SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016


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For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern art museum in the country, surpassing New York’s MoMA and Los Angeles's Broad. I used to feel...

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

Francis Strietmann

May 12, 2016


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It was a typical Sunday afternoon. My parents and I were visiting an old friend of theirs who lives with her husband and two daughters. The older, who will start high school next fall, had just moved out of her shared room with her little sister and was eager to show me her “new room,” the cleared o...

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Brothers Grimsby”

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Brothers Grimsby”

Marie Hogan

May 4, 2016


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The first thing to know about “The Brothers Grimsby,” Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, is that it is a Sacha Baron Cohen film. The second thing to know is that elephant semen is a major plot point. So is “The Brothers Grimsby” good? Bad? It’s a question I was forced to ask myself a lot...

Kevin Gates’ “Islah”

Kevin Gates’ “Islah”

James Finn

May 4, 2016


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The term “vulnerable” is rarely used to describe gangsta rappers.The likes of Mac Dre, Ice Cube, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent, all of whom pioneered the genre, hardly provided a template that encouraged their successors to wear their emotions on their sleeves. But on his major-label debut, “Islah,” ...

A Detailed Analysis of the Hungry Hawk

A Detailed Analysis of the Hungry Hawk

Blake Villanueva and Blake Killingsworth

May 4, 2016


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Some people hate driving every day to get lunch from places around school. They’re crowded, hectic, and expensive. The Hungry Hawk is a good bang for your buck and is conveniently located on campus, but many people avoid it because it’s a “cafeteria.” However, I, Blake Villanueva, eat there qui...

Pop Up Show: Pace Gallery + Technology

Pop Up Show: Pace Gallery + Technology

Cam Vernali

March 7, 2016


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Silicon Valley is known for technology, and driven people who create a unique culture where revolutionary inventions come out of the woodwork. Adding to this list is the temporary opening of the Pace Gallery + Technology in Menlo Park, which runs from February 9 to July 1. When people hear the word “gallery"...

Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”

Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”

James Finn

March 3, 2016


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In late January, several weeks before Kanye West released his long-awaited "The Life of Pablo," West tweeted that his latest release “is actually a gospel album.” "The Life of Pablo’s" lyrics and their musical accompaniment support his statement, with extended allusions to religion and the divine,...

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

Piper Goeking

March 1, 2016


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In the dog-eat-dog food scene of Miller Avenue, Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop has opened its take-out windows at 558 Miller Ave.  A minute walk down the street from the arches, Antone’s is a strong contender to make it on the ave due to its ideal location, quick and friendly service, and its hardy...

This Month in Music

This Month in Music

Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016


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January is always a busy month for new releases. As artists strive to make their mark on the new year, 2016 is already shaping up to be a revolutionary one for the industry: from Conrad Sewell’s chart topping ballads to Ty Segall’s garage rock madness. So let’s dive into this month in music. ...

And the Oscar Goes To…

The Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016


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Star Wars  By Leo DiPierro Star Wars arguably has been one of the most influential and well-known pop culture sensations ever since the first film’s release in 1977. The most recent addition to the franchise, “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens,” is no exception. The film opened to the highest...

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

Cam Vernali

December 10, 2015


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While I try to pride myself on not being one of those “techie youngsters” as my grandfather would call my peers, Netflix is a guilty pleasure I can’t live without. I check for new additions pretty frequently, skipping movies that don’t appeal to me and binge-watching shows that grab my interest....

Beach House’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars:” I’m Thankful For It

Beach House’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars:” I’m Thankful For It

Cam Vernali

November 28, 2015


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There's no time like the present, and this seems to be especially true for indie band Beach House, who just released their second album of 2015. "Thank Your Lucky Stars" was released on October 16, only a month and a half after the release of Beach House's first album of 2015, "Depression Cherry." "Thank...

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