Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Rachel Dimon

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Rachel Dimon

Niulan Wright

September 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Rachel Dimon is a new Outreach Specialist in the Wellness Center. Before coming to Tam, she worked in the North Bay as a mental health counselor with teens that struggle with behavioral and emotional issues. At Tam, Dimon is situated in the Wellness Center and works as the first line of help for the...

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Jessica Watts

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Jessica Watts

Tenaya Tremp

September 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Normally, zoology and teaching are two professions that don’t intermingle—unless, of course, the students of a particular class are extraordinarily misbehaved. For Jessica Watts, however, her passion for zoology was what initially led her to teaching, and once she started, she never looked back....

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Miriam Cook

Tam Welcomes New Faculty: Miriam Cook

Jessica Bukowski

September 18, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Miriam Cook, a new social studies teacher, is just one month into her first year at Tam, and is already focused on creating the best high school experience for her students. Although Tam’s environment may seem daunting to someone taking on their first full-time teaching job, Cook seems ready for the...

Senior Class President: JayJuan Radford

Senior Class President: JayJuan Radford

Sophia Krivoruchko and Sophia Krivoruchko

June 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Jay Juan Radford’s vision for his term as senior class president was unlike those of candidates preceding him. Going into the election, Radford was skeptical that he would win.  He said he had never really seen students of color as leaders in the Tam student body and wanted to help with this proble...

13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)

13 Reasons Why (Or Why Not)

Ravi Joshi-Wander

June 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

13 tapes, 13 episodes. That was the premise of the first season of “13 Reasons Why,” the 2017 Netflix series that depicted the suicide of high school student Hannah Baker (Katherine Langford). The show told her story through the lens of cassette tapes that she had made detailing the 13 people sh...

Reaching Out With Robotics

Reaching Out With Robotics

Tessa Flynn

June 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Sophomore Kavi Dolasia led her two middle school robotics teams to compete in the third annual Reaching Out With Robotics (ROWR) Games at Bayside Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, on April 18. The competition was made possible in part by ROWR, a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM...

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Calvin Rosevear

April 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

With a riveting story, a stellar cast, and very excellent development, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” was a close runner-up for Oscar awards. The powerful narrative is centered around Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) and her actions following the rape and murder of her daughter, Ang...

Foreign Perspective: Malmö, Sweden

Foreign Perspective: Malmö, Sweden

Oskar Oste

March 23, 2018


Filed under Foreign Perspectives, Lifestyles

Hej, jag heter Oskar och min familj är från Sverige. Hi, my name is Oskar and I’m a junior at Tam. My family is from Sweden. When someone asks me the all too frequent question “which place do I like more, Sweden or the US?” I must hesitate and first think to myself “Who is the audience?...

Do it for the Culture

Do it for the Culture

Connor Dargan

March 23, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

2018 has treated hip hop group Migos well so far; following the release of their newest album, “Culture II,” the group was featured on the cover of “Rolling Stone” and reached the Billboard’s top 200. As of February 7, the album was sitting in the number three slot, with a billion streams in...

Grey Area

Grey Area

Benjy Wall-Feng

March 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

My first brush with the cultural tsunami that is "Fifty Shades of Grey" was in fourth grade, when I noticed, in one of the magazines my class was gleefully vivisecting for collage fodder, a book review with the alarming first sentence: "There are three kinds of sex — sex in the kitchen, sex in the...

Local Lifestyles

Local Lifestyles

Jacob Swergold

March 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

When I look back at my childhood, my best memories were created outdoors. At a young age, I remember biking around Mill Valley in search of adventure. From stick ball games at Boyle Park to exploring the creek with my friends, the environment in which I grew up provided me with endless access to the o...

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

Milo Levine

December 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Reviews

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we want. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards ...

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