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Holiday boutique at the Marin Center displays a collection of art and handmade items for purchase

From Dec. 1 through 8, the Marin Center in San Jose is hosting a Holiday Arts and Craft sale showcasing many unique and handcrafted goods. The Department of Cultural Services has handpicked over 41 artists to present their work and goods at its second annual Holiday Arts and Crafts fair. After three years of success […]

Girls’ varsity soccer scavenges a win from the Pirates

The girls’ varsity soccer team shut out the Drake Pirates on Tuesday, Dec. 5, winning by a final score of 5-0. Coming off a devastating 0-4 loss to Tamalpais (Tam) on Dec. 2, the Giants wanted to approach this game with a focused and intense mentality.   See Josh Cohen’s Recap Video:  

Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game

Giants conquer Gauchos, gain momentum into Tam game By Josh Cohen   The girls’ varsity soccer team shut out the Casa Grande Gauchos 3-0 with powerful offensive attack, authoritative possession and dominant defensive wall on Thursday, Nov. 30. After beating the Marin Academy Wildcats on Tuesday, Nov. 28, the Giants came into the match without […]

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Behind the Bars: Exploring the Prison System

The dimly lit room is alive with love. A woman feeds her husband french fries. A father throws his daughter above his head, she squeals with delight. A couple poses for a picture in front of a waterfall mural, staring affectionately into each other’s eyes. Siblings chat about current family drama. Hand-in-hand, another young couple […]

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Should Season 7 of House of Cards be cancelled from Netflix?

Face-to-Face is a feature that allows two members of the Redwood Community to grill each other, argue, or simply converse about a relevant issue or event. We provide the topic, and they do the rest. This month’s participants are junior Jackson Bender and Social Studies teacher Mike Kelemen. They discuss their different views on Season […]

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Peer Resource senior Leah Gustafson, Caroline Watkins, and Oliver Leograndis ready for students to sign a pledge form for safe social activities.

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Advanced Performance Workshop students dazzle

Redwood’s Advanced Performance Workshop (APW) performed Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Thursday, Dec. 8 in the Small Theater at 7. p.m before energetic and positive crowds. It was evident that the performers had put a lot of time and effort into their music both during and after school hours. In addition, junior Aidan Reese and sophomore […]

Sports


Girls’ varsity soccer overthrows San Marin

On Saturday, Dec. 12, the girls’ varsity soccer team defeated San Marin 9-1, maintaining a powerful defense and superlative offensive skills throughout the game. After their 3-1 loss against Montgomery High last Thursday, the girls aimed to redeem themselves and play their hardest to make a comeback. Junior Alexis Nunez commented regarding the team’s first […]

Opinion


Rated “R” for Ridiculous Age Restriction

For an infographic on this topic click here. Months in advance, you hear about an exciting new movie, and you can’t wait to see it.. A couple of weeks later, the trailer is released. You watch it again and again, becoming even more anxious to see the complete film. A few more weeks pass by […]

Culture


Behind the Bars: Exploring the Prison System

The dimly lit room is alive with love. A woman feeds her husband french fries. A father throws his daughter above his head, she squeals with delight. A couple poses for a picture in front of a waterfall mural, staring affectionately into each other’s eyes. Siblings chat about current family drama. Hand-in-hand, another young couple […]

Review


‘Thor: Ragnarok’ strikes a balance between comedy and action

The opening scene begins with Thor (Chris Hemsworth) hanging from the ceiling in chains. He begins with a monologue directed at the viewer explaining the situation. Suddenly, he drops and faces a fiery demon-like being known as Surtur. Surtur says, “Thor, son of Odin,” in which Thor responds, “Surtur, son of a….b***h.” “Thor Ragnarok” came […]