The Tam News

Juice Girl Opens in Mill Valley

Juice Girl Opens in Mill Valley

By Dominic Quaranta & Joe Russell

June 11, 2014

Melora Johnson opened her Juice Girl shop at Jamba Juice’s previous location at 45 Camino Alto on June 2. Johnson publicized her juicing several months prior to opening her store during her time at the frozen yogurt shop Yolo, where she rented space for distribution. Now, the “Juice Girl,...

Overland Boards Brings Innovation to Skateboards

Overland Boards Brings Innovation to Skateboards

By Joe Russell

February 11, 2014

When senior Albert Streitmann was in second grade, he received his first skateboard. It wasn’t until his junior year, when he joined his good friend Spencer “Spence” Peterson in running a longboard company, that skateboarding became a crucial part of his life. “I started longboarding to w...

New P.E. Curriculum to be Implemented in January

New P.E. Curriculum to be Implemented in January

By Riley Kuffner and Joe Russell

December 16, 2013

The P.E. department will institute a redesigned curriculum in the second semester of this school year. Before the new curriculum, P.E. classes were essentially split, with half the time spent in the classroom and half spent doing activities. After reassessing the curriculum, the P.E. department found...

Grand Theft Auto 5 Sparks Controversy

Grand Theft Auto 5 Sparks Controversy

By Joe Russell

November 6, 2013

Rockstar Games released the fifth installment to the popular and controversial game series Grand Theft Auto (GTA), on September 17. The first day of its release, GTA V made over $800 million, the most money made from any entertainment release, including movies, in a single day. Among Tam students...

UC Acceptance of California Students Decreases

UC Acceptance of California Students Decreases

By Sarah Asch

June 10, 2013

This year, 2.2 percent fewer California high school students were accepted into University of California schools (UCs), according to an article published in the LA Times in April. The article indicated that the low acceptance rate is due to the fact that public colleges can charge non-resident students...