The Tam News

The invasion of the prostitots

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June 2, 2011

A recent survey found that four out of five Tam females feel that how they choose to dress affects the way that they are treated or valued. This is no surprise. The fashion, beauty and advertising industries prey on peoples’ insecurities, none more so than women’s. Pop culture and media teach women and girls that to be feminine is to be yo...

New Thai resturaunt Thailand deserves a shot

New Thai resturaunt Thailand deserves a shot

By Jade-Jones Hawk

May 17, 2011

While I do not have the culinary dilettante of say, seniors Niki Good or Danielle Torme, I do know my way around a plate of Thai food, especially wok-tossed noodle dishes such as Pad Thai (also known as ‘phat thai’). So it was with open expectations, and tentative hopes, that I approached the new...

We ♥ Marin: Loving Life in the North Bay

Sunset at Marin Headlands, outside of Sausalito

By Staff

February 18, 2011

"Welcome to Marin County” reads a weathered green sign partway across the Golden Gate Bridge when heading north away from San Francisco. Read More »...

It’s beginning to look quite consumeristic

December 14, 2010

As a kid, I was always a huge fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House” books. The appeal lay in the simplicity and obvious strength in family bonds Laura’s life had. School was simpler, life was simpler and generally, the world was simpler. The U.S. was just starting to spread out West and...

Just one more thing the UK does better

Just one more thing the UK does better

By Jade Jones-Hawk

November 17, 2010

Let me tell you about the most amazing show you may have never heard of. It’s called Skins. Read More »...

Water polo finishes strong despite losses

Jenna Wallace

November 17, 2010

Tamalpais High School’s girls varsity water polo lost 9-8 to Drake High School on October 27 and to Northgate High School by 11-3 on November 3. These losses were attributed to a lack of consistent focus and communication during the last two games, something that left individual members of the te...

Proposition 19 raises controversy over marijuana legalization

THE GREEN TREATMENT:  A Tam student, standing in front of what he says are legally homegrown medicinal plants, supports Prop 19. Photos by: Jade Jones-Hawk, Jason Rasmussen, Jenna Tuttle

By Jade Jones-Hawk

November 8, 2010

When asked his stance on Proposition 19, ASB President Liam Burke responded, “I think it’s easier to come out of the closet than come out against Prop 19 at Tam.” Proposition 19, also known as the Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010 proposes to legalize marijuana for recreational use in the state of Californ...

Photo Gallery: Girls Water Polo Match October 27

Photo Gallery: Girls Water Polo Match October 27

October 27, 2010

The Tam girls varsity water polo team lost in a match against Drake on October 27. Read more about that match. Photos by Jade Jones-Hawk. This article is an online exclusive.

The fires of intolerance burn on

By Jade Jones-Hawk

October 1, 2010

As the nation marked the ninth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, I thanked the universe that the proposed “Burn a Koran Day” had never come to fruition. This graceless brainchild of an event was masterminded by Floridian Reverend Terry Jones, leader of...