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Tam student Isabelle Williams fights to end gun violence

By Sophia Harkins September 16, 2019
Senior Isabel Williams is using activism to help end gun violence in American communities.
Editorial: Sorry about that

Editorial: Sorry about that

By Editorial Staff June 24, 2019
A local high school student’s YouTube channel featuring Islamophobic, racist, and other fringe right-wing content under the guise of satire went viral. But whether to react to an instance of hateful alt-right messaging at all is a crucial question.
Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold

By Maire Hogan April 23, 2018

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes...

Congressman Huffman Visits Tam

Congressman Huffman Visits Tam

By Elissa Asch and Elissa Asch June 3, 2017

California Congressman Jared Huffman spoke to students and answered their questions on topics ranging from health care and school shootings, to political bias, and automation and globalization in Mead...

Make America Great Again?

Make America Great Again?

By Dashiell Yarnold June 3, 2016

The presidential elections in November are approaching quickly. In 2016, we have witnessed one of the most bizarre lineups of candidates in political history. On the left we have a self-proclaimed socialist...


Picus Enters the Political Arena

By James Finn September 21, 2015

It’s certainly rare to come across anyone who has written three books, competed as a professional martial arts fighter, worked as a wrestling and football coach, given lectures on cognitive physics,...

EDITORIAL: Know Your News

EDITORIAL: Know Your News

By Tam News Staff September 21, 2015

With the presidential election of 2016 fast approaching, discussion among Tam students and Americans all over the country has been overtaken by the outspoken, media-dominating impromptu GOP candidate Donald...

Guns are Fun and Other Things Liberals Dont Say

Guns are Fun and Other Things Liberals Don’t Say

By Sarah Asch February 23, 2015

The first thing I noticed when our car pulled up to the shooting range was the noise. I knew that guns were loud, but it’s one of those things that you have to experience to fully understand. It took...

California Passes New Transgender Rights Law

California Passes New Transgender Rights Law

By Claire Donohue February 11, 2014

Last year, California Democratic Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a bill allowing transgender students to choose between segregated sports teams, restrooms and locker rooms based on the gender that they...

Ryan Leary, Freshman

Hawk Talk: Gun Regulations

By Sophie Newman February 14, 2013

After recent incidents such as the Aurora, Colorado movie theatre rampage, the Oregon mall shooting and the Newtown school massacre, a battle between gun rights supporters and gun safety activists has...

Promised Land Review: Solid Character Drama With A Political Backdrop

“Promised Land” Review: Solid Character Drama With A Political Backdrop

By Wesley Emblidge and Wesley Emblidge December 27, 2012

Any film centered on a political issue has the challenge of taking a stance on it. Either you’re biased, choosing one side to take, or you refuse to take a side, using the politics as a backdrop...

Political Differences in Jackson Hole Help to Create a More Educated Student Body

Political Differences in Jackson Hole Help to Create a More Educated Student Body

By Emma Talkoff November 5, 2012

The political culture at Tam is perhaps easily explained by geography–with 54.4 percent of Marin voters registered as Democrats, the county is the third most liberal in the state, after San Francisco...

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