2 Minutes – 10 Questions, with Sam Novic

2 Minutes – 10 Questions, with Sam Novic

Kate Luebkeman

May 13, 2014


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Sam Novic risks it all as he attempts to answer 10 questions in 2 minutes or he will get pied in the face. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6alnzOddOyM

Nick Barella: From Paper to Props

Nick Barella: From Paper to Props

Haydn Wall

April 22, 2014


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Last year, senior Nick Barella and his friend decided to try to build a laser rifle from the popular game Fallout 3. What started as a way to pass the time with a friend quickly became a potentially profitable skill. Since making that first gun, Barella has made a replica Captain America shield and a...

Ashley Baker: Behind the Scenes

Ashley Baker: Behind the Scenes

Elizabeth Archer

November 13, 2013


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Juggling classes at Tamiscal High School, directing and acting in Tam’s drama program, and classes at ACT (American Conservatory Theatre), junior Ashley Baker has found a sense of independence both on and off stage. Baker’s interest in theater began as a summer activity, but quickly morphed into...

Jacob Siderman: Playing the Battlefield

Jacob Siderman: Playing the Battlefield

Emma Boczek

October 30, 2013


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“One team has taken a member of the other team hostage, and they’re holding them in a building,” freshman Jacob Siderman said. “The other team needs to go in and get their hostages back without being hit.”Siderman participates in military simulations, Airsoft games in which players are challenged...

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

Mae Puckett

October 27, 2013


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Junior Starr Ingram displayed her drawings and paintings at the Mill Valley art and garden store Illumnigarden as part of the Mill Valley Tuesday Art Walk on October 1. Many family friends and high school students, mainly from Ingram’s art class, came to see the work displayed. The Art Walk, which...

Emmanuella Zachariou: Music Video Success

Emmanuella Zachariou: Music Video Success

Anna Vandergriff

October 22, 2013


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After less than a year of directing, filming, and conceptualizing music videos, senior Emmanuella Zachariou has already achieved a level of success that many people can only hope to attain in a lifetime. Her most recent music video for the up-and-coming Swedish band The Holograms recently premiered...

Custodian “Gabriel” Gebremichael Tells His Story

Custodian “Gabriel” Gebremichael Tells His Story

Aidan Hersh

June 12, 2013


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Ghebretinsa “Gabriel” Gebremichael is a custodian at Tam and can be seen driving around campus in his easily noticeable mini-truck. However, there is more to his life than working at Tam. Gabriel moved here from the Eastern African country of Eritrea in 2001. “I was about 16 or 17,” Gabriel said...

Aaron Lester, the Swordsman

Aaron Lester, the Swordsman

Emma Shields

June 10, 2013


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En Garde, fleche, lunge, and parry. Some may have heard these terms in movies, others may have no idea what they are, and a select few know that they are fencing terms. Sophomore Aaron Lester can collaborate these moves into a fierce attack - he is a fencer. Once a week, Lester goes to fencing practi...

Freshman Karina Hoge Shows Passion for Cirque du Soleil Acrobatics

Freshman Karina Hoge Shows Passion for Cirque du Soleil Acrobatics

Maile Resta

June 10, 2013


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"Some people like soccer, volleyball, or swimming but I found a unique passion, I know it is odd but I love it,” freshman Karina Hoge said. Her passion is gymnastics. In addition to being a gymnast, Hoge participates and trains every day for Cirque du Soleil. Coached by two professional acrobats from...

Susan Gertman Offers Guidance in the College and Career Center

Susan Gertman Offers Guidance in the College and Career Center

Emma Sandrolini

June 10, 2013


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Susan Gertman, the head of the college and career center, has been serving students at Tam for nine years. She gives guidance on college, financial aid, internships, and sends out emails about every other day to make sure seniors are on the right track. She provides the information they need to succ...

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sam Allen

June 9, 2013


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Ever since she was a little girl, sophomore Taylor Bratton has had a fascination with the ocean and the magical creatures that dwell below its surface, especially sharks. Bratton has been actively trying to spread awareness of the current decline of shark populations due to overfishing. “From age seven,...

Aria Pogni: Catching Attention

Aria Pogni: Catching Attention

Veronica Russell

June 7, 2013


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Junior Aria Pogni doesn’t just play softball, she lives it. She has been playing since she was seven. Though she initially played other sports, she eventually focused on softball. “I like playing sports, but softball was the one that really stuck with me. It was the one that I was best at, and i...

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