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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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Piper Bacon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

Piper, a senior, is one of the editors-in-chief, and this is her second year on Gazette staff.

All content by Piper Bacon
Legend of Korra portrays a new type of relationship, but the presence of various sexualities and diversity should be more widespread in the media.

Commentary: Forced diversity in entertainment is dismal progress

November 20, 2020

As the final episode of the series came to a close, I sat back, a slight bit disappointed and even more confused. The entire series, I was on the edge...

iPhone users have spent hours personalizing their devices upon the release of the new iOS 14 update.

[Photo] Students showcase their iPhones after the recent iOS 14 update

October 16, 2020

iPhone users have spent hours personalizing their devices upon the release of the new iOS 14 update.

Consumers are forced to make a decision between ethics and affordability. Some dont have a choice.

Fast Fashion: The debate between ethics and affordability

October 7, 2020

   With the rapid evolution of streetwear year by year, the overwhelming difficulty faced by mostly the younger generations, namely Gen-Z and the Millenials,...

Ethnic Studies is designed to expose students to a more diverse understanding of culture and history.

[Photo] Ethnic Studies: Giving a voice to the voiceless

September 28, 2020

Ethnic Studies is designed to expose students to a more diverse understanding of culture and history.

Bubble Universitys Thai milk tea with boba pearls on the left, and their matcha milk tea with golden boba on the right

Food Review: Bubble University

September 23, 2020

   I was particularly excited for this review. I find it exceedingly difficult to turn down an opportunity to get some boba.    Bubble University...

GBHS teachers have stories to tell from their eventful senior year experiences.

Teachers reminisce on their senior years

March 19, 2020

As the semester drags on, the days getting longer and longer, seniors begin to wonder if everything interesting has just been drop-kicked out of existence...

Instances of sexual assault on or off campus warrant GBHS administrators to ake a serious look at these allegations and handle them effectively in the manner they see best fit for the situation at hand. The number of reports or harassment and assault are up at Granite Bay High.

Administration seeks to thoughtfully acknowledge sexual assault allegations

March 13, 2020

In this era of awareness, more women have taken a stance against sexual assault and raising awareness. They’ve been fighting for change, and the change...

Lindsay Konieczny hits the gas and swerves right in her imaginary car.

Senior 5th Quarter

February 21, 2020

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Commentary: Women Can’t Win

February 19, 2020

What is the ideal body type? This is a question we’re asking ourselves on a daily basis. Some idolize the hourglass figure, however clothing stores...

 In a recent Instagram poll by 
@granitebaytoday, 78% of 
participants said they were not in a relationship, and 22% said they were.

Managing the Tension

February 13, 2020

Just as Valentine’s Day begins to creep up from around the corner, the air begins to shift, and everyone’s hearts grow ever fonder of one another. During...

Freshman James Singh shows off his My Chemical Romance t-shirt.

My Chemical Romance’s musical comeback stirs nostalgia in students

January 10, 2020

Middle school was rough. Most people deny or try to forget those times when they slathered layers of black eyeliner on their eyes and drew Dan and Phil...

Commentary: Teenagers need to live their lives

Commentary: Teenagers need to live their lives

December 4, 2019

I knew exactly what I wanted. Freshman year, stepping onto the campus for the first time, I knew that one day I was going to go be going off to Ohio...

Fast fashion store, Forever 21 is near its end and reaching bankruptcy.

Not so Forever 21

December 3, 2019

Yet another popular franchise is nearing its end. On September 29, 2019, Forever 21 filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy. An employee source from Forever...

This is one of the posters that the Granite Bay Republicans club put up around campus. Principal Jennifer Leighton ordered the posters removed because she considered them to be inflammatory.

Live Coverage: GBHS club considers legal action over possible poster censorship

November 23, 2019

Students across the country rarely have the opportunity to take full advantage of their First Amendment rights and make their voices heard, but it's been...

The comic character Spiderman has had many movie renditions over the years, the most recent being Spider-man: Far From Home.

Welcome Home, Spider-Man

October 17, 2019

For more than 10 years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been an extremely popular franchise on the Granite Bay High campus.  "Spider-Man: Homecoming”...

Taco bout a good meal! Albertos Mexican Food is located on 4845 Granite Dr, Rocklin, CA 95677.

Food Review: Adalberto’s Mexican Foods

October 11, 2019

Here in Granite Bay, it may be difficult to find some quality Mexican food without having to dig. Taco Bell doesn’t really suffice if you’re looking...

eBoy Nate Stebbins and VSCO girl Zeena Alazanoon are just two of the large population of GB students following these trends.

eGirls and VSCO girl trends taking over

October 1, 2019

For months, many people have noticed increasingly popular but very different fashion trends pop up – eGirls and VSCO girls. However, most people aren’t...

Daven Kashyap, this years drum major for Emerald Brigade, leads his fellow band members during a recent football game.

GBHS band ‘chases UFOs’

September 27, 2019

It really was by accident.    When band director Lynn Lewis  decided to create an Area 51-themed field show for the Granite Bay High band, she and...

7 is an extended play released in midsummer in June.

Music review: 7 (extended play)

September 11, 2019

   Lil Nas X is most iconic for his hit “Old Town Road,” which he wrote when he felt “out of options.”    A combination of country and...

Gazette/ staff photo Piper Bacon

Commentary: Minecraft is having a comeback

May 26, 2019

  By May, my grades may be dead but Minecraft won’t.   As of September 2018, Minecraft has reported having over 91 million monthly players....

A campus environment is based largely on the current students culture, mindsets and trends.

RJUHSD students comment on their campus environments

May 9, 2019

  Out of five high schools, Granite Bay High had an average of 52.11% of students exceeding standards in CAASPP testing, making GBHS the top school,...

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