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SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

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...

To Stream or Not to Stream?

To Stream or Not to Stream?

Claire Donohue

April 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

I spend an embarrassingly large amount of my life with my headphones on, or getting knocked around at a local concert venue. Like so many teenagers, music and the culture that surrounds it is a way I’ve been able to define myself during high school. But our listening options don’t resemble the gr...

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

February 28, 2016


Filed under Features

At the Winter Rally on January 29, held in Gus Gym, the dance team and cheer squad performed, along with the Music Together program, a teacher dance team, and members of the boys' and girls' varsity basketball and soccer teams. Below are a selection of images from the rally. ...

This Month in Music

This Month in Music

Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

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. ...

In Defense of Free Art

In Defense of Free Art

Claire Donohue

December 14, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Last month I wandered contently through the halls of The Broad, Los Angeles’ newest contemporary art museum. Most of my joy stemmed from the fact that I was surrounded by some pretty neat art, ranging from a whole room of Baldessari to an hour-long music performance being projected onto ten surfaces...

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Tandis Shoushtary

December 10, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

In light of recent frustration with library policies, librarian Mellisa Bowman sat down with Tandis Shoushtary to comment.   On past work experience: My transition year before Tam, between Texas and Tam, I worked for San Francisco schools, and that library was so lax...It was obvious f...

Vince Lars: Saxaphonist to the Stars

Vince Lars: Saxaphonist to the Stars

Franny Kiles

December 10, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Vince Lars has been a beloved guest artist in the Tam jazz band and symphonic orchestra for nearly seven years, but his time spent in the Tam music community is just a snippet of his life as a musician. Over the years, Lars used his skills as a saxophonist to perform with Beyonce and Destiny’s Child...

Fall Food Drive Aims to Collect Food for the Holidays

Fall Food Drive Aims to Collect Food for the Holidays

Claire Donohue

December 6, 2015


Filed under News

This year’s Fall Food Drive began on November 9, and donations will be accepted until December 11. The non-perishable donations will go to the SF-Marin Food Bank. For the past 27 years, this organization has been dedicated to helping eradicate hunger in the San Francisco and Marin areas. According to t...

Language Teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks Departs Tam

Language Teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks Departs Tam

October 8, 2015


Filed under News

French and Spanish teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks announced that she was leaving Tam to take a position at Redwood on October 2. Hicks sent a brief email with the subject “today is my last day at Tam,” to her students and their families. Hicks is teaching third year and Honors Spanish classes at Redwo...

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)

Claire Donohue & Marina Furbush

June 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Junior Elodie Townsend is a catcher and co-captain of the softball team. She has been playing baseball and softball for 13 years and recently commited to Wellesley University for softball. Q: How did you first get into softball? A: My whole family is obsessed with baseball. That is the definitiv...

Late Night Food Spots

Late Night Food Spots

Claire Donohue

May 27, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Whether you’re driving home after a long night, in search of a midnight meet-up spot, or desperately seeking a bite on the way to your four a.m. flight, restaurants open late into the night are essential. But since last years infamous closure of our beloved local Denny’s, Marin has had a devastating...

Off the Mainland: A Look into Student Life on Angel Island

Off the Mainland: A Look into Student Life on Angel Island

Claire Donohue and Jordan Blackburn

April 23, 2015


Filed under Features

Every morning, senior Jordan Sherman wakes up at 6:30 a.m., rushes through his shower, and feeds his cat. If he has time, he’ll eat some breakfast, then he jumps into a van with his dad headed towards the harbor in order to make it to the 7:15 a.m. ferry. Sherman has to make sure he’s early, becau...

The Student News Site of Tamalpais High School
Claire Donohue