The Tam News

An outsider’s perspective on American patriotism

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Leah Kennedy

March 1, 2020

After moving to America from Germany, the culture shock of American pride can be intense.

EDITORIAL: The Vicious Cycle

June 5, 2017

Casual followers of the news could be forgiven for thinking that Donald Trump’s 3 a.m. tweets were the most important event of the day. But with this evaluation, they’d be forgetting three separate famines, insurrection in Turkey, a civil war in South Sudan, and a new charter for Hamas, just to name ...

Featured Opinions: Gun Control

Graphic by: Emma Blackburn

By Zoe Wynn

November 10, 2016

We must have stricter gun laws. This includes banning the use of assault rifles, and increasing control and background checks when selling gun. Unfortunately, for many people and politicians today this is too progressive. Ever since I can remember there have been mass shootings that have surrounded ...

Featured Opinions: Homelessness

Graphic by: Emma Blackburn

By Emma Steinberg

November 10, 2016

I cannot comprehend how one can support either candidate this year when they both fail to tackle the issue of homelessness in America. Living near a big city like San Francisco and often visiting relatives in urban areas such as New York City and Chicago, I am constantly exposed to the ever expanding h...

What Americans Do Wrong, From a Brit

What Americans Do Wrong, From a Brit

By Charlie Rosgen

March 3, 2016

Five months ago I was in  a British international school in Hong Kong filled with people who sounded like me, people who spelled like me, people who understand the concept of sarcasm. Now every single time I open my mouth someone has to mention that I am from “across the pond” or that I’m not f...