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 At the Creative Space Lunar New Year celebration in Old Town Elk Grove, vibrant yellow and blue lions take part in a Lion Dance (Teng Fei Lion Dance Performing Arts Group).

The Year of the Dragon: Breathing Fire into the Lunar New Year

Samantha Yee, Staff Writer
February 9, 2024

Twenty-five students’ bachi sticks strike the wooden drums at their hips. The students, dressed in vibrant yellow, red, and black martial arts uniforms,...

On Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 403 (SB 403), a bill prohibiting discrimination on the basis of caste. He deemed the bill “unnecessary,” stating that existing laws have already protected employment opportunities for all subgroups of Asian Americans.

Caste in California: from Brahmins to Dalits, Hindus respond to caste discrimination

Rachel Guo and Sophie Nguyen
October 18, 2023

Throughout history, discrimination has been prominent in nearly every country with diverse groups. In 2020, America experienced some of the largest protests...

Opinion: Discrimination Shown Through Humor

Opinion: Discrimination Shown Through Humor

Hawa Nawabi, Intro Staff Writer
December 16, 2022

Every now and then, I hear offensive remarks that irritate me. These overt displays of racism, homophobia, or sexism, often disguised as jokes, pollute...

Protests featuring signs that fight against Islamophobia

Opinion: The Effect of Islamophobia

Hawa Nawabi, Intro Staff Writer
November 3, 2022

I have always hated how people would mock my religion. They would chant "Allah" as if it were a joke, which I have never found amusing. It is abhorrent...

UC Davis has had a long history of hate-incidents, from anti-LGBTQ to racism, and has been said to be on a list for colleges with many hate-incidents.

Are students and staff at Granite Bay High School worried that the UC Davis hate-incidents are going to appear on the GBHS campus?

Ash Six, Intro Staff Writer
September 30, 2022

At University of California, Davis there were antisemitic banners and flyers that had been placed on the bicycle overhead pass and around the campus. The...

Khoa Nguyens beautiful jade laughing Buddha necklace.

Religiously and culturally trendy

Mahalina Vaka, Staff Writer
May 2, 2022

People love expressing themselves with their style, especially when they accent their outfits with jewelry. However, some people are taking their style...

Over a century ago, the Chinese were expelled from Rocklin in flames and now, over the past couple of years, their history is being reclaimed.

Including the excluded: illuminating Rocklin’s dark Chinese history

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
April 1, 2022

The ramifications of the 1877 Chinese expulsion of Rocklin have been few, likely because many locals have never known it occurred. Over a century later,...

Principal donors Franklin and Sandra Yee stand outside the beloved cabin Sandras father bought in 1953.

Small steps on the road to recognition: Yosemite honors contribution of Chinese immigrants to the park’s creation

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
March 25, 2022

                        Among the world's nineteenth...

Samoan flower art

The Pacific Islander Grizzlies

Mahalina Vaka, Intro Staff Writer
February 15, 2022

From Fiji, to the Kingdom of Tonga, Pacific islanders come from islands off the east coast of Asia and Australia . However, there aren’t too many Pacific...

Filipino Heritage Month

Filipino Heritage Month

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
December 20, 2021

What is Filipino American History Month?    A celebration of innovation, achievements and all things past and present are recognized in the Filipino...

69 percent of Muslim women who wear the hijab have experienced discrimination.

The Hijab: What is its meaning?

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
November 11, 2021

The piece of cloth around a Muslim woman’s head is simply a piece of cloth, yet priceless in the eyes of the woman herself. In Islam, the hijab is...

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