Thacher brings the Steam Heat to China

On October 15th, 2013, Ms. Vickery and Mr. Haggard took five Thacher dancers to Chongqing, China, to perform in front of ten thousand people. I caught up with three of the dancers - Grace Bingham ‘15, Wesley Liang ‘15, and Hayley Kong ‘15 - to get their view on the trip. Arianna Finger: What were … Continue reading Thacher brings the Steam Heat to China

Mister ManWho?

His twitter bio reads, “Robot Mime. Surgeon. Caveman. Peruvian Emperor. Green Grapes. American Ex-Pat. Canadian Immigrant. Self-Verified.” His license plate reads, “IMDB Me.” He spent one year at school with the moniker "Man Lux" after the Ojai newspaper misnamed him in a photo caption of a Thacher soccer game. Who is he? J.P. Manoux. Mr. … Continue reading Mister ManWho?

Album Review: Let’s be Still by The Head and The Heart

“You can get lost in the music for hours, honey.” And you can, if you happen to be listening to the second album released by Seattle indie-folk band The Head and the Heart. The first single, "Shake" was released in October.  The band performed the song on The Late Show with David Letterman, with Letterman making … Continue reading Album Review: Let’s be Still by The Head and The Heart

Album Review: PRISM by Katy Perry

Written by Katy Perry and many others over the last year in Stockholm and Santa Barbara, the singer’s third album is definitely less bubblegum pop than 2010's Teenage Dream, but not entirely a return to her "above the status-quo" ballads on One of the Boys, her first album released in 2008. Perry has not been withholding … Continue reading Album Review: PRISM by Katy Perry

Emotional End to the 2013 Football Season

This past Saturday, the Thacher football team, ranked 8th in the State, took on Lucerne Valley at home for their second round game of CIF playoffs. The team played well and fought hard through the entirety of the game, yet Lucerne Valley maintained a steady lead throughout. The game included great interceptions by team captain … Continue reading Emotional End to the 2013 Football Season

You Can Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

By now, everyone knows about the typhoon that swept through the Philippines. Though sympathetic, the students at Thacher are clearly distanced from the destruction left in the storm’s wake. What fewer people know is that the typhoon in the Philippines much more clearly impacts those in Thacher than we may understand. Jasmin Arculli ‘17, a … Continue reading You Can Help Victims of Typhoon Haiyan