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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Korean entertainment wave, known as hallyu has been immersed into international culture,  culminating in popularity peaks that include K-drama Squid Game, and K-pop groups, Blackpink and BTS.

Diving into the hallyu wave: South Korean cultural fervor

Sarah Yee, Sports and Entertainment Editor
November 29, 2021

Over two thirds of Netflix’s 213 million customers have seen at least two minutes of the chilling K-drama,“Squid Game.” Yet its success may only...

Squid Game was released  worldwide on Sept. 17 2021.

Show Review: Squid Game

Saihaj Cheema, Staff Writer
October 13, 2021

   Exhilaration, anticipation and trepidation.    Hwang Dong-hyuk’s “Squid Game” is a nine episode thriller that has deservedly gained the...

Granite Bay’s Got Talent: Sarah Thompson

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
September 21, 2021

Granite Bay High School junior Sarah Thompson lies on the stage floor alongside her team of dancers, her heart pounding. She smiles under the flashing...

Characters Halley and Moonee from A24s The Florida Project. Currently on Netflix.

What to watch: The most inspirational coming-of-age movies to see on Netflix

Taylor Langford-Wilson, Staff Writer
March 11, 2021

Coming-of-Age is a  genre worth over 60 trillion dollars. These are films almost everyone loves, they remind us of what it’s like growing into the person...

The skincare sensation

The skincare sensation

Sarah Yee, Staff Writer
November 19, 2020

Self care has been popularized over the pandemic.  With more time for themselves, teens have  initiated better exercise habits and- more surprisingly...

Parents and teens alike have put the safety of TikTok at question for fear of predators, cyberbullying, and even PTSD.

TikTok users dance around danger

Anna Jenkins, Staff Writer
October 22, 2020

   The 2020 pandemic has managed to cause 26.5 Americans out of 500 million to turn to social media for social interaction.     Born in Sept....

Spend Halloween this year watching scary movies or baking spooky Halloween goodies.

Pandemic-friendly Activities: Hauntingly fun Halloween at home

Skyler Conley, Staff Writer
October 17, 2020

   With COVID-19 drastically affecting the way everyone goes about their lives as well as keeping many at home, this Halloween isn’t looking so great...

iPhone users have spent hours personalizing their devices upon the release of the new iOS 14 update.

Students showcase their iPhones after the recent iOS 14 update

Sasha Potter, Staff Writer
October 16, 2020

   iPhone users have found themselves spending hours upon hours over the newest iOS update: iOS 14.    With new functionality such as pinned conversations...

A poll was sent out to the students of Granite Bay High asking what their favorite candy is. Reeses Peanut Cups was voted to be the favorite.

Poll: Favorite Halloween Candy

Skyler Conley, Staff Writer
October 15, 2020

Although Halloween may not be a very controversial holiday, there will most definitely always be discourse about what the best Halloween candy is. To...

Consumers are forced to make a decision between ethics and affordability. Some dont have a choice.

Fast Fashion: The debate between ethics and affordability

Piper Bacon, Co-Editor-In-Chief
October 7, 2020

   With the rapid evolution of streetwear year by year, the overwhelming difficulty faced by mostly the younger generations, namely Gen-Z and the Millenials,...

People have been heading on over to the drive-ins to see the featured movies of 2020, released during the pandemic.

COVID-19: The Return of the Drive-In Theaters

Andrew Tanner, Staff Writer
September 30, 2020

   Since the beginning of the quarantine in March, the availability to see new movies through the cinema has been severely restricted. As case numbers...

Students have taken up new hobbies during the quarantine, such as senior Joey Briggs, who has taken up embroidery these past few months.

Students develop a variety of new skills during quarantine

Skyler Conley, Staff Writer
September 29, 2020

   With many people stuck in their homes since March due to COVID-19, some have taken it upon themselves to either further develop a hobby of theirs...

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