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“The Log” Rolls Over Woodside Wildcats
Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

The new Instagram account @whscomplimentspage aims to spread positivity throughout the Woodside community by posting anonymously-submitted student compliments.

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

As the school year comes to a close, Woodside’s profile for 2018 to 2019 reflects a fairly racially diverse student body. The majority of students are either Hispanic (49 percent) or white (40 percent), with Asian American, African American, Pacific Islander, and mixed-race students composing the remaining 11 percent.

Pride at Woodside

Pride at Woodside

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Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Is Easy to Fall in Love With
Pride at Woodside

Pride at Woodside

June 6, 2019

James Holzhauer’s Historic “Jeopardy!” Run Continues Into Fourth Week

James Holzhauer’s Historic “Jeopardy!” Run Continues Into Fourth Week

May 28, 2019

At the time of writing, James has amassed about $$1,691,008 during his 22 day win streak, winning an average of $76,864 per game. He trails only Ken Jennings wins and cash, who remains in the top spot for both lists with 74 victories and $2,520,700 in prize money.

Billie Eilish Groped During Meet and Greet

Billie Eilish Groped During Meet and Greet

May 28, 2019

A fan groped Billie Eilish during her tour “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” in Sydney, Australia.

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The Paw’dCast: Olivia Jade and The College Scandals
Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

Derogatory Language in the Liberal Bay Area

May 7, 2019

Derogatory language is common in teens' lives, and though its use has decreased, especially in liberal areas such as the Bay Area, high schoolers still face slurs and offensive language in their communities. Students at Woodside are aware of the negative effects of demeaning language and have a plan to stop it.

2019’s First Major Queerbait, in “Wish You Were Gay”

2019’s First Major Queerbait, in “Wish You Were Gay”

May 1, 2019

“Wish You Were Gay” by Billie Eilish has sparked controversy based on lyrics that some have interpreted as offensive to LGBTQ+ persons. The song has been seen as rude to the LGBTQ+ community, and some have accused it of queerbaiting: a process where one intentionally titles something to insinuate an LGBTQ+ involvement, yet it never comes to fruition.

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Joe Biden Leads Presidential Polls
Know Your Local Government System

Know Your Local Government System

May 30, 2019

Spanish Elections: a Socialist Wake-Up Call

Spanish Elections: a Socialist Wake-Up Call

May 28, 2019

Spain has changed the scheme of current European politics with their Socialist Party taking 24 percent of their seats in government.

I argued with someone who believes rape isn’t a “real issue.” Here’s what I learned.

I argued with someone who believes rape isn’t a “real issue.” Here’s what I learned.

May 26, 2019

Here, I broke a rule of Instagram that I advise all people to follow: Never read the comments under a political post.

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“The Log” Rolls Over Woodside Wildcats
Golden State Warriors Sweep Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Playoffs

Golden State Warriors Sweep Portland Trail Blazers in NBA Playoffs

May 24, 2019

It only took four games for the defending National Basketball Association (NBA) champions, the Golden State Warriors, to defeat the Portland Trail Blazers in the semifinals of the NBA playoffs.

NFL Draft Gives a Preview of the Upcoming Season

NFL Draft Gives a Preview of the Upcoming Season

May 16, 2019

Kyler Murray was selected in the first round with the first pick of the draft by the Arizona Cardinals. He played for the Oklahoma Sooners as a quarterback in college. Kyler was not only drafted for football, but was drafted during the 2018 MLB draft by the Oakland Athletics.

Finishing Line in Sight

Finishing Line in Sight

May 2, 2019

As the Woodside High School track season is coming to an end, the school celebrated its seniors' last Wednesday with a night dedicated to them, while runners and jumpers are heading off to the Pacific Athletic League (PAL) championship and varsity trials.

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Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity
Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

June 7, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Woodside’s profile for 2018 to 2019 reflects a fairly racially diverse student body. The majority of students are either Hispanic (49 percent) or white (40 percent), with Asian American, African American, Pacific Islander, and mixed-race students composing the remaining 11 percent.

Pride at Woodside

Pride at Woodside

June 6, 2019

Burger King Adds Impossible Whopper to Their Menu

Burger King Adds Impossible Whopper to Their Menu

May 16, 2019

Burger Kings in the United States are adding vegetarian burgers or “impossible burgers” to their menus, the impossible burger is a fully vegetarian burger that is designed to taste exactly like meat.

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Taylor Swift’s “Lover” Is Easy to Fall in Love With
The College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard Was Not Made for the Greater Good

The College Board’s Environmental Context Dashboard Was Not Made for the Greater Good

June 6, 2019

The College Board's Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) Adversity Index is a terrible idea.

I argued with someone who believes rape isn’t a “real issue.” Here’s what I learned.

I argued with someone who believes rape isn’t a “real issue.” Here’s what I learned.

May 26, 2019

Here, I broke a rule of Instagram that I advise all people to follow: Never read the comments under a political post.

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The Voice of the Wildcats
The Voice of the Wildcats