News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

News, Opinion, & Multimedia for Tamalpais High School

The Tam News

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

By Colette Hale, Op/Ed Editor Mar 17, 2022
In the Tam community, anxiety and depression levels have been rising, there has been an increase in drug usage, and attendance records have shown a decrease in student attendance at school. While these issues were prevalent even before the pandemic, the coronavirus has increased these rates.
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Is Distance Learning Healthy?

By Charlie Wiltsee, Managing Editor Oct 17, 2020
Due to distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, TUHSD students are spending upwards of six hours on screens per day.
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Here For You

By Leah Fullerton, Editor in Chief Feb 26, 2019
This feature reveals where and how students can receive support in the face of emotional health turmoil.
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Humans of Tam: She Just Didnt Believe Me

Humans of Tam: She Just Didn’t Believe Me

By Kennedy Cook, Editor in Chief Jun 10, 2018

I’m not close with my mom at all and it’s really hard for me to open up to people. I have such an issue with that, even my friends. I bottle things up and then I get really stressed and I have breakdowns...

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What Goes Unnoticed: My Struggle With Depression

By James Finn Jun 3, 2016

For most students, waking up in the morning is a chore. Hearing a blaring iPhone alarm at 7:00 in the morning instantly makes most teenagers irritable. But for me, and for the other 3 million Americans...

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To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

To Protect and Serve: Suicide Prevention Through the Eyes of Sergeant Kevin Briggs

By Sarah Asch Feb 14, 2013

  On a foggy night several years ago, Sergeant Kevin Briggs faced an unusual problem on the Golden Gate Bridge. As a California Highway Patrolman who works in the area, one of Briggs’s many duties...

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