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Meme Page Popularity

Meme Page Popularity

Chloe Postlewaite, Design/Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2018


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The @wwoodsidememes Instagram page was created months ago, and it has been extremely popular among students ever since. Two anonymous Woodside seniors created a school-specific meme account, sharing their first post on August 28th. In order to keep their anonymity, they will be referred to as Admin A ...

Juuls in Schools: FDA Announces Teen Vaping “Epidemic”

Juuls in Schools: FDA Announces Teen Vaping “Epidemic”

Holly Rusch, Politics Editor

December 20, 2018


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Nationwide, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is beginning to crack down on teenage use of vaping devices. But at Woodside, it seems the trend is alive as ever. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced in early September that the office would begin escalating efforts to curb teenage vaping, whic...

City Council Candidates Weigh in on the Housing Crisis

City Council Candidates Weigh in on the Housing Crisis

Emma Chiu, Copy Editor

December 20, 2018


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Campaign signs are popping up as seven candidates begin their battle for three seats on the City Council of Redwood City; following the November 6 midterm elections, the new council members would help shape the city’s future growth. The city council, headed by Mayor Ian Bain, is Redwood City’s ...

Democrats Hope to Pass New Policies After the Midterms

Democrats Hope to Pass New Policies After the Midterms

Liam Lee, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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Congressional Democrats hope to retake Congress in the 2018 midterms, aiming to strengthen voting rights, pass gun legislation, end family separation, and protect Mueller’s investigation. According to many pollsters and election prediction databases, Democrats are likely to win control of the House...

The Benefits of Bloom

The Benefits of Bloom

Chloe Postlewaite, Design/Arts & Entertainment Editor

December 20, 2018


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In eighth grade, while listening to Troye Sivan’s music for the first time, I wondered why it sounded so different from everything I was used to. Then I realized: I had never heard any music about queer people. Growing up, I rarely saw any form of LGBTQ+ representation, and I had never learned about q...

Dressing for Success: New Dress Code Approved in Alameda After Two Years

Dressing for Success: New Dress Code Approved in Alameda After Two Years

Taila Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2018


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A revised dress code for the Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) permits students to wear almost all types of clothing, raising questions about the stricter dress code of Woodside High School. In hopes of promoting positive self-image and preventing body shaming, the Alameda County Board of Education ap...

Population Growth Sparks a Need for Better Public Transportation

Population Growth Sparks a Need for Better Public Transportation

Leila Taherian, Local News Editor

December 20, 2018


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Efficient public transportation in the Bay Area becomes more necessary as the amount of commuters increases. The San Francisco Bay Area is a bustling area whose population is rapidly increasing due to the amount of job opportunities. Also, according to the INRIX Global Congestion Ranking, the "City by t...

Move Aside “The Kissing Booth”: Lana Condor Shines in New Netflix Rom Com

Move Aside “The Kissing Booth”: Lana Condor Shines in New Netflix Rom Com

Taila Lee, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 20, 2018


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Growing up, I watched High School Musical and Hannah Montana like everyone else. I didn’t realize until elementary school that none of the stars I admired looked like me. Yes, I had role models. No, I didn’t have relatable role models. Over the summer, I worked at a library where I handed out free b...

Woodside Firefighters Face Unrelenting California Flames

Woodside Firefighters Face Unrelenting California Flames

Sam Brook, Managing Editor

December 20, 2018


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During one distressing week in July more than 1,000 wildfires sparked in California, 15 of which are still blazing today. The Carr, Mendocino Complex, and Donnell fires are the biggest flames sweeping through Central California at this time, all of which are above 50% contained. So far, the Mendoc...

HIV, Not Anymore

HIV, Not Anymore

Chelly Cerrillo, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


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He Jiankui, a Chinese scientist, claims to have achieved the impossible, reporting that he has successfully used CRISPR, or DNA sequences, to genetically modify two twin girls by the names of Lulu and Nana. The girls were officially born a few weeks ago. The procedure was a process similar to when a man...

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