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Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Loses to Terra Linda

Girls’ Varsity Volleyball Loses to Terra Linda

By Miles Rubens

September 12, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope The girls’ varsity volleyball was defeated by the Terra Linda Trojans in a lively Gus Gym on September 7. The Hawks, playing in their first MCAL match under new coach Ray Karter, ultimately lost in the fifth set. The match opened with the Trojans going on a 13-4 run tha...

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

How Frank Ocean Single Handedly Destroyed Every “Norm” in the Music Industry

By Emily Pavis

September 5, 2016

Following 4 long years of silence after the success of his shockingly honest portrayal of the 21st century teenager in “Channel ORANGE,” 28 year old artist Frank Ocean has given his fans what they’ve been waiting for, and so much more. Not only has Ocean released a follow up album to “Channel...

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

Varsity Football Beats Sonoma Valley Dragons

By Adam Tolson

August 28, 2016

photos by Ethan Swope Tam football opened its season by beating the Sonoma Valley Dragons 13-2 on August 26 at Tam. This was a highly anticipated first game, with the return of the Mitchell brothers, a new free safety in senior and Redwood transfer Leonjae Silas, the addition of junior Oscar Corona...

Graduation 2015-16 Photos

Graduation 2015-16 Photos

By TBN and TBN

June 13, 2016

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Jewel Barrow Retires

Jewel Barrow Retires

By Raqshan Khan

June 10, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LLRkrKyMjg  

For the Wynn Series Finale: The Crew Goes To A Donald Trump Rally

For the Wynn Series Finale: The Crew Goes To A Donald Trump Rally

By Peter Wynn & Calvin Rosevear, Trevor Bukowski

June 4, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXZStKzHhdY

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

By Sam Pletcher and Sam Pletcher

June 3, 2016

On a sunny April day in Petaluma, the mountain bike team eagerly awaited results from their race. “We weren’t sure whether or not we beat Drake [High School] as an overall team,” sophomore Ian Pratt recalled. The mountain biking scene in recent years had been dominated by Drake, who had won five ...

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

Boys’ Track and Field Wins MCAL Finals

By Adam Tolson & Calvin Rosevear

June 3, 2016

The varsity boys’ track and field team won the Marin County Athletic League finals on May 14 at Novato High School, coach Kevin Engle’s 12th Marin County Athletic League championship  in his 22 years as a track and field coach. Tam and Marin Catholic were neck and neck throughout the meet, until seniors O...

What Goes Unnoticed: My Struggle With Depression

By James Finn

June 3, 2016

For most students, waking up in the morning is a chore. Hearing a blaring iPhone alarm at 7:00 in the morning instantly makes most teenagers irritable. But for me, and for the other 3 million Americans who struggle with depression, getting out of bed is one of many daily tasks that takes on another le...

The Lebanon Journals

The Lebanon Journals

By Elizabet Nelson

June 3, 2016

After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, my grandpa Norm invited my dad to travel there with him. Norm often visits places and organizations that he raises money for on Compassion Radio, a daily radio program, and he had never taken my dad to travel with him before. Although I had no clue where Haiti was, I ...

Coloring Outside the Lines

Coloring Outside the Lines

By Connor Norton

June 3, 2016

On May 5, Chance the Rapper released his album “Coloring Book” with features from Future, Lil Wayne, 2 Chainz, Jeremih, Young Thug, and Justin Bieber. If you’re familiar with these artists, you might guess that the album probably has a lot of basic rap songs with a catchy chorus but little messag...

Here But Not Heard

Here But Not Heard

By Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, Danielle Egan, and Danielle Egan

May 16, 2016

While the Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA) was working to designate new, gender-neutral bathrooms, the unaffiliated Gender Alliance Club was putting up signs on school bathrooms saying that anyone who identified as female could use the female bathrooms, and anyone who identified as male could...