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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...

Like pie? These are the ones you have to try

Like pie? These are the ones you have to try

Brian Zhuang

November 6, 2014

Pumpkin Pie Pumpkin pie is one of the most, if not the most, popular desserts, nevertheless pie, in America. This pie is usually eaten during the fall and early winter, especially for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It originated from the early settlements of America when the pilgrims brought this pie from Gr...

Trends: Winter Ball Dresses

Trends: Winter Ball Dresses

Tamren Johnk

November 6, 2014

It’s finally that time of the year again. The time when dresses are picked, makeup is done and money is spent, a lot of it. Every year, Winter Ball is one of the most anticipated events at Granite Bay High School that students look forward to. Whether someone goes stag or with a group of friends,...

Movie Review: Ouija

Movie Review: Ouija

Amanda Nist

November 6, 2014

Horror is one of my favorite movie genres, so naturally, I was excited to see Ouija. Plus, the fact that my friends and I have been talking about playing with a Ouija board for years made me want to see it even more. I have pretty low standards when it come to horror movies- not because I think anything...

Fall Activities for Everyone

Fall Activities for Everyone

Amanda Prather

November 6, 2014

Whether it’s the baked goods, the weather, or the Starbucks drinks, fall is always a hit with Granite Bay High School students. “I love the fall, it is my favorite season,” said Granite Bay High School sophomore Surina Khurana. Khurana says she loves the special baking that she gets to do in...

Food Review: Karen’s Bakery

Food Review: Karen’s Bakery

Kat McGrail

November 6, 2014

I admit I was really excited to visit Karen’s Bakery. I’d heard numerous good things about how tasty their goodies were, so I had some high expectations. The first thing I noticed when I walked in was how warm and toasty the room was. It wasn’t a warm that made you want to turn on a fan, but rather...

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