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...

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 ...

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, ...

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...

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

January 12, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Senior Lucy Mutunga considered herself part of a sisterhood in Kericho, a county in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. Mutunga looks back on the days where she would join the other girls in hanging up their collared uniforms to dry, and teach them the dances of her home. Deprived of luminous h...

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Marie Hogan

October 14, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Technology

Information Technology specialist Danford McCann knows what it’s like to play with fire and get burned, literally. “Your first thought is to go screaming, running," he said. "Actually, the real thought that went through my head was I got no one to blame but myself.” McCann, who joined Tam staff this year,...

Picture This: Anika Kaplan Graduates Early to Pursue Photography

Arya Guinney

October 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Anika Kaplan is “technically” a senior, but this year, her third year of high school, will mark her last. Kaplan has plans to attend New York University’s art school, yet she won’t be applying until the rest of her 2018 classmates. What makes Kaplan able to do this is her love of one thing: ...

Jewel Barrow Retires

Jewel Barrow Retires

Raqshan Khan

June 10, 2016


Filed under Profiles, TBN, Video - Lifestyles

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Everything You Wanted to Know but Were too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Everything You Wanted to Know but Were  too Afraid to Ask: Hair Covering and Islam

Francis Streitmann

June 3, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Though freedom of religion is one of our country’s founding principles, this is often forgotten when discussions of foreign policy arise. Western media portrays veiled women as submissive victims, whilst also perpetuating Islamophobic stereotypes. Generally, discrimination against women who veil has ...

“Ms. Jewel” Retires

“Ms. Jewel” Retires

James Finn & Hannah Chorley

June 3, 2016


Filed under Featured, Lifestyles, Profiles

Hailed as the “mother” of the Marin City community at Tam, Jewel Barrow, known by many as “Ms. Jewel” has been a fixture at Tam for 52 years.  Since she graduated from Tam in 1964, Ms. Jewel has worked a number of jobs at Tam, ranging from “community liaison” to “staff assistant,” b...

Trevor Perelson: Living his Dreams

Trevor Perelson: Living his Dreams

Wilton Schultz

May 4, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

After Trevor Perelson finished high school, he wanted to live and experience his dreams. He began by travelling across the United States on his bicycle for his grandmother’s 103rd birthday. “I just took the long way,” Perelson said. “It was between four and five months, but I was hanging out, ...

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