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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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Freshman Caroline Watkins beats a defender during a scrimmage against Marin Catholic.

Varsity lacrosse teams rebuild after losing 23 seniors

Both varsity lacrosse teams face major changes after a combined 23 seniors graduated last season. The boys team lost 13 seniors, who made up over half of the team and most of the starting lineup. Graduated players included Liam Bourke, the MCAL Player of the Year, and MCAL first team members Patrick Tracy, Matt Kennis, […]

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Video: Student discusses experience working at renowned San Francisco doughnut shop

San Francisco’s vibrant night life exists well beyond the clubs. Bob’s Donut and Pastry Shop, widely revered as the source of some of the city’s most scrumptious treats, is all the rage on Polk Street. Bob’s, open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is currently owned by the family of senior Rachel Ahn. […]

Artistic rendering of the new Central Marin Ferry Connection Multi-Use Pathway over East Sir Francis Drake Blvd in Larkspur.

Installment of bridge over Sir Francis Drake to begin in late March

Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, between the Highway 101 exit and the Larkspur Ferry Terminal, will be closed for two days at the end of March in order to install a prefabricated footbridge over the busy thoroughfare. The new bridge will ensure a safer and more accessible route across the bustling boulevard for bicyclists and pedestrians […]

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Coming out: LGBTQ students reflect on intricacies of identity

“I remember once when I was in kindergarten, someone asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, so I said gay. I didn’t know what gay meant, but I knew that my art teacher was gay––and I loved her. I just wanted to be like her,” said junior Mia Glen. LGBTQ (lesbian, […]

Laurie Kimbrel

Superintendent to resign from new job

Laurie Kimbrel will be resigning from her new job in Chicago in the wake of controversies that have shaken her tenure as Tam District superintendent. Kimbrel has requested to be released from her three-year contract with District 113 in the Chicago area, the district’s Human Resources representative wrote in an email on Saturday afternoon. Kimbrel […]

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Students, faculty notified of measles exposure plan

Marin public school officials were recently notified that if a student from their respective school contracts the measles virus, students and staff who cannot demonstrate immunity will be prohibited from attending school for up to 21 days. In a series of emails received by Redwood parents and faculty, Marin County Public Health Officer Matt Willis […]

Sports


Capers Wolkom: Varsity baseball’s backbone

Senior Capers Wolkom stands close to the field’s edge, engrossed in the hidden mechanics of the opposite team. Though the sound of the racing projectile breaks the silence, his concentration remains intact. His unwavering stare follows the ball from the pitcher’s fingertips to its seat within the catcher’s glove. Figuring out what type of pitch […]

Opinion


Cub Editorial: The unintentional racist

Racism has reared its ugly head into America’s spotlight once again. A video of the University of Oklahoma’s Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity chanting racial slurs surfaced online on March 8. The reaction to the video resulted in the immediate expulsion of two students leading the chant and the suspension of the SAE’s Oklahoma chapter. While […]

Culture


Working towards success one beat at a time

Junior Michael Pratt bobs his head up and down to his beat as he waits for the bass to drop. Meanwhile, junior McKinley Clemons is given a random word and starts freestyling his own rap on the spot. Clemons and Pratt joined forces in their freshman year to create music. While Pratt makes the beats […]

Review


Live action film ‘Cinderella’ lives up to expectations

The clock strikes midnight and Cinderella starts running, her long blue dress billowing out behind her. One glass shoe falls off her foot and she looks back before running on, desperate to make it home before the spell breaks. Kenneth Branagh’s live-action interpretation of “Cinderella” is a charming take on the fairy tale classic. The […]