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Mock Trial: Cult, Club, and Representatives of Tam

Mock Trial: Cult, Club, and Representatives of Tam

Emily Spears and Caroline Herdman

March 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Dear Tam (a message from Mock Trial’s Captains) “Mock trial forgets that they’re a club … again.” That was The Tam News’ response to the mock trial team winning our state competition last year. As I’m sure everyone is aware, mock trial is technically a club. We receive no fundi...

Snap This

Snap This

Lola Leuterio, Emily Spears

January 12, 2018


Filed under Features

It’s 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. A Tam student is throwing up on the bathroom floor at a party, unaware that cameras are rolling. The student, who requested anonymity, described how it felt to wake up to that video on Snapchat. “There’s a video of me throwing up and people bring it up and just...

Marin’s Obsession with Dogs

Marin’s Obsession with Dogs

Emily Spears

October 17, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Why is it that people LOVE dogs so much?  I was wondering this the other day as I snuggled with my 1-year-old puppy named Cleo (who I guess isn’t really a puppy anymore). Is it the way they bark and jump on strangers the second they come to your door? Or how they jump up on the table and eat all the...

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Girls Swimming Wins MCALs

Emily Spears

June 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The girls’ swim team won their first Marin County Athletic League (MCAL) championship in school history on May 6 and 7 at Redwood High School. The team, led by coach Brittney Boyd, competed against Redwood, Drake, Terra Linda, and Marin Catholic. “It was so exciting, everyone was crying because they were so ...

In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features

By Emily Spears As high school students, we like to believe that we are present thinkers, that we are experts at living in the moment and being effortlessly spontaneous. By posting “candid” photos of ourselves on Instagram, and making “phone piles” at parties, we convince ourselves that we a...

The Teacher Club

The Teacher Club

Emily Spears

March 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

When we think of cliques, we think about high school students. But what about high school teachers? Many students at Tam are caught up in their own lives, oblivious to the social web created by the adults on campus. Students may be surprised to hear that the very same people who map out the periodic...