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Gallery: Boys’ varsity lacrosse falls short against biggest rival

The Boys’ varsity lacrosse team went into spring break following a loss to the St. Ignatius Wildcats, on Friday, April 11. The lead switched back and forth between the two teams, but the Giants sadly fell within the last two minutes as S.I. came back with one final goal that sealed their victory. The final […]

Scientists engineer first functional chromosome with help from high school students

Three high school students assisted researchers at Johns Hopkins University in a scientific breakthrough this March. They successfully redesigned a fully functional chromosome in brewer’s yeast, a first time accomplishment in a complex organism with a cell nucleus. In a recent Bark interview, Dr. Jef Boeke, the head of the research team, said that this […]

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Redwood band performs alongside Seattle high schoolers

Redwood’s Symphonic Band welcomed the band from Ingraham High School for a joint concert on Thursday night. Ingraham, a school in Seattle, arrived in the Bay Area on Thursday and attended an orchestra clinic at UCSF before performing at Redwood that night. “Their director contacted me saying that they’d be in the area,” Advanced Band […]

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Sports Spotlight: Laret eyes excellence

Parker Laret is untouchable. As a sophomore, he is among the MCAL leaders in every offensive statistical category, a resume that includes a league leading two home runs and a gaudy slugging percentage of .724. But he’s not satisfied. “I want to lead the league in every statistical category,” he said recently. “I want to […]

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Strong defense keeps girls’ soccer in playoff hunt

Finishing. It’s an immeasurable skill with very quantifiable results. The action requires an aggressive and confident mentality that is present in nearly every championship team in every sport. And, finishing—both games and shots—has plagued the girls’ varsity soccer team this year without graduated MCAL First-Team forward Olivia Kontinnen. “In the majority of our games, we’ve […]

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Redwood band performs alongside Seattle high schoolers

Redwood’s Symphonic Band welcomed the band from Ingraham High School for a joint concert on Thursday night. Ingraham, a school in Seattle, arrived in the Bay Area on Thursday and attended an orchestra clinic at UCSF before performing at Redwood that night. “Their director contacted me saying that they’d be in the area,” Advanced Band […]

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Gallery: Boys’ varsity lacrosse falls short against biggest rival

The Boys’ varsity lacrosse team went into spring break following a loss to the St. Ignatius Wildcats, on Friday, April 11. The lead switched back and forth between the two teams, but the Giants sadly fell within the last two minutes as S.I. came back with one final goal that sealed their victory. The final […]

Opinion


College talk: making a difficult process unbearable

College. In my sophomore brain, college is not something that stands in the front lines. Behind sports, friends, family and MTV reality shows, college looms somewhere in the shadows, reluctant to show its face to me. But most of my peers can’t relate. For years, I’ve heard words like “college,” “future,” and “career” thrown at […]

Culture


Peace, love, unity, and raves

Part I: Taking a step out of the darkness and into one bright night with three ravers We all could feel the energy as we walked inside—an electricity pulsed through the air, and the scantily clad strangers milling around seemed to feed off of each other like a wildfire. “Every rave is one big adventure,” […]

Review


Biblical tale too predictable in film adaptation

When a Biblical tale is adapted as a film, there are bound to be varying interpretations and reactions. Noah is an example of this, by converting a well-known story to a dark action movie enjoyed by many and seen as religiously inappropriate by certain religious groups. Noah, an adaptation of the Biblical tale of Noah’s […]