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Harvard Lawsuit Poses a New Threat to Affirmative Action

Harvard Lawsuit Poses a New Threat to Affirmative Action

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Politics, Top Stories

As Woodside seniors face looming college application deadlines, a lawsuit could determine the future of race-based admissions.

Midterm Elections Make History

Midterm Elections Make History

Mercedes Mikhailov, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Local News, Politics, Top Stories

The 2018 midterm elections made history with new females, LGBT members, and refugees winning seats in office. 

CNN Stops Attempt to Sue the White House After Barring Jim Acosta

CNN Stops Attempt to Sue the White House After Barring Jim Acosta

Dominic DeVitis, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories

United States President Donald Trump came close to getting sued by Cable News Network (CNN) for barring reporter Jim Acosta from speaking at a press conference.

Gunman Murders Eleven in Deadliest Jewish Shooting Ever

Gunman Murders Eleven in Deadliest Jewish Shooting Ever

Mira Sahi, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories

An armed gunman entered the Tree of Life Synagogue and killed 11 worshippers in the most lethal attack on the American Jewish community ever, on October 27th. The Tree of Life Synagogue is a Conservative Jewish synagogue, located in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The neighborhood is...

India says #MeToo

India says #MeToo

Mira Sahi, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Politics, Top Stories

The #MeToo movement has sparked in India ever since a famous Indian actress was sexually assaulted and hasn't had a role in film ever since.

2018 Midterm Elections Showcase Diversity

2018 Midterm Elections Showcase Diversity

Anna Harshman, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories

The midterm elections have served as a groundbreaking year for diversity in politics, with 2018 seeing the most diverse group of candidates in United States history: 411 of elected officials were women, people of color, or part of the L.G.B.T.Q community. According to the New York Times, out of the ...

Crisis in the Black Sea

Crisis in the Black Sea

Sean Moriarty, Politics Special Coverage Editor

November 25, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories, World, World News

Russian and Ukrainian warships clashed over the closure of the Kerch Strait, an important strategic canal, resulting in the Russian seizure of two Ukrainian warships and the injury of six and capture of 23 Ukrainian sailors, on Sunday, November 25th. In 2014, Russia seized the Crimean peninsula, a Ukrainian te...

Proposition Seven Could Bring Big Change

Proposition Seven Could Bring Big Change

Dominic DeVitis, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Health and Lifestyle, Politics, Student Life, Top Stories

Californians are voting for the option for the state government to choose whether or not they want to keep daylight savings. The measure, Proposition 7, “Gives Legislature the ability to change daylight savings time period by a two-thirds vote, if changes are consistent with federal law. This me...

Voter Suppression Tactics Aim To Swing Election Results

Voter Suppression Tactics Aim To Swing Election Results

Liam Lee, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Politics, Top Stories

A federal judge re-enfranchised more than 3,000 Georgians on November 1, just five days away from the 2018 midterm elections.

Migrant Caravan Converging on the United States Border

Migrant Caravan Converging on the United States Border

Spencer Graham, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Politics, Uncategorized

Thousands of South American immigrants are making their way to the southern border of the United States in three massive caravans, leaving Woodside students to consider the greater significance of the event. 

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