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Despite state protection, medicinal marijuana cardholders face restrictions

Because the legalization of marijuana is currently being settled by individual states, marijuana users may face problems with the federal government despite legally obtaining the drug through state laws. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and D.C. have legalized the drug for recreational use, and 23 states, including California, have allowed the drug for medicinal purposes. However, […]

View from Havana, Cuba

Cuban-American teachers shed light on new policy changes

Although some students may see President Barack Obama’s recent decision to relax the embargo on Cuba as no more than an opportunity for a potential spring break trip, the change in United States policy and subsequent attention on Cuba has larger significance for many Cuban-Americans, including Spanish teacher Gilda Obrador and English teacher Catherine Marsh. […]

Martin Steinman consults with a client at Canal Alliance. Aside from teaching English to Spanish-speaking immigrants, he assists with matters ranging from tax return preparation and filing to guidance on issues of domestic abuse. In the past, Steinman also taught Social Studies at Redwood for a brief period of time.

New state law allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses

A new state law implemented earlier this month allows undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses. California’s Assembly Bill 60, commonly referred to as “AB 60,” which took effect on Jan. 1, allows undocumented immigrants to obtain specialized driver’s licenses. The law comes as a relief to many undocumented immigrants residing in the state who, until […]

Board members discuss the issue of hiring a new superintendent at the TUHSD Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 28.

School board seeks search firm to hire superintendent by July

Following Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel’s announcement of her upcoming resignation, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) Board of Trustees voted to attempt to find a new superintendent by July 1 of 2015, as opposed to hiring an interim superintendent to serve from July 2015 to July 2016. This decision occurred shortly after a public comment […]

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Despite a strong finish, girls’ varsity basketball loses to Drake

The girls’ varsity basketball team’s strong finish was not enough to carry them to victory on Friday against Drake. Late in the first half the Giants lost intensity, allowing Drake to step in, finishing with a score of 48-40. Redwood scored 17 points in the fourth quarter, while Drake only scored 11. However, Drake outscored Redwood […]

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New state law allows undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses

A new state law implemented earlier this month allows undocumented immigrants to receive driver’s licenses. California’s Assembly Bill 60, commonly referred to as “AB 60,” which took effect on Jan. 1, allows undocumented immigrants to obtain specialized driver’s licenses. The law comes as a relief to many undocumented immigrants residing in the state who, until […]

Sports


Racing to the top: Mountain biker pursues passion

When Kelsey Urban lined up at the starting line for the 2014 Cross Country Mountain Bike National Championships, she had never been more nervous for anything in her life. Poised to take second place, as she had at the other Pro Mountain Bike Cross Country Tour (Pro XCT) races across the country last summer, Urban […]

Opinion


Music played in hallways serves as creativity outlet

The administration’s recent decision to prohibit students from playing their music in the hallways during passing periods has sparked a debate about student rights and freedom of self expression and the extent to which school is a professional environment merits heated debate. Schools are legally responsible for each and every one of their students during […]

Culture


Despite state protection, medicinal marijuana cardholders face restrictions

Because the legalization of marijuana is currently being settled by individual states, marijuana users may face problems with the federal government despite legally obtaining the drug through state laws. Alaska, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, and D.C. have legalized the drug for recreational use, and 23 states, including California, have allowed the drug for medicinal purposes. However, […]

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Flippin’ fantastic: Finding Marin’s best pancakes

While “homemade” pancakes are typically made using a store-bought mix, many restaurants in Marin offer fresh-off-the-griddle pancake platters that leave you dreaming about your next breakfast. The Bark set out to find the best pancakes in Marin. Locations were rated on pancake taste, quality, and price.   Dipsea Cafe (4.5 stars) Filled to the brim […]