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Here But Not Heard

Here But Not Heard

Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, and Danielle Egan

May 16, 2016


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While the Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA) was working to designate new, gender-neutral bathrooms, the unaffiliated Gender Alliance Club was putting up signs on school bathrooms saying that anyone who identified as female could use the female bathrooms, and anyone who identified as male could...

Hearing in Color

Hearing in Color

Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva, Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva, and Franny Kiles and Blake Villanueva

March 28, 2016


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For Tam News reporter Morgan Pinney, the number three is green and adventurous. When paired with the wholesome, genuine number eight, it becomes 38, which has a distinct personality within her mind. Pinney, along with senior Elodie Townsend and sophomore Lexi Stern, have synesthesia,  a neurological ...

SAGA Pushes for Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

SAGA Pushes for Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

December 14, 2015


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The Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) club is pushing to implement a gender-neutral bathroom system starting this school year. SAGA plans to designate one bathroom on campus as gender neutral and to create signage to indicate that it is available. SAGA co-president Amara Radetsky believes that cr...

Bisexual Visibility Day

Bisexual Visibility Day

Dahlia Zail

October 16, 2015


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Tam students participated in the National Bisexual Visibility Day on September 24. The event was run by the Tam High Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA). The purpose of this day was to highlight biphobia, an aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals, a...

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)

Claire Donohue & Marina Furbush

June 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Junior Elodie Townsend is a catcher and co-captain of the softball team. She has been playing baseball and softball for 13 years and recently commited to Wellesley University for softball. Q: How did you first get into softball? A: My whole family is obsessed with baseball. That is the definitiv...

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

Sports Recap: Week of 5/11

May 20, 2015


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VARSITY SOFTBALL WALKS OFF AGAINST TERRA LINDA The varsity softball team beat Terra Linda 3-2 on May 11, bringing their overall record to 12-7 and their MCAL league record to 7-6. They walked-off in extra innings, when sophomore Sophia Venables had the game-winning RBI when she was walked with the ba...

Juniors Take Smarter Balance Tests

Juniors Take Smarter Balance Tests

Jordan Blackburn & Misha Krivoruchko

May 18, 2015


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Tam juniors took the new Smarter Balanced tests April 28 through May 1. The Smarter Balanced Assessment System “utilizes computer-adaptive tests and performance tasks that allow students to show what they know and are able to do,” according to the California Department of Education website. The test...

Leadership Holds Clothing Drive in Honor of Leelah Alcorn

Leadership Holds Clothing Drive in Honor of Leelah Alcorn

Marina Furbush

April 23, 2015


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Leadership held a clothing drive from March 30 to April 10 in honor of Leelah Alcorn, a transgender teen who lived in Ohio who committed suicide in December 2014. Students could deposit lightly-used clothing into bins located around campus. Junior Sadie Munter, a member of Leadership who helped lead...

GSA Begins Revitalization Efforts

GSA Begins Revitalization Efforts

Kendall Lafranchi

November 18, 2014


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Tam’s Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) Club held its first meeting of the new school year in math teacher Margie Brindley’s room on October 22. The club is looking for a revitalization after a lack of participation last year. Three new co-presidents, juniors Amara Radetsky, Cameron Creath, and Elodie...

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