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SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

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By Claire Donohue May 13, 2016

For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern...

To Stream or Not to Stream?

To Stream or Not to Stream?
By Claire Donohue April 8, 2016

I spend an embarrassingly large amount of my life with my headphones on, or getting knocked around at a local concert venue. Like so many teenagers, music and the culture that surrounds it is a way I’ve...

Winter Rally Picture Gallery

Winter Rally Picture Gallery
February 28, 2016

At the Winter Rally on January 29, held in Gus Gym, the dance team and cheer squad performed, along with the Music Together program, a teacher dance team, and members of the boys' and girls' varsity basketball...

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...

In Defense of Free Art

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By Claire Donohue December 14, 2015

Last month I wandered contently through the halls of The Broad, Los Angeles’ newest contemporary art museum. Most of my joy stemmed from the fact that I was surrounded by some pretty neat art, ranging...

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library

Bowman’s Perspective on Eating in the Library
By Tandis Shoushtary December 10, 2015

In light of recent frustration with library policies, librarian Mellisa Bowman sat down with Tandis Shoushtary to comment.   On past work experience: My transition year before Tam, between...

Vince Lars: Saxaphonist to the Stars

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By Franny Kiles December 10, 2015

Vince Lars has been a beloved guest artist in the Tam jazz band and symphonic orchestra for nearly seven years, but his time spent in the Tam music community is just a snippet of his life as a musician....

Fall Food Drive Aims to Collect Food for the Holidays

Fall Food Drive Aims to Collect Food for the Holidays
By Claire Donohue December 6, 2015

This year’s Fall Food Drive began on November 9, and donations will be accepted until December 11. The non-perishable donations will go to the SF-Marin Food Bank. For the past 27 years, this organization...

Language Teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks Departs Tam

Language Teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks Departs Tam
October 8, 2015

French and Spanish teacher Marie-Noelle Hicks announced that she was leaving Tam to take a position at Redwood on October 2. Hicks sent a brief email with the subject “today is my last day at Tam,”...

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)

Elodie Townsend: Calling the Strikes (Q+A)
By Claire Donohue & Marina Furbush June 3, 2015

Junior Elodie Townsend is a catcher and co-captain of the softball team. She has been playing baseball and softball for 13 years and recently commited to Wellesley University for softball. Q: How did...

Late Night Food Spots

Late Night Food Spots
By Claire Donohue May 27, 2015

Whether you’re driving home after a long night, in search of a midnight meet-up spot, or desperately seeking a bite on the way to your four a.m. flight, restaurants open late into the night are essential....

Off the Mainland: A Look into Student Life on Angel Island

Off the Mainland: A Look into Student Life on Angel Island
By Claire Donohue and Jordan Blackburn April 23, 2015

Every morning, senior Jordan Sherman wakes up at 6:30 a.m., rushes through his shower, and feeds his cat. If he has time, he’ll eat some breakfast, then he jumps into a van with his dad headed towards...

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