The Tam News

Hawk Talk: Is Day of Silence Effective?

Hawk Talk: Is Day of Silence Effective?

By Chris Yip

May 23, 2013

Tam’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) club held its annual Day of Silence Event on May 3, honoring those in the LBGTQ community who feel they must keep their identities hidden. Students were invited to wear the purple “Day of Silence” shirts sold by GSA and commit to a full day of not speaking. Below...

Photo Gallery and Video: Spring Showcase Rally Features Tam Talent

Photo Gallery and Video: Spring Showcase Rally Features Tam Talent

By Morgana Sidhom

May 15, 2013

The annual Spring Showcase on May 3 included an acapella group performance and a funk rock fusion set, as well as a moment of silence honoring the GSA’s Day of Silence, which took place concurrently.   ...

Students support Gay-Straight Alliance in Day of Silence

Students support Gay-Straight Alliance in Day of Silence

By Anna Vandergriff

May 10, 2012

A number of Tam students participated in the Day of Silence to conclude Rainbow Week on May 4. Both events put on by the Gay-Straight Alliance. "The Day of Silence," said Foreign Language teacher Brian Zailian, "is a day when our school community has the opportunity to acknowledge and support those studen...

Gay Straight Alliance plans Day of Silence for May 4th

Gay Straight Alliance plans Day of Silence for May 4th

By Billy Butler

April 4, 2012

The Gay-Straight Alliance club will be putting on a Day of Silence on Friday, May 4th in order to raise awareness to the silencing effect of anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) bullying and harassment in schools. On that day, students will be asked to take a vow of silence in order...

Tam’s GSA hosts Day of Silence

Tam’s GSA hosts Day of Silence

June 11, 2011

The 15th annual Day of Silence was honored on Friday, May 13, as supporters of gay rights remained silent the whole day to protest the bullying and harassment faced by gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students. “The silence is to simulate what it would be like to keep secret who you tr...