The Tam News

Dress to impress

Dress to impress

By Samantha Ferro

April 16, 2019

In the fifth grade, most girls get their ears pierced or shop at Brandy Melville for the first time. I, on the other hand, was purchasing my first blazer. And that is where it all began.   Always looking as if I am walking into a business meeting, I’m the type of person to wear dress shirts, blazers, and ple...

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

By Giacomo Bassi

June 5, 2017

Ciao! Mi chiamo Giacomo Bassi e sono un exchange student a Tam dall’Italia. Ho quasi diciotto anni e frequento la quarta liceo, ma non sono all’ultimo anno di scuola! Presentarsi in una scuola dove l’anno di frequenza conta e non appartenere veramente a nessuno e’ stata una prima difficolt...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

By Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017

Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

This Isn’t The Homeland

This Isn’t The Homeland

By Ilaria Lobo

February 2, 2016

Growing up, my idea of authentic Chinese cuisine was categorized based on spice factor, texture, smells, and presentation. These were the elements of my culture that brought me back to my native Hong Kong and replayed cherished moments of large family dinners in my head. Over the years, I’ve come to under...

I Belong

I Belong

By Raqshan Khan

March 24, 2015

It happened in seventh grade during the end of math class. I was having a conversation with a couple of my friends. We were turning in homework and one of my friends asked me jokingly how I was able to get “such good grades.” I laughed and told her that all I did was turn in my homework. Another one...

The Archives: A Look Back at Tam’s History

The Archives: A Look Back at Tam’s History

By Wesley Emblidge, Chris Long & Billie Mandelbaum

April 5, 2012

“Internet access to reach all classrooms,” “Come ‘Injun’ dance at the prom tonite” and “Goldfish lose tails” are just a few of the breaking news headlines that have appeared in the Tam News since its founding nearly a century ago. This issue, we decided to feature a wide range of past...