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Featured Experience: Differences to Rub Off

Featured Experience: Differences to Rub Off

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

September 23, 2017

Jaw-droppingly long lines flowed to the snack bar window of the Parkside Cafe, and by two o'clock I was sweating. I was on ice cream duty, responsible for all the smoothies, ice creams, and shakes that people ordered. Every time I finished a stack of orders, I would look to my left, and a new, even bigger...

TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

June 5, 2017

Throwback song time!!! And no I’m not talking about ANYTHING recent. I’m talking straight out of elementary school - because we all know that’s where the lit tunes were at. Here’s my top 10: 1. “TiK ToK” by Ke$ha This came out on “Animal,” Ke$ha’s 2010 album. It was one of those ...

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

By Dahlia Zail

May 3, 2017

Senior Nikhil Kharkar began playing tennis at the age of five with his dad and older sister. “We would go to the Tiburon tennis courts every week and we would just hit,” Kharkar said. Kharkar started his organized athletics career as a baseball player. Around the age of 10, he started playing b...

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

Sports Opinion: In Defense of Girls Lacrosse

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

March 14, 2017

Imagine this. You spend two hours after school practicing every day. You play your heart out in every single game. You condition, train, and drill, trying tirelessly to get better. And in return for all your work, you’re faced with empty bleachers at every. Single. Home game. Which is ironic, consi...

Clashing Views from Clashing Jews

Clashing Views from Clashing Jews

By Dahlia Zail and Milo Levine

March 8, 2017

Holocaust Jokes: When a Joke Crosses the Line By Dahlia Zail I am a Jew, and I have always worn the identity with pride. I went to Hebrew school from first grade to my freshman year. I had a Bat Mitzvah, travelled to Israel twice, and have gone to Jewish sleep away camp for five years. I spent my who...

Supermarket or Restaurant? Tam Tam Ramen Pushes the Boundaries

By Dahlia Zail

February 2, 2017

Joining Mill Valley’s culinary scene is the new ramen restaurant Tam Tam Ramen. The restaurant is a collaboration between Whole Foods and Genji, a Philadelphia- based company that operates sushi bars in over 190 Whole Foods across the country. This restaurant is their first venture selling food toge...

‘Tis the Season to be Adventurous

‘Tis the Season to be Adventurous

By Dahlia Zail

November 16, 2016

The weather's getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. That could only mean it's time for the holidays.  Here's a few things that can help you get into the spirit this holiday season! Ice Skating Various Locations in SF $11-12 Just because we don’t actually get snow in San Francisc...

Sully Afloat

Sully Afloat

By Dahlia Zail

October 18, 2016

On September 9, 2016, Sully, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released. This movie puts a human face on a national news story from 2009. On January 15 of 2009, minutes after taking off from La Guardia Airport in New York City, a U.S. plane was hit with a “bird strike” which blew out both engines, fo...

Bisexual Visibility Day

Bisexual Visibility Day

By Dahlia Zail

October 16, 2015

Tam students participated in the National Bisexual Visibility Day on September 24. The event was run by the Tam High Sexuality and Gender Alliance Club (SAGA). The purpose of this day was to highlight biphobia, an aversion toward bisexuality and bisexual people as a social group or as individuals, a...