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Editorial: Seeing Things Differently

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s no secret that most of Woodside High School, buried deep in one of the most liberal areas of a liberal state, holds the same political beliefs. Everyone generally accepted our area’s unwavering allegiance to the Democratic Party and saw no issue in everyone getting along until last year’s p...

Subtly Sabotaging Stereotypes

Subtly Sabotaging Stereotypes

Emma Chiu, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“You’re a freshman, right?  Where were you born?” asked the calculus substitute, peering at me over the top of his attendance sheet.  “You must have some brains.”  Although the substitute probably no longer recalls this incident, it stuck with me as the first time someone openly connected...

Overcoming Female Stereotypes on the Silver Screen

Overcoming Female Stereotypes on the Silver Screen

Camille Lagunera, Entertainment Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the age of more liberty and options for women than ever before, I would like to think that we have a say in the stories the mainstream media tells.  Multifaceted, complex female characters are rare in Hollywood, as women’s femininity and masculinity are overemphasized simply to create more “appealing”...

Mainstream News Needs to Branch Out

Kenna Beban, Opinion Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Deadly bombings in Somalia caused over 600 casualties less than two weeks ago, but, chances are, you didn’t hear much about it. In the era of the 24-hour news cycle and vicious competition between media sources, news stories involving humanitarian, political or economic crises abroad are often ...

#MeToo Campaign Shows Just How Common Sexual Assault Is

#MeToo Campaign Shows Just How Common Sexual Assault Is

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It’s been easy, in the past, to control the narrative of sexual assault by portraying assault as shocking, as isolated, as an accident. The viral social media campaign #MeToo is having none of it. With over 1.7 million tweets, #MeToo gives a voice to victims of sexual assault and harassment. The hashtag, cre...

Satire: Real Reason Behind recent Natural Disasters Revealed

Satire: Real Reason Behind recent Natural Disasters Revealed

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor in Chief

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A 2016 Yale Climate Communication survey revealed that most Americans do not believe climate change will affect them personally. However, in an exclusive Woodside World interview with a spokeswoman for Mother Nature, the Earth says it wants that belief to change. “We think that more people, espec...

Political Cartoon by Sean Jau

Political Cartoon by Sean Jau

Sean Jau, Guest Cartoonist

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has turned down a grant worth $647 million for the Caltrain Modernization Project, threatening its survival and putting over 9600 new jobs at risk. You can help end this partisan madness by signing this petition here: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/...

He’s Chained Up But Still Dangerous

He’s Chained Up But Still Dangerous

Sean Jau, Guest Cartoonist

March 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

"He's chained up, but still dangerous!"

He’s Just Living Up to His Campaign Promises

He’s Just Living Up to His Campaign Promises

Sean Jau, Guest Cartoonist

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

He's just living up to his campaign promises!

OPINION: Recent Star Wars Movies Revive Franchise Excellently

OPINION: Recent Star Wars Movies Revive Franchise Excellently

Aaron Raubvogel, Online/Social Media Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

(WARNING: Spoilers for several Star Wars movies are in the article below) I had a bad feeling about The Force Awakens before I saw it in late 2015. I was worried that Disney would completely botch the seventh installment in the series, similar to what George Lucas did to the prequel trilogy, by u...

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