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Music Album Review: Four by One Direction

Music Album Review: Four by One Direction

Olivia Heppell

December 13, 2014

One Direction has once again delivered a number one album. The album, titled Four, climbed the charts to number one in 67 countries. They are one of the few bands to ever have all of their albums debut at number one. After four years of success, the band is breaking boy band stereotypes of lasting...

Diverse students create different Christmas traditions

Diverse students create different Christmas traditions

Carissa Lewis

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Ron Almog, Creative Commons 2.0 Generic As students exit the school for winter break, they begin to deck the halls as “the old year (or rather, the old semester) passes.” The winter holidays are celebrated differently for everyone. Christmas is traditionally a Christian holiday...

Food Review: Taco Loco

Food Review: Taco Loco

Lauren Jackson

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Evan P. Cordes, Creative Commons 2.0 Generic Taco Loco is a good restaurant for families or to go out at night with friends. The service is good and the atmosphere is appropriate. When I first walked in, I noticed a bar with TV’s so it is more of an adult restaurant once happy hour...

Holiday Desserts: One Bite Wonders

Holiday Desserts: One Bite Wonders

Hannah Xu

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Richard Wood, Creative Commons 2.0 Generic The holidays are notorious for all the delicious, but unhealthy and sugary, treats. However, there are plenty of healthy treats that can be substituted that’ll  satisfy your sweet tooth. A classic treat to eat is banana bread however i...

Classic Christmas movies for a classic holiday season

Classic Christmas movies for a classic holiday season

Anjali Shrivastava

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: State Farm, Creative Commons 2.0 The holidays, often dubbed the most wonderful time of the year, is not just about sales and hot chocolate.  For some avid movie-watchers, it is a time to revisit the films they know and love to get into the holiday season. “I really like the old, classic ...

What to buy for your friends and family for Christmas

What to buy for your friends and family for Christmas

Natalie Erickson

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Steve Wilson, Creative Commons 2.0 License With leaves falling off the trees, winter is right around the corner. And for many students at Granite Bay High School, that means an excuse to shop for new clothes. At this time of the year, with the holidays approaching, many stores offer good pric...

Food Review: El Sombrero Taqueria

Food Review: El Sombrero Taqueria

Blake Panter

December 13, 2014

With a slogan of “Cocina Mexicana,” or “Mexican Cuisine,” El Sombrero Taqueria lives true to its name. El Sombrero Taqueria is a Granite Bay landmark, whether you are going with your Spanish class or to get a spicy taste of Mexico. Upon arriving, I was rapidly immersed into Mexican culture....

Winter Break Activities

Winter Break Activities

Hannah Holzer

December 13, 2014

Photo Credit: Zach Dischner, Creative Commons 2.0 Generic During Winter Break most students look forward to enjoying the holidays they celebrate and catching up on precious sleep. However, exciting activities, especially ones coinciding to the holiday season, become available during this time. These activi...

Food Review: Zócalo Restaurant

Food Review: Zócalo Restaurant

Akash Khosla

December 13, 2014

There’s something interesting about the vibe at Zócalo: a modern atmosphere, with Mexican cuisine that isn’t necessarily true to its roots, but doesn’t go as far away as Taco Bell. Walking in, it gives a refreshing sense against all of the non-traditional Mexican chains that Granite Bay knows...

Food Review: Dos Coyotes

Food Review: Dos Coyotes

Kat McGrail

December 12, 2014

Photo Credit: Vince, Creative Commons 2.0 Generic Dos Coyotes never disappoints. I confess I’ve eaten there many times, and never once was I unhappy with the food I ordered or the service. Its quick, but not nasty fast food quick. This comfy, sit-down restaurant is full of bright colors and smells...

Movie Review: The Best of Me

Movie Review: The Best of Me

Harrison Tucker

November 7, 2014

Nicholas Spark’s classic plot is back at it once again. How many times do we have to watch one of the new films based on his book to realize that it will be exactly the same as the last one aside from different names and setting. Featuring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan, the movie highlights...

Fall and Winter Fashion: What People Are Wearing

Fall and Winter Fashion: What People Are Wearing

Kelsey Ito

November 7, 2014

With fall and winter seasons quickly approaching, many students are transitioning their wardrobes from summer styles, and bundling up for the chilly weather to come. Whether it is cozying up in leggings, sweaters and fuzzy socks, or wearing jeans, boots and cardigans, the cooler days ahead will bring...

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