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Genderless Aliens Invading!

Genderless Aliens Invading!

Malcolm Beverly, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

    The human race has officially spiraled out of control. First it started off with the feminism, and now we’re on to making up words to describe our genders. Apparently nowadays, if you’re a female and act a bit more masculine, or if you’re a male and you act feminine, it doesn’t mean that you...

Las Vegas mass shooting investigation turns up conspiracy theory

Las Vegas mass shooting investigation turns up conspiracy theory

Mikiah Lunt, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On October 1, 2017 the biggest shooting in America occurred  in Mandalay Bay Las Vegas. Before the shooting even happened Stephen Paddock and a girl went around and was telling everyone they were going to die. Before Jason Aldean's last song,  Paddock was in his hotel room 32 floors up he started to...

Granite Park Gazette should have been included in school yearbook

GP Editorial Staff

May 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The staff of the GP Gazette were disappointed that they were not included in the 2016-2017 Granite Park Jr. High yearbook. The staff editors, staff writers and staff photographers work very hard to provide the student body with the most up-to-date information about the school, community and world ...

What does it mean to be an American?

What does it mean to be an American?

JoJo Niyibigira, Staff Columnist

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  What makes you an American? If we go back to way back when America began to become American, people didn't have passports, a government, a president, you didn’t have to be born an American soil to be an American. You didn't have to legal or illegal. You don't have a label as if you were an ...

Cultural identity is more than skin deep

Mariah Valle, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

We all know that we are defined by our choices And that they describe the choices We also know that we are all different and we all have our own different ethnicities We were all taught to label people as Black, White, Irish, or Mexican And we just learned that way and put a label thro...

True, Trump didn’t invent hatred, but he sure stirs it up

True, Trump didn’t invent hatred, but he sure stirs it up

Jojo Niyibigira, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Did Trump make us hate each other more? Has it always been this way? Is Trump the cause of all this hate and racism? First, states across the country and also people would agree that Donald Trump has started more hatred and racism then there was before, because of all the things he promises and the c...

Moving to a new school and state is exciting

Jaden Keaton, Columnist

January 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

My name is Jaden Keaton and I'm going to be talking about how my family and I feel about our move to Salt Lake City Utah from Columbia South Carolina. First off it took us one week to get here but it was a fun ride we traveled through lots of cities and countries. Now let's talk about moving into a house we ...

Do boys like when girls play hard to get?

Angel Torres, Columnist

January 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

  Teenage relationships can be confusing. Boys like a challenge. Therefore, girls usually play hard to get. Boys were built, or naturally like it, when they are presented for a challenge. They don’t like getting things easily.This applies when a guy is trying to win a girl over -- when it...

I am grateful for my traditional Polynesian upbringing

Jadynne Tuileta, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, World, World

The Polynesian culture is an interesting culture. They have many different languages and traditions. They are mostly located on islands such as Hawaii, Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, and other various islands. Polynesia is very different from any other culture. They don’t do things like how most...

Advice from Xavier and Jocelyn

Advice from Xavier and Jocelyn

Xavier Gomez and Jocelyn Roberts

January 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

    What is one tip for me to concentrate in class and not on my surroundings?   Let's be honest here. The people that disturb class are most likely people you aren’t very fond of, so why not let them know that by totally ignoring them? People tend to stop doing unreasonable things if t...

Help, I could use your advice

Xavier Gomez and Jocelyn Roberts

January 26, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Dear Xavier, What is it like being a junior high-aged boy? It's stressful. There are judgemental kids. It’s very complex. Why do you think junior high students are judgmental? They’re just judgmental because they want to feel better about themselves. They get pleasure from other people’s pai...

You should love yourself without makeup

You should love yourself without makeup

Mariah Valle, Staff Writer

January 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Being in middle school, girls often connect wearing makeup to popularity and girls who do wear makeup are popular. Makeup does not have to be on your face. People will not judge you for what underneath all that makeup. You are more beautiful without It's because that is your actual face and you need t...

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