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Junior Samuel Chavez and freshman Joshua Dabora rehearse their play in the CEA on Tuesday morning.

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Gallery: Girls’ varsity volleyball proceed to next round of NCS

On Saturday, Nov. 15, the girls’ varsity volleyball team defeated Carondelet 3-1 to advance in the North Coast Section Division II playoffs. After Carondelet barely squeezed out a victory in the first quarter, the Giants took the lead and won the next three games to secure the match win. The Giants had trouble gaining ground […]

Captain Giorgio Cico attempts to block an incoming shot.

Boys’ water polo celebrates first ever NCS win in Redwood history

Swarmed by an ecstatic sea of red and grey, 20 North Coast Section champions beamed in awe at their coach as he held up the plaque for which they had worked so diligently. On Saturday, Nov. 15, the boys’ varsity water polo team defeated Northgate 13-7, marking the first time in Redwood history that any water polo […]

Advanced Drama students rehearse for their upcoming play, ‘Museum’, which opens Nov. 11.

Drama to premiere show ‘Museum’

Performances of Advanced Drama’s latest production, ‘Museum,’ will start on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The performance is based off of interactions that happen in a museum, according to senior Monica Frangoul, who has multiple roles in the play. “It’s basically what happens in an everyday museum, except everyone has a little quirk about them and when […]

The Farallon islands sit 26 miles off the Golden Gate Bridge

Shark season arrives at the Farallones

Twenty-six miles off the Golden Gate Bridge, some of the world’s most fearsome predators swarm beneath the choppy surface. Whether it’s their 300 serrated teeth or just their name, great white sharks instill an instinctive fear in humans. Roughly half of the more than 100 annual shark attacks worldwide are attributed to great whites, according […]

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Free online AP classes offered to all students through nonprofit website

High school students can take advantage of 40 free online Advanced Placement courses on the edX website, a non-profit educational service, as of early November. The website currently offers Advanced Placement (AP) courses in U.S. History, Biology, Physics and Environmental Science. Other AP courses such as Language and Composition, Chemistry, and Spanish Language will be […]


Turkey Bowl turns to dodgeball as faculty falls to students

Upperclassmen and staff alike were thrown a curveball when the annual Turkey Bowl flag football game was converted to a dodgeball match inside the gym due to heavy rainfall today. In the student versus faculty game, the juniors overcame the faculty in a one-on-one matchup as Nate Orwig defeated Academic Workshop teacher Whitney Long. Outnumbering the […]


Marin’s rep doesn’t make it bulletproof

As students crouched underneath their desks in my sixth period history class, rumors spread like wildfire. An anxious energy flooded the darkened room as phones and whispers alike carried rumored messages: “There’s a gun,” “An ambulance is outside,” “There are two guns!” and “Someone got shot.” While listening to every eerie footstep in the hall […]


Tips to reinvent standard autumn pies

As soon as the leaves begin to fall from the sycamore tree outside my house, the comforting scent of warm pie starts to waft from my oven. November is a time for pies, and I strongly believe there is no need to wait until Thanksgiving to bake your first one. Though a good old-fashioned apple […]


‘Gone Girl’ showcases enthralling acting and suspense

Film adaptations have the unfortunate tendency to support the all too often repeated phrase, “The book was better.” Gone Girl, first and foremost a book written by author Gillian Flynn, refuted this assumption, as it is both an impressive film and  novel. Gone Girl follows the mystery case of the apparent disappearance of Amy Dunne […]