It Happens Here: Rape at Tam

It Happens Here: Rape at Tam

Elissa Asch, Maddie Asch, & Kennedy Cook

March 9, 2017


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When junior Barbara woke up, she had no memory of having had sex during a party the night before. “It wasn't even anybody who I wouldn't have [hooked up] with sober… [But] it was...uncomfortable to know that they were comfortable going through with it,” Barbara said. “...I must have been like...

Featured Opinions: Gun Control

Featured Opinions: Gun Control

Zoe Wynn

November 10, 2016


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We must have stricter gun laws. This includes banning the use of assault rifles, and increasing control and background checks when selling gun. Unfortunately, for many people and politicians today this is too progressive. Ever since I can remember there have been mass shootings that have surrounded ...

Featured Opinions: Dakota Access Pipeline

Featured Opinions: Dakota Access Pipeline

Raqshan Khan

November 10, 2016


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The Dakota Access Pipeline, also known as a the Bakken pipeline, would snake 1,172 miles through parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, and Illinois, transporting nearly 570,000 barrels of crude oil per day from the rich oil fields North Dakota to a storage facility in Patoka, Illinois. The constructi...

Featured Opinions: Homelessness

Featured Opinions: Homelessness

Emma Steinberg

November 10, 2016


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I cannot comprehend how one can support either candidate this year when they both fail to tackle the issue of homelessness in America. Living near a big city like San Francisco and often visiting relatives in urban areas such as New York City and Chicago, I am constantly exposed to the ever expanding h...

Featured Opinions: Immigration

Featured Opinions: Immigration

Nicole Anisgard Parra

November 10, 2016


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In this year’s presidential election, there could have hardly been a larger divide between the candidates than their stances on immigration. President-Elect Trump’s policies called for the building of a wall on the Mexican border, immigration bans, and massive deportations nationwide. The most drastic ch...

Featured Opinions: Foreign Policy

Featured Opinions: Foreign Policy

Mary Overton and Mary Overton

November 10, 2016


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Donald Trump, as of January 20, 2017, will be sworn into the White House as the 45th President of the United States of America. In office, he will have to make decisions for our county regarding not only the public, but also our allies and our foreign policies. What is it that Mr. Trump will do in regar...

Featured Opinion: Death Penalty

Featured Opinion: Death Penalty

Maddie Wall and Maddie Wall

November 10, 2016


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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...

Possible Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Dipsea Cafe’s Place

Possible Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Dipsea Cafe’s Place

Maddie Asch

August 24, 2016


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John Siotos, owner of the Dipsea Cafe in Tam Valley, announced on the community website, NextDoor, that the Dipsea cafe would be closing, and in its place, he hopes to open a medical marijuana dispensary on August 15. In December of last year the County of Marin passed an ordinance allowing up to fo...

Novato Shooting Leaves One Dead

Raqshan Khan

June 3, 2016


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On May 26, two students from Novato High School were attacked. Suffering from gunshot and stab wounds, 17-year-old Edwin Guerra passed away due to his injuries and Llefferson Diaz was severely wounded. The Marin County Sheriff’s Office said the teens involved in the case lived in San Rafael but at...

What Goes Unnoticed: My Struggle With Depression

James Finn

June 3, 2016


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For most students, waking up in the morning is a chore. Hearing a blaring iPhone alarm at 7:00 in the morning instantly makes most teenagers irritable. But for me, and for the other 3 million Americans who struggle with depression, getting out of bed is one of many daily tasks that takes on another le...

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