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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...

Connecting Through the Disconnect: The Filipinos of GBHS explore Filipino American History Month

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
October 28, 2021

    Welcome to Connecting Through the Disconnect, where your host Chloe Docto and her guests get into discussing topics of disconnect in the Granite...

Service dog, Molly, provides deep pressure therapy for Jayde Barnett.

Service dogs: Not just pets

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
October 11, 2021

Jayde Barnett walks into the grocery store, people gasp and point as he walks by, whispering to their friends, but they aren’t pointing at him. They...

Gender nonconforming individuals can feel uncomfortable with traditional titles like king or queen.

Genderless homecoming royalty: A timid first step

Lee Randolph, Staff Writer
September 27, 2021

The past year and half was spent in lockdown for everyone at Granite Bay High School. Now as students return to school many are excited to go back to their...

For many years, studies have shown that the presence of teachers of color has greatly improved student success rates, including high school graduation rates.

The lasting impact of teachers of color on campus

Mareesa Islam, Co-Editor-in-Chief
April 6, 2021

As a child growing up in a multicultural environment, Lisa Goldsmith, a biology teacher at Granite Bay High School, never felt apart from those around...

With the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement, championing Black histories has developed a more vocal presence.

Amplifying Black experiences

As of the 2019-2020 school year, 2.1% of the 2,073 students at Granite Bay High School identify as Black or African American. Concurrently, the staff at...

White-Passing Episode 3: Defining ethnicity and race

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2021

We’re coming back from a brief hiatus, so I’m excited to be bringing you a new episode. So, what’s the difference between ethnicity and race? I had...

Cancelled without prejudice is a statement that indicates that a visa has been cancelled and can no longer be used for entry into the U.S.

Cancelled with prejudice: repercussions of the Muslim Travel Ban

Heba Bounar, Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2021

Y.R. is an Iranian chemical engineer. In 2016, she stayed awake for 24 consecutive hours supervising catalysts in her laboratory, a task that most modern...

White-Passing Episode 2: The weight of a name

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 31, 2021

Welcome to White-Passing, where I, Ali Juell, and Jillyan McKinney, the Ethnic Studies teacher at Granite Bay High School, discuss being White and Latinx....

White-Passing Episode 1: Finding connection to two cultures

Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2021

Welcome to White-Passing, where I, Ali Juell, and Jillyan McKinney, the Ethnic Studies teacher at Granite Bay High School, discuss being white and latinx....

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