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An original Illustration by Pace Buchan intertwines the towns homey logo with its low diversity

San Anselmo’s lack of diversity not an accident

Kaden Brastow, Reporter December 19, 2019

Any student at Drake is well aware of the demographics. Walking through the corridors, the homogeneity of the student body is distinct.    “We have a very homogenous culture because of our...

‘TikTok’ takes social media throne

Kaden Brastow, Reporter December 16, 2019

Has a new heir risen to take the place of popular video app “Vine” after its discontinuation by Twitter three years ago? TikTok is a video-sharing app, launched in 2017 by Chinese developer “ByteDance.”...

The Holmberg brothers preform at Sweetwater Concert for the Cure on August 28, 2019.

Drake brothers band together

Emily Cardwell, News and Sports Editor December 10, 2019

Among the many friendly faces at Drake High School, senior Ray Holmberg and freshman Paul Holmberg stand out. One thing in particular that makes these siblings original is their band.  After playing...

Drake students pose for a picture during a PALS lunch activity

Students show support, make new “PALS”

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief December 9, 2019

Every month, over one hundred students come together to create bonds that will last throughout high school. In The Partners At Lunch (PALS) club, students with and without disabilities address misconceptions...

Students leaving the Saunders parking lot for lunch by foot and car.

Students rush off campus for lunch, spend a whopping amount of money

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2019

It’s lunchtime and students flood out of their classrooms, making their way to the parking lot to their cars or walking to nearby restaurants. Instead of staying on campus, many venture out to downtown...

A United Markets grocery isle stands bare during Marin County’s power outage.

County wide power outages fueled by climate change 

Melissa Auchard, Editor in Chief November 11, 2019

From Saturday, October 26 until Wednesday, Oct. 30, Marin County’s rolling hills, usually glittered with lights from million dollar homes, stood dark and lonely.  Street lights no longer displayed...

One of the wooden play structures in Memorial Park on October 17th, 2018

Community rejects measure to restore local park 

Sarah Barsky, Opinion Editor November 11, 2019

The community voted “no” on Measure M, a  proposition to restore local park on Tuesday, November 5th. The decision came after a long dispute on whether to leave Memorial Park as it is or to repair...

New recycling initiative suffers from lack of awareness 

Kaden Brastow and Jack Reuter November 7, 2019

As the severity of global warming rises, national concern has been drawn to the effectiveness of the US recycling systems. Composting and conscious recycling are more important now than ever. An alliance...

District abandons rubber turf, health risks remain unclear

Kaden Brastow, Reporter November 7, 2019

For years the Tam District community has been using fields that allegedly pose serious health risks. Is this true, and is there a better option?  After installing a non-toxic cork-based infill on several...

Zero-Waste movement influences Marin businesses

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief October 31, 2019

As climate change and pollution issues become more dire, some local businesses are taking the lead to reduce plastic waste by offering sustainable options and suggesting ways that the community can also...

 Spirit themes for Homecoming week and dance on the chalkboard outside the Student Center.

New homecoming week events hope to include more students

Samantha Parr, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2019
“We are not going to be selling tickets at the door because that is what led to the line being too slow,” Seabury said. 

New School Year Brings Big Changes to Small Learning Communities

Alice Simenstad, Lifestyle Editor October 3, 2019

Over the next year, the entire small learning community (SLC) system at Drake will be overhauled to provide better opportunities for all students.                                         According...

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