Emily Sweet Editor

Emily Sweet is exceptionally excited to be an Opinion Editor this semester! In her free time she loves accidentally exiting out of the Spotify app while music is playing, listening to bad puns about her last name and contemplating the validity of the oxford comma. Exclusive fact: she has bunny slippers named Woodward and Bernstein.

Contact Emily Sweet: esweet@redwoodbark.org.


Redwood's team walks back to the dugout after a disheartening game.

Varsity baseball faces demoralizing loss against Tam

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This past Tuesday, May 1, Redwood’s varsity baseball team suffered a 12-1 loss against Tamalpais High School (Tam), moving Redwood into fifth place in MCAL with an overall record of 13-6-1. Though the Giant’s offense and defense were satisfactory, a lengthy pitching predicament put Redwood at a disadvantage, resulting in Tam’s victory. Redwood and Tam […]

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Role Reversals

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In this series of the Bark’s Remarks we explored role reversals. We asked individuals who normally receive advice to give advice instead. You can find these five podcasts and more by visiting the Redwood Bark on SoundCloud.  

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Freedom of Expression

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To listen to the podcasts in the Freedom of Expression series, visit the Redwood Bark on SoundCloud.

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Redwood after dark

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Whether students know about Redwood’s athletics because of their own participation or their opinions about Varsity Lacrosse’s bold hair choice, most are at least somewhat aware of the various sports and athletic practices that occur in the afternoon. However, the numerous night classes offered at Redwood are less well-known. All throughout the week, Redwood’s campus […]

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Where is the Love?

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  To listen to all seven podcasts in the Where is the Love series, visit the Redwood Bark on SoundCloud

The exhibit is on display until March 25.

Embroidery offers unique history, but fails to capture lasting interest

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“Embroidery is both old and new. It is found in most cultures, in all parts of the world, worked by men and women of all ages,” travelguru Mary Gostelow wrote in her novel, “A World of Embroidery.” This quote is prominently written on the walls of the de Young’s Beyond the Surface: Worldwide Embroidery Traditions […]

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Stop being neutral about net neutrality

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Two weeks ago when I heard the term “net neutrality” for the first time, I thought my sister had mispronounced a word under her newly acquired (and quite possibly faked) midwestern accent on her first weekend home from college. Now, after a few weeks, hours of research and a great deal of thinking, I am […]

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Best of 2017

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The Bark reviewed a collection of books, TV series, movies, albums and podcasts to top off 2017. To read the full story, click below.  

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Redwood’s hunters aim to educate

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Sophomore Delaney Anderson smears camouflage paint on her cheeks to match her full-body disguise. After loading a book, cookies and her .243 rifle into the Jeep, Anderson heads out to her assigned deer stand. She gingerly sprinkles the cookies near the deer feeder, a unique trick acquired since elementary school, and sits down to wait […]

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Yoga poses calming way to connect with mind and body

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Alison Hammond Castro’s bare feet routinely wove through rows of yoga mats, periodically stopping to adjust students or ground herself at Fresh Yoga in Connecticut this summer, where she focused on yoga from the early hours of the morning until dusk. For a month, Hammond Castro helped aspiring yoga teachers earn a Forrest Yoga certification. […]