The Tam News

Saba Enters the Spotlight

Saba Enters the Spotlight

Lola Leuterio

May 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

On April 5, 2018, Chicago rapper Saba released his second studio-produced album “Care for Me,” an original and artistic expression of his own overwhelming mental health struggles. The emotional depths and skillfully crafted beats that “Care for Me” pours forth make it impossible not to wonde...

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Maire Hogan

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes that idea and runs with it. To be precise, he runs a marathon with it, stops to carbo load, then keeps...

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Calvin Rosevear

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

With a riveting story, a stellar cast, and very excellent development, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” was a close runner-up for Oscar awards. The powerful narrative is centered around Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) and her actions following the rape and murder of her daughter, Ang...

Do it for the Culture

Do it for the Culture

Connor Dargan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

2018 has treated hip hop group Migos well so far; following the release of their newest album, “Culture II,” the group was featured on the cover of “Rolling Stone” and reached the Billboard’s top 200. As of February 7, the album was sitting in the number three slot, with a billion streams in...

Review: “The Beautiful & Damned”

Review: “The Beautiful & Damned”

Kavi Dolasia and Kavi Dolasia

March 5, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

One look at Gerald “G-Eazy” Gillum will give you all you need to know. The effortless attitude– faintly reminiscent of James Dean– the meticulously cut, slick back hair (seriously, he has a live-in barber on tour), the signature faded black skinny jeans, the tall lanky figure, and the smirk mak...

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

Mill Valley Market: An Underrated Lunch Destination

Milo Levine

December 10, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we wanted. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards...

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

Milo Levine

December 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Reviews

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we want. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards ...

Without Warning Review

Without Warning Review

Connor Dargan

December 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Music, Reviews

To say artists Offset and 21 Savage’s new project Without Warning dropped without...well...a warning...would be a bit of an understatement.  Produced by Metro Boomin, Without Warning was released the night before Halloween and was only hinted at by Offset with an Instagram post 10 hours prior to re...

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Emma Schultz

November 14, 2017


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Reviews

Marin is certainly not lacking in ice cream shops to satisfy any craving for some of that cold, sugary goodness. While the number of ice cream places in Marin remains dwarfed by that of hair and nail salons, there is still an adequate number to offer some variety. Upon comparing and contrasting them ...

American Vandal Review

American Vandal Review

Elissa Asch

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Hanover High School Senior Dylan Maxwell has been expelled for a crime he may have committed, and student documentarian Peter Maldonado and his best friend Sam set out to prove his innocence or ensure his guilt.  This comedic Netflix original centers around Peter’s documentary American Vandal whi...

“IT” Review

“IT” Review

Jake Paz-Priel

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On the surface, director Andres Muschietti’s “It” can be interpreted as a superficial adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 classic novel; but when analyzed, the film yields an underlying exposition not only on the things we fear, but why we fear them. Like any horror movie worth its salt, “It...

Don’t Put Cream in our Curry!

Don’t Put Cream in our Curry!

Amina Nakhuda

November 9, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

You walk into an Indian restaurant and immediately, a strong aroma tingles your nose. A hint of turmeric, cumin, garam masala … spices, spices, and more spices. You look around and see countless families devouring rice and curry. The walls are lined with fancy decor and paintings of intricate flow...