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(Naomi Lencher)

Deleting Social Media

By Phoebe Leisek May 7, 2021
There comes a time in your life, after being told again and again that your phone is actually the sole culprit behind every mishap you’ve ever experienced, to pause and wonder if adults are onto something with their relentless vilification of technology.
(Tahlia Amanson)

Quarantine calls for a new wardrobe

By Kennedy Enlowsmith November 18, 2020
With the social scene of school slowly fading away and social media becoming more popular, Tam’s fashion has evolved over quarantine.
(Tenaya Tremp)

The trouble with TikTok dances

By Tenaya Tremp May 7, 2020
Tiktok might be more infectious than we thought ...
Snap This

Snap This

By Lola Leuterio, Emily Spears January 12, 2018

It’s 11 p.m. on a Saturday night. A Tam student is throwing up on the bathroom floor at a party, unaware that cameras are rolling. The student, who requested anonymity, described how it felt to wake...

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones

The Modern Addiction to Cell Phones

By Ryan Leake and Ryan Leake June 2, 2017

I wish I grew up 30 years ago. Not because I want 50-cent Coca-Colas, or because I want to watch Larry Bird go up against Magic Johnson (though that would be a plus), or even because I wouldn’t have...

Why I Refuse to Have an Instagram

Why I Refuse to Have an Instagram

By Glo Robinson January 12, 2017

I’ve always been rather antiquated when it comes to social media, not completely enthusiastic about broadcasting the details of my life to the world. I try to make my use of social media rather effortless;...

The Obsession with Social Media

The Obsession with Social Media

By Megan Butt February 14, 2015

Senior Russell Wirth looked down at his phone which displayed a photo he had just posted on Instagram. The photo showed Wirth and his family river rafting on vacation, and he had decided to share it so...

#HeforShe

#HeforShe

By Cam Vernali December 23, 2014

When I logged onto any of my social media sites on Saturday, September 20, I was bombarded with multiple links to articles about Emma Watson’s equality speech for the UN, selfies with “#HeForShe”...

Attack of the Yak: The New Breed of App-Based Cyber Bullying

Attack of the Yak: The New Breed of App-Based Cyber Bullying

By Sarah Asch & Holly Parkin November 24, 2014

Melanie scrolled through the funny comments on the app Yik Yak, laughing occasionally at posts she found relatable. All of a sudden, she had an idea. Before she really thought about it, she typed out her...

#InstaRules

#InstaRules

By Camille Morgan November 21, 2014

graphic by Johanna Wong

Red Hawks in the Front? Let Me Hear You–NO

By Holly Parkin November 3, 2014

“School spirit” is a phrase that has never evoked much excitement within me. This has become even more apparent in my senior year, a time when it seems that everyone is obsessed with getting involved...

graphic by: Leo Diperro

Who is Ferguson?

By Holly Parkin 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,...

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