The Student News Site of Granada High School

The Pomegranate

The Student News Site of Granada High School

The Pomegranate

The Student News Site of Granada High School

The Pomegranate

UC Berkeley panel for STEM students held at Granada

UC Berkeley panel for STEM students held at Granada

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter January 24, 2023

On Tuesday, January 17, alumni from UC Berkeley held a panel about opportunities at UC Berkeley for students interested in STEM. Diana Lizarraga, a professor at the university and two alumni, Kseniya Usovich,...

What is Seasonal Depression and How to Deal With it

What is Seasonal Depression and How to Deal With it

Naomi Penner and Nuha Maflahi January 17, 2023

If you dread wintertime and always feel bad during winter, you may have seasonal depression or Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is a type of depression that is characterized by its recurrent seasonal...

Opinion: Griner Prisoner Swap Was a Good Decision

Opinion: Griner Prisoner Swap Was a Good Decision

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter December 16, 2022

On February 17, 2022, WNBA player Brittney Griner was arrested after arriving in Moscow for a tournament. The reason for the arrest was for having vape cartridges with hashish oil in them. Brittney Griner...

Mayor-elect Marchand leaning up against the water feature at the newly opened Livermorium Plaza.

Exclusive Interview with Mayor-Elect Marchand

Nuha Maflahi and Kate Wang December 13, 2022

Recently Livermore voted for a new mayor for Livermore. Mayors play a key role in running the city. They have to oversee law enforcement, housing, transportation, and improve the quality of life in the...

Opinion: Teachers Need to Stop Assigning New Work Before Finals

Opinion: Teachers Need to Stop Assigning New Work Before Finals

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter November 10, 2022

Next week is finals week for students, one of the most stressful times of the school year. During finals week students have to study for exams for all their classes, keep up with assignments teachers give...

Tension in Brazil Among New Election Results

Tension in Brazil Among New Election Results

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter November 7, 2022

On October 2, 2022, Brazil had its presidential election and on October 30, 2022, the results came in. The election was between candidates Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva and the current president Jair Bolsanaro....

Four Fun Things To Do in Livermore This Halloween

Four Fun Things To Do in Livermore This Halloween

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter October 21, 2022

There are many Halloween and autumn events happening in Livermore, so if you're looking for something fun to do with friends or family here are four things to do in Livermore this October: Joan’s...

Student Poll: What Music Do Granada Students Listen To?

Student Poll: What Music Do Granada Students Listen To?

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter October 17, 2022

     Granada is a diverse school with students from different backgrounds, interests, and skills. This means that the students of Granada have many different tastes in music. I polled various different...

Livermore Electing a New Mayor in November

Livermore Electing a New Mayor in November

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter October 14, 2022

It’s an election year for Livermore, so it’s time for Livermore residents to pick a new mayor to run the city. The election started around this summer, with candidates launching their campaigns to...

Opinion: DNC Rejects Ban on Dark Money

Opinion: DNC Rejects Ban on Dark Money

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter October 7, 2022

Last week on Thursday, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) refused to vote on a ban on dark money. The DNC is the main organization of the democratic party. Each party in the American government has...

Student poll: Are SATs necessary?

Student poll: Are SATs necessary?

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter October 3, 2022

      The time of year has come around for the sophomores at school to take PSATs, a test that prepares students for the SATs, a standardised test that colleges and universities use to determine which...

Lindsey Graham Introduces a Federal Abortion Ban Law

Lindsey Graham Introduces a Federal Abortion Ban Law

Nuha Maflahi, Reporter September 23, 2022

On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned "Roe v. Wade," a piece of legislation that made it a federal right to have access to abortion up to 24 weeks of pregnancy. This means that having access to...

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