Learn As You Go: A Student Spotlight with Ford Shaper ’19

“One time coming back from Thanksgiving break my freshman year, I just started running up Horn Canyon and had no idea where I was gonna go.” That day, Ford Schaper '19 snaked through dust-covered mountain sides for five miles, ascending near 2,000 feet to the ridge stretching between Chief Peak and the Topa Topa Bluffs. … Continue reading Learn As You Go: A Student Spotlight with Ford Shaper ’19

A Complex Geopolitical Quagmire

Over the past four years, it has been an ‘unspoken law’ that each grade inhabits their own, specific spaces on campus. While freshmen riot on the knoll or in the commons, sophomores generally lock themselves in their dorm rooms. Meanwhile, juniors and seniors spend their entire year living within the heart of the Thacher campus: … Continue reading A Complex Geopolitical Quagmire