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Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

The Student News Site of Granite Bay High School

Granite Bay Today

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Ali Juell, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Ali is a senior and one of the editors-in-chief for the Gazette. This is her second year on the Gazette staff.

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

[Photo] Commentary: Cancel culture is the new cyberbullying

March 19, 2021

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

White-Passing Episode 3: Defining ethnicity and race

March 8, 2021

We’re coming back from a brief hiatus, so I’m excited to be bringing you a new episode. So, what’s the difference between ethnicity and race? I had...

The admissions process can create a lot of stress for students, but is it worth all the anxiety?

Commentary: College prestige is a moronic marker of success

February 11, 2021

At a time when there is very little to enjoy, I feel like my mind is swallowed up by one topic more than it would be in a normal senior year: College...

White-Passing Episode 2: The weight of a name

January 31, 2021

Welcome to White-Passing, where I, Ali Juell, and Jillyan McKinney, the Ethnic Studies teacher at Granite Bay High School, discuss being White and Latinx....

On January 5, schools across the RJUHSD district reopened with a five day schedule, marking the first time in nearly a year where students were able to return to campus fulltime. Yet, with this comes obstacles as well.

Reopening: RJUHSD employees reflect

January 31, 2021

On December 14, the Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of five days a week of in person instruction with 70 minute class periods despite the...

In political debates regarding topics like abortion and the rights of the LGBTQ+ community, Ali Juell believes religion shouldnt be a part of the conversation.

Commentary: Keep your religious beliefs out of your political beliefs

January 24, 2021

I don’t hate religion. I just wanted to say that first so that I’m not assumed to be an angry atheist. I think religion is a great way to instill...

Skeptics of the election results have flocked to Stop the Steal Facebook groups by the thousands.

An election to remember or an election to forget?

December 14, 2020

Election season brings an unending flurry of emotions. There are inevitable highs and lows with every batch of polls and slip-ups that cover the front...

Legal change may be on the horizon with the new confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett.

New Supreme Court pick puts legal abortion in jeopardy

November 13, 2020

This year marks the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, a case that made abortion legal on the federal level in 1973. And yet, many people across the country...

Heritage is important, but what if that is the only connection one has to a culture?

Commentary: My connection to Mexican culture is mainly my DNA, is that enough?

November 12, 2020

“Are you Hispanic or Latino?” As I’ve filled out college applications, I’ve seen this question pop up again and again, and whenever I click...

Tickets to My Downfall by Machine Gun Kelly was released September 25.

Music Review: Tickets to My Downfall

October 16, 2020

   Pop-punk is back.    At least that’s what the comments say under all of artist Machine Gun Kelly’s latest music videos.    For those...

Masks have become a point of debate alongside beliefs that COVID-19 is a hoax, which has resulted in many families coping with the fear of sick family members.

[Photo] Commentary: Coronavirus is real; my grandparents almost died from it

September 28, 2020

Masks have become a point of debate alongside beliefs that COVID-19 is a hoax, which has resulted in many families coping with the fear of sick family...

The White House, a symbol of non-partisanship, is in danger of becoming an accessory to future campaigns.

Commentary: The White House shouldn’t be the back drop of political campaigning

September 27, 2020

As we begin to enter fall, now is when the presidential candidates need to watch their footing very carefully to claim the Oval Office.  One wrong...

With increased time at home, pet-owners and pets alike are having to adjust.

[Photo] GBHS students share how their pets have adjusted during quarantine

September 25, 2020

With increased time at home, pet-owners and pets alike are having to adjust.

The Bolded Magazine logo highlights their trademark colors: red and black.

GBHS student starts a fashion magazine

September 21, 2020

In the middle of the summer where time stopped, junior Chloe Docto sat at her desk preparing to launch what would be the beginning of something great. All...

Time in quarantine has forced many to take off their running shoes in the metaphorical rat race.

[Photo] Commentary: When the rat race comes to a grinding halt

September 21, 2020

Time in quarantine has forced many to take off their running shoes in the metaphorical rat race.

As election season begins, many Americans are being urged to vote.

[Photo] Commentary: It’s time to vote

September 21, 2020

As election season begins, many Americans are being urged to vote.

With people staying at home due to the shelter in place mandate, many turn to Netflix for entertainment. Here are the top five romantic comedy movies that Netflix has to offer.

Top 5 romantic comedies on Netflix

April 27, 2020

With so much time and nowhere to go, Netflix has seen its subscription and usage numbers skyrocket as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. With an...

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many students are having to cancel their travel plans to different events, including concerts performed by loved artists.

Coronavirus cancels numerous anticipated events

April 6, 2020

As senioritis and fatigue began to set in, many exciting events, such as concerts and school-sponsored trips, were keeping students motivated for the final...

[Video] Extended school closure due to coronavirus: ‘Bearly News’ podcast

April 3, 2020

UPDATE: April 3, 2020 It was announced on Friday, April 3 that all schools under the Roseville Joint Union High School District will be closed for the...

Schools will remain closed for rest of 2019-20 academic year

April 3, 2020

UPDATE: April 3, 2020 On Friday, April 3, Roseville Joint Union High School District superintendent Denise Herrmann announced that district schools...

An extraordinary trip quickly changed moods as unexpected events occurred during this frightening time.

[Photo] Commentary: When the trip of a lifetime begins to feel like a nightmare

March 25, 2020

An extraordinary trip quickly changed moods as unexpected events occurred during this frightening time.

Impeachment may alter the current views of future voters in the next election.

Impending doom for Democrats in impeachment?

February 17, 2020

Will impeachment backfire on Democrats? The answer is potentially yes. Last month, the articles of impeachment – abuse of power and obstruction...

Australian wildfires wreak havoc and cause devastation across the country.

Community reacts to Australian fire fundraising

February 13, 2020

Devastating wildfires aren’t just a phenomenon found in California. The Australian fires began burning last October and have destroyed 200 million...

With over 50 ingredients listed on the box, Totinos Pizza Rolls were astoundingly boring and lackluster.

[Photo] Food Review: Pizza Rolls

January 31, 2020

With over 50 ingredients listed on the box, Totino's Pizza Rolls were astoundingly boring and lackluster.

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