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Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

Samreen Siddiqui, Voices Editor

April 26, 2018

  Strong, powerful, independent and badass. These are a few adjectives to describe the main character in Tomb Raider.   Laura Croft, a young woman with a blurry life plan, goes to an isolated island in order to find out what happened to her father after he left for an exhibition.   The Osc...

Music Review: Pure Beauty

Music Review: Pure Beauty

Jordan Blair, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

  Queens rapper Shirt just released his newest album Pure Beauty on February 9, 2018. Not yet well known, Shirt offers his listeners a relaxed vibe as they become entranced in his music.   After dropping out as a senior in high school, Shirt began playing gigs, making art, and selling clothes for a...

Food Review: El Sombrero Cantina and Taqueria

Food Review: El Sombrero Cantina and Taqueria

Elliott Hyman, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

  El Sombrero has been a staple for Granite Bay High students looking for an after school Mexican food fix since 2011.   The restaurant is a bit of a hole-in-the-wall – my first two years of living in Granite Bay I was completely unaware of its existence.   My discovery of it at a ...

The impending arrival of V2

The impending arrival of V2

Spencer Cova, Sports Editor

February 22, 2018

  Vine may have left us–but our love for it never will.   Just over a year ago we mourned the parting of the platform that molded our youth culture, that gave us so many laughs, the app that defined our generation. Today we mourn no more as the hope in V2 sits on the horizon.   The orig...

Music Review: Blue Madonna

Music Review: Blue Madonna

Emily Hansen, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

  At the end of 2017, the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, BØRNS, offered a preview of his 2018 album, “Blue Madonna," by releasing a song called “Sweet Dreams." The song was immediately popular with BØRNS’ alternative rock-loving fans.   BØRNS is best known for his single “Electric Love,” rele...

Food Review: Campelli’s Pizza

Food Review: Campelli’s Pizza

Angelina Kolosey, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

   When it comes to pizza, most people look for a great crust, lots of flavor, and an amazing combination of toppings. Campelli’s is the perfect restaurant to find the qualities that most want in their pizza.   Located on Foothills blvd. in Roseville, Campelli’s is a pizza goldmine in the c...

Movie Review: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Movie Review: Star Wars The Last Jedi

Bruce Russell, Online Editor

January 25, 2018

  As a lifelong fan of the most famous franchise in entertainment history, I had high hopes for the eighth film in the saga – Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, and the promise of a fresh vision after its monotonous predecessor.   Following the events of The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi u...

The album that saved my ears – and my soul

The album that saved my ears – and my soul

Will Anderson, Editor

January 11, 2018

   My experience with U2 is similar to my experience with Christianity – I was born into it.   Bono was like the coming Messiah. I was never really sure how he ended up being such a big part of my life, but he was a mysterious figure that was always playing in the back of my mind no matter what ...

New Year’s Resolutions aren’t easy to keep

New Year’s Resolutions aren’t easy to keep

Makayla Clement, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017

  “New year, new me,” is what   approximately 50 percent of the population believes…   However, these people fall into “cultural procrastination” – an effort to reinvent oneself – according to researcher John Norcross and his colleges as well as Timothy Pychyl, a professor of ps...

Local SoundCloud Superstars

Local SoundCloud Superstars

Will Anderson, News editor

December 1, 2017

  We all just wanna be big rockstars and live in hilltop houses, driving 15 cars – Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger might actually have been onto something.   However for youth today, the classic garage band you form with high school friends looks a little different.   The music industry ha...

The Granite Bay Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing

The Granite Bay Theatre: Much Ado About Nothing

Dean Wilson, Greenscreen Editor

November 6, 2017

  Shakespeare is back in Granite Bay, and this time it's Much Ado About Something.   The Granite Bay High School Theatre program hosts its fall play — a modern take on Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing.”   The story takes place on campus at GBHS, where football players are adored by ...

Food Review: Gunther’s

Food Review: Gunther’s

Bruce Russell, Writer

October 26, 2017

  In my quest to locate an ice cream parlor that wasn’t an established chain-like Baskin Robbins, I had to travel outside of the Granite Bay realm. I finally discovered one  – Gunther’s Ice Cream Shop.   It’s in Sacramento, about thirty minutes away from us. I admit that’s a long drive for an ice ...

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