Sam Warren Editor

Sam Warren is a junior sports editor on the Bark in his first year on the staff. He is also the starting varsity quarterback for Redwood's football team and plays baseball as well.

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“Life of the Party” livens up reality of college with improbable depiction

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With a title like “Life of the Party” and a familiar comedian like Melissa McCarthy, many expectations about the types of jokes and situations that will be found in the film arise as one enters the theater. McCarthy is known for her often buttoned-up and seemingly innocent characters, who experience a massive change or problem […]

Traveling to Pyeongchang, junior Nathaniel Kuffner stands beside the Olympic hockey rink during a match at the 2018 Winter Olympics

Junior Nathaniel Kuffner wanders the world for the Winter Olympics

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Most families enjoy the Winter Olympics snuggled up on their couch with the television displaying the action happening on the other side of the planet—Olympians pushing themselves to their limit, trying to earn coveted medals for their country’s honor. However, this scenario is not the case for junior Nathaniel Kuffner and his family. Every four […]


Celebrating Earth Day every day

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The Bark’s Remarks explored how people stay environmentally conscious all year long. You can find this podcast and more by visiting the Redwood Bark on Soundcloud.


Let’s appreciate the Olympics as a time for cultural recognition

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When the first Olympic Games were held in 776 B.C. in Olympia, Greece, the event was as much a religious celebration as it was an athletic competition. There was no running, jumping or throwing involved in the religious festival held to honor the Greek divinity. As the years passed, events were added to honor the […]

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Why Thursday Night Football is killing the NFL

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Football is a physical sport. It’s a known fact that with the constant pushing, shoving and tackling the sport entails, there are bound to be injuries. The ongoing study of concussions in football players has been an issue that has sparked heated discussion in the NFL for years. But  hundreds of players also suffer muscular […]


Who will be crowned champion of College Football?

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Without a doubt, this year’s college football season has been entertaining to watch. From the high-flying hurdles of Penn State’s Saquon Barkley and the spectacular scrambles of Louisville’s Lamar Jackson, to the thunderous touchdown throws made by Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield from Oklahoma, this college football season has been one of the most electrifying […]

Passing to his teammate, teacher Joe Stewart has been playing ultimate frisbee for 25 years.

Stewart goes farm to field in ultimate frisbee

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Sustainable Agriculture and AP Environmental Science teacher Joe Stewart spends most of his school day helping students understand concepts of ecological farming on the “SustAg” farm or in the classroom. But after school, he partakes in a different activity, one involving just a disk and a patch of grass. On Wednesday evenings and Sunday mornings, […]

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To tweet or not to tweet: why sports teams cannot ban social media

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What is free speech? In a literal sense, it can be defined as the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint. In our constitution, it is established that “Congress shall make no law prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the […]

Tamiscal student Rachel Shindelus (poster top left) and former Redwood student Haley Bjursten (poster top mid-left) used the Summer of Love poster contest as an opportunity to voice their opinions on world problems through art.

Summer of Love Youth Poster Contest provides outlet for students’ opinions

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This summer, the first ever Summer of Love Youth Poster Contest was established in Marin by Bruce Burtch, an avid community volunteer and entrepreneur. The competition allowed teenagers aged 12 to 18 to express their opinions and messages about current world problems to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic social movement of 1967, where […]

Junior Stevie Gould preparing to return a serve in the Tiburon Challenger

Junior makes history despite falling short in the Tiburon Challenger

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Five years ago, junior Stevie Gould was idolizing the players at the Tiburon Challenger as a ballboy. But this year, it was his turn to take the court. “Playing was a surreal experience,” Gould said. “Not too long ago, I was asking players for autographs and watching them play. Now, little kids are asking for […]