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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...

Apple gets backlash at intentional reduction of iPhone performance

Sean Moriarty and Kiki Koeppen

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Apple’s recently instituted policy of strangling performance on its line of iPhones have resulted  in many customers smothering the corporation with complaints Last January, Apple released the mobile software update 10.2.1, which, among other things, caused significant reductions in performance for...

Movie Review: “Voldemort: Origins of the Heir”

Movie Review: “Voldemort: Origins of the Heir”

Kianna Koeppen, Lifestyle, Entertainment, Technology, and Health Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Potterheads are enchanted by the fan-made film by the name of “Voldemort: Origins of the Heir,” which was published on YouTube on January 13th and has received a lot of positive attention. The film is a 59 minute theory of what caused the Harry Potter villain Tom Marvolo Riddle to become the infamous Lord V...

A Spotlight on Spotify’s“Spotlight”

A Spotlight on Spotify’s“Spotlight”

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Spotify recently launched a new program called Spotlight, introducing unique visuals to play alongside podcasts, news, and other audio. Released January 18, 2018 and currently accessible in the United States, Spotlight will feature content from media outlets like Buzzfeed News, Refinery29, Geniu...

Survival of the Festivals

Survival of the Festivals

Joseph Balsama, Multimedia Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Music festivals popped up everywhere around the world suddenly in the past few years with new investors trying to get in on the profits, but recently artists have been backing out and the concerts failing. David Anhalt, who has interned with music companies and helped put on a music festival share...

HQ Gaming

HQ Gaming

Zack Hage, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Helmed by the creators of such apps like Vine and Jetsetter, HQ Trivia is the newest game to take over the App Store. Tasking players to correctly answer 12 questions live for a rotating cash prize (typically between $1,500 - $10,000), the app has risen in popularity almost exponentially. In fact, ...

Beauty Contestants Stand up to Sexism

Mykha Latimer, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

For years pageant contestants have been asked to disclose their waist, hip, and bust sizes, but as a form of rebellion against these oversexualized events, the contenders in the Peru Beauty Pageant, this past October chose to share trafficking, femicide, and harassment statistics in place of the meas...

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