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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.

Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

Woodside Compliments Promotes Positivity

Emma Chiu, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

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

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

June 7, 2019

As the school year comes to a close, Woodside’s profile for 2018 to 2019 reflects a fairly racially diverse student body. The majority of students are either Hispanic (49 percent) or white (40 percent), with Asian American, African American, Pacific Islander, and mixed-race students composing the remaining 11 percent.

Pride at Woodside

Pride at Woodside

Sam Brook, Managing and Campus editor

June 6, 2019

Burger King Adds Impossible Whopper to Their Menu

Burger King Adds Impossible Whopper to Their Menu

Dominic DeVitis, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019

Burger Kings in the United States are adding vegetarian burgers or “impossible burgers” to their menus, the impossible burger is a fully vegetarian burger that is designed to taste exactly like meat.

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty

Fatima Barrera, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 for her daughter's SAT answers to be changed, improving her score. This is the latest development in the college scandal, which began in April.

2019’s First Major Queerbait, in “Wish You Were Gay”

2019’s First Major Queerbait, in “Wish You Were Gay”

Spencer Graham, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

“Wish You Were Gay” by Billie Eilish has sparked controversy based on lyrics that some have interpreted as offensive to LGBTQ+ persons. The song has been seen as rude to the LGBTQ+ community, and some have accused it of queerbaiting: a process where one intentionally titles something to insinuate an LGBTQ+ involvement, yet it never comes to fruition.

First Image of a Black Hole Released

First Image of a Black Hole Released

Dominic DeVitis, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

The first ever photograph of a black hole was released on April 10, 2019, breaking new ground in understanding the spacetime phenomenons.

Off The Hook

Off The Hook

Mercedes Mikhailov, Staff Writer

April 24, 2019

A North Carolina man was charged for misdemeanor animal cruelty and abandonment charges is off the hook after prosecutors dropped charges.

Stories of Immigrants

Stories of Immigrants

Fatima Barrera, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

Growing up, I always wondered what is was like for other families, considering I was part of a Hispanic family. My parents are immigrants who came from Mexico and I’ve always admired hearing people’s stories about how they came to the United States.

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