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JUULers Anonymous

JUULers Anonymous

Noelia Arteaga, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Campus, Health and Lifestyle, Top Stories

If you walk into one of the bathrooms at Woodside High School, it is very likely to see a group of students huddled around sucking on what seems to be a USB drive

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Holly Rusch and Sara Raubvogel

February 28, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Mass-produced coffee chains and smaller, more artisanal stores have come to a head in a popular SF locale: the ferry building. Starbucks, a popular chain, has a location directly across from Blue Bottle coffee, a smaller and more selective shop inside the ferry building itself. Hazel Marie, ...

Top Foodie Stop at the SF Ferry Building

Top Foodie Stop at the SF Ferry Building

Joe Balsama and Noelia Arteaga

February 28, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

In San Francisco there are tons of foodie adventures, but a popular stop is the Ferry building which includes dozens of eatery’s. The Ferry building offers a variety of places to eat like Gotts and The Cowgirl Creamery. San Francisco native Krista Mahoney weighed on the subject stating that he...

Many Bothered by BMI

Many Bothered by BMI

Chloe Postlewaite and Sara Raubvogel

February 18, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Despite being a mandatory assessment in California schools since 2001, the BMI fitness test still sparks controversy among students. Adolphe Quetelet, a Belgian mathematician, created the Body Mass Index (BMI) in 1832.  Today, twenty-one states, including California, require the BMI. Schools use it bo...

Uber: Safe for Students?

Uber: Safe for Students?

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Contributing to Uber’s forty million monthly rides, Woodside students commonly use Uber for quick transportation: how safe are students taking Ubers? Uber, the popular mobile app that allows users to instantaneously access quick rides, boasts a soaring net revenue of $6.5 billion in comparison to i...

Homophobia in Hip-Hop at Woodside

Homophobia in Hip-Hop at Woodside

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Listeners recently called out Offset, a member of the hip hop trio Migos, for a line perceived as homophobic in his verse of “Boss Life” by YFN Lucci. Offset responded to this criticism by explaining he had not known “queer,” the controversial word he used, disparaged gay people. This ...

Middle Schoolers Should Learn LGBTQIA+

Kianna Koeppen, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

In sixth grade I was walking on the playground at my middle school when two of my classmates ran up to me and asked me to check my nails. I held my hands out with my palms facing the ground so I could look at my nails, to which they let out a breath of relief and said, “Okay good, you’re not gay....

Catcalls vs. Compliments

Catcalls vs. Compliments

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Lifestyle, Opinion

I didn’t realize they were talking about me. I strode to class from lunch, walking in my favorite lace skirt.  Behind me, I heard two male voices laughing.  As their voices grew closer, I caught a fragment of their conversation: “I knew I saw a fresh piece of ***.  Come here, cutie… ” I s...

Your Social Media Presence as a Teenager

Your Social Media Presence as a Teenager

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

Most teenagers are involved in social media, but every comment, like, or picture they post could have an affect on how colleges and future employers see them. In the age of the internet and social media, students tend to spend a lot of time tweeting, instagramming, and/or snapchatting. It seems t...

Girls Join in on the Campfire

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor in Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Health and Lifestyle

The Boy Scouts of America announced this month that they would be welcoming girls to their ranks in the upcoming year, drawing a wave of praise and criticism from across the political spectrum. Chicago businessman William D. Boyce  founded the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) in 1910, modeling them after...

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