The Tam News

Why I don’t drive

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Natalia Whitaker

April 12, 2020

When you sit behind the wheel, you become responsible for your life, your passengers’ lives, and the lives of other drivers.

When Sophomores Descend

When Sophomores Descend

By Devon Stoeber

February 12, 2014

As we return to school after lunch— probably a little later than we should be if we had been hoping to get a good spot— we are hit with the realization that the closest parking spot is quite a walk from school. I listen as the girls in the car with me complain about the lack of parking. “It’s...

Brief: Safeway Limits Parking for Students

Brief: Safeway Limits Parking for Students

By Austin Peck

November 13, 2013

Many students have grown accustomed to parking in the Safeway lot, but new enforcement policies have made these spots less than ideal. Starting in October, Safeway officials began a crackdown on students’ cars parked in excess of two hours. Signs have been affixed around the lot warning drivers that...

Bending the “One Year Law”

Graphic by: Dennis Lubensky

By Haydn Wall

September 22, 2013

The accident rate for 16-year-old drivers is 3.7 times higher than that of drivers of all other ages. As a teenager, it’s my job to believe I am impervious to this statistic. I’m not a reckless driver, but the amount of confidence I have in my driving ability is misplaced given that I don’t always...

Returning to Radio: Getting to Know an Old Friend

Returning to Radio: Getting to Know an Old Friend

By Jackson Twilling

June 7, 2013

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to get to know my grandparents’ 1998 Ford Ranger pickup truck while doing some work on it in the Tam auto shop. I swapped cars with them for a few days to make some repairs. After doing an oil change and putting on new tires, I spent a while driving the truck before...