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Humans of Tam: It’s not like I’m reassured

Humans of Tam: It’s not like I’m reassured

Kennedy Cook and Christopher Giron

April 18, 2019


Filed under Featured, Features, Humans of Tam

Humans of Tam features anonymous students and snippets of their voices and experiences. "I definitely think that if I didn’t smoke weed I would do more homework, and be more motivated to have good grades. I smoke almost every morning before school and between most classes because it makes it m...

3D Printers Offer Academic Opportunities

3D Printers Offer Academic Opportunities

Dom Quaranta

October 31, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Tam’s Engineering Club has nearly assembled a 3D printer and is just “working out some bugs,” according to junior Nathaniel Knopf. The parts of Tam’s printer were themselves printed using a 3D printer at the Intel Computer Clubhouse in San Rafael, which offers free resources and classes for middle...

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

Sarah Asch and Markita Schulman

October 24, 2013


Filed under Features

Senior Lauren Killingsworth grew up in a household where gender did not determine her interests. “For me, growing up with two brothers, basically all I played with was legos and construction toys [...] which might be why I’m more interested in science and math,” Killingsworth said. Because her...

Balancing Academics and Athletics

Balancing Academics and Athletics

Riley Kuffner

October 3, 2013


Filed under Sports

  Athletics and academics play an important role in defining the student body, as over 50 percent of Tam students participate in a sport after school. Both take up a lot of time and, in students’ busy lives, there is not a lot of time to spare. For this reason, athletics and academics ar...

The Final Opportunity

The Final Opportunity

Riley Kuffner

June 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It is the end of the year and grades are on the line. Most students are sitting at home, stressing over their final assessments, worried of failure. But I look over my math binder, the units where I excelled and the ones I failed, and see an opportunity. An opportunity to redeem myself, to learn and...

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