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Jericho Rajninger is a senior at Redwood High School in his first year on the Redwood Bark. In his free time, Jericho enjoys learning new things and playing trumpet in jazz band.

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Social media platforms shouldn’t be political ones

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In 2008 and 2012, America witnessed technology fundamentally alter the political sphere when President Barack Obama harnessed the power of the internet and social media to campaign for office. By organizing his supporters, raising funds and promoting his agenda online throughout his two terms, Obama revolutionized the way presidential candidates interact with the electorate. Today, […]

Trump isn’t winning. We are.

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Since the election of President Donald Trump, the political sphere has been filled with unfortunate firsts. We have seen Twitter, a social media platform which limits communication to a mere 140 characters, emerge as the main method of correspondence between high political figures and the masses. We have listened as political dialogue has deteriorated into […]


Redwood meal equity: Providing food to all students

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Waiting for the SMART Train, commuters convene on the platform

SMART opens train station in downtown San Rafael

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The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART) opened the newest SMART Train station on Friday, Aug. 25. Located in downtown San Rafael on Third Street, the station is the southernmost addition to an 11-stop railway system connecting Sonoma County to San Rafael. According to the Chair of the Board of Directors of SMART, Debora Fudge, the […]


The story behind the spice

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A little kick in the back of the throat with a pungent spice that overwhelms the taste buds: this is the tell-tale sign of fresh, high quality olive oil. “Fresh olive oil is super spicy, naturally, and that is great consumer protection,” said Claire Bradley, the current manager of Amphora Nueva. “Try the olive oil […]

Focusing on the task at hand, Lovelady transfers liquids using a micropipette and other lab equipment

Teachers forge own paths from past experiences

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Many students can’t imagine their teachers doing anything but teaching. Running into them at the mall or in San Francisco can be a shock. While some teachers at Redwood have dedicated their entire careers to this institution, others have taken divergent professional paths or must juggle two careers to afford living in the Bay Area. […]


Junior launches organization to help others

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Children often dream of being professional athletes or firefighters. But just the opposite was true for junior Isabella Liu. Possessing a passion for business, Liu aspired to be an entrepreneur throughout middle school. Then, in 2014, during her freshman year at Redwood, her dream became a reality in the form of the organization “Elix.” Elix […]