The Tam News

EDITORIAL: Censoring Our Chants?

EDITORIAL: Censoring Our Chants?

By Staff

February 2, 2016

After last week’s boys’ varsity basketball home game against rival school Marin Catholic, Principal David Brown sent out a letter to Tam staff with the instructions that it be read aloud to classes. The letter remarked on the behavior displayed in the Tam student section during the game against ...

Cal Rower: Emily Long Commits to Cal

Cal Rower: Emily Long Commits to Cal

By Ben Harris

February 25, 2015

Many student athletes aspire to reach the next level in the sport they participate in; in most cases at Tam this is football, basketball, or baseball. However, Emily Long rows, and she reached the the next level in her sport when she was recruited and accepted a scholarship to the University of California,...

Ultra-violent “13 Assassins” satisfies samurai film needs

Ultra-violent “13 Assassins” satisfies samurai film needs

By Hank Brown

May 26, 2011

Before “13 Assassins” I could honestly say that I hadn’t seen another movie that opened with a guy making filet mignon out of his own entrails. While you don’t actually see any of the action in the scene, you are forced to view the man’s pained facial expressions while the pleasant sounds of fle...

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

Immaturity and boredom plague CGI coated “Sucker Punch”

April 4, 2011

As an 18-year-old male, I should be the type of person who would enjoy a movie about prostitutes battling it out with samurais, Nazi zombies, orcs, and robots. Sounds like every teenage boy’s most epic fantasy, right? That’s what I thought when I first saw the trailer for Zach Snyder’s “Sucker Pu...