The Paw Print

$500 Million Later, The Chase Center Finally Opens
Shedding Light on California’s Power Outages

Shedding Light on California’s Power Outages

November 15, 2019

Many students were affected by a PG&E public safety power shutoff beginning on Saturday, October 26.

Coming Soon: Magic Bridge Playgrounds

Coming Soon: Magic Bridge Playgrounds

November 12, 2019

A Magic Bridge Playground for all abilities is opening in Redwood City around March 2020 and will need student volunteers.

We, the Students…

We, the Students…

November 7, 2019

Woodside’s Student Body Constitution governs a number of school proceedings, yet outside of the leadership classroom, some students remain unaware it exists.

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Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs
Students’ Take on Insatiable

Students’ Take on Insatiable

November 13, 2019

After a controversial first season, Netflix released a second season for its show Insatiable on October 11.

Music Recommendations from Woodside Students

Music Recommendations from Woodside Students

November 13, 2019

Six Woodside students introduced The Paw Print to some of their favorite musicians.

Students React to “Joker” Controversy

Students React to “Joker” Controversy

November 12, 2019

Following the October 4 premiere of "Joker," critics have commented on the way the movie deals with violence, mental health, and civil disobedience.

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An Unbelievably Riveting Show
Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

October 15, 2019

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — The Fox Theater glowed a striking sunflower yellow on Sunday, October 6 as Dodie took to the stage in front of hundreds of fans for her 2019 “Human” tour.

Charli XCX Finds Her Voice

Charli XCX Finds Her Voice

October 11, 2019

The release of Charli XCX's third studio album, “Charli,” has been marked by nonstop turmoil. Since 2014's “Sucker,” the pop singer has seen hundreds of her songs leak online (including practically the entirety of what was originally planned to be her third studio album, referred to by fans as “XCX 3” or “XCX World”), worked closely with British experimental pop group PC Music, and released two full mixtapes and an EP.

Netflix’s “Tall Girl” Fails to Reach New Heights

Netflix’s “Tall Girl” Fails to Reach New Heights

September 18, 2019

“You think your life is hard? I’m a junior wearing size 13 Nikes. Men’s size 13 Nikes. Beat that.” This is a line from Netflix’s latest original rom-com Tall Girl, which focuses on the story of a 6’1” high school junior named Jodi Kreyman who struggles to fit in with her classmates due to her height. Although the film intends to raise awareness for the negative impacts of bullying and promotes self-love, it is difficult to overlook the story’s blatant ignorance.

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‘SNL’ Returns with New Impressions of the 2020 Political Candidates
Mark Zuckerburg Discusses Freedom of Speech in Court Case on Facebook Censorship

Mark Zuckerburg Discusses Freedom of Speech in Court Case on Facebook Censorship

November 8, 2019

Mark Zuckerburg appeared at Georgetown University on Oct. 17, 2019 to defend his policy in a thirty-five-minute talk regarding freedom of speech and the importance of democracy and uncensored expression on Facebook.

Trump Pulls Troops Out of Syria

Trump Pulls Troops Out of Syria

November 6, 2019

President Trump announced plans to withdraw troops from northern Syria to the dismay of Republicans and Democrats alike.

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Giants Name Former Philadelphia Phillies Boss Gabe Kapler as New Manager
How One Tweet Lost the NBA Four Billion Dollars

How One Tweet Lost the NBA Four Billion Dollars

November 7, 2019

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out a simple image with the message “Fight for Freedom, Stand with Hong Kong,” on October 4. While the picture seemed innocuous, the situation surrounding it quickly escalated from being about a tweet to involving the loss of billions of dollars.

Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Inspires Woodside Runners, Teachers

Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Inspires Woodside Runners, Teachers

November 7, 2019

The Olympic gold medalist and 12-time marathon winner succeeded in breaking this long-standing barrier on Saturday, October 12 at the Ineos 1:59 Challenge event in Vienna, Austria. His time of one hour, 59 minutes, and 40 seconds (1:59:40) stands as the fastest marathon ever run. Already, people are weighing in. 

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Get Your Shots – It’s Flu Season
Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Inspires Woodside Runners, Teachers

Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Inspires Woodside Runners, Teachers

November 7, 2019

The Olympic gold medalist and 12-time marathon winner succeeded in breaking this long-standing barrier on Saturday, October 12 at the Ineos 1:59 Challenge event in Vienna, Austria. His time of one hour, 59 minutes, and 40 seconds (1:59:40) stands as the fastest marathon ever run. Already, people are weighing in. 

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

November 6, 2019

People across the United States celebrated National Period Day on Saturday, October 19, organizing rallies in all 50 states to raise awareness for period poverty and to petition for increased accessibility to menstrual products.

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The Voice of the Wildcats
The Voice of the Wildcats