The Tam News

Trader Joe’s virgin

Trader Joe’s virgin

By Claire Conger

October 17, 2019

Reflections on a lifetime of Trader Joe's deprivation.

A review of all the cats I know

A review of all the cats I know

By John Overton

October 8, 2019

The animal, at first glance, seemed a perfect thing to pet, so fluffy and soft. Lo and behold, that cat was a total jerk.

Steered STEM

Steered STEM

By Skye Schoenhoeft

September 27, 2019

Tam’s use of honors and AP classes makes math and science the most competitive route, diminishing opportunity in other academic interests.

Editorial: Not on schedule

Editorial: Not on schedule

By Editorial Staff

September 19, 2019

Parts of the scheduling conflicts were unavoidable. But there were many places where they could have been handled more smoothly.

Reduce, reuse … recycle?

Reduce, reuse … recycle?

By Tenaya Tremp

September 18, 2019

The benefits of recycling may be less impressive than common understanding.

Ballet is for boys too

Ballet is for boys too

By Johanna Meezan

September 14, 2019

Ballet needs both men and women, and everyone, the media especially, needs to know that.

Breakthrough Day is worth doing well

Breakthrough Day is worth doing well

By Benjy Wall-Feng

June 24, 2019

The disorganized nature of the event inhibited its ability to start a constructive conversation, and may have actually dissuaded people from listening further.

Editorial: Sorry about that

Editorial: Sorry about that

By Editorial Staff

June 24, 2019

A local high school student’s YouTube channel featuring Islamophobic, racist, and other fringe right-wing content under the guise of satire went viral. But whether to react to an instance of hateful alt-right messaging at all is a crucial question.

The reality of Ramadan

The reality of Ramadan

By Khadija Nakhuda

June 24, 2019

People hold many misconceptions that make “fasting month” sound miserable. But for Muslims it’s the favorite time of year.

Editorial: Not all fun and games

Editorial: Not all fun and games

By Editorial Staff

June 7, 2019

An event which casually encourages sexual assault, peer pressure, illicit and dangerous drug use should never be dismissed as a simple tradition.

A Plea for Mathematics

By John Overton

June 6, 2019

Mathematics has some intrinsic value, and you don’t have to be a genius to understand or appreciate it.

Breaking Through

Breaking Through

By Ian Duncanson

May 22, 2019

This is a public service announcement, made for you; the reader, the student, the teacher, the staff member, the parent. On May 22nd, 2019, Tam High will be having it’s “52nd” anniversary of Breakthrough day. The purpose is to spend two hours breaking past racial barriers and to come together a...