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MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating

MVMS skatepark review for people who suck at skating

By John Overton

October 17, 2019

I’m not gonna sugarcoat anything here: I suck at skateboarding. I’m so bad. Like, profoundly bad. 

Review: NBA 2K20 brings it back

Review: NBA 2K20 brings it back

By Aeneas Nicholas

October 9, 2019

The latest installment of the NBA2K series was anticipated for the entire year prior to its release, and was hailed as the beginning of a new era for the 2K series.

Are we prepared for a fire?

Are we prepared for a fire?

By Quinn Rothwell

September 27, 2019

Mill Valley needs a plan to evacuate the 15,000 people living here. Two exits won’t cover us all.

Review: Obama’s summer playlist

Review: Obama’s summer playlist

By Elan Levine

September 27, 2019

Obama’s playlist whisked me to far-away places and caused me to forget our current administration.

Christina Costello: A new special education teacher!

Christina Costello: A new special education teacher!

By Ian Duncanson

September 23, 2019

“I’ve wanted to work at Tam for a really long time, so when I saw that there was a job opening I jumped on it. I hope to be here for a really long time.”

Tam student Isabelle Williams fights to end gun violence

Tam student Isabelle Williams fights to end gun violence

By Sophia Harkins

September 16, 2019

Senior Isabel Williams is using activism to help end gun violence in American communities.

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on Lover

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on <em>Lover</em>

By Benjy Wall-Feng

September 15, 2019

The singer's seventh album is a mature, overlong record that reflects her best and worst tendencies.

Luca Petrella: A long way from home

Luca Petrella: A long way from home

By Grace Gustafson

September 5, 2019

A senior exchange student from Lake Como, Italy, compares his experience here at Tam to his high school in Italy.

Tarp’s end of an era

Tarp’s end of an era

By Lucas Rosevear

June 24, 2019

After 27 years, English teacher David Tarpinian — who was involved in the founding of Academic Workshop, Peer Resource, and AIM — is retiring from Tam.

Girls of BSA

Girls of BSA

By Samantha Nichols

June 24, 2019

In February, Boy Scouts of America, now called Scouts BSA, first started accepting girls into troops across the country. Two Tam sophomores became founders of the first Mill Valley Scouts BSA girls’ troop.

Senior season

Senior season

By Charlie Rosgen

June 24, 2019

I was warned about the stress that comes along with writing deep personal narratives for a panel of college admissions employees to judge, but there were plenty of aspects to senior year that I was not prepared for.