The Tam News

EDITORIAL: Dreams Deferred

September 22, 2017

DACA, an Obama-era immigration policy may be revoked. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, commonly known as DACA, was an executive order put in place in 2012 by the Obama administration. DACA protects immigrants that arrived in the United States before the age of 16 and who’ve lived in the states...

Congressional Candidate Visits Tam

Congressional Candidate Visits Tam

By Megan Butt

June 3, 2016

On May 16, congressional candidate and Marin County native Erin Schrode visited campus. She attended Marin Academy in San Rafael, before graduating from New York University. Eleven years ago, Schrode founded her own nonprofit, Turning Green, which encouraged high school students to fight broken polici...

Picus Prepares for Primaries

Picus Prepares for Primaries

By James Finn and James Finn

June 3, 2016

Resource teacher Preston Picus, who is running for a seat in the U.S. Congress’s 12th District representing the San Francisco area, is preparing for the June 7 California congressional primaries. Picus is running as an independent against Democrat Nancy Pelosi, Republican Bob Miller, and Green Par...

Picus Enters the Political Arena

Picus Enters the Political Arena

By James Finn

September 21, 2015

It’s certainly rare to come across anyone who has written three books, competed as a professional martial arts fighter, worked as a wrestling and football coach, given lectures on cognitive physics, witnessed the carnage wreaked during hurricane Katrina, can bench-press 315 pounds, and has earned a...