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No Means No

No Means No
May 27, 2015

The Pro-Choice Debate

The Pro-Choice Debate
February 7, 2015

In the news, I've been reading lots of headlines about the closure of certain abortion clinics and the constant debate about whether or not abortion is a humane decision. I was initially angered by this...

Does News Stop When Interest Stops?

Does News Stop When Interest Stops?
February 7, 2015

The nature of social media allows news to be transmitted almost instantly. From across the globe, millions of people feel like they can weigh in on the problems that led to a factory collapse, a military...

Who is Ferguson?

graphic by: Leo Diperro
October 2, 2014

In the wake of the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9, news outlets, the Internet, and everyday people focused non-stop on the crisis in Ferguson,...

Writing Wrongs: Writing Rights

Writing Wrongs: Writing Rights
June 11, 2014

If you’ve picked up a copy of the Tam News this year and thumbed your way to the opinion section, there’s a good chance that you’ve seen my name beneath a cartoon rendering of myself, created by...

Dress to Oppress

Graphic by Johanna Wong
April 22, 2014

The Tamalpais Union High School District’s “dress and grooming” policy, available in the student planner and online, reads, in part, that “appropriate dress and grooming contribute to a productive...

Writing Wrongs: The Myths of Dragons, Santa Claus and Reverse Racism

Writing Wrongs: The Myths of Dragons, Santa Claus and Reverse Racism
April 22, 2014

When I was five, I thought that dragons were real. “Dragon Tales” captivated me and I used to “wish and wish with all my heart” that I too could one day fly away to Dragon Land and learn valuable...

Writing Wrongs: When Aiming for the Real Thing Isn’t Enough

Writing Wrongs: When Aiming for the Real Thing Isn't Enough
March 24, 2014

This month, I was ready to write a short column heaping the entirety of my secret rainbow glitter stash upon Ellen Page, who used a Valentine’s Day speech for the Human Rights Campaign as a platform...

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