The Tam News

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

Artist of the Issue: Connor Barr

By Jackson Gathard

May 27, 2015

Junior Connor Barr found his passion for photography upon arriving at Tam. “I really started having a serious interest for it in the past few years. I started learning how to take photos and how to properly use a camera in my first year at Tam, and I really owe everything I’ve accomplished up unti...

Brian Murphy: KNBR Radio Host

Brian Murphy: KNBR Radio Host

By Daniel Zwiebach

March 24, 2015

Brian Murphy’s journalism career began 27 years ago with the Tam News. After covering politics of Tam in the late ‘80s, Murphy fell in love with journalism. He has written for the LA Times, ESPN.com, and the San Francisco Chronicle. In the last decade, he has shifted his career to radio and is now...

Sit Down With Joseph Kim

Sit Down With Joseph Kim

By TBN and TBN

December 15, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4y27hjagX_s Reporter Peter Wynn sits down with Tam musician Joseph Kim.

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

Reaching Out: Jane Hall Retires and Leaves Behind a Legacy of Service

By Emma Boczek and Emma Talkoff

June 11, 2014

Jane Hall’s time at Tam has been anything but conventional. Over her 16-year career here as a special education teacher, Hall has built homes with her students through Habitat for Humanity and driven her students to the jobs and internships she helped them obtain through the career program she...

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

Artist Highlight: Starr Ingram

By Mae Puckett

October 27, 2013

Junior Starr Ingram displayed her drawings and paintings at the Mill Valley art and garden store Illumnigarden as part of the Mill Valley Tuesday Art Walk on October 1. Many family friends and high school students, mainly from Ingram’s art class, came to see the work displayed. The Art Walk, which...

Custodian “Gabriel” Gebremichael Tells His Story

Custodian “Gabriel” Gebremichael Tells His Story

By Aidan Hersh

June 12, 2013

Ghebretinsa “Gabriel” Gebremichael is a custodian at Tam and can be seen driving around campus in his easily noticeable mini-truck. However, there is more to his life than working at Tam. Gabriel moved here from the Eastern African country of Eritrea in 2001. “I was about 16 or 17,” Gabriel said...

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

Sophomore Taylor Bratton’s Quest to Save the Sharks

By Sam Allen

June 9, 2013

Ever since she was a little girl, sophomore Taylor Bratton has had a fascination with the ocean and the magical creatures that dwell below its surface, especially sharks. Bratton has been actively trying to spread awareness of the current decline of shark populations due to overfishing. “From age seven,...

Aria Pogni: Catching Attention

Aria Pogni: Catching Attention

By Veronica Russell

June 7, 2013

Junior Aria Pogni doesn’t just play softball, she lives it. She has been playing since she was seven. Though she initially played other sports, she eventually focused on softball. “I like playing sports, but softball was the one that really stuck with me. It was the one that I was best at, and i...

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

By Jasmine Caputo

June 2, 2013

You may have witnessed senior Audrey Stanton strutting across campus sporting the latest fashion trends, or perhaps seen a photo of her outfit later that day on her Instagram with the hashtag #todayiwore. Stanton has made herself known for standing out from Tam’s fashion norm by opting for bold...

Senior Begins Rap Career as MC Kramis

Senior Begins Rap Career as MC Kramis

By Maddie Elias

March 21, 2013

Despite his family’s involvement in its Scottish heritage, you won’t find senior Kel Mandigo-Stoba engaging in many traditional activities. More likely, you’ll find him with a microphone in hand, rapping his original songs. Mandigo-Stoba was inspired to start writing when he first heard music...

Zoab Kapoor: Science by Day, Comedy by Night

Zoab Kapoor: Science by Day, Comedy by Night

By Sander Lutz

January 6, 2013

Born and raised on the independent Southeast Asian island of Singapore, senior Zoab Kapoor has pursued a range of very diverse interests since his youth. “My ideal career goal is ‘physicist who is a comedian in the evenings,’” Kapoor said. “That would be strange, I admit, kind of un...

Life According to Arman: Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Life According to Arman: Living with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

By Billie Mandlebaum

December 4, 2012

Like most teenage boys, Arman Noorani enjoys playing video games. He counts “Battlefield 3” and “Borderlands 2” among his favorites. He even has his own YouTube channel, “armann539”, where he posts video commentaries of himself playing the games. But for Noorani, video games are not just...