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A Formal Apology to My Third Period Teachers

A Formal Apology to My Third Period Teachers

Daniel Carroll

June 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Dear third Period teachers, I am never more grumpy during the week then at 12:10 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. I apologize to all four of you (you know who you are) for releasing my midday frustrations out in your class. It is just that the day feels so long at 12:10. Coming back to school after three...

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

Carroll’s Guide to the Best Album of 2014-2015

Daniel Carroll

May 27, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

While the list of music released within this past school year seems to go on infinitely, here are a couple of standout hits from different genres to satisfy every type of music lover out there. Rock n’ Roll: Alabama Shakes give listeners a taste of what it’s like when four talented musicians with...

Jake Isola-Henry Brings Unique Character to the Field

Jake Isola-Henry Brings Unique Character to the Field

April 27, 2015


Filed under Sports

How does senior varsity lacrosse captain Jake Isola-Henry spend his time at practice? By making fart jokes of course. “We have this ongoing joke that one of coaches farted,” Isola-Henry said. “Like when Coach Matt is trying to give us tips on how to shoot, we are always like ‘oh what’s that...

Varsity Basketball Has Earned an Apology

Varsity Basketball Has Earned an Apology

Daniel Carroll

February 25, 2015


Filed under Sports

Dear Boy’s Varsity Basketball Team, It has been a tough three years for a Tam basketball fan like myself. I’ve witnessed a lack of respectable coaches, atrocious offenses, and losing star players to rival teams (we still love you Malik). It seemed that every year our team could simply not click....

Boys’ Basketball

Boys’ Basketball

Daniel Carroll

December 23, 2014


Filed under Sports

The varsity basketball team looks like they will bounce back in the 2014 -2015 season after only winning a single MCAL game last year with an overall season record of 9-17. History teacher and leadership advisor Tim Morgan is set to make his debut as a head coach. The former assistant coach at San Francisco...

Proof Lab Celebrates Ten Years in Mill Valley

Proof Lab Celebrates Ten Years in Mill Valley

TBN

December 4, 2014


Filed under News, Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6iAlLv9H0XQ&feature=youtu.be This November, Proof Lab celebrated its tenth year as a staple in the Mill Valley community.  An action packed day of events and activities included a surf contest in the headlands, a skate competition on their home ramp, and a movie...

Unwanted Album: “Songs of Innocence”

Unwanted Album: “Songs of Innocence”

Daniel Carroll

October 24, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On September 9, students across the school could be heard expressing their outrage over the fact that a new album had appeared on their iPhones uninvited. The face behind the crime is the legendary rock band U2, whose 13th album “Songs of Innocence” is one of their most notable album releases. Wh...

The Best and Worst of Outside Lands Festival

The Best and Worst of Outside Lands Festival

Daniel Carroll

October 2, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Skimming down the Outside Lands 2014 lineup for the first time, I found myself scowling. Most of the artists on the list were either completely foreign or I had already seen them live (ugh, poor me). However, I decided I would muster up the money to go anyway (thanks Mom and Dad!) and hope to be entertained....

Beck Mellows Out for Morning Phase

Beck Mellows Out for Morning Phase

Daniel Carroll

April 20, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

It’s been nearly ten years since Beck released his quirky, psychedelic and loud album “Mellow Gold,” which included “Loser” the song that put him on the map. Since then, he has revealed the ever-expanding spectrum of music that he produces. The album “Morning Phase,” released in February,...

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

Season Preview: Boys’ Swimming Looks to Reclaim MCAL Title

Nic Mosher

March 29, 2014


Filed under Sports

After a strong second place finish in MCALs last year, the boys' swim team is looking to reestablish their title as the best team in the league, a title they have won four consecutive times in the previous four years. Despite losing two Division One swimmers (Elliot Ordway to UCLA water polo, and Mi...

The Pool Parking Lot: Room for Improvement

The Pool Parking Lot: Room for Improvement

Daniel Carroll

March 29, 2014


Filed under Opinion

As both a water polo player and a swimmer, I spend a lot of time at Tam’s pool. Every day after school during the fall and spring, I drive my car to the pool to park my car before heading to practice. At this time, the pool parking lot (also known as the staff parking lot) is chaotic, as impatient...

Kanye: The Best of the West

Kanye: The Best of the West

Daniel Carroll

February 11, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

“I am a God,” raps Kanye West on a track titled “I am a God” that lists God as a featured artist. This track, off of his latest album “Yeezus,” is just another moment in the last five years that has the media calling Kanye a “self-absorbed lunatic.” Besides maybe Miley Cyrus or Kanye’s...