The Tam News

Review: Co – Star

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By Sam Jefferson

March 20, 2020

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

Review: Cats

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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.

An experience with cryotherapy

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By Jessica Bukowski

November 20, 2019

Jessica Bukowski shares her personal experience with the interesting trend of cryotherapy, with some critical commentary on the relatively new phenomenon.

The four best Bay Area flea markets

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By Daisy Wanger

November 15, 2019

Daisy Wanger puts a spotlight on the best flea markets popping up in the Bay Area.

Joker: A psychological masterpiece

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By Ian Duncanson

November 7, 2019

The 2019 film reflects deep introspections on mental health through a jarring and enticing depiction portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix.

Review: NBA 2K20 brings it back

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By Aeneas Nicholas

October 9, 2019

The latest installment of the NBA2K series was anticipated for the entire year prior to its release, and was hailed as the beginning of a new era for the 2K series.

Review: Taylor Swift takes a breath and a step forward on Lover

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By Benjy Wall-Feng

September 15, 2019

The singer's seventh album is a mature, overlong record that reflects her best and worst tendencies.

Mary Poppins Returns: A Spoonful of Sugar

Mary Poppins Returns: A Spoonful of Sugar

By Johanna Meezan

May 1, 2019

With the release of Disney’s live action Aladdin movie just around the corner, it seems prudent to reflect on some of the other live action Disney animated movies that went unnoticed when they came out to theaters. One such movie was Mary Poppins Returns. Directed by Rob Marshall, Mary Poppins Retu...

Stay Cheesin’

Stay Cheesin'

By Charlie Rosgen

April 5, 2019

Mac and cheese will always have a special place in my heart, right next to my slowly clogging carotid artery. The warm, gooey pasta, the crunchy breadcrumbs that cover the top, the infamous cheese pull, the creamy sauce that makes me ignore my stomachs constant reminder of my intolerance to lactose. T...

Review: A Star is Born

Review: A Star is Born

By Emily Spears

March 26, 2019

There’s a lot that goes into the making of a good romance movie, and frankly, romantic films seem to be sparse in the past couple of years. But A Star is Born, released October 5, 2018, hit a lot of sweet spots for audiences across the country. Produced by, directed by, and starring Bradley Cooper, th...

Grey Area

Grey Area

By Benjy Wall-Feng

March 23, 2018

My first brush with the cultural tsunami that is "Fifty Shades of Grey" was in fourth grade, when I noticed, in one of the magazines my class was gleefully vivisecting for collage fodder, a book review with the alarming first sentence: "There are three kinds of sex — sex in the kitchen, sex in the...

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

The Hidden Gem of Tam Lunch Destinations

By Milo Levine

December 3, 2017

During the school week, Tam students are given 40 minutes of freedom a day: lunch. School would be infinitely more bleak if we weren’t given a certain amount of time to do whatever we want. Off-campus lunch is pretty much a blessing from the administration. It’s kind of like the string that guards ...