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The Music Industry’s Reaction to the #MeToo Movement

The Music Industry’s Reaction to the #MeToo Movement

Zack Hage, LETH Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The music industry has come under fire lately for the success of widely controversial artists in the wake of #MeToo and other social movements, with two of Billboard’s top 10 artists involved in cases of domestic violence.

HQ vs. IQ

HQ vs. IQ

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Top Stories

The live trivia game show HQ Trivia is rising in popularity, appealing to players because of monetary prizes-- assuming they make it through all twelve questions. Vine creators Rus Yusupov and Colin Kroll released HQ Trivia on the iOS App Store in August 2017, and, according to Google Trends, it g...

Snapchat vs. Rihanna

Snapchat vs. Rihanna

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Health and Lifestyle, Top Stories

Snapchat lost $800 million after pop star Rihanna called out the app for approving an advertisement that desensitized domestic violence. The app featured a “Would You Rather?” style game on March 12, where one of the choices was between “slapping Rihanna” or “punching Chris Brown.” ...

Flashcards and Fortnite

Flashcards and Fortnite

Chloe Postlewaite, Local News Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local News, Top Stories

Fortnite, a battle royale style game, is becoming extremely popular with Woodside students after a mobile app version launched on March 15 for Apple phones.

2018’s Festival Season Strikes

2018’s Festival Season Strikes

Zack Hage, LETH Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

Coachella, Smokers Fest, and some new names like Blurry Vision are just some of the many festivals heading to California this year, equating into a more competitive West Coast scene for music fans than previously assumed. Due to heavy scalpers and high prices, the decision for most is to go to decide on one festival amongst a group of friends, and one soon. This has become a bit more hectic considering two heavy hitters, Outside Lands in San Francisco and FYF Fest in Los Angeles, have yet to announce their slates of artists. In fact, it's not uncommon for students to complain about a certain lineup, if they’ve bought tickets in advance.

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Top Stories

I live in a pretty liberal and LGBTQ+ accepting area. But, besides that, I always feel scared whenever I come out to someone. It is not that everyone is homophobic, but it is still a question of “what if?” Someone could find out and ruin my life. I could tell just one wrong person whom I thought...

New York, New York: On the Town at Woodside High School

New York, New York: On the Town at Woodside High School

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Top Stories

The Woodside High School Performing Arts Department entertained and awed crowds with this year's spring musical On The Town on March 16th, 17th, and 18th. The overall reception of the student's performances was extremely positive, and rightly so. The kids in this production hit every note perfectly...

Netflix’s Mixed Efforts at Original Movies

Netflix’s Mixed Efforts at Original Movies

Zack Hage, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With the release of Duncan Jones’ Mute, fans and critics alike are becoming more skeptical of Netflix’s goals of expanding their selection original films. The streaming service' plan began last winter, with the expensive fantasy crime film Bright, starring Will Smith. Next came the surprise release of The Cloverfield Paradox, a sci-fi horror film and Mute, which was inspired by the likes of 80’s films Blade Runner and Chinatown...

The Death of CDs

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A few weeks ago, Best Buy had announced that they would stop selling CDs as of July 1st due to declining sales. However, they will continue to sell vinyl records. Other retailers such as Target, continue to sell CDs. Nevertheless, it’s still the end of an era for music fans. “At one point, Best...

Sophomores in the Mix

Emma Chiu (article) and Noelia Arteaga (photos), Local News Editor and Sports Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Woodside’s aspiring musicians continue to use the online music platform SoundCloud in hopes of publicizing their music― despite the company falling behind its competitors due to a lack of subscribers. Unlike the popular music-streaming service Spotify, SoundCloud allows users of all musical skill levels t...

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