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Cardi B, Bodak Yellow, and the Rise of Hardcore Hip-Hop in 2017

Zack Hage, Copy Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Amidst new songs by Taylor Swift, Post Malone, and Sam Smith, a new star, Cardi B is emerging in popular music. This is due to her now #1 Billboard Hot 100 single, “Bodak Yellow.” The trap song, ( first released in June) has slowly but surely become a smash hit, not only due to its presence in ...

Beyond the Chignon: The Ethics and Expression of Fashion

Beyond the Chignon: The Ethics and Expression of Fashion

Camille Lagunera, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Even though New York Fashion Week ended its strut on the runway last Wednesday, the couture craze is still all over the corridors at Woodside High School.  Fashion has proven to be more than an external means of self-expression, as students and staff at Woodside have also formed opinions on the mor...

The Rise of LGBTQ Artists in Rap

The Rise of LGBTQ Artists in Rap

Zack Hage, Copy Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Interest in LGBTQ hip-hop artists may have risen since the 2010’s, but this year has been a landmark one, with more mainstream LGBTQ artists now being included into the genre’s scene. The surge/growth, upswing in LGBTQ hip hop artists is not only due to aforementioned artists coming out, but ...

There’s No Clowning Around In It

There’s No Clowning Around In It

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the crowd slowly uncovered their eyes and unclenched their teeth, they looked around the Downtown Redwood City movie theater at the rest of the terrified audience, waiting for Pennywise the Clown to jump out again in the next scene of It. Director Andy Muschietti brought back the story of Stephen K...

Adversity with Diversity

Adversity with Diversity

Taila Lee, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Fewer than 4.3 percent of all television characters are Asian, according to a study released Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by six California universities. The study, “Tokens on the Small Screen,” explored ethnic groups in television, similar to a 2006 study also surveying diversity issues. Although ...

Despacito surpasses Gangnam Style as most viewed YouTube video

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Local News

Latin-Pop single “Despacito” surpassed Gangnam Style as the most viewed video on YouTube on August 4, after being uploaded for only 7 months. Gangnam Style, a one-hit wonder by Korean Pop singer PSY, had previously been the most viewed YouTube video, and the first YouTube video to ever reach a...

2017 VMA Viewership Plummets

Camille Lagunera, Entertainment Editor

September 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Viewers plummeted by the millions for the 2017 Video Music Awards, or VMAs, last Sunday, August 27th.  Although it had an astounding viewership in 2002, the popularity of the musical feature has diminished over the years.  Unlike this year’s premiere, which was viewable on 10 networks, in 2002, t...

Fall/Winter Movie Preview (2017)

Fall/Winter Movie Preview (2017)

Zack Hage, Copy Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 2017 fall and winter movie season is looking to be one of the most exciting in recent memory, as Woodside students find horror, superhero, and action movies as big picks among the fray. This season of movies not only includes movies such as It, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Blade Run...

Preserving the Arts in our Community

Preserving the Arts in our Community

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

June 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

With recent budget cuts to the arts, and the perpetual evolution of dance, photography, music, drawing, and literature students express their feelings about what the arts mean to them, and why they are so important in society.

How will Manchester change concert security?

How will Manchester change concert security?

Zack Hage, Entertainement Editor

June 8, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Following the recent Manchester attacks, new conversation has risen around whether music venues have proper security standards, and the effects if such levels of surveillance were to be upgraded.

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