The Tam News

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

Mock Trial Takes Fifth at State Competition

Camille Morgan

April 10, 2015


Filed under News

The mock trial team took fifth place in this year’s Mock Trial State Championship competition in Riverside, California. The competition followed the team’s 20th consecutive win at county and was met with a great deal of excitement. “I couldn’t be more proud of the way the team performed at...

Urban Machismo and the Female Perspective

Urban Machismo and the Female Perspective

Camille Morgan

March 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

“Machismo” is a sense of strong and aggressive masculine pride. Having family in Argentina, I’ve spent a lot of time in the country, and have had many opportunities to see this exact phenomenon in action. Men who have “machismo” exhibit alpha male characteristics and this concept dictates many...

Put Your Money Where Your Playlist Is

Put Your Money Where Your Playlist Is

Camille Morgan

February 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion

In the morning, as I shuffle out of my house in a desperate attempt to get a spot in the back parking lot, I jam my phone into my car’s speaker and press shuffle on a playlist containing the works of about six or seven different rappers. Usually I’m much too frantic or exhausted to even understand th...

“Laggies” Does Not Lag

“Laggies” Does Not Lag

Camille Morgan

December 17, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Starring the well-known and universally recognized Keira Knightley and Chloe Grace Moretz, Laggies is a cheerfully wise comedy about Megan, an unemployed 28 year-old undergoing a quarter-life crisis. After her boyfriend proposes, Megan panics and escapes for a week, hiding in the home of a new and much...

AIM Receives New Mac Pros

AIM Receives New Mac Pros

Camille Morgan

November 18, 2014


Filed under News

The Academy of Integrated Humanities and New Media (AIM) program recently received more than 20 of the latest Mac Pro computers. The computers were installed November 7 and will provide students with access to the latest and most functional technology. The new computers have a longer lifespan and higher...

Hostess for the Grossest

Hostess for the Grossest

Camille Morgan

October 24, 2014


Filed under Opinion

“We’re looking for someone who’s good with people and a solid multi-tasker.” These were the words uttered by John, my new manager, a six-foot tall middle-aged man with extremely white teeth sporting a blue button-down. At the time of this job interview, I distinctly remember thinking t...

The Fault in Our Fiction

The Fault in Our Fiction

Camille Morgan

October 2, 2014


Filed under Opinion

It often seems like I can’t browse the aisles of any bookstore or “Young Adult” reading section without cringing. The magenta spines and cerulean blue covers seem to scream, “I have no substance!” These books are titled using a rather limited word bank, often using solely an adjecti...