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Ms. Dolan’s Double Life

(Courtesy of Jennifer Dolan)
By Samantha Nichols January 3, 2021
The history teacher's Instagram account where she posts photos of her "little monarch garden" of butterflies and caterpillars has brought smiles and admiration from her students and serves as a reminder to appreciate the little things in life.

Ecomats: Turning trash into comfort

(Images courtesy of Genevieve Durham and Alyssa Broad)
By Alyssa Broad December 18, 2020
The process of making one mat can take hours, but the end result is worth it. “We donate the mats to Saint Vincent De Paul Society of Marin."

Profile: Psychedelic Rock Band Moon Jams

Profile: Psychedelic Rock Band Moon Jams
By Cal Peterson December 4, 2020
Seniors Colin Bender, Jamie Spencer, and Jake Mclaughlin give us an insight into their psychedelic rock/alt/psychedelic country band.

Quarantine calls for a new wardrobe

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Kennedy Enlowsmith November 18, 2020
With the social scene of school slowly fading away and social media becoming more popular, Tam’s fashion has evolved over quarantine.

@lgbttam

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Tristan Regenold November 9, 2020
In the last two months, there have been multiple Instagram accounts developed surrounding the homophobia, racism, and sexual harassment experienced at Tam @lgbtattam was specifically created as “a space for LGBTQ+ students and alumni of Tam High School to share their experiences with homophobia and transphobia.”

The Charitable Market

The Charitable Market
By Claudia Epsha November 2, 2020
Tam student-founded non-profit, The Charitable Market, sells goods from Marin youth artists/creators.

Profile: District board candidate Brandon Johnson

(Courtesy of Brandon Johnson)
By Samantha Nichols October 30, 2020
If elected to the Board of Trustees, Johnson intends to implement policy, curriculum, and structural changes to promote racial equity.

Why early 2000’s TV shows are better

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Leah Kennedy October 23, 2020
Back when there was scarce social media, no smartphones, and no quick answer through a google search, TV shows in America were thriving.

Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Phoebe Leisek October 20, 2020
Before the Kaufman lovers of the world prepare a lengthy and metaphorical rebuttal against what is to follow, it should be noted that this film has repeatedly been described as “esoteric” and boasts plenty of loyal followers — it just so happens that I’m not one of them.   

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Meagan Meyer

(Courtesy of Meagan Meyers)
By Oona O'Neill September 21, 2020
“​I like problem-solving, collaborating, and learning. In special education, I get to do all of that every day!”

My DNS dependency

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Natalia Whitaker May 21, 2020
When I was 10 years old, I developed an addiction to over-the-counter nasal decongestant sprays (DNS). It wasn’t until two months ago, over eight years later, that I overcame my addiction. 

Review: Tiger King

(Tahlia Amanson)
By Logan Little May 16, 2020
I wouldn’t trade a minute of the docuseries for anything, but the Tiger King phenomenon is reflective of some unsavory aspects of American culture. 
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