Perspectives: Zihao Wang in Changsha, China

Perspectives: Zihao Wang in Changsha, China

Zihao Wang

December 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

My name is Zihao Wang. I’m from ChangSha-Hunan, China. I’m a Junior. I moved here when I was 13. I’m 16 right now. Many people ask me, do I like America or China better? It is very complicated. I prefer having school in the United States because it is more relaxed and less stressful in school, a...

Go-To Guy (Hans Goto Profile)

Go-To Guy (Hans Goto Profile)

Jack Loder

December 18, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

The Dos Equis Most Interesting Man in the World has company. You won’t find him climbing the world’s tallest mountain, or wrestling crocodiles in the Nile. He resides in the corner of the Tam library’s back room, perched behind an awkwardly tall desk, making only his head visible to the seated...

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Here’s the Scoop: Comparing Ice Cream Places Throughout Marin

Emma Schultz

November 14, 2017


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Lifestyles, Reviews

Marin is certainly not lacking in ice cream shops to satisfy any craving for some of that cold, sugary goodness. While the number of ice cream places in Marin remains dwarfed by that of hair and nail salons, there is still an adequate number to offer some variety. Upon comparing and contrasting them ...

American Vandal Review

American Vandal Review

Elissa Asch

November 13, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Hanover High School Senior Dylan Maxwell has been expelled for a crime he may have committed, and student documentarian Peter Maldonado and his best friend Sam set out to prove his innocence or ensure his guilt.  This comedic Netflix original centers around Peter’s documentary American Vandal whi...

TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

TiK ToK…#throwback Time (Top 5 Throwback Songs of the Last Decade)

Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

June 5, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Throwback song time!!! And no I’m not talking about ANYTHING recent. I’m talking straight out of elementary school - because we all know that’s where the lit tunes were at. Here’s my top 10: 1. “TiK ToK” by Ke$ha This came out on “Animal,” Ke$ha’s 2010 album. It was one of those ...

The Most Crustworthy Pizza in Mill Valley

The Most Crustworthy Pizza in Mill Valley

Elise Korngut and Elise Korngut

June 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Reviews

Mill Valley has a bountiful supply of pizza joints, each one with its own distinct style. Whether you’re feeling fancy or lazy, one of the many restaurants is bound to fix your pizza craving. If you just need a classic pizza or you want to step outside your comfort zone, our small town has something...

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017


Filed under Lifestyles, Profiles

We so often only see administrators and teachers as their positions or subjects, but  they are so much more. To bring this to light, The Tam News asked bizarre hypothetical questions to show that our staff members are people too. Q: If You Were A Vegetable, What Vegetable Would You Be And Why? SUPERINTENDENT...

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

The Face of Tam Swimming: Dahlke Represents Tam at State Swim Meet

Jack Loder

May 31, 2017


Filed under Sports

Tam junior TK Dahlke was the lone Red Tailed Hawk at the state swim meet this past Friday and Saturday May 19th/20th at Clovis West High School in Fresno. Dahlke competed in the 50 and 100 meter freestyle events, placing 19th and 17th, respectively. “I love big meets, and this is the biggest one High School swi...

Track NCS Seniors

Jacob Swergold

May 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lizzy Labeeuw-Anderson “I struggled being sick early in the season, but I’m very happy with the way the end of the season went. I’m looking forward to NCS as an opportunity to race against some very talented girls and hopefully run a fast time.” Kate Miekley “Overall, I’m really happ...

Sports Opinion: Why Coaches Shouldn’t Expect Early Release (Web Exclusive)

Dani Egan

May 4, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s the end of fourth period, and the classroom is deserted. Slowly, sports obligations emptied out the classroom as students left for early release, the lesson unfinished in their notes. Some are happy to get out early, some are resigned to the work they’ll miss, and some worry about how they...

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

Nikhil Kharkar: Serving His Way to the Top

Dahlia Zail

May 3, 2017


Filed under Profiles, Sports

Senior Nikhil Kharkar began playing tennis at the age of five with his dad and older sister. “We would go to the Tiburon tennis courts every week and we would just hit,” Kharkar said. Kharkar started his organized athletics career as a baseball player. Around the age of 10, he started playing b...

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