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Physics teacher, Mr. Nash, demonstrates how energy can be safely distributed using a sledgehammer, cinder block, and a bed of nails.

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Students flavor snow cones provided by Link Crew

Leadership, Link Crew, Peer Resource host first Aloha Friday

In lieu of a full spirit week as in past years, Leadership, Peer Resource, and Link Crew opted to host Aloha Friday today instead. The event included games on the South Lawn, food catered by San Rafael’s Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ, and leis passed out to students by Leadership class members on their way into […]

Paul Barretto practices against his brother.

The Barretto Brothers: A Dynamic Duo

Four-star recruit Nic Barretto releases the ball with immense power, and it passes over the net at full speed, hitting the edge of the clean white line on the opposite side of the court. Paul Barretto, a five-star recruit, groans with annoyance. Repeat. Paul serves full speed over his older brother, Nic, and drills a […]

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Baseball remains undefeated at top of league

Update: The team defeated Terra Linda on Thursday (April 9) by a score of 6-1, improving its league record to 7-0 and extending its winning streak to 11 games. Tyler Peck pitched a no-hitter, striking out 10 batters along the way. With an undefeated league record of 6-0 and a ten-game winning streak under its belt, […]

Juniors Isaac Perper (left) and Max Lukianchikov (right) watch another team’s rocket take off at Moffet Field on March 29. The team will travel to Virginia in May to compete for the title of National Champion.

Rocketry team ascends to national championship

The Redwood Rocketry Team placed in the top 100 teams in the Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) across the country, qualifying them for the National Finals in Washington, D.C. on May 9. Results were announced on Friday, April 3. TARC is comprised of nearly 700 teams nationwide with participants in grades seven through twelve. The […]

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Marin City: The rebirth of a community

The meeting started late, but not because they were unprepared. The Hannah Center in Marin City’s Regional Shopping Center needed extra chairs to support the attendees of the annual ISOJI (Nigerian for “rebirth”) meeting, where representatives from nearly a dozen different social service and local government organizations gathered in seamless cohesion last month. Fresh batches […]

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Leadership, Link Crew, Peer Resource host first Aloha Friday

In lieu of a full spirit week as in past years, Leadership, Peer Resource, and Link Crew opted to host Aloha Friday today instead. The event included games on the South Lawn, food catered by San Rafael’s Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ, and leis passed out to students by Leadership class members on their way into […]

Sports


All-around athlete Frangoul shines on the track team

While playing basketball under the florescent lights of the gym last year, senior Tamara Frangoul landed a rebound wrong, causing a third degree ankle sprain and partial tears of her ligaments. Her injury prevented her from participating in track her junior year. Now unbooted and under natural light, Frangoul is back and competing in the […]

Opinion


Sensationalized stories mask the truth

A few months ago, Rolling Stone Magazine shocked the nation when they published an exposé on alleged sexual assault at a University of Virginia fraternity. The article led to widespread outrage—in response, UVA temporarily suspended the activity of all fraternities. Soon, however, the very fabric of the Rolling Stone article began to fall apart at […]

Culture


Isolation. Fear. Manipulation. Marin’s hidden human trafficking industry.

By Danielle Chemtob Most of us associate slavery with the world’s bloody past. However, there are more people in some form of slavery today worldwide than at any time in human history, according to BBC News. Victims of human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, are forced into performing some type of unpaid labor against […]

Review


All-star ‘Insurgent’ cast forgotten with narrow focus

“Insurgent,” released on March 20, engulfs audiences in stunning animations that create a dystopian world plagued by battles for power. However, the absence of subplots results in a fluffy dialogue and plot that is barely redeemed by the action-packed film. In the first movie, “Divergent,” audiences watched as Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is evaluated to […]