The Tam News

Custodian “Gabriel” Gebremichael Tells His Story


By Aidan Hersh

June 12, 2013

Ghebretinsa “Gabriel” Gebremichael is a custodian at Tam and can be seen driving around campus in his easily noticeable mini-truck. However, there is more to his life than working at Tam. Gabriel moved here from the Eastern African country of Eritrea in 2001. “I was about 16 or 17,” Gabriel said...

Bridging the Gap: Tam Students Explore the Road Less Traveled

Bridging the Gap: Tam Students Explore the Road Less Traveled

By Markita Schulman & Aidan Hersh and Markita Schulman & Aidan Hersh

December 20, 2012

“The Global Hobo” is a blog kept by 2012 Tam graduate Ania Boryslawska detailing her year off from traditional education. “I’m eighteen years old and have an insatiable hunger for something. Something that I felt college couldn’t deliver. Not yet at least,” Boryslawska writes in an introduction...

Hawk Talk: Is Math Painful?

Hawk Talk: Is Math Painful?

By Aidan Hersh

December 4, 2012

A study conducted at the University of Chicago in October exposed a possible connection between mathematics and physical pain. The 28 people selected for the study were shown a colored light corresponding to the question they were to be asked, including subject and difficulty level. The results showed...

Boys Varsity Soccer Defeats Rival Redwood 1-0

By Zack Tolpen

October 10, 2012

The Tam boys varsity soccer team defeated Redwood 1-0 on Wednesday, October 10. This brought Tam to a record of 10-1 and protected their first place spot in MCALs. Tam attacked early with a goal in the first minute from senior Muhammed Manneh and an assist by senior captain Tesfaye Paine. “Our team...