Shannon Donelan Editor in Chief (Print)

Shannon Donelan is a senior at Redwood who is very excited about being an editor-in-chief this year! She is happiest when she is in the ocean, spending time with her dog or eating vegan desserts.

Contact Shannon Donelan: sdonelan@redwoodbark.org.


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Summer of Love exhibit amuses with vibrant relics

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Tie-dye, protests, hippies and LSD: those might be some of the first things that come to mind when you think of the Summer of Love. Based in the San Francisco area, specifically the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, the Summer of Love occurred during the summer of 1967. A new exhibit at the de Young Museum celebrates its […]

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Clean Clothes Club combats sweatshops

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Look down at the shirt you are wearing. Where did it come from? Have you ever considered who made it? Was it sewed by a young girl forced to work long hours with little pay? Or maybe by a teenage boy trying to support his large family? According to junior Ali Janku, 97 percent of […]

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‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling’: Girls who code

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“A big part of my interest in [coding] was that I read an article that said there are no girls in AP Computer Science and I said you know what? I’ll be the one,” said sophomore Rivca Chaver, the only girl in the AP Computer Science class. It is a well-established trend at Redwood that […]

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Students partake in Women’s March SF

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The rain didn’t deter 100,000 people, including Redwood students, from peacefully marching through San Francisco on Saturday to show unification following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. The marchers were demonstrating for issues such as LGBTQ rights, civil rights, treatment of disabled people, immigration, climate change and women’s rights. This march was one of thousands […]

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Untold Stories from the Trailer Park

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Just around the corner from Redwood High School, The Marin RV Park is tucked between a popular shopping mall and marsh lands, leading most Marin residents to drive right by it almost daily. From their admiration of Airstream trailers to a transitional home, residents Denise Oberman, Blanche Lenin-Cruz, and Ron Martin provide insight into their […]

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The supreme job of nominating judges

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When most people think of the 2016 election, nominating judges to serve on the Supreme Court is not the first thing that comes to mind. They might first think about the insults thrown throughout the campaign or the craziness of the debates. However, appointing justices to serve on the Supreme Court is going to be […]

RATED FIVE STARS, M.H. Bread and Butter avocado toast had an addictive taste with an optimal amount of salt mixed into the blend.

Avocadon’t miss out: a toast to the best toast in the Bay Area

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What was once a health guru’s recipe has turned into your neighborhood restaurant’s most popular item. Avocado toast is the new kale chips, a healthy snack that is popular among Marin residents. However, the overwhelming availability can be daunting. Bark set out on a mission to find the best avocado toast in the Bay Area, […]

THE OUTSIDE WALL of Canal Alliance, an organization that helps immigrants living in Marin.

Residentes de Marín luchan para obtener tarjetas verdes

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Read in English “Cuando yo vine [a los Estados Unidos] tuve que pasar por muchos lugares diferentes en el camino. Tuve que dormir en el suelo. La habitación estaba fría. Y fue realmente, realmente duro,” dijo María. “María,” una estudiante de primer año que desea mantenerse anónima, creció en Honduras pero tuvo que venir a […]

THE OUTSIDE WALL of Canal Alliance, an organization that helps immigrants living in Marin.

Marin residents struggle to obtain green cards

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Read in Spanish “When I was coming [to the U.S.] I had to come to a lot of different places along the way. I had to sleep on the ground. The room was cold. And that was really, really hard,” Maria said. “Maria,” a freshman girl who wished to stay anonymous, grew up in Honduras, […]

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How happy are you?

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“I’m most happy when I’m lollygagging in class, drawing a pumpkin or something,” sophomore Michael Diamantes said. However, drawing pumpkins in class might not be the thing that makes everyone happy. According to a January 2016 Nonfiction survey taken by 10 percent of Redwood students, many factors may contribute to the happiness of Redwood students. […]