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The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

For first generation Americans, language can pose itself to be barrier rather than a beneficial device.

Commentary: Putting a name to the barrier of guilt and shame

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
October 8, 2021

  ‘Nakakaintindi ba siya ng Tagalog’, meaning ‘does she understand Tagalog’, was a question that I could never respond back to.     Until...

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, around 20% of guardians refuse to vaccinate their teens. This has resulted in many teens feeling unprotected and uncared for during the pandemic.

Commentary: Minors need to be in control of their vaccination status

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic plows forward, it has become increasingly obvious that many minors’ health are being held hostage by their guardians and the...

Pictured above is the Hoover Dam, one of the great infrastructure projects of the 1930s New Deal. Huge infrastructure projects like this one will be set into motion by the new infrastructure bill.

Commentary: Too much to ask, or too little?

Alexandra Felt
September 9, 2021

Is 4 trillion dollars too much to ask, or too little? Recently, Congress passed a federal budget resolution and the House is in the process of considering...

Following a recording of Morgan Wallen using a racial slur, debate has ensued on the overall appropriateness of the n-word.

Commentary: Hurtful slurs should be used by no one

Andrew Goozen, Staff Writer
April 22, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, country star Morgan Wallen was filmed outside of his house using the n-word towards his friend. His neighbor who took the video...

The sexually-explicit platform OnlyFans has been involved in a controversy including a Sacramento Mom and Sacred Hearts Parish School.

Commentary: The actions of parents shouldn’t result in punishment for children

Trinity Jones, Staff Writer
April 7, 2021

“At Sacred Heart Parish School, we believe in educating the whole child,” The Sacred Heart website says. “In our care students will grow intellectually,...

A lack of palpable excitement has left fans isolated from the teams they love and players without much support.

Sports Commentary: Empty arenas are bad for fans and players alike

Antonio Sperandeo, Staff Writer
March 30, 2021

Last year, people watching sports games on their televisions could hear fans cheering on their favorite teams. Now, all that can be heard is echos and...

With a recent injury, Tiger Woods obstacle-filled career once again comes into focus.

Sports Commentary: The journey of Tiger Woods

JJ Huish, Staff Writer
March 30, 2021

Tiger Woods, a man who has accomplished so much in the game of golf and a man who revolutionized the sport, unfortunately got into a near fatal car accident...

Communism has never been successfully carried out on a wide scale, but does that make communism inherently bad?

Commentary: Why communism doesn’t work

Alexandra Felt, Staff Writer
March 24, 2021

A common argument I have heard against communism is that it has never worked before. The central problem is that there are too many people for it to...

Cancel culture encourages the bullying and tormenting of people who, in most cases, simply made a mistake.

Commentary: Cancel culture is the new cyberbullying

Trinity Jones, Staff Writer
March 19, 2021

Cancel culture is by far one of the most dangerous trends ever created.    People can claim the practice is activism, but, to be quite frank, it...

As healthcare workers struggle with the severity of Covid-19, their children are equally effected by the viruss presence.

Commentary: The internal conflicts of a healthcare worker’s child

Chloe Docto, Staff Writer
March 18, 2021

Everyday dread is assimilated by the creaking of my garage door opening, denoting another day of saying goodbye with the looming knowledge that my parents...

Protests and artwork in Sacramento capture the concerns of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Commentary: BLM protests are incomparable to the Capitol raid

Ria Dhamejani, Assistant Editor
March 5, 2021

The freedom to assemble; one of our foundational rights and the basis of the many laws America has been founded upon. Living in a free country means...

Business, Covid-19

Commentary: Why the U.S. should have opened up a long time ago

Brendan Alders, Staff Writer
March 1, 2021

Since Covid-19 started last March, it has left a lot of people without jobs, without a house and without a general livelihood.  This leaves the question;...

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