The Tam News

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

Body and Mind: Understanding Eating Disorders

By Bridget Lowry & Mae Puckett

May 27, 2014

“The first time my mom realized that something was wrong was when I came home from school and I fainted on the porch. She was like, ‘Okay, let’s take you to the doctor.’ So that’s how it all started,” Jenna said. “I [would get] up really early, [and have] breakfast by myself. I didn’t...

Artist of the Issue: Henna Arvind

Artist of the Issue: Henna Arvind

By Bridget Lowry

April 22, 2014

Senior Henna Arvind doesn’t remember exactly when her obsession with nail art began. “I remember always being a fan of having my nails painted when I was a little kid,” Arvind said. “I started by buying a bunch of stickers and kind of experimenting with that, and then I got tools and then ...

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...

The Case For Athletic Recruitment

The Case For Athletic Recruitment

By Bridget Lowry

November 24, 2013

Many seniors are turning their attention to the college admissions process, and a few have already committed to a college through sports recruitments. Some people view this as “cheating” the college application process and believe that people should be admitted to college based purely on academic...

Hawk Talk: Government Shutdown

Hawk Talk: Government Shutdown

By Bridget Lowry

October 23, 2013

The federal government shut down September 30 at midnight due to Congress’s failure to come to a consensus on a national budget. Many Republicans insisted that any budget passed include provisions to defund or delay the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, that went into effect regardless...

Tam Students Compete in Mountain Bike Nationals

Tam Students Compete in Mountain Bike Nationals

October 3, 2013

Sophomore Clayton Puckett and fellow mountain biker Skyler Taylor, who rode for Tam from 2009 to 2012, raced to impressive finishes at the National Cycling Championships in Pennsylvania this summer. Puckett earned third place in the Junior 15-16 Super D race (a mixture of cross country and downhill)...

District Establishes New Advisory Board

District Establishes New Advisory Board

By Sonja Hutson

June 12, 2013

In the wake of the March debate that ended in the continuation of the Team program, the Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) is assembling an Alternative Programming Advisory Committee to “work collaboratively over the course of the 2013-2014 school year to develop measurable criteria by which...