The Tam News

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

J. Cole’s Newest Venture: Another Success

By Michael Diamandakis

May 22, 2018

On April 19, 2018, J. Cole released KOD, his eighth studio album. KOD’s 12 tracks explore typical J. Cole themes: drugs, life in poverty, ascent to stardom, copious cash, and the complexity of love, all topics Cole has discussed in past albums, such as 2014 Forest Hills Drive  4 Your Eyez Only. Ho...

Featured Photos: April is Sexual Harassment Awareness Month

Featured Photos: April is Sexual Harassment Awareness Month

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

April 25, 2018

Peer Resource raised awareness for sexual harassment awareness month by chalking simple messages across campus. Some messages include: "If it's unwanted, it's harassment," "April is sexual harassment awareness month," "My clothing is not an invitation," and "#MeToo."...

ASB Conducts Schoolwide Blood Drive

By Kennedy Cook & Michael Diamandakis

December 12, 2017

Tam’s leadership class organized a blood drive in the student center, on October 30. According to co-commissioner of Leadership’s Outreach Committee, senior Ellie Evans, the Tam community’s participation in the event was a pleasant surprise. “We had significantly more blood donations than expected,” she ...

Featured Experience: Love

By Michael Diamandakis, Michael Diamandakis, and Michael Diamandakis

September 23, 2017

When we talk of love, for the most part we talk of people, or things. I love my mom, I love beating anyone and everyone in 2k (try me, you won’t), and I love Bob’s Donuts so unconditionally that it’s become a character flaw. When I went to study in Boston this summer, I expected to fall in love...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Humans of Tam: I can’t hide from it, I can’t run from it.

Humans of Tam: I can’t hide from it, I can’t run from it.

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

May 31, 2017

High School is not easy. I struggle with bullying a little bit. It’s gotten better, but it’s still kind of hard to deal with every now and then. Once I was walking on the field next to MVMS, and a bunch of juniors at Tam, they might have been drunk, I’m not sure, tackled me and threw a condom f...

Humans of Tam: I Don’t Belong Here

Humans of Tam: I Don’t Belong Here

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

February 10, 2017

  My parents were together. We had a home, I never really appreciated that. I never really knew what it was ‘till I lost it. My dad left, he moved into a different house. He came and saw me every now and then but he just left me with my mom. Even though he knew I was in pain, he just kinda le...

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

Humans of Tam: My Brother Had to Come Home

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

December 14, 2016

  My brother had to come home. The doctors didn’t really know what was going on because he was having a lot of headaches and was having seizures, they didn’t know what was happening, they thought it was something to do with his teeth. They thought taking out the wisdom teeth would make it ...

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds

Stranger Things: Best of Multiple Worlds

By Michael Diamandakis

September 14, 2016

"Stranger Things” is one of those shows that fill your daydreams and dance through your vacant gazes weeks after watching the season finale. Superb writing like that of “Breaking Bad,” exciting action set pieces like those of “Daredevil,” crass humor you'd find in “The Office,” and a spooky ...