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The Growth of CryptoCurrency in America

The Growth of CryptoCurrency in America

Christian Touhey, Politics Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under Politics

The swift rise of a digital currency known as Bitcoin and its 1000% price increase in the last year is grabbing the attention of Bay Area students and entrepreneurs alike. Bitcoin is a form of cryptocurrency, the only decentralized currency in America.  This type of money is entirely virtual and crea...

German Right-Wing Party Third-Largest in Bundestag

German Right-Wing Party Third-Largest in Bundestag

Sean Moriarty, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Politics

GERMANY- Since the end of the Second World War, Germany has never had a nationalist, far-right, militaristic party in it’s Bundestag, or parliament. The Alternative For Germany (AfD) party abruptly shattered this pattern on the 24th of September. The AfD, which won roughly 13% of the electoral vote during the ...

Loans on the loose

Loans on the loose

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

WASHINGTON D.C.- Student loans could soon become a lot riskier, following Education Secretary Betsy Devos’ decision to terminate the Education Department’s cooperation with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. According to the Pew Research Center, Americans owe over $1.3 trillion in studen...

Saudi Arabian women are welcomed to the driver’s seat

Saudi Arabian women are welcomed to the driver’s seat

Kenna Beban, Opinion Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

Saudi women will finally be able to enjoy a right Woodside students have had for their entire lives: the ability to get a license and drive a car. Saudi Arabia announced on September 26th that women in the country would be allowed to apply for driver’s licenses and drive starting June of 2018. The ...

Should political beliefs affect friendships?

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

In the age of Trump, political tensions across the country have reached new highs, begging the question: should our political views affect our friendships? Even at Woodside High School, nestled in liberal Silicon Valley, students feel the impact of the nation’s political turmoil on their relations...

We Can Hear the Gunshots: Wildcats Fear for their Welfare

We Can Hear the Gunshots: Wildcats Fear for their Welfare

Camille Lagunera, Local News Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

LAS VEGAS, NV– Almost sixty people were left dead and hundreds were injured after the horrific massacre at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest Festival on the night of October 1st.   Stephen Paddock, 64, poured down fire on the country festival from the 32nd floor in the Mandalay Bay Hotel and was found dead ov...

Should We Be Worried?

Should We Be Worried?

Aaron Raubvogel, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017


Filed under Politics

Rising tensions between the United States and North Korea have left many Bay Area citizens worried about a potential missile strike. Although animosity has always been high, the standoff between the two nations began after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un conducted several missile tests in April of ...

President Trump removes DACA

Noelia Arteaga, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Politics

On Tuesday, September 6, Donald Trump announced plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) which protected illegal immigrant children from deportation. Before it was cancelled, DACA was created by former President Barack Obama. This executive decision affects the students o...

WHS Dreamers’ Club forms amidst DACA uncertainty

WHS Dreamers’ Club forms amidst DACA uncertainty

Holly Rusch, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

The country has been in a state of turmoil over the fate of the newly rescinded DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program- and the decisions surrounding it will drastically and directly affect the students and staff of Woodside High School. On September 5th, the Trump administration announced that they w...

Local Institutions Respond to D.A.C.A. Developments

Local Institutions Respond to D.A.C.A. Developments

Stefan Sujansky, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2017


Filed under Politics

WOODSIDE, CA- President Donald Trump’s decision on September 5th to issue an end-date for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has caused an uproar in California, as officials in all levels of government race to condemn him. Established by executive order under President Obama in 2012, DA...

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