Charlotte Seton Former Staff

Charlotte Seton is a senior and starting her second year at Bark. She is excited to continue reporting and be involved at Redwood. She loves fashion and is interning at the Fashion Ambassador Program at Nordstrom. She also loves to cook and hike the Marin Headlands in her free time!

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Take action to address social boredom

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It’s easy to whine that “there’s nothing to do” in Marin at night because, in a way, it’s true. There are few nighttime entertainment options for Marin County teenagers, after exhausting typical alternatives such as shopping malls, movie theaters and the San Rafael bowling alley. It’s ultimately up to students and parents to change that. […]

Shannon Abac’s “Materials in Flux” ceramic piece

Young, local artists stretch definition of art

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Did you know there’s a modern art museum in Marin?  I didn’t either, until I recently visited the Marin Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Novato to see a temporary exhibition featuring up-and-coming local artists. The museum is housed in a mission-style building in Hamilton Field. The interior has the same California feeling as the […]

GiGi Buddie, playing Paula Trent, sits on Jake Hanssen playing Jeff Trent

Drama starts year with humorous parody of Plan 9

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“Men don’t get scared, Paula,” Jeff Trent, played by senior Jake Hanssen, says multiple times to his wife Paula Trent, played by senior GiGi Buddie, in Plan 9 from Outer Space, the Musical. EPiC’s humorous parody of a 1959 American science fiction horror film. The play’s script comes directly from the original film of the […]

Mt. Tamalpais School embezzlement case settled

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A long-running embezzlement saga came to an end on Aug. 21 when Kate Mecca, the 71-year-old co-founder of Mount Tamalpais School in Mill Valley, pleaded guilty to stealing $1.05 million from the private school she led for decades. Mount Tamalpais School is a K-8 school located in Mill Valley that charges approximately $31,000 annually in […]

Using Technology to Transform Your Closet

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We often experience the urge to liven up our clothing with some back-to-school shopping at this time of year. But the latest styles can be costly as retailers tend not to discount in August, knowing we’re eager to update our wardrobe. An alternative way to modernize our attire is by using various used-clothing shopping apps. […]

Cinco o ‘Drinko’ de Mayo?

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Click here to read in English  Guacamole, burritos, fajitas, quesadillas, crema y salsa—¡delicioso! Ya casi puedes sentir el sabor del Cinco de Mayo en la punta de tu lengua. Muchos padres y estudiantes alrededor de Marin probablemente acompañaron esa comida sabrosa con margaritas y cerveza mexicana. Si bien es un día festivo, muchos estadounidenses erróneamente […]


Friendship Club hosts first Carnival

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The screams of laughter could be heard even above the DJ’s blaring pop music on the South Lawn at Redwood High School on Saturday, April 29 at a free carnival hosted by Redwood and Terra Linda High School’s Friendship Clubs. The carnival featured 15 booths offering games, education on various topics including gardening and art, […]

Cinco or Drinko de Mayo?

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Hace clic aquí para lee en español Guacamole, burritos, fajitas, quesadillas, sour cream and salsa—yum! You can almost taste Cinco de Mayo on the tip of your tongue. Many parents and students around Marin probably washed down that mouthwatering food with margaritas and Mexican beer. As much as we enjoy this holiday, many Americans erroneously […]

‘I Am Not Your Negro’ illuminates modern day racism

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Like many students my age, I’ve seen several documentaries about racism and discrimination in America. But “I Am Not Your Negro” goes well beyond offering just an overview―it defines the causes of racist behavior and proposes solutions for this ongoing problem. The documentary is based upon the life of James Baldwin, a Black American writer […]

Mayor Lee is no Robin Hood

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee recently announced plans to make the City College of San Francisco free for all students. Some will argue that the end—free education for all—justifies the means, particularly in a city like San Francisco where there is significant income disparity. But that’s missing the point. Most of the cost of this […]