Artist of the Issue: Sam Emblidge

Artist of the Issue: Sam Emblidge

Trevor Bukowski

May 4, 2016


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It’s three feet tall, standing strong on a wide base, a connection of bright blue molded tubes built up into a tower-like thing. At least that’s how senior Sam Emblidge describes his clay project. It’s funny to think that the smiling senior, proudly finishing up a months long project, wasn’t sup...

Cate Hayman: YouthArts Finalist

Cate Hayman: YouthArts Finalist

Hannah Chorley

March 3, 2016


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A self proclaimed “Mill Valley mom,” Cate Hayman spent the month of January hiking in the morning, doing pilates, and getting coffee with her friends — as well as auditioning for 14 college-level musical theater programs. Hayman, who graduated from Tam in December following the first semester...

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Tandis Shoushtary

December 10, 2015


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In light of recent frustration with library policies, librarian Mellisa Bowman sat down with Tandis Shoushtary to comment.   On past work experience: My transition year before Tam, between Texas and Tam, I worked for San Francisco schools, and that library was so lax...It was obvious f...

Vince Lars: Saxaphonist to the Stars

Vince Lars: Saxaphonist to the Stars

Franny Kiles

December 10, 2015


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Vince Lars has been a beloved guest artist in the Tam jazz band and symphonic orchestra for nearly seven years, but his time spent in the Tam music community is just a snippet of his life as a musician. Over the years, Lars used his skills as a saxophonist to perform with Beyonce and Destiny’s Child...

Artist of the Issue Q&A: Isabel Alamin

Artist of the Issue Q&A: Isabel Alamin

Connor Norton

December 10, 2015


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Junior Isabel Alamin is an Advanced Placement Art student who has been making art since sixth grade with her mechanical pencil.  She has since graduated to charcoal and acrylic paint.   I see a lot of different mediums represented in your art. How did you start using such a wide variety of tools? It used ...

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar

Megan Butt

November 5, 2015


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At the age of three, freshman Annie Blackadar entered the monumental world of music after observing a violin class. “There was a beginner’s violin course after my [beginner’s music] class  and I would stay and watch them,” Blackadar said. “I asked my parents if I could play violin.” He...

Cierra Haynesworth Takes the Mic

Cierra Haynesworth Takes the Mic

Ethan Lawrence

October 19, 2015


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Senior Cierra Haynesworth has been chosen by the rally committee as the new Master of Ceremonies (MC). Haynesworth is looking forward to keeping up the rallies’ high energy and fun. She has watched the MC’s over her years at Tam and feels that she has what it takes. “I wanted to be the MC to...

Cub to Eagle: Grant’s Scouting Evolution

Cub to Eagle: Grant’s Scouting Evolution

Illaria Lobo

October 19, 2015


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Since the age of five, senior Elliot Grant has been on the journey towards becoming an Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouting. Over the years, Grant has learned about survival skills and earned over twenty merit badges. He is now  dedicated to his service project at Nicasio Autistic Ranch....

Picus Enters the Political Arena

Picus Enters the Political Arena

James Finn

September 21, 2015


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It’s certainly rare to come across anyone who has written three books, competed as a professional martial arts fighter, worked as a wrestling and football coach, given lectures on cognitive physics, witnessed the carnage wreaked during hurricane Katrina, can bench-press 315 pounds, and has earned a...

New Computer Science Teacher Defies Stereotypes

New Computer Science Teacher Defies Stereotypes

Franny Kiles

September 21, 2015


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Kelly Kennedy, the new computer science and math teacher, disproves stereotypes that claim engineering and computer science are fields solely meant for men. As another school year begins, she enters the community as a role model for girls who are contemplating careers in technology. Kennedy was certainly...

Ignon’s Silent Struggle

Kennedy Cook

September 21, 2015


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The doctor told freshman Lily Ignon the lump was probably just swollen lymph nodes, nothing really, but her mother had to be sure. Soon after her exam, Ignon was given an X-ray at UCSF. She awaited her results anxiously. During Ignon’s initial exam, the Doctor was not pushing the idea of getting...

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