The Tam News

Editorial: “Breach of contract and gross negligence”

(Sophia Martin)

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.

Editorial: Save The Tam News

(The Tam News)

By Editorial Staff

March 8, 2020

The district’s proposed cuts would eliminate the print edition and crater the publication’s quality.

Editorial: This is not a drill

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Editorial Staff

February 8, 2020

The recent lockdown at Tam demonstrated just how important it is to be prepared.

Editorial: Undercovered

Contra Costa police raided homes in Marin City on November 14. (Benjy Wall-Feng)

By Editorial Staff

December 15, 2019

The recent police raid in Marin City raised questions about some of the news sources that covered it.

Editorial: Burn notice

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Editorial Staff

October 19, 2019

Our house is on fire. Absent global action on an unprecedented scale, it will stay that way.

Editorial: Not on schedule

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Editorial Staff

September 19, 2019

Parts of the scheduling conflicts were unavoidable. But there were many places where they could have been handled more smoothly.

Editorial: Sorry about that

Editorial: Sorry about that

By Editorial Staff

June 24, 2019

A local high school student’s YouTube channel featuring Islamophobic, racist, and other fringe right-wing content under the guise of satire went viral. But whether to react to an instance of hateful alt-right messaging at all is a crucial question.

Editorial: Not all fun and games

Editorial: Not all fun and games

By Editorial Staff

June 7, 2019

An event which casually encourages sexual assault, peer pressure, illicit and dangerous drug use should never be dismissed as a simple tradition.

Editorial: Separating the Art from the Artist

Editorial: Separating the Art from the Artist

By Editorial Staff

April 16, 2019

Rumors regarding Michael Jackson’s pedophilic relationships with underage boys have been circulating the media for more than a decade. The release of  “Leaving Neverland,” a damning documentary examining Jackson’s alleged pedophilia, has spurred a fresh wave of the classic debate: how does o...

Editorial: Are We Part of the Problem with Privilege?

Editorial: Are We Part of the Problem with Privilege?

By Editorial Staff

March 26, 2019

On Monday, March 11, the biggest college admissions scandal in U.S. history was uncovered. In an indictment by the FBI, now known as the Varsity Blues case, fifty people including thirty-three parents (three of which are from Marin), were alleged to have partaken in a series of crimes ranging from f...

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

Editorial: Not Quite Breaking Through

By Editorial Staff

March 13, 2019

In the summer of 2017, two former Tam students spray painted a racial epithet on the side of Wood Hall, directed at our principal J.C. Farr. While this hate crime was egregious and despicable, it provided the us with an opportunity to openly discuss the racial inequality and prejudice that exists withi...