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5150

5150

Griffin Chen, Features Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Features

California Welfare and Institutions Code 5150. When a person as a result of a mental health disorder is a danger to others or to themselves, a peace officer, or professional person designated by the county, may take the person into custody for a period of up to 72 hours for assessment, evaluation, and crisis intervention.

Submerged

Submerged

Logan Little

December 13, 2018


Filed under Environment, Features

No place is immune to climate change—and sea level rise is quickly bringing its effects to Marin It was an early overcast morning on December 3, 2014 and Mill Valley was gridlocked. Following a major rain storm, flooding and traffic jams extended from Marin City to Novato. A few stray kayakers and ra...

Too Many Private Tutors?

Too Many Private Tutors?

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We live in a community where being the best is less of an option and rather a requirement, a mindset. Conversations can be overheard of parents normalizing the use of unprescribed adderall or students discussing their formalized resumes. The push for success can partly be blamed on our environment. ...

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features

For a handful of months now Tam has entertained the idea of a new bell schedule. The genesis first came from wanting a later start time for students due to health benefits. However, once teachers, students, parents, and other staff started to plan out possible schedules they found that it was much harder...

Local Lifestyles

Local Lifestyles

Jacob Swergold

March 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

When I look back at my childhood, my best memories were created outdoors. At a young age, I remember biking around Mill Valley in search of adventure. From stick ball games at Boyle Park to exploring the creek with my friends, the environment in which I grew up provided me with endless access to the o...

Fresh Frosh Fashion

Fresh Frosh Fashion

Dara Noonan

January 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Trends are constantly changing and it can be hard to keep up, in case you feel that you are left behind I want to keep you updated on some recent trends at Tam. Let’s begin with the must-have item of the season, white nike air force ones. They must be blindingly clean: you want people to look at your...

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...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

Athlete of the Issue: Jaiana Harris (Varsity Basketball Player & Rising Rapper)

Misha Krivoruchko and Misha Krivoruchko

December 14, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

It has only been a few weeks since junior Jaiana Harris transferred to Tam from Redwood, and she is already having an effect on school culture. She is a captain of the girls varsity basketball team and a rising rap star. “My mom wanted me to go to Tam freshman year, but I wanted a new start,” Ha...

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

Girls Varsity Basketball Beats Elsie Allen 72-3 for Second Season Win

Kendall Lafranchi, Kendall Lafranchi, and Kendall Lafranchi

December 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The girls varsity basketball team beat the Elsie Allen Mexican Wolves, 72-3, on December 1 for their second game of the season bringing their record to 2-0. The contest looked very promising from the start with the Hawks shutting out the Wolves 48-0 just in the first half. The Wolves single three-point b...

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Open Season

Boys Varsity Basketball Loses to Open Season

Connor Norton and Connor Norton

December 14, 2015


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

The boys varsity basketball team faced off against NCS opponent Analy High school, losing 71-41 on November 28. Tam started strong and competitive against the Analy Tigers from Sebastopol; down only 11-12 at the end of the first quarter. The Tigers took control in the second quarter dropping 24 poi...

The Real Marin City

The Real Marin City

Wanya Williams

May 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Whenever I walk in to Burger King to buy my daily 10-piece chicken nuggets, it seems like there is always a little white kid breaking his neck just to look at me. Should this make me feel special or concerned for the kid? Younger Marin white kids tend to look at me because of the dark color of my skin....

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