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An Open Letter on Israel, Palestine, and Left-Wing Antisemitism

An Open Letter on Israel, Palestine, and Left-Wing Antisemitism

Anonymous, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

The views expressed in this opinion are the views of the writer and do not represent that of the Woodside Paw Print. Dear fellow progressives, Though the crisis is over, the recent violence in the...

Donald Trump's personality has been a critical force driving the changes in the Republican Party

Strongman Personalities and the Future of the Republican Party

Tal Dickman, Staff Writer February 19, 2021

From unsubstantiated voter fraud claims to space lasers, the chosen discourse of the right wing in America is shifting further and further to the extreme and becoming less recognizable with pre-Tea Party...

Former President Donald J. Trump smiles a stupid grin during one of his many dumb 2017 speeches early on in his presidency. Thinking of his time as one of the reality TV shows he likes so much, how did he do in the highest office of the land?

Trump’s Out of Office. Let’s Look Back

Cedrik von Briel, Politics Editor February 9, 2021
This four-year reality television (TV) show about a supposedly wealthy businessman and complete political outsider who ascends to the highest position this country can bestow was amazingly entertaining and (I’ll admit it) kind of fun to watch at times, but horrifyingly, scary for most of it. 
Marjorie Taylor Greene, pictured above, is the first person to be elected to Congress while supporting QAnon.

What is QAnon?

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief December 11, 2020
What is QAnon? Politically-aware readers have probably heard this name pop up a few times in the past couple months, but they may be unsure of the details. Is QAnon a political movement? Is it a crazy conspiracy? Is it a joke?
Bail bond companies offer to pay 90% of an individual's bail to allow immediate release. Ironically, this incentivizes judges to post bail at ten times what a defendant can afford.

Proposition 25 Fails, but Demands for Cash Bail Reform Continue

Tal Dickman, Staff Writer December 7, 2020
Proposition 25 failed to pass, but the cash bail conversation is far from over.
The rainbow flag representing LGBTQ+ pride originally had 8 colors, but the more modern version has 6.

LGBTQ+ Rights Under Fire

Robert Freeman, Staff Writer November 30, 2020

The LGBTQ+ rights that we've battled for numerous years will be tested if the current administration remains in office. Countless individuals will be harmed on the off chance that we lose the right...

Black Live Matter supporters and Trump supporters face off in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

The Still Looming Threat for Minorities Even After the Election

Jessica Lin, Staff Writer November 30, 2020

While over 70 million people let out a held breath when Biden won the election, many wondered: Would minorities be safe? Major cities across the United States, like New York and San Francisco, braced...

Teenagers protest in a climate stirke asking voters to think about the climate.

Vote for the Climate and for the Future

Jessica Lin, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

While I sit here, the sea levels are rising. More than 200,000 acres of rainforest are burning. Yet, the most powerful person in the United States brushes it off like it’s nothing. As the election...

A student holds up a sign saying

San Francisco May Soon Allow 16-Year-Olds to Vote

Jessica Lin, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

San Francisco may soon be the first major city in which 16 and 17-year-olds are able to vote in local elections.  The measure is scheduled to appear on the ballot for the November election. If passed,...

9th Circuit Ruling Ends Temporary Protected Status for 300,000 Immigrants

Temporary Protected Status Overturned for Some 300,000 Immigrants

Tal Dickman, Staff Writer October 14, 2020

On September 14, a federal appeals court ruled to vacate a preliminary injunction on the termination of Temporary Protected Status, opening the way for the deportation of some 300,000 immigrants. Temporary...

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