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Trump’s Journey to Asia Comes to an End

Trump’s Journey to Asia Comes to an End

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Politics

President Donald Trump’s arduous 12-day trip across the Asian continent has come to a close, leaving in its wake meetings with a plethora of world leaders, photo opportunities, and tweets. President Trump met with foreign dignitaries and leaders from Japan, South Korea, and China, and attended summit me...

One year after the Election, California should not secede from the United States

One year after the Election, California should not secede from the United States

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017


Filed under Politics

After Donald Trump was elected president just over one year ago, many Californians felt as if their beliefs had been left behind. Massive protests occurred in the days following the election all over the country, but the protests in California tackled a slightly different topic: secession. This is u...

Former Trump Campaign Manager Accused of Conspiracy, Money Laundering, and more

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON D.C.-Special prosecutor Robert Mueller indicted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates on October 30th, both of whom surrendered to F.B.I. custody hours later. Both Manafort and Gates, who served as Manafort’s deputy during the elections, were then placed...

Barcelona vs. the World

Barcelona vs. the World

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

BARCELONA, Spain -- After Catalan officials declared independence on October 26th, the Spanish Government moved to execute unprecedented, direct power over Catalonia in an effort to quiet the secessionist sentiment of the region. The Spanish Senate then granted Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy compl...

The Growth of CryptoCurrency in America

The Growth of CryptoCurrency in America

Christian Touhey, Politics Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

The swift rise of a digital currency known as Bitcoin and its 1000% price increase in the last year is grabbing the attention of Bay Area students and entrepreneurs alike. Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency, the only decentralized currency in America.  This type of money is entirely virtual and crea...

German Right-Wing Party Third-Largest in Bundestag

German Right-Wing Party Third-Largest in Bundestag

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

GERMANY- Since the end of the Second World War, Germany has never had a nationalist, far-right, militaristic party in it’s Bundestag, or parliament. The Alternative For Germany (AfD) party abruptly shattered this pattern on the 24th of September. The AfD, which won roughly 13% of the electoral vote during the ...

Loans on the loose

Loans on the loose

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON D.C.- Student loans could soon become a lot riskier, following Education Secretary Betsy Devos’ decision to terminate the Education Department’s cooperation with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the Pew Research Center, Americans owe over $1.3 trillion in studen...

Saudi Arabian women are welcomed to the driver’s seat

Saudi Arabian women are welcomed to the driver’s seat

Kenna Beban, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

Saudi women will finally be able to enjoy a right Woodside students have had for their entire lives: the ability to get a license and drive a car. Saudi Arabia announced on September 26th that women in the country would be allowed to apply for driver’s licenses and drive starting June of 2018. The ...

Should political beliefs affect friendships?

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

In the age of Trump, political tensions across the country have reached new highs, begging the question: should our political views affect our friendships? Even at Woodside High School, nestled in liberal Silicon Valley, students feel the impact of the nation’s political turmoil on their relations...

We Can Hear the Gunshots: Wildcats Fear for their Welfare

We Can Hear the Gunshots: Wildcats Fear for their Welfare

Camille Lagunera, Local News Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

LAS VEGAS, NV– Almost sixty people were left dead and hundreds were injured after the horrific massacre at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest Festival on the night of October 1st.   Stephen Paddock, 64, poured down fire on the country festival from the 32nd floor in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and was found dead ov...

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