Jordan Perry ’17: On and Off the Court

Last week, on February 7, 2017, Thacher’s girls’ varsity basketball team faced a formidable opponent: Grace Brethren. Throughout each quarter, the audience grimaced through point after point as each team racked up to a neck-in-neck tie. In the fourth quarter, as Thacher students clutched each other in a futile attempt for consolation with some hope … Continue reading Jordan Perry ’17: On and Off the Court

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

Students Visit MINERVA Observatory in Arizona

During the weekend of September 18th, five students and three faculty went on a trip to visit the MINERVA project in Arizona. MINERVA (MINiature Exoplanet Radial Velocity Array) is an array of four telescopes located at the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory. “The purpose of the trip,” Dr. Swift remarked, “was to explore the possibility of … Continue reading Students Visit MINERVA Observatory in Arizona

Thacher Hacks: Dorm Life

Boarding school - a school where students reside during the semester   -Merriam-Webster Dictionary Contrary to Webster’s simple definition for the path we have all chosen, students at Thacher do not reside—we survive. Though riding a half-ton animal at blazing speeds can be seen like a challenge, one of the biggest adjustments can be living in … Continue reading Thacher Hacks: Dorm Life