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(Images courtesy of Annie Spratt, Benjaminrobyn Jespersen, and the City of Mill Valley; illustration by Benjy Wall-Feng)

Racism is of “immediate local importance”

By Benjy Wall-Feng June 8, 2020
And Mayor Sashi McEntee’s dismissal of Black Lives Matter is far from the only evidence.
(Isabella Faillace)

Generation Parkland

By Skye Schoenhoeft May 28, 2020
A third of Tam students dream about gun violence. Why? Generational trauma.
(Sophia Martin)

Editorial: “Breach of contract and gross negligence”

By Editorial Staff May 22, 2020
The problems with AP testing are not novel or unprecedented — but the pandemic may give us the chance to rethink public education.
(Katharine Owen)

SMCSD presents desegregation plan

By Benjy Wall-Feng April 8, 2020
The draft plan would provide pre-K, dual-language, and after-school programs, and outlines a commitment to hiring teachers of color.
District CFO Corbett Elsen presents the district's second interim budget report, which proposes cuts to Team, the Global Studies program, and journalism. (Ethan Swope)

Measure B fails, plunging district into $3 million deficit

By Benjy Wall-Feng March 15, 2020
At least 200 students, teachers, and parents attended the board meeting on March 10, where the board of trustees discussed the $1.4 million in proposed cuts.
(Tenaya Tremp)

Why I want to teach kids

By Benjy Wall-Feng February 7, 2020
The fog of time can obscure not-so-innocent moments.
Tam's Alex Leszczynski, left, during the unified basketball game on Wednesday, January 22. Tam lost 30-37 to Grant Grover. (Skye Schoenhoeft)

Unified basketball loses 30-37 to Grant Grover

By Benjy Wall-Feng January 27, 2020
In a dynamic game on Wednesday, Grant Grover quickly took the lead and Tam never fully recovered.
(Katharine Owen)

SMCSD calls on community for help with desegregation plan

By Benjy Wall-Feng December 11, 2019
As it seeks to merge its two schools, Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy in Marin City and Willow Creek Academy in Sausalito, the Sausalito Marin City School District has reached out to the community for input.
(© 2019 Parlophone Records)

Review: Everyday Life breathes life into Coldplay, at least

By Benjy Wall-Feng December 9, 2019
The band's eighth album is frequently clumsy but always sincere, even if it can’t live up to the ambition of its title.
(© 2019 Taylor Swift)

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on Lover

By Benjy Wall-Feng September 15, 2019
The singer's seventh album is a mature, overlong record that reflects her best and worst tendencies.
(Samantha Ferro)

Breakthrough Day is worth doing well

By Benjy Wall-Feng June 24, 2019
The disorganized nature of the event inhibited its ability to start a constructive conversation, and may have actually dissuaded people from listening further.
The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees voted to approve a two-year contract agreement between the district and the Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT) union on  on Tuesday, February 26.

Board approves new teacher contract

By Benjy Wall-Feng March 17, 2019

The Tamalpais Union High School District (TUHSD) board of trustees voted on Tuesday, February 26 to approve a two-year contract agreement between the district and the Tamalpais Federation of Teachers (TFT)...

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