The Tam News

Bonobo stays consistent with “The North Borders”

Bonobo stays consistent with “The North Borders”

Chris Henn

June 3, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

In DJ sets, producer Simon Green drops tracks by UK bass heavyweight Mosca and the up-and-coming Dauwd alongside his own material. When he put out a remixed version of his Black Sands album last year, the release included sophisticated acts like Cosmin TRG, Lapalux and FaltyDL. It’s clear that Green (better ...

Students Surveyed on Bullying Experiences

Chris Henn

February 21, 2013


Filed under News

The Tamalpais Union High School district has begun a new initiative to fight bullying at Tam, starting with a survey distributed to students during tutorial on January 18 . “We have to create a culture where [bullying] is not allowed,” Assistant Principal Brian Lynch said. Lynch is leading the...

Principal Drescher Resigns Early; Dr. Robert Vieth Hired as Interim Principal

Principal Drescher Resigns Early; Dr. Robert Vieth Hired as Interim Principal

News Staff

February 11, 2013


Filed under News

Principal Thomas Drescher announced his immediate resignation on January 28, a sudden change from his previously planned resignation date of June 30. Drescher sent an email to staff during the day and another to community members later that evening, citing “a recent change in personal circumstance”...

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

UPDATED: Drescher Resigns Early

Emma Boczek, Sophia Ellingson & Chris Henn

January 28, 2013


Filed under News

UPDATE 2: On January 29 the interim principal to replace former Principal Drescher was announced to be former San Marin High School principal Bob Vieth. TUHSD Superintendent Laurie Kimbrel sent out an email to the Tam community saying that “Dr. Vieth comes to us with a wealth of teaching and leadership e...

Troubling Times for the University of California

Troubling Times for the University of California

Chris Henn

December 7, 2011


Filed under News

Ten U.C. Davis students were arrested and two more hospitalized after being pepper sprayed by campus police during a protest on Friday, November 18. The day before, students set up a tent encampment, a violation of campus policy. They were given until 3 p.m. on Friday to remove their tents, and after that police began to take down the remaining tents. Students knelt on the ...

Dennis Ritchie, computer scientist, dies at 70

Dennis Ritchie, computer scientist, dies at 70

Chris Henn

October 31, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The recent death of Steve Jobs has brought to attention the enormous impact of Apple’s technology on our lives. But Jobs wasn’t the only tech innovator to pass away this week. Dennis Ritchie, an unfamiliar name to many, died on October 8 after suffering from heart disease and prostate cancer. Even though most haven’t heard of R...

Foster the People debut with “Torches”

Foster the People debut with “Torches”

Chris Henn

September 5, 2011


Filed under Reviews

Foster the People released "Torches" in May, their first full length album. On first listen it's instantly reminiscent of MGMT or Peter Bjorn and John with catchy lyrics, whistling, and straight danceable beats. They're even on the same label as MGMT, Sony/Columbia. Read More »...

The cost of efficiency

The cost of efficiency

Chris Henn

June 2, 2011


Filed under Opinion

The average reaction to Ticketmaster’s fees is something along the lines of “Where the eff did all my money go?!” Concert-goers have come to despise the service, which sells tickets exclusively for most concerts, imposing different fees along the way. It’s not uncommon for a ticket to nearly double in...