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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

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,...

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...

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...

Top view of preparing christmas letter or list on dark background with wreath

Granada’s Christmas Wishlist

Naomi Penner and Kate Wang December 22, 2022

Dear Santa,  We, the students of Granada High, are making this list and checking it twice for the top 30 gifts at the best price. Clothes -  Cloud Slides (link)  One of the most popular...

The History of Hanukkah

The History of Hanukkah

Moss Ballin, Reporter December 22, 2022

While often overshadowed by the commercial phenomenon of Christmas, in recent years Hanukkah has been getting more attention. Though, it isn’t the massively important holiday that most non-jewish people...

Green wreath with fruits, bells, and golden leaves

Eight Holiday Traditions Around The World

Naomi Penner, Reporter December 21, 2022

Everyone has traditions whether it's with their town, family, or friends. The most common traditions in the United States are decorating Christmas trees, baking Christmas cookies, writing letters to Santa,...

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...

The Fight to End Human Trafficking: Granadas 24 Hour Race

The Fight to End Human Trafficking: Granada’s 24 Hour Race

Mia Bartl, Reporter December 20, 2022

In the United States anywhere from 15,000-50,000 people are sold into human trafficking a year. Women and children are forced into sex trafficking rings while men are most often sent to labor camps to...

This Month In History: December

This Month In History: December

Moss Ballin, Reporter December 19, 2022

Often regarded as a dark, and gloomy month, December can be a little depressing at times. So it's not that surprising that it has a dark and gloomy history as well. This month is filled with events that...

Granadas Best Black Friday Scores of 2022

Granada’s Best Black Friday Scores of 2022

Kate Wang, Reporter December 14, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and with that comes holiday shopping. Every year, the day after Thanksgiving is a time for deals galore with the shopaholics' favorite holiday: Black Friday....

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...

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....

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