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iPhony Friends: “Smart” Phones Are Making You Socially Dumb

Jordan Blackburn

May 20, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Here’s a fun new game (or social experiment, depending on your point of view): count the number of people with smartphones in a crowd. At Tam, this won’t be too hard to do. This diversion has become a hobby of mine; as one of the few Tam students whose parents have deemed smartphones an unnecessary...

Letter to the editor: Is wireless the new lead paint?

Letter to the editor: Is wireless the new lead paint?

Lisa Miller

December 8, 2011


Filed under Opinion

Dear Tam News, I have been suffering from migraine headaches that began shortly after a wireless utility “SmartMeter” was installed on my home in the fall of 2010 by PG&E. I saw many doctors, had many tests, tried medications, and kept a headache journal examining every variable in my life to try to fin...

Smartphones: Finding a Balance

Smartphones: Finding a Balance

Aaron Newman

September 29, 2011


Filed under Features

Smartphones are prominent on campus nowadays. Devices such as the iPhone and the Blackberry are potent, versatile machines of interaction, information, and entertainment. But do they make us happier? Evolved from the basic cellphone, smartphones are at their cores tools of communication. But the smartphone is a p...

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