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Of a Different Breed

Of a Different Breed

Lucas Rosevear

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Humans of Tam

Hidden away in Tam’s mass of students is a small, a very small, but distinct subset of students (and an alumnus) linked by a common, somewhat taboo, artistic interest; anthropomorphic animals. Yet, being part of the small community is often difficult, as those who count themselves as part of it are...

Air Quality Affects Sports

Air Quality Affects Sports

November 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

The deadliest, most destructive wildfire in California's history, known as the Butte County Wildfire destroyed around 14,000 residences and killed at least 85 people as it raged across Northern California. The fire, nicknamed as The Camp Fire, started early Thursday morning of November 8th and was not fin...

Outed Every Day

Outed Every Day

Skye Schoenhoeft

September 24, 2018


Filed under Features

With additional reporting by Sam Schnee     Most of us don’t like putting our phones in the caddy every time we walk into class. It’s definitely annoying, but for most it’s nothing more than a minor, quickly forgotten inconvenience. For some students, though, this experience c...

Unified Sports Track Event

Unified Sports Track Event

Elissa Asch

May 22, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Both special and general education students competed side by side at the Unified Track Sports event at Tam on April 18. The event was the latest of multiple unified basketball games and track meets held this year at Tam and other schools in Marin County. “Our program combines general ed students ...

Baseball Mid-Season Update

Baseball Mid-Season Update

Kara Kneafsey

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The varsity baseball team is up and running again, which means head coach and social studies teacher Nathan Bernstein can be found around campus talking non-stop about baseball to anyone who will listen. The team is currently fourth in MCAL (Marin County Athletic League) and 9-5 overall as of April 4. ...

The Gain Train Has Left The Station

The Gain Train Has Left The Station

Alex Bires

May 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The baseball season is beyond its halfway point, and that means mid-season fatigue is setting in. Fastball velocity can dip a couple miles per hour, the break on curveballs becomes less crisp, and hitting batting practice home runs becomes a struggle. The cause is known as “the grind”. Daily pract...

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Tam Falls to Redwood in a Battle of the Aces

Shane Lavezzo

April 3, 2018


Filed under Game Coverage, Sports

Tam varsity baseball fell to Redwood 2-0 on Tuesday, March 27 during a game full of excellent pitching and high emotions. “Our mental focus and bats weren’t there that game.” Tam senior David Fineman said. “We didn’t focus on ourselves, instead we focused on Redwood and their chirping an...

Editorial: The Power of the Panther

Staff

March 23, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Just over a century ago, the white supremacist propaganda film “Birth of a Nation” overtook the cultural consciousness. President Woodrow Wilson was so taken with the now-infamous racist film that he had it screened in the White House, and enough Americans were inspired by its rhetoric that the Klu ...

RK-Overachieving

RK-Overachieving

Jack Loder

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Tam wrestling team just wrapped up their 2017-18 campaign, placing second in MCALs and qualifying three wrestlers for the second day of the vaunted NCS tournament. On top of these postseason accomplishments, the team also beat Redwood for the first time in 13 years. Although the end resu...

Hat Trick

Hat Trick

Sophia Krivoruchko

March 13, 2018


Filed under Sports

On February 10th, Tam girls varsity soccer beat Branson 4-2 to claim the MCAL title. Leading up to the huge MCAL win against Branson, Tam trailed Branson by two goals. Both teams were tied 2-2 before advancing into penalty kicks, where Tam triumphed and won MCALs. “To come back and beat Branson afte...

Bleacher Report

Bleacher Report

Tom Russell

February 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

When discussing sports of any kind, especially those with particularly passionate fans, the age-old phrase “It’s just a game” seems to be a go-to argument used to criticize  overzealous displays of spirit. I never quite understood how and why this preposterous fallacy gained popularity, because I ha...

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