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The Pomegranate

The Student News Site of Granada High School

The Pomegranate

The Student News Site of Granada High School

The Pomegranate

New D&D Licensing Receives Widespread Backlash

New D&D Licensing Receives Widespread Backlash

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter January 18, 2023

Dungeons & Dragons, more often abbreviated to D&D, is an incredibly popular tabletop role-playing game with an increasingly large player base. With an emphasis on creativity, many fans of the game...

Freshmen Students Are Making a Big Splash With Original Music Production at Granada

Freshmen Students Are Making a Big Splash With Original Music Production at Granada

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter December 21, 2022

This school year many independent musicians have joined the student body as freshmen. A group of freshmen have formed a band together, consisting of Dan Booth (drums), Zach Nalick (guitar/vocals), Barrett...

Strange World cover

Disney’s “Strange World” Review

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter December 9, 2022

Disney’s recent film Strange World released in theaters on November 23, 2022, with a budget of $135 to 180 million. It features Jake Gyllenhaal as Searcher Clade and Jaboukie Young-White as his son,...

Kim Ji-woo (김지우), aka Chuu (츄)

LOONA’s Chuu Removed From Group After Power Abuse Allegations

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter December 9, 2022

Popular K-pop girl group LOONA has recently lost a member due to a decision made by their agency, BlockBerry Creative, to drop member Chuu. This decision was made due to allegations of “violent language...

Club Spotlight: Dungeons & Dragons Club

Club Spotlight: Dungeons & Dragons Club

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter December 9, 2022

The Dungeons and Dragons Club, more commonly referred to as the D&D Club, is a club here at Granada that was founded in its current form in September 2021 by Autumn Fender [11]. Its advisor is Mr....

What Was Halloween?

What Was Halloween?

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter November 2, 2022

The etymology of the word “Halloween” actually comes from it being the eve of a Christian holiday called “All Saints’ Day” on November 1st, on which all saints, known or unknown, in Christian...

What is Phasmophobia, and the Variety of Ghosts

What is Phasmophobia, and the Variety of Ghosts

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter October 28, 2022

The prefix of phasmophobia, or the fear of ghosts, comes from the Greek word “phasma”, which means “apparition”. Ghosts are another staple of horror media, and telling ghost stories is both a common...

What is Kinemortophobia, and the Origins of Zombies

What is Kinemortophobia, and the Origins of Zombies

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter October 14, 2022

Kinemortophobia represents a chronic fear of zombies. The prefix “kinemorto-” is derived from Greek and literally means undead. The prefix "kinemorto-" may be further derived from greek word "kinētikos",...

What Is Coulrophobia?

What Is Coulrophobia?

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter October 14, 2022

Despite being rare as a genuine phobia, seeing as clowns aren’t wandering around everywhere, many people in the U.S. are afraid of clowns, a fear labeled “coulrophobia”. The prefix “coulro-”...

Suicide Prevention -- How You Can Help Keep Your Loved Ones Stay Safe

Suicide Prevention — How You Can Help Keep Your Loved Ones Stay Safe

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter October 5, 2022

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), hundreds of thousands people die from suicide each year globally, and still more attempt to do so. In 2019, it was the fourth leading cause of death for...

A Model UN meeting in session

Granada Model UN Holding Unofficial Conference

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter September 30, 2022

There is going to be an unofficial Model United Nations conference happening on September 30th after school in the Little Theater, in which students in our Model United Nations club will meet and confer...

The Difference Between a Fear and a Phobia

The Difference Between a Fear and a Phobia

Beatrice Bruce, Reporter September 23, 2022

Arachnophobia, claustrophobia, trypophobia; these are all words many people have likely heard before in casual conversation or when asking someone what they’re scared of. However, is it really correct...

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