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HQ Gaming

Zack Hage, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Helmed by the creators of such apps like Vine and Jetsetter, HQ Trivia is the newest game to take over the App Store. Tasking players to correctly answer 12 questions live for a rotating cash prize (typically between $1,500 - $10,000), the app has risen in popularity almost exponentially. In fact, ...

Beauty Contestants Stand up to Sexism

Mykha Latimer, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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For years pageant contestants have been asked to disclose their waist, hip, and bust sizes, but as a form of rebellion against these oversexualized events, the contenders in the Peru Beauty Pageant, this past October chose to share trafficking, femicide, and harassment statistics in place of the meas...

Kevin Spacey’s Career Put to a Sudden Halt Following New Accusations

Zackary Hage, Copy Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Kevin Spacey has been caught up as the latest assaulter/harasser mentioned in the #Metoo movement as recent allegations surfaced against him. The allegations was revealed by Broadway actor Anthony Rapp in a Buzzfeed interview, and more victims soon came forward. The victims not only mention that Spac...

Is Facebook becoming the new Netflix?

Mykah Latimer, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Facebook has thrown their hat in the ring for producing and streaming movies. With the decline in popularity for this social networking site, Facebook now plans on funding a wide variety of original episodic content – documentary series, reality shows, and scripted programs. With Facebook hopping o...

Small Steps to a Larger Acceptance

Small Steps to a Larger Acceptance

Camille Lagunera, Entertainment Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The concept of the first transgender Playboy Bunny has sparked much controversy.  While it exhibits the Playboy Bunnies’ positive stance on the LGBT community as well as brings about much publicity and public attention, society as a whole is still a long way from embracing the LGBT community in the...

Harvey Weinstein: One of Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Offenders

Harvey Weinstein: One of Hollywood’s Alleged Sexual Offenders

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual harassment scandal brought intense societal criticism of Hollywood. On October 5, The New York Times reported that several actresses who previously worked with Weinstein, including Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan, released allegations of sexual harassment against him. Follow...

Cardi B, Bodak Yellow, and the Rise of Hardcore Hip-Hop in 2017

Zack Hage, Copy Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Amidst new songs by Taylor Swift, Post Malone, and Sam Smith, a new star, Cardi B is emerging in popular music. This is due to her now #1 Billboard Hot 100 single, “Bodak Yellow.” The trap song, ( first released in June) has slowly but surely become a smash hit, not only due to its presence in ...

Beyond the Chignon: The Ethics and Expression of Fashion

Beyond the Chignon: The Ethics and Expression of Fashion

Camille Lagunera, Entertainment Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Even though New York Fashion Week ended its strut on the runway last Wednesday, the couture craze is still all over the corridors at Woodside High School.  Fashion has proven to be more than an external means of self-expression, as students and staff at Woodside have also formed opinions on the mor...

The Rise of LGBTQ Artists in Rap

The Rise of LGBTQ Artists in Rap

Zack Hage, Copy Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Interest in LGBTQ hip-hop artists may have risen since the 2010’s, but this year has been a landmark one, with more mainstream LGBTQ artists now being included into the genre’s scene. The surge/growth, upswing in LGBTQ hip hop artists is not only due to aforementioned artists coming out, but also...

There’s No Clowning Around In It

There’s No Clowning Around In It

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the crowd slowly uncovered their eyes and unclenched their teeth, they looked around the Downtown Redwood City movie theater at the rest of the terrified audience, waiting for Pennywise the Clown to jump out again in the next scene of It. Director Andy Muschietti brought back the story of Stephen Kin...

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