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Woodside teachers react to DeVos

Woodside teachers react to DeVos

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Politics

Public school teachers like those at Woodside High School have voiced their concerns, as Betsy Devos, a Republican businesswoman, philanthropist, and activist was nominated to become the United States Secretary of Education. Despite being known for her outspoken support of school choice and school vouc...

DAPL Continues Despite Protests

DAPL Continues Despite Protests

Kenna Beban, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017


Filed under Politics

Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continues despite ongoing protests and environmental concerns. The Dakota Access Pipeline, or DAPL, has been a controversial topic for over a year now, facing resistance from the Sioux tribe and other protestors that fear the health risk the pipeline crea...

White House website takes down LGBT page

White House website takes down LGBT page

Kianna Koeppen, Staff Writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Politics

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...

Liberal News Losing Credibility After 2016 Election

Kenna Beban, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017


Filed under Politics

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


Filed under Politics

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...

Trump in, Obama Out

Trump in, Obama Out

Beck Patrone, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

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...

The Evident Rise Of Fake News

The Evident Rise Of Fake News

Christian Touhey, Video Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

Throughout the history of journalism, sensationalism has been a trait noticeable by small-scale and large news outlets alike. This deceiving style still lingers in present day news. Sensationalism, sometimes referred to as “yellow journalism,” grew in popularity during the 19th century, when sensat...

Immigrants Beware?

Immigrants Beware?

Stefan Sujansky, Political Editor

January 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON D.C.-  Donald Trump’s ever-shifting position on immigration has left many people asking, “What does he really plan on doing?” As the newly-inaugurated President enters the first few months of his term, many students at Woodside, especially those with connections to undocumented immig...

Farewell ‘Feels’

Farewell ‘Feels’

Stella Haussler, Daniela Thorne, and Chloe Stearns

January 20, 2017


Filed under Politics

After eight years of presidency, 44th President Barack Obama delivered his farewell speech in Chicago. His goodbye speech elicited many reactions from the crowd and from his family who sat in the front row, supporting him during this emotional gathering. “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder pumped t...

Betsy Devos Gets Detention

Sarah Preston and Kianna Koeppen

January 20, 2017


Filed under Politics

Qualifications Opinions on Betsy DeVos’s Secretary of Education nomination and qualifications are divided amongst both republicans and democrats. Her lack of experience in the education field, large sum of money, amount of education, and other reasons have set some people against her.   When Sen....

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