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Conservation and Conversations: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Conservation and Conversations: The Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Sam Brook, Chloe Postlewaite, and Taila Lee

November 25, 2019

Even on rainy days, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in Washington D.C. provides educational insight for everyone from youth to adults.

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Review: “Magdalene” by FKA Twigs

Alexander Balfanz, Copy Editor

November 14, 2019

FKA Twigs released her second album "Magdalene" on November 8, 2019, marking her first full-length album since 2014's "LP1." The album features Twigs collaborating with a variety of talented electronic artists across nine songs.

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

National Period Day Raises Awareness For Period Poverty

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

November 6, 2019

People across the United States celebrated National Period Day on Saturday, October 19, organizing rallies in all 50 states to raise awareness for period poverty and to petition for increased accessibility to menstrual products.

Power Outages Disconnect Seniors From Their College Applications

Power Outages Disconnect Seniors From Their College Applications

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

October 28, 2019

With the November 1 early action college deadline approaching, many seniors panicked over their inability to edit their online applications due to the power outage beginning October 26 with no confirmed restoration date.

Photo essay: 13 birds for the 3 billion lost

Photo essay: 13 birds for the 3 billion lost

Cedrik von Briel, Health/Lifestyle/Technology Editor

October 18, 2019

A startling report recently published by the Cornell lab of Ornithology states that North America has lost about 2.9 individual birds of many different species since 1970; that’s just over one in four individual birds lost. Here is just a sample of some of the many bird families that were featured in the study:

Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

Dodie’s Enchanting Performance Lights Up The Fox Theater

Taila Lee, Coeditor in Chief

October 15, 2019

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA — The Fox Theater glowed a striking sunflower yellow on Sunday, October 6 as Dodie took to the stage in front of hundreds of fans for her 2019 “Human” tour.

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Disney Introduces First LGBTQ+ Character

Claire Manuel, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 1, 2019

Disney has just announced that they are going to give their female character, Valkyrie, a female love interest in the next Thor movie.

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Woodside Alum and NFL Star Launches Film Production Company

Emma Montalbano, Staff Writer

September 30, 2019

Julian Edelman, National Football League (NFL) star and former Woodside student, and Assaf Swissa, award-winning creative director, recently launched the new production company Coast Productions.

JUULs, Suorins, and Novos, Oh My

JUULs, Suorins, and Novos, Oh My

Chloe Postlewaite, Online Editor

September 27, 2019

With teen usage and vaping-related deaths on the rise, President Trump’s proposed ban on flavored e-cigarette products leaves students and teachers skeptical.

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Advanced Placement Classes: The Unintentional Segregators

Emma Chiu, Coeditor in Chief

September 18, 2019

Woodside’s profile for 2018 to 2019 reflects a fairly racially diverse student body. The majority of students are either Hispanic (49 percent) or white (40 percent), with black, Asian, Pacific Islander, and mixed-race students composing the remaining 11 percent.

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