The Tam News

College talk

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Tenaya Tremp

December 9, 2019

The holiday season is upon us, and for us seniors it brings with it constant questions about our plans for the upcoming year. This year, I conducted research on the best way to keep these conversations short and sweet.

Growing up with a single mother

(Tenaya Tremp)

By Logan Little

November 22, 2019

I’d always known that my family wasn't the norm, but it hadn’t occurred to me it was somehow worse than a two-parent household.

Humans of Tam: I Didn’t Want Anyone to Treat Me Differently

Humans of Tam: I Didn’t Want Anyone to Treat Me Differently

By Kennedy Cook and Christopher Giron

April 23, 2019

Humans of Tam features anonymous students and snippets of their voices and experiences. My doctor was like eh, if you want to. But my mom would never [pass up the X-ray]. She is one of those really cautious people. When the doctor told me, oh it’s probably just swollen, I thought, ‘oh okay, then it...

The Monthly Hollumn

The Monthly Hollumn

By Holly Parkin

February 24, 2015

We all know that agreeing with your family on every issue is a rare occurrence. The teenage years are the time when most of our opinions about politics, social issues, or really any other topic start to fully develop, and, just as they have been there to see us through every other stage of our lives,...

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 are that they will recognize 4/20 or what it stands for and you are bound to have a similar answer…smoking...

The Modern Misconception

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

By Bella Levaggi

June 1, 2013

When ABC’s “Modern Family” came on the air in 2009, it was hailed by many, including myself, as both hilarious and a pioneer of sorts. Chronicling the “modern” American family, the program documents the lives of grumpy patriarch Jay Pritchett (Ed O’Neil) and his younger Columbian wife, Gloria...