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“IT Chapter Two” Receives Mixed Reviews from Woodside Moviegoers

“IT Chapter Two” Receives Mixed Reviews from Woodside Moviegoers

Sam Brook, Managing Editor

October 2, 2019

"IT Chapter Two," the sequel to the terrifying killer clown horror movie "IT," premiered on Friday, September 6 and proved to be disappointing for some fans but worthy of praise from others.

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2019

Disney has just announced that they are going to give their female character, Valkyrie, a female love interest in the next Thor movie.

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Emma Montalbano, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Julian Edelman, National Football League (NFL) star and former Woodside student, and Assaf Swissa, award-winning creative director, recently launched the new production company Coast Productions.

JUULs, Suorins, and Novos, Oh My

JUULs, Suorins, and Novos, Oh My

Chloe Postlewaite, Online Editor

September 27, 2019

With teen usage and vaping-related deaths on the rise, President Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarette products leaves students and teachers skeptical.

Apple Releases iPhone 11 to Mixed Reviews

Apple Releases iPhone 11 to Mixed Reviews

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

September 27, 2019

The Cupertino-based company first teased the updated smartphone at an event two weeks prior, where they also released new editions of the iPad and Apple watch. However, by far the most-talked-about unveiling was the highly-anticipated release of the 11th generation of Apple’s flagship smartphone. 

Netflix’s “Tall Girl” Fails to Reach New Heights

Netflix’s “Tall Girl” Fails to Reach New Heights

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

September 18, 2019

“You think your life is hard? I’m a junior wearing size 13 Nikes. Men’s size 13 Nikes. Beat that.” This is a line from Netflix’s latest original rom-com Tall Girl, which focuses on the story of a 6’1” high school junior named Jodi Kreyman who struggles to fit in with her classmates due to her height. Although the film intends to raise awareness for the negative impacts of bullying and promotes self-love, it is difficult to overlook the story’s blatant ignorance.

Norman F***ing Rockwell is Lana Del Rey’s Best Yet

Norman F***ing Rockwell is Lana Del Rey’s Best Yet

Chloe Postlewaite, Online Editor

September 17, 2019

Lana Del Rey’s angelic vocals and melancholic lyrics combine with her new politically active stance to bring her best album yet, Norman F***ing Rockwell.

High Heat Start of School Leads to Student Discomfort

High Heat Start of School Leads to Student Discomfort

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

September 17, 2019

This two-day spell of heat came after scientists announced in early August that July 2019 had been the hottest month ever recorded, knocking July 2016 off the top spot by about a fraction of a degree. Yet, The Redwood city-Woodside area didn’t suffer as much in July as it did in June, with highs reaching around 97 degrees during the first few days of summer break.

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

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

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

September 11, 2019

Taylor Swift’s seventh album Lover soared to the top of the charts in dozens of countries quickly after its release on August 22, 2019, with the album crowning the Billboard Top 200 Albums and all 18 songs landing spots on Billboard Hot 100 and Spotify Top 20.

Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

September 9, 2019

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

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