The Tam News

iPhony Friends: “Smart” Phones Are Making You Socially Dumb

By Jordan Blackburn

May 20, 2013

Here’s a fun new game (or social experiment, depending on your point of view): count the number of people with smartphones in a crowd. At Tam, this won’t be too hard to do. This diversion has become a hobby of mine; as one of the few Tam students whose parents have deemed smartphones an unnecessary...

Hoodlums and hipsters taking over Marin

By Colin Walton

October 1, 2010

They are shady, mysterious and secretive, yet loud, social and obnoxious. Whether you refer to them as the Safeway Shadies, or the San Androids, the G-Spot Hittaz, the Mill Valley Mob or whatever, they’re there. They are always there. What place is “there” you might ask? Well it’s Safeway of...