Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Maire Hogan

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes that idea and runs with it. To be precise, he runs a marathon with it, stops to carbo load, then keeps...

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

Teacher Speaks Out About Alleged Sexual Harassment in TUHSD

Madeline Asch and Marie Hogan

February 6, 2018


Filed under News

Tam teacher Eva Rieder spoke at the February 6 Tamalpais Union High School District [TUHSD] board meeting following allegations voiced by Redwood math teacher Jessica Crabtree at the January 23 TUHSD board meeting that TUHSD has a pattern of dismissing cases of sexual harassment perpetrated by mal...

By the Book

By the Book

Marie Hogan

November 15, 2017


Filed under Features

When White House chief of staff John Kelly said that “the lack of an ability to compromise led to the Civil War” in an interview with Fox News on October 30, he caused an uproar. To some, his statements were blatantly false; to others, any other historical interpretation would’ve seemed a mischaracterizati...

Procrastination Advice

Procrastination Advice

Marie Hogan

November 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

I’ve been a student for 12 years now, and despite weekly breakdowns and every productivity hack known to the internet, I still procrastinate. I procrastinated on writing this, and I’m procrastinating by writing this, so yeah, I guess you could say I’m a pro. Don’t get me wrong -- chronic procras...

DACA Walkout

DACA Walkout

Marie Hogan

October 27, 2017


Filed under News

Approximately one hundred students walked out of their seventh period classes and gathered at the arches in a protest of President Donald Trump’s handling of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program, on October 25. The walkout was organized by Tam’s Students for Social Justice clu...

Bill is Back

Bill is Back

Marie Hogan

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Pop quiz! What do an aging man laughing at his own jokes, a serious scientific panel, a live audience, and supermodel Karlie Kloss all have in common? Answer: they’re all key components of Bill Nye (the science guy’s) new TV show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” whose first season debuted on n...

Wellness Center Update

Wellness Center Update

Marie Hogan

April 3, 2017


Filed under News

Development of Tam’s Wellness program continues, with the school set to begin hiring Wellness coordinators April 3rd. Due to space constraints, Tam is going forward with a Wellness program that combines counseling support with community outreach, rather than constructing a separate Wellness cent...

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

Lily Travers: Kicking Up a Storm

Marie Hogan and Marie Hogan

February 4, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Freshman Lily Travers has been dreaming of playing for Tam’s varsity soccer team for years. “I used to practice on the side of the Tam field,” Travers said, “And I’d see them, and I’d always come to the games and I watched their MCAL finals, and wanted to be on the team. That was like my o...

This Chair was Made for Skatin’

This Chair was Made for Skatin’

Marina Furbush & Marie Hogan

December 15, 2016


Filed under Features

Freshman Garnett Silver-Hall’s new wheelchair is bright green and already covered in scratches. It’s the first wheelchair he’s bought himself. “The state [and insurance] pays for everyday chairs for people in wheelchairs,” he said. “But they’re usually not fitted that well. They’re fitted s...

Tam High Walk Out Protest – November 14, 2016

Tam High Walk Out Protest – November 14, 2016

Raqshan Khan

November 15, 2016


Filed under News, TBN, Video - News

On November 14, at 1:30 p.m., approximately 200 to 300 Tam High students walked out of class to participate in a walk out protest, joining protesters in other parts California and elsewhere in the country, to protests the election of Donald Trump. The resulting crowd held signs and chanted, drawing honk...

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Marie Hogan

October 14, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Technology

Information Technology specialist Danford McCann knows what it’s like to play with fire and get burned, literally. “Your first thought is to go screaming, running," he said. "Actually, the real thought that went through my head was I got no one to blame but myself.” McCann, who joined Tam staff this year,...

It Doesn’t Add Up: Why Does 39% of Our Student Population Pay for Math Tutoring?

It Doesn’t Add Up: Why Does 39% of Our Student Population Pay for Math Tutoring?

Hannah Chorley, Willzie Connelly, and James Finn

April 27, 2016


Filed under Features

Senior Kayla Blair describes herself as a driven student. When Blair needs academic help, she is proactive and seeks assistance from her teacher. Yet, halfway through her junior year, Blair started to fall behind in Advanced Algebra and, after attending multiple tutorial sessions with her teacher, she still...

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