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Prom Has Record Sales

Prom Has Record Sales

By Elissa Asch

June 7, 2018

Tam’s 2018 prom was held on May 26 at the Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Though prom planning included all of the basics — DJ, photo booth, food — there were three things about this prom that stood out, according to student, teacher planners and attendees. One was the venue. Event coordinator and sen...

Featured Photos: San Franciscans Demonstrate Against Cancelled Patriot Prayer Rally

Featured Photos: San Franciscans Demonstrate Against Cancelled Patriot Prayer Rally

By Ethan Swope

August 29, 2017

Activists and Musicians including Michael Franti counter protested hate groups, white nationalists and the messages they brought. The rally occurred at the Civic Center in San Francisco on August 26.

The Tam News Goes to the 420 Festival

The Tam News Goes to the 420 Festival

May 4, 2017  

‘Tis the Season to be Adventurous

'Tis the Season to be Adventurous

By Dahlia Zail

November 16, 2016

The weather's getting colder, and the days are getting shorter. That could only mean it's time for the holidays.  Here's a few things that can help you get into the spirit this holiday season! Ice Skating Various Locations in SF $11-12 Just because we don’t actually get snow in San Francisc...

Featured Opinions: Homelessness

Graphic by: Emma Blackburn

By Emma Steinberg

November 10, 2016

I cannot comprehend how one can support either candidate this year when they both fail to tackle the issue of homelessness in America. Living near a big city like San Francisco and often visiting relatives in urban areas such as New York City and Chicago, I am constantly exposed to the ever expanding h...

SFMoMA’s Triumphant Return

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By Claire Donohue

May 13, 2016

For the past three years San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA) has been closed down for renovations and expansions. Saturday, May 14 marks the grand reopening of what is now the largest modern art museum in the country, surpassing New York’s MoMA and Los Angeles's Broad. I used to feel...

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

Best Places to Get Coffee in San Francisco

By Jackson Gathard

November 16, 2015

Artisan coffee shops are a staple of the San Francisco food scene. Some are just meant for a great Instagram opp, while others take their coffee  and food more seriously--here are some of the best places to grab a cup of joe in San Francisco.   Jane This cute coffee shop on Fillmore st...

Evening Escapes: San Francisco

Evening Escapes: San Francisco

By Claire Donohue

October 2, 2014

We’ve all experienced those Saturday nights spent driving around complaining about how boring our town is. We’re too young to get into bars or nightclubs, but what people seem to forget is that we often have the freedom to venture beyond Mill Valley city limits. There’s a whole other world just...

Bay to Breakers 2014: A People Guide

Graphic by: Johanna Wong

By Maddy Sebastian

June 11, 2014

This year’s Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco was much like any other. By 8 a.m. the streets were packed with the usual turnout of diverse participants. Here is a list of the different types of “outfits” seen this year at the parade, as well as an inside look on the thought process of those...

Food in San Francisco for Five Dollars or Less

Graphic by: Johanna Wong

By Oliver Rosenfield

June 9, 2014

You may not realize it, but there are thousands of superb and cheap food options just across the bridge in San Francisco. Yes, you may spend more on gas than food if you make the drive every day, but you could find some of the best food you’ve had in your life. Here are five places that will keep you...

The Orwells Performs at Slim’s

The Orwells Performs at Slim's

By Claire Donohue

April 22, 2014

Garage rock band, The Orwells, leaned against their beat up van outside of Slim’s Music Hall in San Francisco on Sunday March 23.  The members of the band, none over the age of 21, held disintegrating skateboards and talked amongst themselves, while they surveyed the groups of eager fans lined up out...

Students Miss School to Attend Giants Victory Parade

By Cody Duane-McGlashan

November 18, 2012

The San Francisco Giants celebrated their second World Series win in three years with a victory parade on October 31, an event many students skipped school to attend. “Unfortunately, we were not able to excuse [the absences] because it was not a recognized absence for the State of California,”...