The Tam News

Prodigy Quits Swimming to Row

Prodigy Quits Swimming to Row

By Sonja Hutson

November 26, 2012

Junior Róisín “Ro” Duffy was on her way to the Junior Nationals for swimming, the competition preceding Olympic Trials of 2011, when she decided to quit the sport after ten years in order to try out for the Marin Rowing team. After ten years on North Bay Aquatics (an intensive, year-round swim...

Hawk Talk: Hurricane Sandy

Hawk Talk: Hurricane Sandy

By Sonja Hutson

November 7, 2012

Post-tropical superstorm Sandy, one of the largest storms the northeast has seen, made landfall the night of Monday, October 19 around Atlantic City, New Jersey and over the past few days has impacted most of the eastern seaboard. The damage has been immense: 110 fatalities as of November 4, according...

Hawk Talk: Gay-Straight Therapy

Hawk Talk: Gay-Straight Therapy

By Sonja Hutson

November 1, 2012

Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill outlawing gay-straight therapy for minors in California on September 30. Gay-straight therapy entails attempting to change the sexual orientation of an individual by meeting with a therapist who develops a treatment plan. California State Senator Ted Lieu, who sponsored...

Girls JV water polo splits into two teams

By Sonja Hutson

October 12, 2012

In years past, Tam High has had two girls water polo teams: Varsity and JV. However, with an unusually high number of talented players this year,JV water polo coach Katie Schlueter is trying something new: two JV girls teams. Previously, there has only been one JV team because “those were the numbers...

Beth’s Community Kitchen review

Beth's Community Kitchen review

By Sonja Hutson

April 19, 2012

Downtown Mill Valley has a new addition to its rows of quaint shops and restaurants, and, although I may be unrealistically optimistic sometimes, I think it’s safe to say Beth’s Community Kitchen is here to stay. This crossover bakery and restaurant is highly underappreciated, and I’m surprised...