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Political Differences in Jackson Hole Help to Create a More Educated Student Body

Political Differences in Jackson Hole Help to Create a More Educated Student Body

Emma Talkoff

November 5, 2012


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The political culture at Tam is perhaps easily explained by geography–with 54.4 percent of Marin voters registered as Democrats, the county is the third most liberal in the state, after San Francisco and Alameda, according to information published by the Secretary of State. California is among “blue...

The Elephant in the Room: Close-mindedness in an Open Community

The Elephant in the Room: Close-mindedness in an Open Community

Sander Lutz & Aaron Newman

October 30, 2012


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Of 290 students randomly polled in a recent Tam News survey, 84.6 percent of those who identified with a political party defined themselves as Democrats, while 7.4 percent classified themselves as Republicans. This political imbalance, while skewed in comparison to the rest of the nation, should come as ...

The Adderall Black Market

Georgie Shaw

October 12, 2012


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June 13 is coming close and this can only mean summer is around the corner. However, first is the the infamous week of finals, where all the work and information you were supposed to learn this semester is now having you kneel to it’s feet begging for forgiveness for never paying attention in class....

Food for Thought: The Source, Nutrition and Sustainability of Your Lunch

Food for Thought: The Source, Nutrition and Sustainability of Your Lunch

Justin Schmidt

October 5, 2012


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Lunchtime. For many students, the freedom to choose where to eat and what to eat is of utmost importance. Students who eat at the Hungry Hawk are the final links in a chain that begins with nutrition requirements, budget considerations and a careful balance between environmental sustainability, go...

Tam students deck the halls for homecoming

Tam students deck the halls for homecoming

Emma Talkoff and Emma Talkoff

September 29, 2012


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Organized by ASB Leadership, Tam students decorated the hallways, using themes from this year's homecoming.

¡Que Viva La Vida! The life of Señor Cruz

¡Que Viva La Vida! The life of Señor Cruz

Emma Talkoff

May 10, 2012


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Almost half a century ago, a young man and his family received a massive stroke of luck: despite limited English, they were granted visas into the United States. On the edge of one of the biggest transitions in his life, the Bogotá, Colombia native sought financial stability, a chance at a higher education, and, he said, “like ev...

Spring Showcase Gallery

Spring Showcase Gallery

Kristie Lee and Kristie Lee

May 8, 2012


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Tam students from across all grade levels participated in the Spring Showcase Show at Mead Theater during tutorial on May 2. Some highlights from the showcase, included senior Tyler Parkerson's performance on the Mongolian horse fiddle and senior Tom Carvey's  break dancing performance. Photos by:...

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