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TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

June 5, 2017

Throwback song time!!! And no I’m not talking about ANYTHING recent. I’m talking straight out of elementary school - because we all know that’s where the lit tunes were at. Here’s my top 10: 1. “TiK ToK” by Ke$ha This came out on “Animal,” Ke$ha’s 2010 album. It was one of those ...

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

By Coline Tricault

June 5, 2017

Coucou! Je m’appelle Coline Tricault et je suis une terminale à Tam High. Je ne fait pas une échange avec mon école et Tam, ma famille et moi avons déménagé aux États-Unis il y a trois ans en provenance de la France. Ils sont partis l’année dernière, mais j’ai décidé de rester pour ...

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

By Giacomo Bassi

June 5, 2017

Ciao! Mi chiamo Giacomo Bassi e sono un exchange student a Tam dall’Italia. Ho quasi diciotto anni e frequento la quarta liceo, ma non sono all’ultimo anno di scuola! Presentarsi in una scuola dove l’anno di frequenza conta e non appartenere veramente a nessuno e’ stata una prima difficolt...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

By Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017

Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

Josh Pilcher’s Throckapella Experience (Web Exclusive)

By Gigi Pemberton and Gigi Pemberton

June 3, 2017

Junior Josh Pilcher has a hidden talent: a capella singing. For four years now, Pilcher has been singing as part of Throckapella, an a capella group based out of the Throckmorton Theater and led by director Tim Silva. “When I was a wee young lad I would sing, and then my parents were like ‘hey, Jo...

The Most Crustworthy Pizza in Mill Valley

The Most Crustworthy Pizza in Mill Valley

By Elise Korngut and Elise Korngut

June 3, 2017

Mill Valley has a bountiful supply of pizza joints, each one with its own distinct style. Whether you’re feeling fancy or lazy, one of the many restaurants is bound to fix your pizza craving. If you just need a classic pizza or you want to step outside your comfort zone, our small town has something...

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

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

By Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017

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

By Birgitta Danielson and Birgitta Danielson

June 2, 2017

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

By Celeste Moore

May 25, 2017

“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 ...

The Tam News Goes to the 420 Festival

The Tam News Goes to the 420 Festival

May 4, 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fA4vIWw5F8I  

Cris Martinez

By Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017

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

By Mackenzie Bell

May 3, 2017

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 ...