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(Tahlia Amanson)

Review: Yerba Mate “Tropical Uprising”

By Samantha Nichols May 7, 2021
The initial taste isn’t bad at all— I definitely got that tropical feeling— but after a blissful moment of pineapple and hibiscus with notes of apricot, I found myself wishing more than anything in the world that I could get rid of that sickening peach aftertaste.
(Tahlia Amanson)

Review: Red Whale Coffee

By Naomi Lenchner April 26, 2021
For lack of a better word, this matcha was exceptional, mark my words — I'm never drinking matcha from any other place again.
(Tahlia Amanson)

50 Shades of Regency England

By Amelia Sandgren February 21, 2021
If you are looking for some nice escapism during such stressful times, Bridgerton would be a great place to start, although, if you are hoping to avoid a few awkward exchanges with your family, I wouldn’t recommend watching the last few episodes in your living room.
(Courtesy of Jennifer Dolan)

Ms. Dolan’s Double Life

By Samantha Nichols January 3, 2021
The history teacher's Instagram account where she posts photos of her "little monarch garden" of butterflies and caterpillars has brought smiles and admiration from her students and serves as a reminder to appreciate the little things in life.
(Images courtesy of Genevieve Durham and Alyssa Broad)

Ecomats: Turning trash into comfort

By Alyssa Broad December 18, 2020
The process of making one mat can take hours, but the end result is worth it. “We donate the mats to Saint Vincent De Paul Society of Marin."
Profile: Psychedelic Rock Band Moon Jams

Profile: Psychedelic Rock Band Moon Jams

By Cal Peterson December 5, 2020
Seniors Colin Bender, Jamie Spencer, and Jake Mclaughlin give us an insight into their psychedelic rock/alt/psychedelic country band.
(Tahlia Amanson)

Quarantine calls for a new wardrobe

By Kennedy Enlowsmith November 18, 2020
With the social scene of school slowly fading away and social media becoming more popular, Tam’s fashion has evolved over quarantine.
(Tahlia Amanson)

@lgbttam

By Tristan Regenold November 9, 2020
In the last two months, there have been multiple Instagram accounts developed surrounding the homophobia, racism, and sexual harassment experienced at Tam @lgbtattam was specifically created as “a space for LGBTQ+ students and alumni of Tam High School to share their experiences with homophobia and transphobia.”
The Charitable Market

The Charitable Market

By Claudia Epsha November 2, 2020
Tam student-founded non-profit, The Charitable Market, sells goods from Marin youth artists/creators.
(Courtesy of Brandon Johnson)

Profile: District board candidate Brandon Johnson

By Samantha Nichols October 30, 2020
If elected to the Board of Trustees, Johnson intends to implement policy, curriculum, and structural changes to promote racial equity.
(Tahlia Amanson)

Why early 2000’s TV shows are better

By Leah Kennedy October 23, 2020
Back when there was scarce social media, no smartphones, and no quick answer through a google search, TV shows in America were thriving.
(Tahlia Amanson)

Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

By Phoebe Leisek October 20, 2020
Before the Kaufman lovers of the world prepare a lengthy and metaphorical rebuttal against what is to follow, it should be noted that this film has repeatedly been described as “esoteric” and boasts plenty of loyal followers — it just so happens that I’m not one of them.   
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