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Black Lives Matter: The Movement Sweeping America

Christian Touhey, Video Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Politics

In the Bay Area, the Black Lives Matter organization aims to raise awareness about anti-Black racism affecting communities nationwide. Originally founded in 2012, this national activist movement began as response to allegations of police brutality in Ferguson, Missouri. Trayvon Martin, a 17 year o...

“Locker Room Talk” at Woodside High School

“Locker Room Talk” at Woodside High School

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Politics

A video of Trump spewing  vulgar verbiage was released last week, which Trump is defending simply as “locker room talk.” This video was unacceptable for even a few of his supporters, and for others as well. Boastful language with regards to sexually assaulting women is causing people concern  ...

Edward Snowden Deserves A Pardon

Edward Snowden Deserves A Pardon

Kenna Beban, Staff Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Politics

Edward Snowden has sacrificed his livelihood for the good of the citizens of the United States. Does that not grant him the right to live in this country freely? The extent that the NSA was spying on it’s citizens is shocking.  Security is one thing, but there is a fine line between protecting t...

How Woodside Students Are Voting

How Woodside Students Are Voting

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Politics

WOODSIDE, CA-  Woodside seniors have the unique opportunity this year of being able to participate in their first presidential election as 18-year-olds.   The town of Woodside is situated in Silicon Valley: one of the most Liberal Areas in one of the most Liberal states in the country (it hasn’t vo...

White, White Everywhere

White, White Everywhere

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Politics

WOODSIDE, CA- Many of the Freshman voters who cast their vote for class officers two weeks had one trait in common: their race.  At Woodside, this is not uncommon. For years, leadership class, a group meant to represent all students, has faced one major issue: in a school that is mostly nonwhite, almost...

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