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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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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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Video: Despite changing market, Bette’s Flicks finds success

  The last official video rental store in Marin, Bette’s Flicks is still going strong after six years of private ownership. Owner Bette Wolczanski shares a bit about why she loves the business and how, despite the onslaught of creative destruction in the video streaming sector, the store has been so successful.

Students flavor snow cones provided by Link Crew

Leadership, Link Crew, Peer Resource host first Aloha Friday

In lieu of a full spirit week as in past years, Leadership, Peer Resource, and Link Crew opted to host Aloha Friday today instead. The event included games on the South Lawn, food catered by San Rafael’s Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ, and leis passed out to students by Leadership class members on their way into […]

Paul Barretto practices against his brother.

The Barretto Brothers: A Dynamic Duo

Four-star recruit Nic Barretto releases the ball with immense power, and it passes over the net at full speed, hitting the edge of the clean white line on the opposite side of the court. Paul Barretto, a five-star recruit, groans with annoyance. Repeat. Paul serves full speed over his older brother, Nic, and drills a […]

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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. […]

Sports


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 […]

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


Isolation. Fear. Manipulation. Marin’s hidden human trafficking industry.

By Danielle Chemtob Most of us associate slavery with the world’s bloody past. However, there are more people in some form of slavery today worldwide than at any time in human history, according to BBC News. Victims of human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, are forced into performing some type of unpaid labor against […]

Review


Kendrick Lamar’s newest album lives up to past success

In 2012, Kendrick Lamar released the Grammy Award-winning album “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” to widespread critical acclaim. Some hailed it as a brilliant piece of storytelling, a triumphant resuscitation of West Coast hip hop. Others went as far as to call it an instant classic. “To Pimp a Butterfly,” his follow-up album released on March […]