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Freedom to Speak: A Look at Religion at Tam

Freedom to Speak: A Look at Religion at Tam

Hannah Yerington

March 19, 2013


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Junior Connie Chong grabs her backpack and walks out of the classroom with her friend, who turns to her. “Hey Connie, wanna have lunch together?” she asks. Connie shakes her head. “Sorry, I have Christian club,” she says, shrugging. “Oh,” her friend says, giving her a strange look. “They...

To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

Sarah Asch

February 14, 2013


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  On a foggy night several years ago, Sergeant Kevin Briggs faced an unusual problem on the Golden Gate Bridge. As a California Highway Patrolman who works in the area, one of Briggs’s many duties is to respond to calls from or regarding incidents on the Golden Gate Bridge, including potential...

Tam Functions Bring Fun, Destruction

Tam Functions Bring Fun, Destruction

Daniel Carroll and Jake Isola-Henry

January 12, 2013


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On Friday and Saturday nights many Tam students choose to remain above the influence and have quiet evenings, participating in activities like going to the movies or spending quality time with their family. But perhaps a larger number of kids take the less innocent route on nights like these. A junio...

Bridging the Gap: Tam Students Explore the Road Less Traveled

Bridging the Gap: Tam Students Explore the Road Less Traveled

Markita Schulman & Aidan Hersh and Markita Schulman & Aidan Hersh

December 20, 2012


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“The Global Hobo” is a blog kept by 2012 Tam graduate Ania Boryslawska detailing her year off from traditional education. “I’m eighteen years old and have an insatiable hunger for something. Something that I felt college couldn’t deliver. Not yet at least,” Boryslawska writes in an introduction...

Life According to Arman: Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Life According to Arman: Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Billie Mandlebaum

December 4, 2012


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Like most teenage boys, Arman Noorani enjoys playing video games. He counts “Battlefield 3” and “Borderlands 2” among his favorites. He even has his own YouTube channel, “armann539”, where he posts video commentaries of himself playing the games. But for Noorani, video games are not just...

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