The Paw Print

Woodside vs. Sequoia: Who Had The Better Prom?

Woodside's prom was held at San Francisco's Bently Reserve.

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

April 26, 2019

Both Woodside High School and Sequoia High School held their prom at the same venue this year. Students from Sequoia attended their prom on April 12, whereas Woodside students attended their prom April 13. Even though both proms were at The Bently Reserve in San Francisco, each prom gave a different experience.

Blackfishing on Social Media

Woodside junior Noelia Arteaga.

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

I was on Instagram scrolling through my feed as I admired the many beautiful models. I was shocked to find out that many of the models that I was looking at weren’t the race they appeared to be. They were white individuals posing as black, which got me thinking: when does appreciation cross the line into culture appropriation and exploitation? What does it mean when white social media influencers are changing their appearance so drastically that they begin to look like they belong to  a completely different ethnic background? What are we calling individuals who are applying darker skin tone makeup, wearing their hair in traditionally African American hairstyles, and allegedly enhancing their figure in order to achieve that of a black woman’s? Blackfish is the term they’ve been labeled has. Today, we will be discussing effects that blackfishing has and how others feel about it. 

Equality Between Men and Women

Even in the modern day, men and women face unequal treatment.

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Many people around the nation believe men and women are equal. However, it seems as though we live in a society that sets up a system where women and men aren’t treated equally. A system where men always seem to come out on top. Today, we will be learning the perspectives of three different people on the topic of women's treatment in society.

Ariana Grande “thank u, next” Music Video Breaks Records

Ariana Grande

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018

Ariana Grande’s big debut for her new “thank u, next” music video reached 55.4 million views within the first 24 hours. Grande currently holds the record for biggest music video release in YouTube history.

Student Addiction At Woodside High School

Student Addiction At Woodside High School

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018

Like many other high schools, Woodside High School is facing an epidemic of addiction within the student body. Faculty members do what they can to minimize substance abuse on campus, but outside of school, combating teen drug use falls within the control of parents. Teenagers today are able to access numerous ...

The Alarm That Called Fire

The Alarm That Called Fire

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

When the fire alarm goes off, it seems that Woodside students move slowly, or don't move at all; instead of moving to Bradley Field, they shrug it off and ignore it rather than take it seriously.

Tricks, Treats, And Trouble On The Streets

12 percent of teen driving fatalities are the result of drunk driving.

Breanna Broussard, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Drunk driving statistics increase every Halloween, with teenagers making up a high percentage of those who drink and drive.

The Voice of the Wildcats