland Shooting
Massimo Rigoli, Writer • September 20, 2022

February 14, 2018, was a tragic day at Florida’s Stoneman Douglas High School when 19-year-old Nikolas...

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Ms. DeSantis and her husband, Hugo, pose at their wedding in 2021. The two were married at the Immaculata at the University of San Diego.
Teacher Feature Ms. Sara DeSantis
Malia Lima, Writer • September 27, 2022

Ms. Sara DeSantis, one of Cathedral’s incredible English teachers, embodies comfort, both in her classroom and in her daily life. Ms. DeSantis...

This past week, Cathedral celebrated National Migration Week. Mrs. Wallace speaks upon what National Migration week is as well as some of the activities that went on. Father Matthew adds different ideas and ways for students to get involved in programs and charities for migration.
National Migration Week
Annelise Motto, Writer • September 23, 2022
Stressed to Be the Best
Stressed to Be the Best
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor • September 21, 2022
Teacher Feature: Grace Hanshaw
Teacher Feature: Grace Hanshaw
Malia Lima, Writer • September 15, 2022
As the Homecoming dance nears, students try to reason with and understand why the theme selected is Pirates. Students have flippantly described said theme as something out of a “Halloween superstore” or as some kind of prank pulled by ASB.
[Opinion] A Pirate's Life for Me?
Lucy Miller, Writer • September 23, 2022

It's that time of year again, high schools all around the country are anticipating and getting excited...

Many are saying Biden’s speech was inspired by the devil. Does this claim have any standing or is it a reach?
[OPINION] Did Joe Biden Go Too Far?
Neve Walker, Web Editor • September 13, 2022

“We must be honest with each other, and with ourselves.” This was the beginning of one of the...

Three years older and now I’m wiser! Read my advice on sports, drama productions, clubs and more!
[Opinion] A Senior's Advice to Freshmen
Neve Walker, Web Editor • September 9, 2022

Three years ago I was walking onto campus for the first time as a highschool student. It was a scary...

The CCHS Varsity football team worships our Lord before the virtuous game against Steele Canyon. Fr. Paul blesses each player and prays for a safe and humble game.
Importance of the Pre-Game Mass
Nicole Moore and Mia Wilson September 27, 2022

Every Friday, whether they’re home or away, CCHS Varsity football prepares for their games with a Mass,...

Mother Frances Cabrini, patron Saint of Migrants, whom one of our CCHS academic buildings after for her service towards educating children who immigrated into the U.S.
Patron Saint of Migrants
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • September 20, 2022

This week, Cathedral Catholic is commemorating National Migration week, a week in which we reflect on...

St. Peter Claver devoted his life to baptizing enslaved Africans and give save the souls facing injustice from 1614-1654.
Celebrating the Life of St. Peter Claver
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life & Photo Editor • September 9, 2022

Many think of our CCHS gymnasium when Saint Peter Claver is mentioned, however, as Patron Saint of slaves...

The Process of Selecting an Emoji. Don’t Make the Wrong Choice!
How To Become More Likable
Mia Compas, Staffer • September 30, 2022

Do you ever wish there was a simple and quick method to instantly become more likable? Well, there it...

Ava Thuresson (Class of 2022) was recently featured on Season 22 of The Voice! Follow her at @avalynnthuresson on Instagram to watch her journey.
A Don’s Voice
Hong-An Phan and Cassidy Smith September 30, 2022

Cathedral Catholic’s illustrious alumni graduate with ambitious aspirations and dreams. These former...

Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
Isabella Durazo, Writer • September 27, 2022

Every year, starting September 15 to October 15, the United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month....

One of the contestants at the Surf-Dog-Surf-A-Thon sat atop a board, playfully riding the waves. This dog, along with many others, enjoyed the sunny day and plentiful waves at the competition.
Surf’s up, Dons!
Ella Bloom, Arts & Entertainment Editor • September 27, 2022

Anyone looking to beat the heat on a sunny weekend in San Diego would have loved the “Surf-Dog-Surf...

Season 2: Episode 3 Underclassmen on Top
Sophie Galluccio, Staffer • September 30, 2022
The Sideline Season 1: Episode 1 Lady Dons Volleyball
Sean Kagan and Hagan Ward September 28, 2022

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