The Tam News

Barack to the Future

By Cassie Jeong

January 15, 2013

Dear President Barack Obama, A flying taxicab greets Marty McFly mere seconds after he travels to his hometown of Hill Valley, California, in the year 2015. We are less than three years away from the future as depicted by the 1989 movie “Back to the Future Part II”, and I trust you will do everything...

Space Machines and Wildest Dreams: An Open Letter to Mars Rover

Space Machines and Wildest Dreams: An Open Letter to Mars Rover

By Cassie Jeong

December 28, 2012

  Dear Curiosity, Happy belated birthday, little guy. November 26 marked the first anniversary of your launch from Cape Canaveral. Soon after, on December 8, American company SpaceX Corp. celebrated the second anniversary of their “Dragon” capsule’s first mission, becoming the first...

InCognito Villians that “Walk” Our Campus: A Fun-Filled Guide to Walking Like a Considerate Human Being

By Cassie Jeong

October 31, 2012

Walking around campus is a battle, and we must treat every minor inconvenience as a personal attack. The hordes of students through which we navigate simply to reach our next class are abundant with incompetent passerby, and it is high time we not only condemned, but retaliated against these everyday...

Confidin’ in Biden: An Open Letter to Our Vice President

Confidin’ in Biden: An Open Letter to Our Vice President

By Cassie Jeong

October 2, 2012

Dear Mr. Biden, What a month you’ve had. According to your newsletters (which I, of course, read devotedly), the Republican National Convention (RNC) was also the Obama campaign’s biggest fundraising deadline. A week later at the Democratic National Convention, the crowd was asked if anyone opposed...

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

By Cassie Jeong

September 26, 2011

A muscled man in a tight gray-and-black suit races to a fireman’s pole hidden behind a bookcase, the pointed ears of his mask flapping as he descends. Close behind is a blur in a red vest, gold cape, and green speedo, who slides down with excessive enthusiasm. This is no ordinary matchup of two camp, tackily dressed weirdos. This is th...