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Free Press in the Internet Age

Free Press in the Internet Age

Chloe Postlewaite, Online Editor

December 20, 2019

Student journalists are a key part of the news, and America only has a free press when there are no limitations to the First Amendment for student journalists.

Cultural Exchange: Learning the Background of Visiting Students from Kyrgyzstan and Tunisia

Cultural Exchange: Learning the Background of Visiting Students from Kyrgyzstan and Tunisia

Gulnazik Bakhramova, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Exchange students Adam Ajroudi from Tunisia in North Africa, alongside Aibiike Abdysamatova and Gulnazik Bakhramova (author) from Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia, presented information about their countries during International Education Week (IEW) on November 18 through 22 at Woodside High School.

To Restore Trust in the Media, We Must Curb Hate

To Restore Trust in the Media, We Must Curb Hate

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

December 19, 2019

Half of all Americans believe fake news is a crucial problem, ranking it as a more pressing issue than violent crime (49 percent), climate change (46 percent), and racism (40 percent).

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

What I Learned from Meeting Woodside’s “Underappreciated” Clubs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

December 15, 2019

In my time at Woodside, I’ve stopped by my fair share of clubs. So, whenever I walk around campus and see posters advertising even more clubs, I wonder how Woodside’s clubs can coexist in such a competitive club economy.

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

November 14, 2019

FKA Twigs released her second album "Magdalene" on November 8, 2019, marking her first full-length album since 2014's "LP1." The album features Twigs collaborating with a variety of talented electronic artists across nine songs.

An Unbelievably Riveting Show

An Unbelievably Riveting Show

Emma Montalbano, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

“You don't sound crazy to me," Karen Duvall, one of the main detectives in a new limited Netflix series, said. "You sound like someone who's been through a trauma and is looking for a way to feel safe again and in control. And, there is nothing crazy about that.”

Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

October 15, 2019

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — The Fox Theater glowed a striking sunflower yellow on Sunday, October 6 as Dodie took to the stage in front of hundreds of fans for her 2019 “Human” tour.

Charli XCX Finds Her Voice

Charli XCX Finds Her Voice

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

October 11, 2019

The release of Charli XCX's third studio album, “Charli,” has been marked by nonstop turmoil. Since 2014's “Sucker,” the pop singer has seen hundreds of her songs leak online (including practically the entirety of what was originally planned to be her third studio album, referred to by fans as “XCX 3” or “XCX World”), worked closely with British experimental pop group PC Music, and released two full mixtapes and an EP.

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.

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