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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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Boys’ varsity lacrosse falls to Novato

On Thursday, April 30, the varsity boys’ lacrosse team fell to the Novato Hornets in a 10-9 loss. The Giants started the game with an early 4-1 lead, but the Hornets were able to catch up and hold on to their one point win in the final few minutes of the game. “Going into the […]

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Marin Catholic nuns walk out of classes in protest of Day of Silence

Five nuns at Marin Catholic High School walked out of their classes on Friday, April 17 to protest flyers handed out by students promoting the Day of Silence, which, according to Marin Catholic Principal Chris Valdez, the administration did not authorize in advance. The nuns were also protesting a post on the school’s Facebook page […]

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Girls’ varsity lacrosse defeats Lick Wilmerding

The girls’ varsity lacrosse team beat Lick Wilmerding 16-1 at home on Tuesday, April 28 during Senior Night, when the team celebrated their only senior, goalie Christine Cook. The team made most of the goals within the first half with a score of 12-0 at the end of the first half. Despite multiple shots, Cook […]

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California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom speaks to Redwood students

California Lieutenant Governor and Redwood alumnus Gavin Newsom spoke to students in science teacher Skip Lovelady’s room Friday afternoon. Lovelady and Newsom are friends and met through Newsom’s first business venture, PlumpJack Winery. Lovelady invited Newsom to speak in his classroom during first period when his Honors Biomedical Sciences class is held, and Newsom agreed. […]

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Varsity baseball continues victorious streak with win against MC

The boys’ varsity baseball team beat MC 2-0 at home on Tuesday, April 21. The first run was scored by senior Devon Pence in the third inning, and sophomore Aubrey Sine scored the second run in the fourth inning. Pitcher Tyler Peck threw eight strikeouts, gave up two hits, and walked one player.  Junior Erik […]

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Marin Catholic nuns walk out of classes in protest of Day of Silence

Five nuns at Marin Catholic High School walked out of their classes on Friday, April 17 to protest flyers handed out by students promoting the Day of Silence, which, according to Marin Catholic Principal Chris Valdez, the administration did not authorize in advance. The nuns were also protesting a post on the school’s Facebook page […]

Sports


Boys’ varsity lacrosse falls to Novato

On Thursday, April 30, the varsity boys’ lacrosse team fell to the Novato Hornets in a 10-9 loss. The Giants started the game with an early 4-1 lead, but the Hornets were able to catch up and hold on to their one point win in the final few minutes of the game. “Going into 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


Harbor porpoises return to SF Bay after decades of minimal activity

After nearly 65 years of sparse sightings, hundreds of Harbor porpoises are back in the San Francisco Bay, researchers found. “It’s like having a new top predator in the bay,” said Bill Keener, marine biologist at the Golden Gate Cetacean Research, a cetacean research organization, and former Redwood parent. “It’s not just one or two but like […]

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The new MacBook, where form comes before function

Apple released the new MacBook on April 10, the thinnest and lightest laptop in Apple’s lineup. Starting at $1,299, the MacBook features a Retina Display, the Force Touch trackpad, a new keyboard design, a new port on the side, and two new colors. This is the ultimate portable machine. It weighs just two pounds, and […]