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Bernie Sanders Tries Again

Bernie Sanders Tries Again

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

March 22, 2019

In 2016, Bernie Sanders’ run for president was a phenomenon. His rise to prominence on a platform of democratic socialism was a shock to the centrist establishment of the Democratic party. It isn’t 2016 anymore, and Sanders’ ideas of medicare for all and free college are hardly as radical as th...

Woodside Grad Robes Go Orange

Traditionally, Woodside's female graduates wear white while male graduates wear orange.

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

February 27, 2019

For the first time in recent history, all Woodside High School seniors will don the same color robes at graduation.

Thousand Oaks Bar Shooting Leaves At Least Twelve Dead

Witnesses of the shooting talk with law enforcement

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

November 8, 2018

At least 12 are dead and more are wounded from a shooting that occurred late last Wednesday night in at a country bar and dance hall in Thousand Oaks, California.

Juuls in Schools: FDA Announces Teen Vaping “Epidemic”

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey holds up an example of the popular e-cigarette

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

October 4, 2018

Nationwide, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is beginning to crack down on teenage use of vaping devices. But at Woodside, it seems the trend is alive as ever.

Remembering Senator John McCain

The Arizona senator poses with an American flag.

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018

Senator John McCain, two-time presidential contender and Vietnam War hero, died on August 25th, 2018, but his legacy as a maverick and force for governmental change lives on.

Students and Stress: College Applications

Ms. Matavulj at her desk in D-9.

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

August 28, 2018

College application season is in the air, and Woodside seniors are feeling the pressure. While Woodside offers a wide variety of services to aid students throughout the application process, not all students choose to take advantage of them.

North and South Korea’s Historic Meeting

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

North and South Korea have met in a landmark series of deals that promise denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, along with an official end to the Korean War, by the end of the year. While the promise of peace between the two countries has global implications, students at Woodside High School ha...

Pay Attention to the Environmental Protection Agency

The Conservation Votes protest Scott Pruitt. (photo courtesy of Vox news)

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

In a country full of hailstorms of presidential tweets and rapidfire administration changes, it’s easy to view the the long- term policy decisions of the Environmental Protection Agency as tame by comparison. But with Scott Pruitt at the helm, the EPA has been making some of the most dangerous deci...

Shooting at YouTube’s San Bruno Headquarters

Shooter Nasim Aghdah, photo courtesy of CA Global News.

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018

San Bruno’s YouTube headquarters were attacked by shooter Nasim Aghdah on April 3rd, who wounded three before killing herself. According to a press release from San Bruno Police Chief Ed Barberini, the shooter’s motive was based on her animosity toward YouTube, which she had detailed on her YouTube...

San Francisco’s March for Our Lives Puts Young Activists At Its Forefront

Elementary schooler Tiana holds up a sign that reads 'Let Children Live.'

Holly Rusch and Pictures by Amelia Bailey

March 26, 2018

As Americans rally together to call for gun control in the wake of deadly mass shootings, a new voice has risen to the forefront: the youth. On Saturday, March 24th, hundreds of thousands marched in over 800 different locations to advocate ‘common-sense’ gun law reform and honor the lives lost...

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