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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


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

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


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Sports

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...

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

Jasmine Caputo

June 2, 2013


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You may have witnessed senior Audrey Stanton strutting across campus sporting the latest fashion trends, or perhaps seen a photo of her outfit later that day on her Instagram with the hashtag #todayiwore. Stanton has made herself known for standing out from Tam’s fashion norm by opting for bold...

Junior Ben Knauer Shows Passion for Sports, Battles Cerebral Palsy

Junior Ben Knauer Shows Passion for Sports, Battles Cerebral Palsy

Weston Lazarus

June 1, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles, Sports

Junior Ben Knauer grew up playing baseball and discussing the Giants line-up on the blacktop during recess. He knew every player’s stats, from home runs to on-base percentages, and as a high schooler he is passionate about two things: umpiring and football. Knauer is an umpire for the Mill Valley ...

From Ocean Beach To Bali: Junior Trevor Rowedder Traverses Professional Surfing World

From Ocean Beach To Bali: Junior Trevor Rowedder Traverses Professional Surfing World

Nic Mosher

May 23, 2013


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Junior Trevor Rowedder has been surfing almost since he could walk, has professional surfers on speed dial and has traveled more in the last year than many Tam students have in their lives. “My first time on a surfboard was when I was three years old. But I didn’t really get into it until I w...

Senior Begins Rap Career as MC Kramis

Senior Begins Rap Career as MC Kramis

Maddie Elias

March 21, 2013


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Despite his family’s involvement in its Scottish heritage, you won’t find senior Kel Mandigo-Stoba engaging in many traditional activities. More likely, you’ll find him with a microphone in hand, rapping his original songs. Mandigo-Stoba was inspired to start writing when he first heard music...

More Than Just “Roll Over”

More Than Just “Roll Over”

Chris Yip, Chris Yip, and Chris Yip

February 14, 2013


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Meet Katrina, a one year old puppy who will grow up to have a bright, altruistic future. Junior Lauren Killingsworth knows this firsthand; she has spent 13 months training Katrina to qualify her to become a guide dog for the blind. “It’s definitely a very fulfilling activity. With guide dogs you...

Students Reach Playwright’s Festival Finals

Meg Weissleberg & Sander Lutz and Meg Weissleberg & Sander Lutz

February 13, 2013


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The eight finalists of the Marin Young Playwright’s Festival were announced online on January 14. Among them were Tam sophomores Tessa King and Abby Bordin. The festival, produced annually by the Marin Theatre Company (MTC) in Mill Valley, encourages high school students to submit their own ten-minute,...

Zoab Kapoor: Science by Day, Comedy by Night

Zoab Kapoor: Science by Day, Comedy by Night

Sander Lutz

January 6, 2013


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Born and raised on the independent Southeast Asian island of Singapore, senior Zoab Kapoor has pursued a range of very diverse interests since his youth. “My ideal career goal is ‘physicist who is a comedian in the evenings,’” Kapoor said. “That would be strange, I admit, kind of un...

Senior Aspires to Work in the Culinary Arts

Senior Aspires to Work in the Culinary Arts

Emma Sandrolini

January 3, 2013


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Senior Oriana Anguiano is easily recognizable by her long, dark hair and unique style, which, according to Anguiano, is influenced by the music she listens to. “I got into dressing differently one to two years ago when I got into music and different musicians,” she said. “The music I listen to is pretty va...

Performance and Self-Expression: Devon Lawrence’s Experience as a Musician

Performance and Self-Expression: Devon Lawrence’s Experience as a Musician

Aaron Newman

December 11, 2012


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Junior Devon Lawrence slips easily into a smile like a familiar, perfectly fitting jacket. Unlike many of her peers, Lawrence exudes a lighthearted air during a stressful semester. “I do like life,” she confirmed with a bright laugh. But even an optimist like Lawrence couldn’t help feelin...

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