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Snapchat vs. Rihanna

Snapchat vs. Rihanna

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018

Snapchat lost $800 million after pop star Rihanna called out the app for approving an advertisement that desensitized domestic violence. The app featured a “Would You Rather?” style game on March 12, where one of the choices was between “slapping Rihanna” or “punching Chris Brown.” Riha...

OPINION: Passed Over Passover

OPINION: Passed Over Passover

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2018

This coming Monday, on April 2nd, I will be travelling to Toronto, Canada to visit my family, like I do every year. At least that is what I tell my teachers as they grumble about me missing school so close to Spring Break. Except what I tell my teachers is not the full story. Although I actually do ...

Self-Driving and Self-Crashing

Self-Driving and Self-Crashing

Emma Chiu, Local News Editor

March 27, 2018

Following the crash between an autonomous car and a pedestrian on March 18, California’s lawmakers are reconsidering relevant legislation, and the debate over the use of self-driving cars continues to grow.

Facebook Privacy Breach – Are Students Affected?

Facebook Privacy Breach – Are Students Affected?

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

JUULers Anonymous

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

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...

Uber: Safe for Students?

Uber: Safe for Students?

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

February 9, 2018

Contributing to Uber’s forty million monthly rides, Woodside students commonly use Uber for quick transportation: how safe are students taking Ubers? Uber, the popular mobile app that allows users to instantaneously access quick rides, boasts a soaring net revenue of $6.5 billion in comparison to i...

Homophobia in Hip-Hop at Woodside

Homophobia in Hip-Hop at Woodside

Grace Newby, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Listeners recently called out Offset, a member of the hip hop trio Migos, for a line perceived as homophobic in his verse of “Boss Life” by YFN Lucci. Offset responded to this criticism by explaining he had not known “queer,” the controversial word he used, disparaged gay people. This controversy r...

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