Journalism with Consequences

In light of the murder of the Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia’s Turkey consulate, questions regarding the journalist’s death and its impacts on US-Saudi relations have captured the headlines of nearly every major news source. What has grabbed my attention the most, however, has been a question that I find profoundly relevant … Continue reading Journalism with Consequences

Humans of Thacher: Fatoumata Soumare

Self-determined, confident, and loud, Fatoumata Soumare ‘20 is one of those toads that everyone knows.   But how did she become the motivated, sure person she is today? Who was she before she came to Thacher, and how has she grown since arriving at the Ojai Valley from Brooklyn, NY?   For Fatoumata Soumare ‘20, … Continue reading Humans of Thacher: Fatoumata Soumare

Pidduck Special: An Interview with our New Head’s Family

Armed with questions and anxious to interview the new Head’s family for the first time, I ventured over to Mr. and Mrs. Pidduck’s residence as the sun set after formal and the “pink moment” descended. Immediately upon entering the house and settling down in the living room with the Pidducks, I felt at ease. The … Continue reading Pidduck Special: An Interview with our New Head’s Family