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Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

Maren Curtis Artist and Entreprenuer

By Kennedy Cook

October 26, 2017

The same everyday events you and I experience are transformed into pieces of wearable art by junior Maren Curtis. From kindergarten on, Curtis’s world has revolved around art, whether it be watercolor, pencil drawings, or her favorite: ink drawings. “I love using ink to draw everyday events and...

Marin’s Obsession with Dogs

Marin’s Obsession with Dogs

By Emily Spears

October 17, 2017

Why is it that people LOVE dogs so much?  I was wondering this the other day as I snuggled with my 1-year-old puppy named Cleo (who I guess isn’t really a puppy anymore). Is it the way they bark and jump on strangers the second they come to your door? Or how they jump up on the table and eat all the...

XXXTentacion Fails to Impress on Debut

XXXTentacion Fails to Impress on Debut

By Ravi Joshi-Wander

October 17, 2017

“I do not value your money, I value your acceptance and loyalty,” claims XXXTentacion in the intro to his debut album 17. After listening to the album in completion, it becomes clear that the Miami-based songwriter is owed neither. XXXTentacion, stage name of 19 year-old Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, wa...

Still A Rockstar?

Still A Rockstar?

By Cal Mitchell

September 23, 2017

Since the release of his third studio album in July 2016, Philadelphia based rapper nd self proclaimed “rockstar” Lil Uzi Vert has consistently topped the charts. He co-produced the singles “Bad and Boujee,” which reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and “XO Tour Life,” which won a V...

Max Goldberg: A Peruvian and Ecuadorian Perspective

Max Goldberg: A Peruvian and Ecuadorian Perspective

By Max Goldberg

September 23, 2017

My name is Max Goldberg. I’m a junior, and this is my perspective. Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not Peruvian, nor am I Ecuadorian, but I’ve spent more than half of my 16 years of life living in South America. I can understand why that’s hard for people to wrap their heads around. When ...

One Pickle, Two Jungian Shadows, and Three Souls Connected in a Wormhole

One Pickle, Two Jungian Shadows, and Three Souls Connected in a Wormhole

By Luca Pelo

September 20, 2017

Imagine a show in which the main character turns himself into a pickle to get himself out of family therapy, constructs limbs out of insect carcasses, and then creeps around a maximum security prison, brutally murdering guards; or perhaps one in which the show’s universal voice actor/co-creator is advis...

Game of Thrones Season Seven Review

Game of Thrones Season Seven Review

By Connor Dargan

September 18, 2017

SPOILER ALERT!  IF YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED SEASON 7 OF GAME OF THRONES, DO NOT READ ANY FURTHER!!! YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED…   Season seven of HBO’s fantasy TV show Game of Thrones had its finale on August 27 and it was a doozy.  So much was thrown at us in the last 15 minutes of the final...

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

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

By Dahlia Zail and Dahlia Zail

June 5, 2017

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 ...

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

A New Perspective: Bordeaux, France

By Coline Tricault

June 5, 2017

Coucou! Je m’appelle Coline Tricault et je suis une terminale à Tam High. Je ne fait pas une échange avec mon école et Tam, ma famille et moi avons déménagé aux États-Unis il y a trois ans en provenance de la France. Ils sont partis l’année dernière, mais j’ai décidé de rester pour ...

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

A New Perspective: Milano, Italy

By Giacomo Bassi

June 5, 2017

Ciao! Mi chiamo Giacomo Bassi e sono un exchange student a Tam dall’Italia. Ho quasi diciotto anni e frequento la quarta liceo, ma non sono all’ultimo anno di scuola! Presentarsi in una scuola dove l’anno di frequenza conta e non appartenere veramente a nessuno e’ stata una prima difficolt...

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

A New Perspective: Oaxaca, México

By Diana Sosa and Translation by Maddie Asch

June 5, 2017

Hola, yo soy Diana, una de las tantas estudiantes de Tam. Tengo 16 años. Yo vengo de Oaxaca, México. Mi idioma es el español. Yo estoy cursando el segundo medio de Tam. Vine aquí para estudiar y aprender el inglés ya que yo soy nacida aquí y me gustaría saber este idioma. Llevo viviendo aquí...

Josh Pilcher’s Throckapella Experience (Web Exclusive)

By Gigi Pemberton and Gigi Pemberton

June 3, 2017

Junior Josh Pilcher has a hidden talent: a capella singing. For four years now, Pilcher has been singing as part of Throckapella, an a capella group based out of the Throckmorton Theater and led by director Tim Silva. “When I was a wee young lad I would sing, and then my parents were like ‘hey, Jo...