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Breaking Through

Breaking Through

Ian Duncanson

May 22, 2019


Filed under Opinion

This is a public service announcement, made for you; the reader, the student, the teacher, the staff member, the parent. On May 22nd, 2019, Tam High will be having it’s “52nd” anniversary of Breakthrough day. The purpose is to spend two hours breaking past racial barriers and to come together a...

EDITORIAL: Beyond a Reasonable Drought

EDITORIAL: Beyond a Reasonable Drought

Tam News Staff

April 23, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The recent announcement that California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order to reduce California’s water use 25 percent was met by varying reactions from the Mill Valley community. Some of those reactions took the form of indignant refusal or plain apathy. People resented any small inconvenience...

The Monthly Hollumn

The Monthly Hollumn

Holly Parkin

February 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

We all know that agreeing with your family on every issue is a rare occurrence. The teenage years are the time when most of our opinions about politics, social issues, or really any other topic start to fully develop, and, just as they have been there to see us through every other stage of our lives,...

The Wrong Kind of Ally

The Wrong Kind of Ally

Mae Puckett

June 11, 2013


Filed under Opinion

If there’s one thing any queer teenager wants, it is support. We are coming out in a world dominated by straight people, and the last thing we want is to be alienated and isolated in a world that was not built for people like us. This is why we, as the LGBTQQA (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender,...

Sophomore Classes Set Out to Change the World

Sophomore Classes Set Out to Change the World

Haley Fretes

June 10, 2013


Filed under News

Since mid-April, the Chamberlin-Kurita-Ditz sophomore Core classes have been working on an assignment entitled “The Change-the-World Project” in which students are to identify an issue that they are intrigued by and try and help solve the problem. Students have a wide variety of topics they are addressing,...

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sam Allen

June 9, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Ever since she was a little girl, sophomore Taylor Bratton has had a fascination with the ocean and the magical creatures that dwell below its surface, especially sharks. Bratton has been actively trying to spread awareness of the current decline of shark populations due to overfishing. “From age seven,...

Get Off Your Butts, Armchair Activists!

Get Off Your Butts, Armchair Activists!

Aaron Newman

June 5, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Let’s assume it’s an average day. You’ve just arrived home after your slew of college-résumé-building extracurricular activities and, hoping to find a reason to procrastinate before starting up the steep hill of homework you’ve yet to climb, you do what many teens would after a long, productive...