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A Detailed Analysis of the Hungry Hawk

A Detailed Analysis of the Hungry Hawk

By Blake Villanueva and Blake Killingsworth

May 4, 2016

Some people hate driving every day to get lunch from places around school. They’re crowded, hectic, and expensive. The Hungry Hawk is a good bang for your buck and is conveniently located on campus, but many people avoid it because it’s a “cafeteria.” However, I, Blake Villanueva, eat there qui...

Pop Up Show: Pace Gallery + Technology

Pop Up Show: Pace Gallery + Technology

By Cam Vernali

March 7, 2016

Silicon Valley is known for technology, and driven people who create a unique culture where revolutionary inventions come out of the woodwork. Adding to this list is the temporary opening of the Pace Gallery + Technology in Menlo Park, which runs from February 9 to July 1. When people hear the word “gallery"...

Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”

Kanye’s “The Life of Pablo”

By James Finn

March 3, 2016

In late January, several weeks before Kanye West released his long-awaited "The Life of Pablo," West tweeted that his latest release “is actually a gospel album.” "The Life of Pablo’s" lyrics and their musical accompaniment support his statement, with extended allusions to religion and the divine,...

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop: Ideal Location and Taste

By Piper Goeking

March 1, 2016

In the dog-eat-dog food scene of Miller Avenue, Antone’s East Coast Sub Shop has opened its take-out windows at 558 Miller Ave.  A minute walk down the street from the arches, Antone’s is a strong contender to make it on the ave due to its ideal location, quick and friendly service, and its hardy...

This Month in Music

This Month in Music

By Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016

January is always a busy month for new releases. As artists strive to make their mark on the new year, 2016 is already shaping up to be a revolutionary one for the industry: from Conrad Sewell’s chart topping ballads to Ty Segall’s garage rock madness. So let’s dive into this month in music. ...

And the Oscar Goes To…

By The Tam News Staff

February 2, 2016

Star Wars  By Leo DiPierro Star Wars arguably has been one of the most influential and well-known pop culture sensations ever since the first film’s release in 1977. The most recent addition to the franchise, “Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens,” is no exception. The film opened to the highest...

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

Aziz Ansari: Master of my Netflix History

By Cam Vernali

December 10, 2015

While I try to pride myself on not being one of those “techie youngsters” as my grandfather would call my peers, Netflix is a guilty pleasure I can’t live without. I check for new additions pretty frequently, skipping movies that don’t appeal to me and binge-watching shows that grab my interest....

Beach House’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars:” I’m Thankful For It

Beach House’s “Thank Your Lucky Stars:” I’m Thankful For It

By Cam Vernali

November 28, 2015

There's no time like the present, and this seems to be especially true for indie band Beach House, who just released their second album of 2015. "Thank Your Lucky Stars" was released on October 16, only a month and a half after the release of Beach House's first album of 2015, "Depression Cherry." "Thank...

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

By Jackson Gathard

November 16, 2015

Artisan coffee shops are a staple of the San Francisco food scene. Some are just meant for a great Instagram opp, while others take their coffee  and food more seriously--here are some of the best places to grab a cup of joe in San Francisco.   Jane This cute coffee shop on Fillmore st...

Bon Don Candy Shop: Bitter-Sweet

Bon Don Candy Shop: Bitter-Sweet

By Trent Waltz

November 5, 2015

My first impressions walking into the new, spotless white walled candy shop/bakery/ice cream store ‘Bon Bon’ situated in the center of Mill Valley were split. My first instinct, ‘give me all the junk to eat!’ was curbed by my secondary thought; ‘my wallet is going to hurt after this.’ ...

Movies of the Month

Movies of the Month

By Leo DiPierro, Kate Finn, Maddie Wall

October 19, 2015

The Martian: Matt Damon on Mars by Leo DiPiero The film industry has seen a number of incredible, realistic science-fiction films in the past few years. Among these are “Gravity”(2013) and “Interstellar”(2014). Famed director Ridley Scott’s “The Martian” is shaping up to be an addition...

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

“The Dairy of a Teenage Girl” Strays from Cliché Teen Film Standards

By Kendall Lafranchi

September 21, 2015

With a title like “The Diary of a Teenage Girl”, some might deem the film innocent or trivial-- call it an overdone concept before even watching it-- but all of those disappear within the first few seconds. The film premiered in various theaters on August 7 and is based on the semi-autobiographical...