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2017-10-16 20-33

Editorial: Threats remain serious, so should we

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Significant, not silly  For most, starting a new school year is equally as exciting as it is scary. We look forward to the freedom and independence of high school, but at the same time worry about navigating the halls, managing an intimidating homework load and making new friends. But for students this year, beginning high […]

Editorial: Statues should not be set in stone

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Today, the controversy over Confederate monuments is not simply about statues—similar to how the Civil Rights movement was never just about drinking fountains. The issue over Confederate symbols encapsulates a series of long-standing national conflicts, reignited by last month’s deadly clash at the White supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA. Confederate memorabilia is not only concentrated in […]

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Editorial: Examining our relationship with admin

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When we, as seniors, reflect back on our time at Redwood and the community that we have been a part of for the past four years, what usually comes to mind first are the positive relationships we have made with our fellow students and teachers, even amid the many changes and massive growth that have […]

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Editorial: Jolly Roger caught in bureaucratic clash

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Drake’s student-run newspaper, The Jolly Roger, has hit rough waters in the past year and it is essential that we stand by them in their fight to publish. Earlier this semester, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) eliminated the position of the classified staff member running the district print shop (see page 1 for […]

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Editorial: Media plays a vital role in democracy

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Journalists are many things—inquisitive, determined, sometimes even annoying. But dishonest? Definitely not. After all, journalists are dedicated to reporting the truth and providing information to the public. So when President Donald Trump called journalists “among the most dishonest human beings on earth” following his inauguration two weeks ago, it not only echoed the same vitriolic […]

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Comic: ‘Bluewood’

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Illustration by Aidan Ferguson

Comic: ‘Bluewood’

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Illustration by Aidan Ferguson

Comic: ‘Bluewood’

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Illustration by Aidan Ferguson

Comic: ‘Bluewood’

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Editorial: Prevalent parking problem persists

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This school year, it’s become common for cars to pour into the Redwood parking lots at about 7:40 a.m., 15 minutes before the first school bell rings, only to encounter hordes of cars circling around, searching for a space. The lots are filled with vehicles––parents dropping off children in front of the gym, staff members […]