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...

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 ...

Hidden Figures Review

Hidden Figures Review

Raqshan Kahn

February 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Taking place in 1960’s Virginia, where Jim Crow’s racial segregation was a fact of life and workplace sexism was widely accepted, Hidden Figures tells the story of three brilliant African American women working at NASA to put the first man into space. Based on the nonfiction book of the same tit...

The Health Food Store that’s Been Here the Whole Time: 7-Eleven

The Health Food Store that’s Been Here the Whole Time: 7-Eleven

Milo Levine

October 14, 2016


Filed under Food, Lifestyles, Reviews

As I walked through a double door that read “pull” but really needed to be pushed, I couldn’t wait to see what kind of cliental was lurking on the other side. Could it be truckers, ex-cons, current cons, rural Americans, young entrepreneurs, the confused elderly that thought they were at the M...

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern art museum in the country, surpassing New York’s MoMA and Los Angeles's Broad. I used to feel...

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

I Don’t Read… But I Read This Book and Here is Why You Should Too

Francis Strietmann

May 12, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

It was a typical Sunday afternoon. My parents and I were visiting an old friend of theirs who lives with her husband and two daughters. The older, who will start high school next fall, had just moved out of her shared room with her little sister and was eager to show me her “new room,” the cleared o...

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

Piper Goeking

March 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

In the dog-eat-dog food scene of Miller Avenue, Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop has opened its take-out windows at 558 Miller Ave.  A minute walk down the street from the arches, Antone’s is a strong contender to make it on the ave due to its ideal location, quick and friendly service, and its hardy...

This Month in Music

This Month in Music

Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

January is always a busy month for new releases. As artists strive to make their mark on the new year, 2016 is already shaping up to be a revolutionary one for the industry: from Conrad Sewell’s chart topping ballads to Ty Segall’s garage rock madness. So let’s dive into this month in music. ...

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

Cam Vernali

December 10, 2015


Filed under News, Reviews

While I try to pride myself on not being one of those “techie youngsters” as my grandfather would call my peers, Netflix is a guilty pleasure I can’t live without. I check for new additions pretty frequently, skipping movies that don’t appeal to me and binge-watching shows that grab my interest....

Late Night Food Spots

Late Night Food Spots

Claire Donohue

May 27, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Whether you’re driving home after a long night, in search of a midnight meet-up spot, or desperately seeking a bite on the way to your four a.m. flight, restaurants open late into the night are essential. But since last years infamous closure of our beloved local Denny’s, Marin has had a devastating...

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Marin’s Hidden Brunch Spots

Sammy Herdman

March 24, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

On weekend mornings the prospect of brunch can make the difference between waking up at 10 a.m. or staying in bed until the late afternoon, so picking a place to eat quickly is critical. However, many students may not know of good breakfast options beyond small coffee shops and The Depot, so, for the...

“Birdman”: An Experiment With Sky-High Results

“Birdman”: An Experiment With Sky-High Results

Connor Dargan

March 24, 2015


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

After a successful performance as the superhero Birdman, fading Hollywood star Riggan Thompson (Michael Keaton) tries to create a Broadway play. His struggles and the occurrences around him are boldly presented in the film “Birdman (Or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).” “Birdman” is directed,...

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