The Tam News

Freshmen Success on Varsity Sailing

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

May 31, 2017

Freshmen Lilly Hocke and Luke Marshall joined Varsity Sailing this fall.  “[I became interested in sailing] when I was younger,” Hocke said. “I would go to my lake house in Pine Crest, near Yosemite. And my dad and I would race sailboats up there.” Marshall became interested in sailing three yea...

The College Board: A Nonprofit Profit

The College Board: A Nonprofit Profit

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

March 2, 2017

It’s mid-January, and your mom says you have to register for the SAT. You’re on the College Board website, and the SAT registration fee costs $45. But wait, you should probably take the SAT with Essay because some of the colleges you’re applying to require it. That makes it $57. After checkout, t...

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

Recollections of a Kenyan Sisterhood

By Maxine Flasher-Duzgunes

January 12, 2017

Senior Lucy Mutunga considered herself part of a sisterhood in Kericho, a county in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. Mutunga looks back on the days where she would join the other girls in hanging up their collared uniforms to dry, and teach them the dances of her home. Deprived of luminous h...