Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Griffin Somaratne

Today, I woke up empty. I stared into the ceiling and released breath after breath. I slid out from under the covers and began my daily routine. I showered, brushed my teeth, got dressed, and ate breakfast. Today, I woke up empty to a normal day. But it is not a normal day. It is … Continue reading Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Griffin Somaratne

Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Rico Lopez

Formal dinner was canceled for the occasion. That night, students and teachers huddled in the various common rooms throughout the campus to watch the 2016 Presidential Race, the televisions’ colors of blue and red streaming across their faces. This was it: the culmination of over a year of celebrity scandals, implacable aggression, and biting anxiety. … Continue reading Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Rico Lopez

Book Review: Death is a Lonely Business by Ray Bradbury

By Julien Luebbers '19 23 years had passed since Ray Bradbury had published his last novel, but in 1985, Death is a Lonely Business was announced and distributed. The story takes place someplace not so far from here in Venice, California. Only for those who know Venice now, it paints a very different picture. Seldom … Continue reading Book Review: Death is a Lonely Business by Ray Bradbury

Stressed? New Programs Hope to Help

It’s no secret that Thacher is one of the most demanding schools in the country, so it should come as no surprise that Thacher students can experience mental and emotional distress when feeling anxious or overwhelmed. When left unaddressed, these feelings of stress and anxiety can lead to negative results for students’ overall well-being. Mental … Continue reading Stressed? New Programs Hope to Help