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“The Wolf of Wall Street”: Acceptable Overkill

“The Wolf of Wall Street”: Acceptable Overkill

By Dom Quaranta

February 25, 2014

Martin Scorsese wastes no time acquainting audiences with the origin of former stockbroker and ex-con Jordan Belfort and his twisted rise to financial success. “The Wolf of Wall Street” is based on the life of Belfort, a stock market crook in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, who took advantage of...

Teachers Overwhelmed by Letters of Rec

Teachers Overwhelmed by Letters of Rec

By Dom Quaranta

November 20, 2013

Teachers and counselors face pressure from students requesting letters of recommendation. “More and more seniors are applying using Early Action and Early Decision, therefore our letters of recommendation need to be finished earlier,” Tam counselor Sarah Gordon said. The advantage to submitting...

3D Printers Offer Academic Opportunities

3D Printers Offer Academic Opportunities

By Dom Quaranta

October 31, 2013

Tam’s Engineering Club has nearly assembled a 3D printer and is just “working out some bugs,” according to junior Nathaniel Knopf. The parts of Tam’s printer were themselves printed using a 3D printer at the Intel Computer Clubhouse in San Rafael, which offers free resources and classes for middle...