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 our schools

(Tenaya Tremp)
By Editorial Staff March 12, 2020
Measure B failed, and our district is facing drastic cuts. We can't let that happen again.

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...

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...

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...

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