News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

In-depth and long-form journalism about our community’s important issues

The Epidemic of the Eucalyptus

The Epidemic of the Eucalyptus

By Jaana Tremp, Lifestyles/Sports Editor Apr 25, 2024
Eucalyptus trees have been in California since the early 1850s. However, the trees have destroyed the native plants, including oak trees and coyote bushes, and posed a threat to a main fire road in Bolinas.
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The Paradox of Being a Girl at Tam

The Paradox of Being a Girl at Tam

By Ana Murguia, Op/Ed Editor Mar 28, 2024

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment and assault.    A history of objectification When I was younger, probably around the age of 13, I wondered why I didn’t...

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The Math Behind It All

The Math Behind It All

By Maggie Conklin, Reporter Feb 12, 2024

INTRODUCTION Behind all of the practice problems, homework assignments, and test scores, the Tamalpais High School math department is facing a major equity crisis.  Equity gaps have been constituted...

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Graphic by Sophia Tiemens

Unveiled

By Elisa Cobb, Features Editor Feb 5, 2024

Note on content: this article describes the myriad of events and instances that have taken place within our community that have inflicted harm on Black community members. Reader discretion is advised. The...

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Humans

Humans

By Emerson Swift, Features Editor Jan 23, 2024

Sharing stories, one prison at a time.  You would never be able to guess that the one-room office space tucked into a tiny building along San Francisco Boulevard in San Rafael is changing lives. It...

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Photo courtesy of Lutz Hornisher.

Where Have the Artists Gone?

On the other side of the Golden Gate Bridge, nestled among the houses of tech giants and endless yoga studios, lies the myth of old Mill Valley. Originally a town of artists living in the redwoods, most...

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Driving Under the Influence in Marin

Driving Under the Influence in Marin

By Ashley Townsend, Chloe Bowman, and Hillary Betz Nov 16, 2023

According to the Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, 32 people are lost every day due to driving under the influence, amounting to over 11,000 people per year. In California,...

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Al-Aqsa Mosque. Photo courtesy of Amaani and Umar Cassim

The Knowledge We Bring Back

By Elisa Cobb, Features Editor Nov 13, 2023

Note on Content: The perspective of this article came from a Tam High student who visited Palestine with a non-profit organization, with her experience shaping the discussion. This is not an article that...

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Map of Bolinas Watershed

Bolinas Under Siege: Another Chapter in Marin’s Housing Crisis

By Caden Bernstein-Lawler, Nathan Robinson, and Emma Pearson May 30, 2023

It would be an understatement to label the unincorporated Marin Country community of Bolinas, Calif., a “reclusive environment.” With a population of a little under 1,500 residents, per the 2020...

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Graphics by Anika Kapan

Wise beyond our years

By Savy Behr, Lifestyles/Sports Editor May 2, 2023
The house is on fire. Teenager’s social, emotional, and academic development is struggling post-pandemic. While efforts are being made by the Tamalpais High School administration to provide mental health support, many believe more could and should be done.
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Be ready: Tam prepares emergency, natural disaster readiness

Be ready: Tam prepares emergency, natural disaster readiness

By Elisa Cobb, Features Editor Feb 16, 2023
The Tamalpais High School front desk received a phone call issuing a bomb threat on Nov. 30, 2022. Students were directed to evacuate to the football field to receive further instruction.
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Dunphy Park Encampment

California Homeless Union v. Sausalito

By Anika Kapan, Features Editor, Graphics Editor Nov 18, 2022
“These are Sausalito residents, people who in many cases lived a good chunk of their lives there, they rented apartments in the past, and paid rent, a lot of that went to property taxes, sales taxes, raised children, went to schools, they are part of the artistic community,” Prince said. “They are contributing members of the Sausalito community. They’re residents. They’re not just ‘the homeless.’”
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