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Marin County Sheriffs Dept. discovers weapons, drugs in abandoned vehicle

Marin County Sheriff’s Dept. discovers weapons, drugs in abandoned vehicle

By Kennedy Cook March 6, 2019

On the morning of Tuesday, February 26, the Marin County Sheriff's Department arrested Frank Deedywoo Garcia-Calloway, 20, of San Pablo after a car investigation in unincorporated Mill Valley revealed...

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust

Former Tam student arrested in San Rafael drug bust

By Kennedy Cook October 26, 2018

Investigators arrested former Tam student Michael Wong, 18, in his San Rafael home on the evening of October 23. They seized various narcotics, a stun gun, and a handgun that was reported stolen last year...

Chasing the Dragon

Chasing the Dragon

By Griffin Chen June 16, 2018

  "Chasing the dragon" (traditional Chinese: 追龍; simplified Chinese: 追龙) is a slang phrase of Cantonese origin from Hong Kong referring to inhaling the vapor from a heated solution...

Getting Ed-Juul-Cated

Getting Ed-Juul-Cated

Sophomore Lily was in history class when the student sitting next to her started Juuling. “The teacher turned around and started talking to me right after he took a hit, so he had it in his lungs,”...

Snap This

Snap This

By Lola Leuterio, Emily Spears January 12, 2018

It’s 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. A Tam student is throwing up on the bathroom floor at a party, unaware that cameras are rolling. The student, who requested anonymity, described how it felt to wake...

EDITORIAL: Hunting for New Ideas

EDITORIAL: Hunting for New Ideas

June 2, 2017

The annual scavenger hunts, referred to by those involved as the “scav hunt,” is a high school tradition that takes place in late May. This year’s junior scavenger hunt took place on May 26, with...

EDITORIAL: We Are Not Tasting The Rainbow

EDITORIAL: We Are Not Tasting The Rainbow

By Staff November 5, 2015

Last month, news trucks from KRON 4, KVTU, KGO, and NBC Bay Area descended upon the parking area in front of Gus Gym after three Tam students were hospitalized due to the effects of Coricidin pills (widely...

The Origins of 4/20

The Origins of 4/20

By Jonah Amargi-Levy June 7, 2013

Four Twenty. There may be no more combination of numbers that is more synonymous with illegal activity and the counter culture movement than these two. Ask any individual on the street today and chances...

Tam Functions Bring Fun, Destruction

Tam Functions Bring Fun, Destruction

By Daniel Carroll and Jake Isola-Henry January 12, 2013

On Friday and Saturday nights many Tam students choose to remain above the influence and have quiet evenings, participating in activities like going to the movies or spending quality time with their family....

PTSA meeting examines drug culture at Tam

PTSA meeting examines drug culture at Tam

By Sean Eghtessadi March 15, 2012

The Parent Teacher Student Association held a drug and alcohol awareness meeting in the Student Center on February 7. Its purpose, according to current PTSA president Gwen Hubbard, was to “provide a...

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