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5150

5150

By Griffin Chen, Features Editor March 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.
Let's Keep the Day Short and Sweet

Let’s Keep the Day Short and Sweet

By Saranyu Nel October 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 September 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

March 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 January 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 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...

Humans of Tam: I Had Begun a Spiral of Hatred

Humans of Tam: I Had Begun a Spiral of Hatred

By Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis December 9, 2017

“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...

Featured Photo: Stall Art

Featured Photo: Stall Art

By Kennedy Cook November 6, 2017

On November 6, 2017 this graffiti art was found on the stall of the student center's woman's bathroom. This art will most likely be removed by custodial staff,  so, for posterity, our very own Kennedy...

Featured Experience: Love

When we talk of love, for the most part we talk of people, or things. I love my mom, I love beating anyone and everyone in 2k (try me, you won’t), and I love Bob’s Donuts so unconditionally that it’s...

In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

In the Moment: The Value of Meditation

May 15, 2017

By Emily Spears As high school students, we like to believe that we are present thinkers, that we are experts at living in the moment and being effortlessly spontaneous. By posting “candid” photos...

The Dis-Kush-ion: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Marin

The Dis-Kush-ion: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in Marin

When it was announced in August 2016 that the famed Dipsea Cafe, located in Tam Junction, was to potentially close, it was the talk of the town. The closure became even more discussion worthy when the...

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