Culture

Sophomore Niklas Korn rappels down a steep cliff.

Reaching new heights: Students capture their adventures through film and photography

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Before sophomore Harrison Segal began rock climbing, he assumed the activity was “something for people with a death wish.” He can’t believe that he and his friends, a group that calls themselves the California Climbers, are now the ones spending their spare time hanging off the side of a cliff for fun. The climbing group […]

Weekly visits to the Islamic Center of Oakland have helped junior Nura Laqta maintain her faith

Non-believers: our generation’s religious decline

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When asked what religion I identify as, all I can do is shrug and say that I don’t know. Growing up I attended Sunday School sporadically until I stopped completely around third grade. My parents didn’t take us to church, and religion has never been part of our family dynamic. Although sometimes I wish I […]

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GOP policy increases demand for sexual health services

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As controversy about Planned Parenthood has peaked in the last few weeks, many Redwood students have voiced their opinions about access to sexual health services. The options students have regarding these services may depend on the actions of the GOP in coming months. On Jan. 5, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced that the […]

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College counselors help students make tough decisions

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College counselor Linda Perrella says that college applications can be considered as a whole new class during a senior’s first semester. Oftentimes, students and families hire college counselors to help guide them through the process. College counselors typically help aide students with a variety of aspects including creating a list of colleges, filling out applications, […]

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Wiggins dances through life

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Junior Victoria Wiggins has been dancing all her life. For her, it is a source of energy, making it hard to keep herself from making a move when she hears music. Wiggins, who moved to Marin last school year, primarily dances hip-hop. Her skills don’t just come from the studio—as of now, she isn’t taking […]

Bending over to lace up his Yeezy's, senior Aaron Gold's passion for unique sneakers has lead his to discover an entire, little-known industry

Reselling merchandise is both a passion and and industry

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Even senior Aaron Gold’s friends don’t understand his passion for buying and reselling limited edition shoes. They think it’s as simple as buying some sneakers and then selling them off for more than they’re worth. For Gold, however, shoe resale is both a lucrative business and an enthralling hobby. “‘You must be some spoiled kid […]

According to EPA.Gov, the Norway Rat is the most commonly found rodent in the United States.

Rodents at Redwood

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Students and teachers aren’t the only ones roaming these halls. According to Redwood custodians and other personnel, rodents have established their presence on campus. “I’m not an expert, but I’ve seen both [rats and mice], probably more mice than rats,” said Lead Custodian Tim Mullery. “Sometimes they’re brand new babies and the biggest one I’ve […]

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Enlisting despite perceptions

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Following his graduation this June, senior Peter Cline is intent upon becoming a United States Army Ranger, a prestigious position that is obtained after months of rigorous training and assessment at Fort Benning, the large-capacity Army Base located in Georgia. “I’ll go to boot camp for 14 weeks, then I’ll go to Airborne for six weeks, […]

Traveling the country as a stand-up comedian, Maz Jobrani addresses subjects ranging from fatherhood to Islamophobia in his routines.

Avenue of Giants inductees hail from diverse fields

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The recently announced Redwood distinguished alumni class of 2017 was honored alongside the alumni class of 2016 on Friday Mar. 3 at the Avenue of Giants banquet hosted at the McInnis Club House Restaurant. This year’s class of 2017 inductees represent a diverse array of talent in a variety of industries including entertainment, geology and […]

POSING IN A school photo, Tepovich received a fellowship at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Tepovich gains broader experience through fellowship at Federal Reserve

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Many students may know Ann Tepovich as the AP European History or the AP Economics teacher. What they may not be aware of is that starting in January, Tepovich was selected out of thousands of applicants to receive a fellowship with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, one of 12 District Federal Reserve banks […]