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Al-Aqsa Mosque. Photo courtesy of Amaani and Umar Cassim

The Knowledge We Bring Back

By Elisa Cobb, Features Editor Nov 13, 2023

Note on Content: The perspective of this article came from a Tam High student who visited Palestine with a non-profit organization, with her experience shaping the discussion. This is not an article that...

Graphic by Anika Kapan

A new generation of cannabis

By Savy Behr May 25, 2023
We are living in a community with a relatively strong acceptance and encouragement of cannabis use. It’s advertised in songs, movies, and even in some of our own families. Cannabis use is a nuanced topic but there’s no question about the increasing acceptance. Yet, our education is lacking. Myths infiltrate our understanding.
Graphics by Anika Kapan

Wise beyond our years

By Savy Behr May 2, 2023
The house is on fire. Teenager’s social, emotional, and academic development is struggling post-pandemic. While efforts are being made by the Tamalpais High School administration to provide mental health support, many believe more could and should be done.
How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

How The Pandemic Has Affected Teenager’s Mental Health

By Colette Hale Mar 17, 2022
In the Tam community, anxiety and depression levels have been rising, there has been an increase in drug usage, and attendance records have shown a decrease in student attendance at school. While these issues were prevalent even before the pandemic, the coronavirus has increased these rates.
5150

5150

By Griffin Chen, Features Editor Mar 17, 2019
California Welfare and Institutions Code 5150. When a person as a result of a mental health disorder is a danger to others or to themselves, a peace officer, or professional person designated by the county, may take the person into custody for a period of up to 72 hours for assessment, evaluation, and crisis intervention.
Lets Keep the Day Short and Sweet

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

By Saranyu Nel Oct 11, 2018

For a handful of months now Tam has entertained the idea of a new bell schedule. The genesis first came from wanting a later start time for students due to health benefits. However, once teachers, students,...

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Outed Every Day

By Skye Schoenhoeft Sep 24, 2018

With additional reporting by Sam Schnee     Most of us don’t like putting our phones in the caddy every time we walk into class. It’s definitely annoying, but for most it’s nothing...

You look beautiful Featured Image

“You look beautiful” Featured Image

Mar 5, 2018

Photo taken in Upper Kaiser bathroom by anonymous student. Paper towel reads: "You look beautiful." Tam students have been able to use different mediums, like paper towels, to explore artistic abilities...

We Chose the Tech Life

We Chose the Tech Life

By Zoe Cowan Jan 26, 2018

Junior Kelly Borgstrom has no cell phone, computer, or internet in her home, and likes it that way. She does research using books from the library, and hand writes all of her assignments. If a teacher...

Snap This

Snap This

By Lola Leuterio, Emily Spears Jan 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...

Humans of Tam: I Had Begun a Spiral of Hatred

Humans of Tam: I Had Begun a Spiral of Hatred

“It seemed like you weren't there mentally during that fly. Your strokes were sloppy, you barely kicked off the walls and your drive wasn’t straight.” [My coach] was trying to make the feedback a...

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