Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

We so often only see administrators and teachers as their positions or subjects, but  they are so much more. To bring this to light, The Tam News asked bizarre hypothetical questions to show that our staff members are people too. Q: If You Were A Vegetable, What Vegetable Would You Be And Why? SUPERINTENDENT...

Master of None Review

Master of None Review

Birgitta Danielson and Birgitta Danielson

June 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Over the past year, I have eagerly awaited the return of Aziz Ansari’s Netflix show, Master of None. I watched the first season in a matter of two days, which makes it one of the first television programs I really binged. Before that show, I didn’t really understand the point of choosing TV over sleep. I fi...

Archie Goes Dark

Archie Goes Dark

Celeste Moore

May 25, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

“Riverdale,” the noir spinoff of the Archie franchise on the CW, is not your father’s Archie comic. It no longer follows kids with 70s haircuts and all American lifestyles, but a brooding, attractive, and diverse group of teens with affairs and angles. It chucks the comics’ old clichés for ...

Cris Martinez

Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

A freshman at Tam and student in Mr. Lovejoy’s class, Cris Martinez enjoys using his imagination to create ink drawings, mostly inspired by his love of superheros. According to Lovejoy, “[Cris] loves movie premiers. He’s the guy that will let the whole class know when one is coming.” Tam draw...

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

Mackenzie Bell

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Her eyes close, her mouth opens, and the crowd goes silent on the edge of their seats. It takes a lot of guts to sing in front of a room full of your peers, but for sophomore Amelia Einhorn it’s just another milestone on her road to fame. “My proudest moment was singing in front of the entire ...

Bill is Back

Bill is Back

Marie Hogan

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Pop quiz! What do an aging man laughing at his own jokes, a serious scientific panel, a live audience, and supermodel Karlie Kloss all have in common? Answer: they’re all key components of Bill Nye (the science guy’s) new TV show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” whose first season debuted on n...

DAMN.

DAMN.

Emily Pavis

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music

When I heard that Kendrick Lamar had dropped an album after a year-long hiatus, I immediately begged my mom for a Spotify subscription. After listening to his latest album, I have concluded that I will happily pay $9.99/month myself for a subscription just to listen to his album on repeat.     ...

Fashion that Addresses Identity

Fashion that Addresses Identity

Josh Love

May 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Reviews

Most people think of fashion as regarding simply aesthetics, but for Paloma Tenorio, fashion is a way to “play with” and “navigate” identity. In early April, Tenorio, and her mother Lisa Tenorio opened their own clothing store, Baba Yaga, located at 510 Caledonia Street in Sausalito. Tenorio, ...

Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie

Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie

Piper Goeking

April 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Marvel Studios has gained one of its greatest achievements in James Mangold’s Logan.  The final instalment of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine saga is a mutant itself; Western, action, sci-fi, and drama elements are all on display in such a way that has some critics calling for a Best Picture nomination.  The film...

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

FUTURE and HNDRXX: So Close in Time but So Far Apart

Emily Pavis, Maxwell Williams

April 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

FUTURE  By Emily Pavis From Atlanta, “street banger” rapper, Future grew up with the nickname “The Future of Rap” due to his musical talent in his youth. This sobriquet wasn’t too far off considering that this trap artist was the number one on the Artist 100 Billboard in 2015, 15 of h...

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

Artist of the Issue: Fiona Bransgrove

Marina Furbush

March 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Senior Fiona Bransgrove is one of the many talented artists in the department. This year, she won Best in Show in the Youth in Arts Rising Stars’ Art Show, an art competition open to high school students in Marin. Her winning piece, “Cityscape and Men,” was constructed using palette knives and...

Surfing for Sanity

Surfing for Sanity

Jacob Swergold

March 31, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

I’m an addict and I’m not ashamed to admit it. The first thing I do every morning is check surfline.com’s Ocean Beach Cam. For most of the year Ocean Beach is inconsistent at best, with infrequent swells and unfavorable winds. During the winter however, it comes alive. The cold air inland of...

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