The Tam News

Attack of the Relatives: Facebook Edition

Relatives sometimes mess with your Facebook

By Declan Katz

February 13, 2014

I’m lucky to have the support of a great family, and have yet to be disowned by them. But one piece of constructive criticism I have for my family is that they need to leave Facebook. Or, at the very least, completely leave me alone and for all intents and purposes on Facebook. Yet, despite my efforts,...

Potential Beverage Ban Draws Student Skepticism

Flavored alcohol may appeal to younger drinkers.

By Declan Katz

January 7, 2013

Tiburon and Strawberry recently made moves to start a voluntary ban of “alcopops”, alcoholic beverages containing alcohol content anywhere from 4 to 17 percent, as well as a sweet flavor. San Rafael and Novato have also recently taken these initiatives. Alcopops are generally accessible in convenience...

Boys varsity water polo wins 7-2 against Northgate Mustangs

By Declan Katz

September 6, 2012

On September 6, the Tam boys varsity water polo team faced the Northgate Mustangs at home in a 7-2 victory. A dominant offense and defense with contributions from freshman Jackson Hettler, junior Alec Williams, senior Austin Wimberley and senior Elliot Ordway made for a very successful game for Tam....

Delmon Young: Poor choices, poorer consequences

After a week-long suspension, Young returns to his team, the Detroit Tigers. Photo courtesy of

By Declan Katz and Declan Katz

May 29, 2012

On April 27, Detroit Tigers outfielder Delmon Young was arrested for aggravated harassment and public intoxication in New York City. Reports indicate that Young came out of a bar where a homeless man wearing a yarmulke asked Young for spare change. This seemingly harmless event quickly took a turn for...