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Torn Apart

Torn Apart

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2018

JERUSALEM, Israel-- This past Monday, May 14th, heralded a new age in U.S.-Israel relations. With much pomp and circumstance, the United States officially moved their embassy in the Jewish State to Jerusalem, making the U.S. one of the first countries to officially recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s...

We Asked For A Concert, She Gave Us A Show

We Asked For A Concert, She Gave Us A Show

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

May 13, 2018

On Tuesday, May 8, pop star Taylor Swift started the her Reputation Stadium Tour in Glendale, Arizona, and three days later, came to Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara for her second and third tour performances. Swift presented her sixth album with a bang, and with about eight costume changes, six decorated...

Not Talking About “Hella” or “Lit”

Not Talking About “Hella” or “Lit”

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

May 7, 2018

The sole purpose of this article is to spread awareness for how, even when normalized, derogatory slang remains hurtful to others.  The Woodside Paw Print does not in any way promote the use of the slang words described in this article. You know what I’m talking about. I sit down before class starts...

Pay Attention to the Environmental Protection Agency

Pay Attention to the Environmental Protection Agency

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

In a country full of hailstorms of presidential tweets and rapidfire administration changes, it’s easy to view the the long- term policy decisions of the Environmental Protection Agency as tame by comparison. But with Scott Pruitt at the helm, the EPA has been making some of the most dangerous deci...

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 ...

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Teens Do Need a LGBTQ+ Movie Like “Love Simon”

Kianna Koeppen, LETH Editor

March 26, 2018

I live in a pretty liberal and LGBTQ+ accepting area. But, besides that, I always feel scared whenever I come out to someone. It is not that everyone is homophobic, but it is still a question of “what if?” Someone could find out and ruin my life. I could tell just one wrong person whom I thought...

Catcalls vs. Compliments

Catcalls vs. Compliments

Taila Lee, Copy Editor

November 30, 2017

I didn’t realize they were talking about me. I strode to class from lunch, walking in my favorite lace skirt.  Behind me, I heard two male voices laughing.  As their voices grew closer, I caught a fragment of their conversation: “I knew I saw a fresh piece of ***.  Come here, cutie… ” I sti...

The Civil Rights Movement Only Swept Our Problems Under The Rug

The Civil Rights Movement Only Swept Our Problems Under The Rug

Sara Raubvogel, Outreach Editor

November 30, 2017

The purpose of the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960’s was to eliminate racial discrimination and to officially institutionalize equal rights under federal law for all Americans. Aside from the impact in the legal and federal official documents, the Civil Rights Movement has only led to a modified form o...

Editorial: Seeing Things Differently

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2017

It’s no secret that most of Woodside High School, buried deep in one of the most liberal areas of a liberal state, holds the same political beliefs. Everyone generally accepted our area’s unwavering allegiance to the Democratic Party and saw no issue in everyone getting along until last year’s p...

Subtly Sabotaging Stereotypes

Subtly Sabotaging Stereotypes

Emma Chiu, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017

“You’re a freshman, right?  Where were you born?” asked the calculus substitute, peering at me over the top of his attendance sheet.  “You must have some brains.”  Although the substitute probably no longer recalls this incident, it stuck with me as the first time someone openly connected...

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