The Tam News

Table Dedicated to Tam Alumni Eleanor and Ralph Tierney

Table Dedicated to Tam Alumni Eleanor and Ralph Tierney

By Marina Furbush

November 17, 2016

Tam unveiled a new table in honor of Eleanor Tierney, and her late husband Ralph Tierney, who met at Tam in the 1940s. The ceremony took place on November 16, Eleanor’s 90th birthday. "I'm so impressed that all of you turned out and showed up to honor my husband and myself and to bring back won...

The Cereal: Ann Killion

The Cereal: Ann Killion

By Daniel Zwiebach

May 1, 2014

The minute Tam Newsies began handing out the new issue of the Tam News, they were bombarded with students who couldn’t wait to read The Cereal. This was a typical scene every single month since Ann Killion began her column. Students could read about the party they crashed, the story behind the new graf...

Alumni Association to Fix Tam Clock

Alumni Association to Fix Tam Clock

By Bridget Lowry

December 14, 2013

The alumni association plans to fix the Wood Hall clock tower beginning on December 20 with completion planned for January 8. The clock has not kept time for more than 50 years, and the three separate clock faces are rarely in sync. George Cagwin, president of the alumni association, believes that...

Students Organize Benefit Concert for Steven Rodriguez

Students Organize Benefit Concert for Steven Rodriguez

By Ethan Lawrence

October 23, 2013

A benefit concert for Tam alumnus Steven Rodriguez (class of 2011) will take place at the Sweetwater Music Hall in downtown Mill Valley on November 26 at 7 p.m. The concert is organized by friends of Rodriguez and seniors Devon Lawrence and Rachael Ferm. Rodriguez was diagnosed with a rare type of...

EDITORIAL: The Injustice of Tradition

By Staff

April 24, 2013

Ever since the Red-Tailed Hawk became the mascot in 1989, a small group has advocated bringing the old “Indian” mascot back. There’s no question as to whether the old mascot was offensive; every Native American interviewed in this month’s feature thought the mascot’s portrayal was degrading....

New Supervisor and Alumnus Fills Wil’s Vacancy

New Supervisor and Alumnus Fills Wil’s Vacancy

By Maddie Elias

December 15, 2012

Jonathan Page arrived at Tam on November 29 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of former campus supervisor Wil Owens earlier this year. Page is a Class of 1992 Tam graduate with 20 years of experience working with students. Page has taught elementary school physical education classes,...

Vietnam veterans and alumni return to Tam

June 5, 2010

When Donald Smith, a Tam alumnus and former varsity softball coach, arrived in Vietnam to begin his duties as a soldier, showers of enemy rockets confronted him. As soon as the plane had landed, Smith was running for his life towards the safety of the base he had just seen for the first time. Read More »...