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Alexander Balfanz

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief

Alexander Balfanz is a senior and second-year journalist writing about arts and entertainment and working as an editor in chief. He’s always had a passion for news, but reading Paw Print articles about student opinions and campus events was the reason he joined the journalism class at Woodside. In addition to writing, he likes to produce music and paint.

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On March 22, Jack Dorsey sold his first ever tweet for almost three million dollars.

What’s an NFT?

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief
April 5, 2021
The cover art for 1000 Gecs and The Tree of Clues features a redesign of the cover for 1000 Gecs.

Alex’s 2020 Album Recommendations

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief
February 9, 2021
It has now been almost a year since Woodside switched to distance learning.

Keep Schools Closed

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief
January 12, 2021
“Devotion” is Tirzah’s first full-length album, released following a series of EPs from 2013 to 2015.

What to Listen To: “Devotion”

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief
January 7, 2021
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
The cover art and title for “Apple” are inspired by the ways simple concepts and designs can carry several different connotations.

A.G. Cook Finally Drops “Apple”

Alexander Balfanz, Co-Editor in Chief
October 8, 2020
Bernie Sanders gives a speech in New Hampshire.

Bernie Sanders Profile

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor
March 26, 2020
With about three months left until the end of the Democratic primary, candidates are updating their campaigning strategies. Bloombergs plan is the only one that actively threatens democracy.

Money in Politics

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor
March 3, 2020
“Waves,” directed by Trey Edward Shults and starring Kelvin Harrison Jr., Lucas Hedges, Taylor Russell, and Alexa Demie, premiered November 15, 2019 in select cities.

“Waves”: A Review

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor
February 11, 2020
Charli XCX performs songs from her collaboration-heavy mixtape Pop 2 in Los Angeles, backed by Carly Rae Jepsen, Tove Lo, and more throughout the concert. In the background is experimental British producer A.G. Cook DJing at a custom-made table in the shape on an infinity sign.

Charli XCX Finds Her Voice

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor
October 11, 2019
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