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‘Tis the sneezin’

‘Tis the sneezin’

By Samantha Nichols

December 12, 2019

As the hight of the winter season approaches, it brings colds with it. Here is some simple etiquette and tips to get you through safe and sound.

Whatever happened to sleepovers?

Whatever happened to sleepovers?

By Sam Jefferson

December 9, 2019

Sleepovers were the highlight of our elementary school days. Why did we ever stop having them?

College talk

College talk

By Tenaya Tremp

December 9, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and for us seniors it brings with it constant questions about our plans for the upcoming year. This year, I conducted research on the best way to keep these conversations short and sweet.

Growing up with a single mother

Growing up with a single mother

By Logan Little

November 21, 2019

I’d always known that my family wasn't the norm, but it hadn’t occurred to me it was somehow worse than a two-parent household.

Editorial: Disunity

Editorial: Disunity

By Editorial Staff

November 21, 2019

Tam Unity Day succeeded, but it revealed a student trait that is both valuable and possibly destructive.

Living with “deselixya”

Living with “deselixya”

By Marco Steineke

November 18, 2019

Coming of age with an educational burden that can leave people behind.

For peers or for college?

For peers or for college?

By Grace Gustafson

November 11, 2019

Link Crew is meant to help new high school students adjust. But are upperclassmen using it for themselves instead?

We must speak for the trees

We must speak for the trees

By Claire Finch

November 7, 2019

A comparison between the classic book and the global crisis we are currently facing.

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.