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Sustainable Agriculture students make corn tortillas from scratch in preparation for the afternoon's Farmer's Market.

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Champions Never Quit

In bold red paint, atop a mural of two professional boxers, read the words, “Champions never quit.” The mural, along with the three powerful overlaid words, resides at the D.F. Boxing Club’s gym in Richmond, where senior Iris Contreras trains five days a week. Contreras currently holds the title as the second best 125-pound female […]

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H3N2 flu virus spreads nationally, coupled with a ‘mismatched’ vaccine

Mutated forms of the H3N2 flu virus have spread widely throughout California and 43 other states, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials wrote in a recent press release. Combating this H3N2 viral strain is especially difficult because vaccine effectiveness has dropped from 60 percent in 2014 to around 30 percent this year due […]

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Trailer home in Greenbrae erupts in flames

A house fire roared throughout a Marin RV park at 10 a.m. this morning, demolishing a small trailer home and sending thick, black smoke into the atmosphere. The trailer home fire, located near Trader Joe’s off of Redwood Highway in Greenbrae, was potentially caused by a the resident falling asleep with a cigarette still lighted, […]

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Life on the Redwood farm

Two years ago, the patch of grass between the pool and the amphitheater was just that: a patch of grass, sometimes used as a viewing area for parents as they watched their chlorine-soaked children on Saturday mornings during summer league swim meets. A year later, the parents have been  replaced by students kneeling in damp […]

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Checkmated by a Chessmaster

Last Thursday, Bark Video Editor Alex Herz and Editor-in-Chief Culley Deisinger challenged freshman Ladia Jirasek, a national Chessmaster, to a short game of chess. Deisinger shares Ladia’s story, as well as  the details of his experience. I had the personal pleasure of playing a relatively short chess match against freshman Ladia Jirasek at last Thursday’s […]

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H3N2 flu virus spreads nationally, coupled with a ‘mismatched’ vaccine

Mutated forms of the H3N2 flu virus have spread widely throughout California and 43 other states, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officials wrote in a recent press release. Combating this H3N2 viral strain is especially difficult because vaccine effectiveness has dropped from 60 percent in 2014 to around 30 percent this year due […]

Sports


Champions Never Quit

In bold red paint, atop a mural of two professional boxers, read the words, “Champions never quit.” The mural, along with the three powerful overlaid words, resides at the D.F. Boxing Club’s gym in Richmond, where senior Iris Contreras trains five days a week. Contreras currently holds the title as the second best 125-pound female […]

Opinion


Teachers’ policies hinder student health

There’s a big project due tomorrow. You’ve spent weeks researching and writing the essay, and you’ve outlined your presentation on flashcards. You’re feeling great. But then you get an itch in the back of your throat, and you feel a headache coming on, and you wake up with a fever. It’s flu season, after all. […]

Culture


Life on the Redwood farm

Two years ago, the patch of grass between the pool and the amphitheater was just that: a patch of grass, sometimes used as a viewing area for parents as they watched their chlorine-soaked children on Saturday mornings during summer league swim meets. A year later, the parents have been  replaced by students kneeling in damp […]

Review


Riot Grrl gallery cultivates creativity

Just a hop across the bay in San Francisco, the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is hosting an exhibition called ‘Alien She’, a reference to a Bikini Kill song of the same name, that pays tribute to Riot Grrl. Riot Grrl is an underground feminist punk rock genre that popped up during the 90’s […]