The Tam News

How to Become a Woman

How to Become a Woman

By Emily Pavis, Mary Overton

May 4, 2017

Prom is the one high school dance that marks the transition of a young girl into what it means to be a woman. This year, prom will be on May 20th, but in order to meet the necessary expectations of this remarkable evening, girls, we should start preparing a year in advance. It’s never too early! We...

Art in The Photo Room

Art in The Photo Room

By Ava Finn

March 6, 2017

Art students at Tam have always had the freedom to express themselves. Of course there are lines that must be drawn to outline the definition of what art can be to a high school student for school, and those lines or boundaries must be drawn over both girls and boys. All students, whether boy or girl h...

WorldWideWomens Girl’s Festival

WorldWideWomens Girl’s Festival

By Maddie Asch

October 14, 2016

The WorldWideWomen Girls Festival will take place at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco on October 15. The Festival features over 100 activities for girls, including academic competitions, exhibitors, dance, music, and fashion shows, and a sports arena. Also available are workshops that focus on empower...

Feminist and Furious

Feminist and Furious

By Gloria Robinson

May 28, 2015

The blaring sound of engines entered my ears as the camera directed me up a woman’s skirt as she shot a gun for the car race to start. “Fast and Furious 7” was an action- packed film filled with mini-skirts, action stunts, and a meager plot line. For the first 15 minutes, I was immersed in the...

#HeforShe

#HeforShe

By Cam Vernali

December 23, 2014

When I logged onto any of my social media sites on Saturday, September 20, I was bombarded with multiple links to articles about Emma Watson’s equality speech for the UN, selfies with “#HeForShe” handwritten on a piece of paper from a teenage boy with a bad filter on it, and many posts signifying...

Form Over Function

Form Over Function

By Isabella Schloss

December 16, 2013

Everyone knows that one person who constantly complains about how terrible modern music is, saying that the only good music was made back in the 1960’s and 70’s. This person may even be you. This argument is flawed and overlooks a lot of talented artists, but there may be some truth in it. Since...

“Sex Sells”: Women in the Media

“Sex Sells”: Women in the Media

By Maddie Elias

June 7, 2013

The other day I was flipping through a magazine, a little irritated by the sheer number of ads, which seemed to take up half the publication. But as I skimmed the pages, I noticed a pattern in them. An ad for a Gucci perfume showed a naked woman staring seductively at the camera, while a naked man lay...