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November’s featured artist of the month: Senior Averie Ledger

By Emily Stull November 15, 2020
Senior Averie Ledger celebrates the female body through artwork she calls, "Sexy Shrooms."
(Tenaya Tremp)

Re-examining “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

By Chloe Gammon December 14, 2019
It’s important to recognize how much historical significance can tie into the meaning of the things we see and learn.
Girls of BSA

Girls of BSA

By Samantha Nichols June 24, 2019
In February, Boy Scouts of America, now called Scouts BSA, first started accepting girls into troops across the country. Two Tam sophomores became founders of the first Mill Valley Scouts BSA girls’ troop.
Tackling Gender Norms

Tackling Gender Norms

By Skye Schoenhoeft September 20, 2018

Senior Jackie Hernandez is breaking barriers as the first female Tam football player in the school’s recent history. This is Jackie’s first year on the football team, as well as the first sport she...

Feminist and Furious

Feminist and Furious

By Gloria Robinson May 28, 2015

The blaring sound of engines entered my ears as the camera directed me up a woman’s skirt as she shot a gun for the car race to start. “Fast and Furious 7” was an action- packed film filled with...

Graphic by Leo DiPierro

Put Your Money Where Your Playlist Is

By Camille Morgan February 24, 2015

In the morning, as I shuffle out of my house in a desperate attempt to get a spot in the back parking lot, I jam my phone into my car’s speaker and press shuffle on a playlist containing the works...

#HeforShe

#HeforShe

By Cam Vernali December 23, 2014

When I logged onto any of my social media sites on Saturday, September 20, I was bombarded with multiple links to articles about Emma Watson’s equality speech for the UN, selfies with “#HeForShe”...

Graphic by Leo DiPierro

Beyoncé and the Beauty Myth

By Izzy Parlamis June 9, 2014

I watch as a high-heel clad Beyoncé moves through a sequence of poses. The video cuts to different images of her body dressed in elaborate outfits. Intense and colorful lights fill my computer screen....

TWO-WOMAN BAND: Juniors Nicole Cochary and Daisy Meisler are both vocalists, while also playing guitar and bass, respectively.

The Jetsonettes: Merging Feminism and Music

By Holly Parkin May 18, 2014

Juniors Nichole Cochary and Daisy Meisler have found a way to bring two of their passions together, combining feminism and music through their band, the Jetsonettes. Founded in mid-2013, the Jetsonettes...

Womyn's Club Raises Awareness About Feminism

Womyn’s Club Raises Awareness About Feminism

By Kyle Kearney April 20, 2014

Seniors Helen Gallagher and Emily Tull founded the Womyn’s Club this year to bring together students who are interested in discussing women’s rights issues. “Our goal is to break the stigma behind...

Graphic by: Cassie Jeong

WRITING WRONGS: The 18 Percent

By Bella Levaggi November 19, 2013

What do “The Avengers,” “Lincoln,” “Django Unchained” and “The Hobbit” all have in common? Yes, they were all successful feature films, garnering critical praise and monetary success....

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