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Foreign Perspective: Malmö, Sweden

Foreign Perspective: Malmö, Sweden

Oskar Oste

March 23, 2018


Filed under 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?...

A New Perspective: Los Barriles, Mexico

A New Perspective: Los Barriles, Mexico

Heidi Ford

November 9, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles

Hola! Me llamo Heidi Ford. Hi! My name is Heidi Ford. I grew up in a little fishing village in southern Baja, Mexico called Los Barriles, named after the barrels of pirates’ gold supposedly hidden somewhere in town. My parents moved to Los Barriles when I was five months old and we lived there until I ...

Josh Pilcher’s Throckapella Experience (Web Exclusive)

Gigi Pemberton and Gigi Pemberton

June 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Junior Josh Pilcher has a hidden talent: a capella singing. For four years now, Pilcher has been singing as part of Throckapella, an a capella group based out of the Throckmorton Theater and led by director Tim Silva. “When I was a wee young lad I would sing, and then my parents were like ‘hey, Jo...

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Crewe Hutson: Overcoming Obstacles

Kennedy Cook and Michael Diamandakis

June 2, 2017


Filed under Sports

Freshman Crewe Hutson is not your average dual-sport athlete. Although he played running back for the Junior Varsity football team and guard for freshman basketball team, the quality that truly separates him from his peers isn’t obvious. “If you talk to most people, I look like a normal athlete out ...

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Danford on Fire: Our New IT Specialist

Marie Hogan

October 14, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Information Technology specialist Danford McCann knows what it’s like to play with fire and get burned, literally. “Your first thought is to go screaming, running," he said. "Actually, the real thought that went through my head was I got no one to blame but myself.” McCann, who joined Tam staff this year,...

Artist of the Issue: Sam Emblidge

Artist of the Issue: Sam Emblidge

Trevor Bukowski

May 4, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

It’s three feet tall, standing strong on a wide base, a connection of bright blue molded tubes built up into a tower-like thing. At least that’s how senior Sam Emblidge describes his clay project. It’s funny to think that the smiling senior, proudly finishing up a months long project, wasn’t sup...

Cate Hayman: YouthArts Finalist

Cate Hayman: YouthArts Finalist

Hannah Chorley

March 3, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

A self proclaimed “Mill Valley mom,” Cate Hayman spent the month of January hiking in the morning, doing pilates, and getting coffee with her friends — as well as auditioning for 14 college-level musical theater programs. Hayman, who graduated from Tam in December following the first semester...

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Sophomore John Luster Reflects on Tam Water Polo (Web Exclusive)

Ethan Lawrence and Ethan Lawrence

December 14, 2015


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Ever wonder who the man in the goal on the Varsity water polo team is? Well his name is John Luster. As a current Sophomore, Luster began playing water polo his freshman year after being encouraged by his sister, who plays for Marin Catholic, to join the team. “At first I didn't really take it that seriou...

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar

Artist of the Issue: Annie Blackadar

Megan Butt

November 5, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

At the age of three, freshman Annie Blackadar entered the monumental world of music after observing a violin class. “There was a beginner’s violin course after my [beginner’s music] class  and I would stay and watch them,” Blackadar said. “I asked my parents if I could play violin.” He...

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Jackson Gathard

May 27, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

Junior Connor Barr found his passion for photography upon arriving at Tam. “I really started having a serious interest for it in the past few years. I started learning how to take photos and how to properly use a camera in my first year at Tam, and I really owe everything I’ve accomplished up unti...

Brian Murphy: KNBR Radio Host

Brian Murphy: KNBR Radio Host

Daniel Zwiebach

March 24, 2015


Filed under Sports

Brian Murphy’s journalism career began 27 years ago with the Tam News. After covering politics of Tam in the late ‘80s, Murphy fell in love with journalism. He has written for the LA Times, ESPN.com, and the San Francisco Chronicle. In the last decade, he has shifted his career to radio and is now...