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2018’s Festival Season Strikes

A student holds a ticket to this year's Blurry Vision festival.

Zack Hage, LETH Writer

March 26, 2018

Coachella, Smokers Fest, and some new names like Blurry Vision are just some of the many festivals heading to California this year, equating into a more competitive West Coast scene for music fans than previously assumed. Due to heavy scalpers and high prices, the decision for most is to go to decide on one festival amongst a group of friends, and one soon. This has become a bit more hectic considering two heavy hitters, Outside Lands in San Francisco and FYF Fest in Los Angeles, have yet to announce their slates of artists. In fact, it's not uncommon for students to complain about a certain lineup, if they’ve bought tickets in advance.

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

March 26, 2018

I live in a pretty liberal and LGBTQ+ accepting area. But, besides that, I always feel scared whenever I come out to someone. It is not that everyone is homophobic, but it is still a question of “what if?” Someone could find out and ruin my life. I could tell just one wrong person whom I thought...

New York, New York: On the Town at Woodside High School

New York, New York: On the Town at Woodside High School

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

The Woodside High School Performing Arts Department entertained and awed crowds with this year's spring musical On The Town on March 16th, 17th, and 18th. The overall reception of the student's performances was extremely positive, and rightly so. The kids in this production hit every note perfectly; th...

Facebook Privacy Breach – Are Students Affected?

The founder of Facebook, whose headquarters are located in Silicon Valley

Christian Touhey, Politics Editor

March 19, 2018

Facebook is under fire after a political consulting firm, that was later linked to the Trump campaign, obtained access to tens of millions of user profiles from a partnership with the company. In response to this revelation, the Facebook stock price took a sharp plunge. In the past 24 hours, the pu...

JUULers Anonymous

What's the buzz.

Noelia Arteaga, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

If you walk into one of the bathrooms at Woodside High School, it is very likely to see a group of students huddled around sucking on what seems to be a USB drive

Netflix’s Mixed Efforts at Original Movies

Netflix’s Mixed Efforts at Original Movies

Zack Hage, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

With the release of Duncan Jones’ Mute, fans and critics alike are becoming more skeptical of Netflix’s goals of expanding their selection original films. The streaming service' plan began last winter, with the expensive fantasy crime film Bright, starring Will Smith. Next came the surprise release of The Cloverfield Paradox, a sci-fi horror film and Mute, which was inspired by the likes of 80’s films Blade Runner and Chinatown...

The Death of CDs

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

A few weeks ago, Best Buy had announced that they would stop selling CDs as of July 1st due to declining sales. However, they will continue to sell vinyl records. Other retailers such as Target, continue to sell CDs. Nevertheless, it’s still the end of an era for music fans. “At one point, Best...

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Artisanal vs. Commercial: The Coffee Debate

Holly Rusch and Sara Raubvogel

February 28, 2018

Mass-produced coffee chains and smaller, more artisanal stores have come to a head in a popular SF locale: the ferry building. Starbucks, a popular chain, has a location directly across from Blue Bottle coffee, a smaller and more selective shop inside the ferry building itself. Hazel Marie, ...

Top Foodie Stop at the SF Ferry Building

Top Foodie Stop at the SF Ferry Building

Joe Balsama and Noelia Arteaga

February 28, 2018

In San Francisco there are tons of foodie adventures, but a popular stop is the Ferry building which includes dozens of eatery’s. The Ferry building offers a variety of places to eat like Gotts and The Cowgirl Creamery. San Francisco native Krista Mahoney weighed on the subject stating that her ...

Many Bothered by BMI

Many Bothered by BMI

Chloe Postlewaite and Sara Raubvogel

February 18, 2018

Despite being a mandatory assessment in California schools since 2001, the BMI fitness test still sparks controversy among students. Adolphe Quetelet, a Belgian mathematician, created the Body Mass Index (BMI) in 1832.  Today, twenty-one states, including California, require the BMI. Schools use it both...

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