The Tam News

My DNS dependency

(Tahlia Amanson)

By Natalia Whitaker

May 21, 2020

When I was 10 years old, I developed an addiction to over-the-counter nasal decongestant sprays (DNS). It wasn’t until two months ago, over eight years later, that I overcame my addiction. 

How to spend your time during quarantine

(Tahlia Amanson)

By Daisy Wanger

May 11, 2020

With all of this stir-crazy energy from being stuck inside, here are some activities to keep you busy.

Why I’m worth more than everyone I know

(Tahlia Amanson)

By Zev Grossman

April 14, 2020

Waking up with $30,000 worth of titanium hardware secured to my vertebrae was the end of two years of back-bracing and scoliosis exercises. Now, at least, I’m taller than my friends.

Review: Co – Star

(Benjy Wall-Feng)

By Sam Jefferson

March 20, 2020

I downloaded the app so you don't have to.

Review: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You


By Niulan Wright

March 12, 2020

I loved the movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Yet, when I saw the movie’s sequel, the bar of quality and enjoyment that the first film had set was sadly missed.

Review: Cats

(© 2019 Universal Studios)

By Josie Spiegelman

February 8, 2020

I want to vomit out of my meowth. Hopefully all the spoilers will prevent you from watching this movie.

Review: Peets, Starbucks, and Equator

(Trip Advisor)

By Jordan Cushner

February 7, 2020

Which of three local restaurants has the best coffee and scones?

‘Tis the season to recycle

(Isabella Faillace)

By Samantha Glocker

December 19, 2019

How to stay environmentally friendly during the fun holiday season.

The realism of Megan Engelbrechten

(Artwork courtesy of Megan Engelbrechten)

By Kara Kneafsey

December 18, 2019

Megan Engelbrechten shows us a world of abstract art through her astonishing paintings.

Review: Disney+ is a whole new world

(Isabella Faillace)

By Skye Schoenhoeft

December 16, 2019

The new streaming service is entertaining and expansive, although it may not be worth the monthly charge.

A day in Marin with no power

(Isabella Faillace)

By Katya Wasserman

November 20, 2019

With power regained in the Bay Area, families are sharing a collective sigh of relief. Katya Wasserman talks about how the blackout affected her directly.