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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Forward party has been marketed as “Not left. Not right. Forward,” but ultimately, it is a centrist political party that will endorse candidates from both sides of the aisle. Despite the political world’s mixed reactions, it will likely have ballot access in all 50 states by the looming 2024 election.

Opinion: The Forward Party is a Step Backwards

Justin Ha, Co-editor-in-chief
September 9, 2022

In an insidious infiltration of the culture, politicians have recently begun catering to Gen Z audiences by harnessing the power of social media, specifically...

Mental health clinicians strike outside of Roseville Medical Center.

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians engage in open-ended strike

Justin Ha, Co-editor-in-chief
September 9, 2022

Kaiser Permanente mental health clinicians across Northern California are in the midst of an open-ended strike.  Since Aug. 15,  more than 2,000 therapists,...

According to KFF, 66% of minors ages 12-17 in the United Sates have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

California bill would give teenagers the right to consent to vaccination without a parent

Justin Ha, Editor-In-Chief
February 17, 2022

With a wave of anti-vaccination sentiments and teenagers' recent eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine California state Sens. Scott Wiener (District 11)...

75 percent of Black Capitals funding is dedicated to Black entrepreneurs as opposed to most venture capital funds where only 1.2 percent are dedicated to Black entrepreneurs.

Black Capital: Black-owned businesses boosted by venture capital fund

Elise Fisher, Assistant editor
January 17, 2022

Though Black people make up over 13% of the United States’ population, a mere 1.2% of investments made in businesses are in ones with Black founders,...

According to KFF, 22 percent of white, evangelical Christians refuse to vaccinate.

Commentary: Dear Placer County pastors: support the vaccine

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 27, 2021

In studying reactions to the COVID-19 vaccine, researchers found that 22 percent of white evangelical Christians refuse to vaccinate. This is eight percent...

Students of GBHS sit-in for a peaceful protest during Grizz Time.

Peacefully protesting the way to justice for survivors of sexual assault

Ria Dhamejani, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2021

The fight for justice to be given to survivors of sexual assault has been an ongoing conversation throughout the community of Granite Bay High School and...

69 percent of Muslim women who wear the hijab have experienced discrimination.

The Hijab: What is its meaning?

Amre Abumarkhieh, Staff Writer
November 11, 2021

The piece of cloth around a Muslim woman’s head is simply a piece of cloth, yet priceless in the eyes of the woman herself. In Islam, the hijab is...

UCs have become increasingly more difficult to attend. For example, UCLA has a 14 percent acceptance rate.

UC Blues: The strenuous standards of California’s colleges

Ryan Egan, Staff Writer
November 10, 2021

The Universities of California, now known as the public Ivies, have become increasingly more selective over the past few decades with acceptance rates...

According to Paige Sweet, gaslighting is a type of psychological abuse aimed at making victims seem or feel ‘crazy’ creating a ‘surreal’ interpersonal environment.

What is gaslighting?

Chloe Docto, Assistant Editor
November 4, 2021

Gaslight, gatekeep, girl boss. The term ‘gaslighting’ in the everyday teen vernacular is prevalent in this coined phrase; many teens seem to have...

Dylan Samuel (orange jersey) shoots a ball at the goal, supported by volunteer Paige Beater.

Soccer Sundays: Weekly soccer games for disabled members of the community

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 31, 2021

“Pass to Dylan! Pass to Dylan!” “Go! Go! Go!” “Shoot the ball Grant!”    This Sunday, Soccer Sundays ended its second season. Soccer...

Local 39 engineers are stationed outside the Kaiser Permanente located on Eureka Road. Their strike is comprised of two tents, around a dozen engineers and the inflatable grim reaper pictured above.

Kaiser engineers going on strike turns into a month-long standstill

Justin Ha, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 30, 2021

It has been more than a month since over 750 Kaiser Permanente engineers began their strike at 24 Northern California locations. The strike began on...

Students face issues with having to balance their home life with school life

The cycle of academic pressure and academic success at GBHS

Saihaj Cheema and Sarah Yee
October 29, 2021

Some high achieving students of GBHS may be dangerously teetering over the edge of an unbalanced scale. On one side of the scale, students stack on AP...

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