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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.

Moving On: The Tales of COM

Moving On: The Tales of COM

By Tenaya Tremp

May 2, 2019

It’s officially college admissions season, and high school students everywhere are being bombarded by college merchandise, social media photos, and constant talk of future plans. Among all the college fever, however, some are straying from the expectation to go to a four-year college and choosing ...

BŌLs of Life

BŌLs of Life

By Summer Solomon

May 2, 2019

Tucked in the foothills of Mt. Tam in the newly restored Mill Valley Lumberyard, one can find BŌL Superfood Cafe, a bicoastal cafe consisting mostly of acai bowls and smoothies. BŌL is owned by sisters Chelsea Hutchison and Alex Tillett, who began the business in Cape Cod, Massachusetts in 2015. “...

Keep COM and Carry On

Keep COM and Carry On

By Ephets Head

May 2, 2019

On October 13, 2017, former California governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 19, which allowed California students to attend their first year of community college for free. With the creation of the “California College Promise” program, any student who submits a fee waiver application and enro...

Mary Poppins Returns: A Spoonful of Sugar

Mary Poppins Returns: A Spoonful of Sugar

By Johanna Meezan

May 1, 2019

With the release of Disney’s live action Aladdin movie just around the corner, it seems prudent to reflect on some of the other live action Disney animated movies that went unnoticed when they came out to theaters. One such movie was Mary Poppins Returns. Directed by Rob Marshall, Mary Poppins Retu...

Coyote Coffee

Coyote Coffee

By Claire Conger

April 15, 2019

As many members of the Tam Valley community, on my weekends you could often find me at Shoreline Cafe or the Dipsea Cafe with my friends for a good, pricey breakfast. Meals at the popular cafes/breakfast places in Mill Valley take a lot of time and money due to their crowds and questionable prices for a b...

Stay Cheesin’

Stay Cheesin’

By Charlie Rosgen

April 5, 2019

Mac and cheese will always have a special place in my heart, right next to my slowly clogging carotid artery. The warm, gooey pasta, the crunchy breadcrumbs that cover the top, the infamous cheese pull, the creamy sauce that makes me ignore my stomachs constant reminder of my intolerance to lactose. T...

The Mill Valley Music Man

The Mill Valley Music Man

By Samantha Glocker, Reporter

April 5, 2019

It’s a rainy day in Mill Valley, and Gary Scheuenstuhl has just received a shipment of CD’s. He sits tucked behind his register, a wall of records, books, and loose leaf paper encircling him. Vinyl is everywhere. In the window, records tied on cotton strings dangle and under the stairs a collecti...

Review: A Star is Born

Review: A Star is Born

By Emily Spears

March 26, 2019

There’s a lot that goes into the making of a good romance movie, and frankly, romantic films seem to be sparse in the past couple of years. But A Star is Born, released October 5, 2018, hit a lot of sweet spots for audiences across the country. Produced by, directed by, and starring Bradley Cooper, th...

Barbara Owens: We owe it to Owens

Barbara Owens: We owe it to Owens

By Kara Kneafsey

March 14, 2019

Most students like to brag about the fact that Tupac Shakur went to school here, but we don’t gloat about the accomplishments our staff has achieved over the years. Many don’t know that Tam was the first school in California to distribute condoms to students, or that teachers from Tam helped to cre...