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The Pulsera Project

Hope Farrar, Guest Writer

February 15, 2017

For two weeks in February and March, Woodside’s Spanish Club will be selling pulseras (bracelets) handmade by artisans in Nicaragua and Guatemala to support Latin American communities and empower artists in these developing countries. Through the Pulsera Project’s “Color the World” initiative,...

White House website takes down LGBT page

White House website takes down LGBT page

Kianna Koeppen, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017

LGBTQ members and supporters hit a new level of anger and defeat when they saw the LGBT page deleter from the White House website. Many people have been terrified of newly elected President Donald J. Trump’s anticipated changes in our country, so it’s no surprise that they felt the same fear whe...

#BoycottStarbucks

#BoycottStarbucks

Travis Moss, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Trump supporters made #BoycottStarbucks a top Twitter trend on Twitter after the CEO  of Starbucks said that they would continue to hire refugees. However, according to the local Starbucks on Woodside Road, the Trump train’s troublesome tweets appeared to have backfired and customers continued ...

Larissa MacFarquhar: The In-Depth Writer

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

February 3, 2017

On Tuesday, the Woodside World staff had the honor of receiving Larissa MacFarquhar, a staff writer for the New Yorker, where she has authored dozens of articles, including Building a Prison to School Pipeline and Learning Trump Won, In West Virginia. As a writer for a magazine and not a daily newspaper, MacFarquhar ...

Larissa Macfarquhar Teaches Valuable Lesson

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

February 3, 2017

This past week, a journalist named Larissa Macfarquhar from the renowned magazine, The New Yorker, gave a lecture to the journalism class at Woodside High School. Larissa has worked at The New Yorker since 1998, filling her position as a staff writer ever since.  She has conducted interviews with all ...

Liberal News Losing Credibility After 2016 Election

Kenna Beban, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

The 2016 election was laden with attacks on candidates from both sides of the political spectrum, emphasizing major news organization’s biases and political ties. While the most obvious objective of left-leaning news sites has been to discredit Donald Trump and ‘expose’ his campaign and suppo...

The Legacy of the Obama Family

The Legacy of the Obama Family

Daniela Thorne, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

After two terms in the White House, the Obama family influenced the younger generation of students at Woodside High School to become more accepting of other races and ethnicities. Barack Obama was elected in 2008, and took office in 2009. Malia Obama was only ten years old, and her younger sister Sa...

The Sentiment Towards Woodside High School’s Cafeteria Food Menu

Nick Fischer, Opinion Editor

January 26, 2017

The student’s stomach growls and he checks to see if he had alerted his peers. Yet, they kept their heads turned away from the student; as soon as the bell rang from the circular, red mechanical wall-attachment, the student rushed to the orange and birch wood schemed food court. The line became mor...

Droughtbusters: Have the Recent Storms Caused an End to the California Drought?

Droughtbusters: Have the Recent Storms Caused an End to the California Drought?

Aaron Raubvogel, Online/Social Media Editor

January 26, 2017

The normally mild winters of the Golden State are no more. The booming thunder and torrential rain of recent weeks were unlike any weather California had seen for at least half a decade. Although a record-breaking 218% of normal precipitation has fallen so far this winter season, it still may not b...

Trump in, Obama Out

Trump in, Obama Out

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

This morning, Donald Trump accepted the oath of office to become the 45th president of the United States of America. In front of the Capitol building in Washington DC, Trump spoke to thousands of Americans who held a mix of emotions ranging from pure joy to utter fear for their country. With his wife M...

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