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Principal David Sondheim participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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BTSD alcohol security prompts use of other drugs

Students of all grades dance together as the music pulses through a tightly packed crowd of sweaty bodies. It is the Back to School Dance on Friday, Aug. 22., a night of true Redwood spirit, considered by many to be the best dance of the year. Before students are permitted into the crazed mass, they […]

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Actor and Redwood graduate Robin Williams dies at 63

Redwood alum, Oscar award-winning actor, and beloved Marin community member Robin Williams passed away on Aug. 11, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. The 63-year-old resident of Paradise Cay was found dead in his home due to asphyxia, resulting from a suicide by hanging. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Williams’ ashes were […]

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Homecoming Court announced

The members of the 2014 Homecoming Court were announced by Leadership today. The female nominees are seniors Madison Kragh, Kismet Kumar, Gabriela Manuela, Danielle McCauley, Bailey Osborn, and Megan Rios. The male nominees are seniors Giorgio Cico, LaRon Bullock, Aaron Dorfler, Brooks Roenisch, Joseph Matthews, and Jacob Zazzeron. Seniors nominated their peers for the Homecoming Court […]

Cricket

Video: Cricket with the Marin Cricket Club

Every weekend during the summer, the little-known Marin Cricket Club competes in an 8-hour-long social match at local Piper Park. While the game has very little relevance in this part of the world, a few local cricketers contest that it is, indeed, growing.

6.0 earthquake shakes Marin residents

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake centered near Napa shook Marin residents early this morning, but caused no reported damage in Central Marin, according to the Central Marin Police Department. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake, which occurred at 3:20 a.m. this morning 5 miles from Napa near the North Shore of San Pablo Bay, […]

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Actor and Redwood graduate Robin Williams dies at 63

Redwood alum, Oscar award-winning actor, and beloved Marin community member Robin Williams passed away on Aug. 11, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. The 63-year-old resident of Paradise Cay was found dead in his home due to asphyxia, resulting from a suicide by hanging. According to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, Williams’ ashes were […]

Sports


Varsity girls’ tennis team dominates on Tuesday

After an hour and a half playing in the hot sun, the girls varsity tennis team won 9-0 against Terra Linda on Tuesday. Along with winning each match the girls also won each set against TL. “Even though today was a hot day we all showed up and worked really hard  and played really well,” […]

Opinion


Too many websites: Teachers, please agree on one

When I was about 10 years old, I clearly remember peering under the counter to watch my babysitters flip through their multi-hundred-page textbooks and thick binders full of handouts. At such a young age, I was confused as to how one could be organized and take seven totally different classes. One babysitter in particular gave […]

Culture


The balancing game: Living with diabetes

During track practice one day in March, junior Olivia Sinclair blacked out for no apparent reason. “I had been noticing that I had been getting weaker and weaker and worse all throughout the season, and then I had a hard day and we were running 800s around the track, and I just collapsed in the […]

Review


Life after Facebook: Expand your social media circle

Since 2011 when Facebook started to become increasingly popular, the social media world has expanded dramatically, now encompassing Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, and countless other apps and websites. Within the past year, new social media apps have become increasingly trendy, but have also acquired a unique spin. Yo   A charming new app known as […]