The Tam News



By Abby James and Abby James & additional reporting by Skye Schoenhoeft

March 21, 2018

The girl walked up to Senior Yonni Hirner during passing period, noticed his purple terry cloth shirt, fluorescent Supreme hoodie, black corduroy pants, and said, “I like your style. Do you like women?” Dressing outside of the high school norm often makes people question Hirner’s sexuality, due to the m...

Art in The Photo Room

Art in The Photo Room

By Ava Finn

March 6, 2017

Art students at Tam have always had the freedom to express themselves. Of course there are lines that must be drawn to outline the definition of what art can be to a high school student for school, and those lines or boundaries must be drawn over both girls and boys. All students, whether boy or girl h...

Urban Machismo and the Female Perspective

Urban Machismo and the Female Perspective

By Camille Morgan

March 24, 2015

“Machismo” is a sense of strong and aggressive masculine pride. Having family in Argentina, I’ve spent a lot of time in the country, and have had many opportunities to see this exact phenomenon in action. Men who have “machismo” exhibit alpha male characteristics and this concept dictates many...

“Sex Sells”: Women in the Media

By Maddie Elias

June 7, 2013

The other day I was flipping through a magazine, a little irritated by the sheer number of ads, which seemed to take up half the publication. But as I skimmed the pages, I noticed a pattern in them. An ad for a Gucci perfume showed a naked woman staring seductively at the camera, while a naked man lay...