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The newly designed Apple Earpods are a great improvement on the previous model, with better sound quality and comfort.

Earpods: The New Standard

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Alongside the iPhone 5, Apple also released it’s completely redesigned headphones on September 12. The headphones, called Earpods, deliver superb sound quality in a comfortable package. Don’t let the alien-like design be deceiving. The most noticeable thing about Earpods is their comfort. They’re quite a change from the painful previous generation that nobody used. Even […]

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Noises Off play to open this week

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Redwood’s Advanced Drama class is kicking off this school year with a light farce, Noises Off. The play is a humorous look into the chaotic world of theater. “It’s essentially a play within a play,” said director Britt Block. “The story is about a group of actors attempting to put on a play and encountering […]

This walkathon, organized by Great Strides, aims to raise money for research on Cystic Fibrosis.

Freshman raises money, awareness of sister’s disease

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Rather than sit and watch her younger sister struggle with a life-threatening disease, freshman Kayla Rose jumped in to join the fight. 11-year-old Katie Rose was born with Cystic Fibrosis, a disease in which thick mucus builds up in one’s lungs and pancreas and interferes with the body’s ability to digest and use proteins. Treatment […]

Senior Maddie Bell recently released her first single, "Hearts Apart," on ITunes with a full length album to follow soon.

Senior releases original single on iTunes

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After being inspired by the original music of a friend, senior Maddie Bell was determined to follow in his footsteps. The result is an original single that Bell recently released on iTunes called “Hearts Apart,” as well as a cover of Fairytale by Sara Bareilles available on her Soundcloud account. For Bell, the beginning of […]

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Gallery: Ecology class heads to Slide Ranch

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Ecology classes took their annual field trip to Slide Ranch in Muir Beach, on Wednesday. Slide Ranch is a non-profit farm devoted to teaching students and community members about agriculture and organic practices.

Cleat Repeat 4 Kids collects new and used cleats and sporting equipment for under privileged youth throughout Marin.

Got cleats? Seniors recycle athletic shoes for charity

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Inspired by the required 10 hours of volunteer work that they had to complete their freshman year, seniors Jack Quinn, Will Bryson, and David Murray created Cleat Repeat 4 Kids. Cleat Repeat 4 Kids collects new and used sporting shoes and sports equipment and donates what they collect to local organizations such as the Canal […]

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Young world travelers land in Marin

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Many students have proudly lived in Marin for their entire lives. But for a few, Northern California is just the newest place they can call home. This year, 13 students came to Redwood from all around the world, hailing from nine different countries. Sophomore Sebastian William Nee arrived from Panama eight months ago, but the […]

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Face-to-Face: Should teens be judged for their online pages?

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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 senior Kenza Salem and junior Max Gerstman. The issue: Should colleges be allowed to view your […]

SENIORS KENDALL FULTON and Joe Gray and juniors Cade Groesbeck and Julian Goldman use a variety of social media forums, including Instagram and Twitter, to complete assignments in Morris’ Essay Exposition class.

#ModernLearning: Teachers integrate technology, social media into the classroom

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As the bell rings to signify the start of class, most teachers kindly remind students to turn off their phones and put them away. But to make class time more valuable, deliver information immediately, and spice up lesson plans, teachers have made moves to bring technology into their classrooms. English teacher Cheryl Morris has introduced […]

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Seniors build different paths toward a musical future

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One hones her voice at the San Francisco Conservatory. One broadcasts his melodies to hundreds of viewers on YouTube. One strums his ukulele at open mics. Three musicians are set apart from the student body because they have their own, individual paths envisioned toward creating a musical future. Seniors Jordan Moore-Butler, Gideon Elson, and Camille […]