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(Mikyla Williams)

Out of the Binary

By Kennedy Enlowsmith March 29, 2022
Every non-binary person at Tam has a different experience with gender. ​​For some, changing pronouns, changing names, and clothing style are important for them, and for others, there is no desire to change anything at all.
How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

By Colette Hale March 17, 2022
In the Tam community, anxiety and depression levels have been rising, there has been an increase in drug usage, and attendance records have shown a decrease in student attendance at school. While these issues were prevalent even before the pandemic, the coronavirus has increased these rates.
(Mikyla Williams)

Pipeline

By Samantha Nichols February 23, 2022
Black students at Tam are suspended at nearly four times the rate of their white counterparts, contributing to a process known as the school-to-prison pipeline. But a novel approach to school discipline called restorative justice shows potential to dismantle that system from its roots.
(Emily Stull)

The Reality of Consumerism

By Lauren Felder December 13, 2021
A venture into consumerism and the role it plays on the international climate crisis, through examining fast fashion, water, and agricultural industries.
(Savanna Behr)

Tent City

By Savy Behr October 24, 2021
“We aren’t done protesting because we’re here [in Marinship Park] we’re still going to be protesting the violence against anchor-outs."
A Survey of the Class of 2021

A Survey of the Class of 2021

By Logan Little and Leah Kennedy June 8, 2021
The Tam News surveyed seniors before and after the return to in-person learning. This is what they said ...
(Emily Stull)

E.D

By Jordan Cushner April 25, 2021
“It’s going to sound funny, but when I was really restricting what I was eating and overexercising it felt good ... And then there was a point where that slipped … I started to notice I was seeing stars all the time and in the shower my hair was coming out in my hands and I was like f*ck this is doing me no good"
(Emily Stull)

@metooattam

By Emily Stull February 7, 2021
58 percent of students seventh through twelfth grade experience sexual assault or harassment. High schoolers nationwide have taken matters into their own hands, establishing student-led task forces and outlets for victims to anonymously share their stories.
(Emily Stull)

“Senior season”

By Claudia Epsha December 18, 2020
It's that time of year again: college application season. Let's break down how the senior class of '21 is handling it.
Conservatives in Marin

Conservatives in Marin

By Naomi Lenchner November 27, 2020
With 82.5 percent of Marin County residents voting for Joseph R. Biden in this November's election, let's look into the 17.5 percent who voted the other way.
(Courtesy of Averie Ledger)

November’s featured artist of the month: Senior Averie Ledger

By Emily Stull November 15, 2020
Senior Averie Ledger celebrates the female body through artwork she calls, "Sexy Shrooms."
RBGs Impact on the Tam Community

RBG’s Impact on the Tam Community

By Emily Stull November 3, 2020
An analysis of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life and influence on our lives today.
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