Maddie Loebbaka Copy Editor

Maddie Loebbaka is a sophomore at Redwood High School and a Cub writer for the Redwood Bark. She enjoys playing field hockey, spending time with friends, and traveling.

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Face to Face2 - September

Face to Face: How is illegal immigration affecting the U.S.?

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Face-to-Face is a feature that allows two members of the Redwood Community to grill each other, argue, or simply converse about a relevant issue or event. We provide the topic, and they do the rest. This month’s participants are Morgan Hunt and Layla Isherwood. They are discussing the pros and cons of illegal immigration. How […]

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Education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty

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It’s hard to grasp the concept of poverty, especially while sitting in the classroom of a California Distinguished School, next to the student parking lot filled with BMWs, Audis and brand new Jeeps, or with a schedule possibly consisting of Film Appreciation or Yoga classes. It’s easy to forget that school is a privilege. For […]


Learning to live with diabetes

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A chronic condition such as diabetes, by definition, is a disease that is persistent or otherwise long-lasting in its effects. This prognosis can seem very dismal, however, sophomore Sophia Roesler is not letting the disease control her. Despite living with diabetes, Roesler overcomes it with her optimistic attitude, which has fueled her efforts to spread […]

Running with the ball, Alex Aguero looks for a path to the touchdown zone.

Varsity football’s defeat against San Marin Mustangs adds to their many losses

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On the afternoon of Saturday, Oct. 7, the varsity football team played a close game against San Marin. Redwood lost with a score of 18-27. Despite the loss, the varsity team played admirably according to sophomore Joey Calzaretta, a linebacker and fullback on varsity for the first time. “We played a really good, hard-fought game. […]