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Perspectives: Zihao Wang in Changsha, China

Perspectives: Zihao Wang in Changsha, China

By Zihao Wang

December 18, 2017

My name is Zihao Wang. I’m from ChangSha-Hunan, China. I’m a Junior. I moved here when I was 13. I’m 16 right now. Many people ask me, do I like America or China better? It is very complicated. I prefer having school in the United States because it is more relaxed and less stressful in school, a...

Go-To Guy (Hans Goto Profile)

Go-To Guy (Hans Goto Profile)

By Jack Loder

December 18, 2017

The Dos Equis Most Interesting Man in the World has company. You won’t find him climbing the world’s tallest mountain, or wrestling crocodiles in the Nile. He resides in the corner of the Tam library’s back room, perched behind an awkwardly tall desk, making only his head visible to the seated...

Lily Wyle – Acrylic Painting

Lily Wyle – Acrylic Painting

By Kylie Sakamoto

December 11, 2017

You find yourself face to face with a swirl of purples, blues, pinks, and whites. Following their abstract pattern, you can’t decide if your looking at it upside down or rightside up. Lily Wyle hopes to portray this abstractness in all of her pieces. The circular canvas dripping in acrylic paint is ju...

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...

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 ...

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...

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

Serious Answers to Silly Questions (Bizarre Hypotheticals with Tam & District Staff)

By Samantha Locke and Samantha Locke

June 3, 2017

We so often only see administrators and teachers as their positions or subjects, but  they are so much more. To bring this to light, The Tam News asked bizarre hypothetical questions to show that our staff members are people too. Q: If You Were A Vegetable, What Vegetable Would You Be And Why? SUPERINTENDENT...

Cris Martinez

By Sophia Venables

May 3, 2017

A freshman at Tam and student in Mr. Lovejoy’s class, Cris Martinez enjoys using his imagination to create ink drawings, mostly inspired by his love of superheros. According to Lovejoy, “[Cris] loves movie premiers. He’s the guy that will let the whole class know when one is coming.” Tam draw...

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

Artist of the Issue: Amelia Einhorn

By Mackenzie Bell

May 3, 2017

Her eyes close, her mouth opens, and the crowd goes silent on the edge of their seats. It takes a lot of guts to sing in front of a room full of your peers, but for sophomore Amelia Einhorn it’s just another milestone on her road to fame. “My proudest moment was singing in front of the entire ...