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Featured Opinion: Death Penalty

Featured Opinion: Death Penalty

Maddie Wall and Maddie Wall

November 10, 2016


Filed under Featured, Features, Opinion

In 1972, the California Supreme Court ruled that the death penalty was unconstitutional, only for it to be reinstated 6 years later. In 2012, Prop 32 would have repealed the death penalty in California, but was defeated. Although there hasn’t been an execution in California since 2006, California has the ...

Featured Opinions: Abortion

Featured Opinions: Abortion

Arya Guinney, Nell Mitchell, Sophia Venables and Nell Mitchell & Arya Guinney

November 10, 2016


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by Sophia Venables I am not a Republican, Democrat, or Independent. I support policies from both conservative and liberal platforms. The prominent liberal bias at Tam definitely influences the degree to which I voice my conservative views, particularly regarding abortion. I do not support a woman’s...

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Head Case: What Are You Giving Up to Play?

Adam Tolson

October 13, 2016


Filed under Featured, Features, Sports

Junior Trevor Lopez will never play competitive football again. Years of hard hits and gruesome blows to the head have taken their toll on Lopez, who has had a passion for the game ever since seventh grade. Up until now, football has been the centerpiece of Lopez’s life; to see it come to an end was...

Week in Pictures: Clubs

Week in Pictures: Clubs

Features

October 5, 2016


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Photos courtesy of Addy Ball

Dear Prospective Student…

Dear Prospective Student…

Glo Robinson and Samantha Locke

September 21, 2016


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Amal Hayat was a sophomore when her letter from Harvard came in the mail. “It’s [like] a muggle getting accepted into Hogwarts,” said Hayat, now a junior  about receiving a recruitment letter from her dream school, Harvard, encouraging her to apply when she was just a sophomore.  “You don...

Week in Pictures: Sports

Week in Pictures: Sports

Ethan Swope

September 14, 2016


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photos by Ethan Swope

The Lebanon Journals

The Lebanon Journals

Elizabet Nelson

June 3, 2016


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After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, my grandpa Norm invited my dad to travel there with him. Norm often visits places and organizations that he raises money for on Compassion Radio, a daily radio program, and he had never taken my dad to travel with him before. Although I had no clue where Haiti was, I ...

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

February 28, 2016


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At the Winter Rally on January 29, held in Gus Gym, the dance team and cheer squad performed, along with the Music Together program, a teacher dance team, and members of the boys' and girls' varsity basketball and soccer teams. Below are a selection of images from the rally. ...

Waldork

Waldork

James Finn

February 11, 2016


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Until I was 16 years old, I didn’t watch TV - my family didn’t own one. I’ve never played a video game. I didn’t know what “WiFi” was until I began high school, and I just created an Instagram account last fall as a senior. Until the end of eighth grade I attended a Waldorf school in San...

Torn Up: Analyzing Tam’s ACL Epidemic

Torn Up: Analyzing Tam’s ACL Epidemic

Piper Goeking

December 15, 2015


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  Don’t look down. Whether sprawled on the court or the turf on the field, the thought is the same: if you don’t look at the knee, then there’s no swelling. You won’t have heard the infamous pop all athletes dread. You’ll be able to stand on your own and run. Your season won’t be ove...

Across The Border

Across The Border

Elissa Asch

October 29, 2015


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Sophomore Mesgna Neghasi didn't know if he was about to be caught crossing the bridge and locked in jail for the rest of his life. He didn't know whether he would be able to sneak over the expanse of exposed road without being seen by the guards. All he knew was that he had no choice. Swallowing his...

Homecoming Rally 2015-2016

Homecoming Rally 2015-2016

Features Staff

October 28, 2015


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On October 2 Tam High held their annual homecoming rally at Mead Theatre. The events included lip syncs from each grade level, performances from dance team and cheer team, and games. Photo Courtesy of Tam Yearbook... // Powered by Cincopa Video Hosting for Business solution.Homecoming Rally 2015-2...

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