“A Class Struggle, Not A Race Struggle.”

With another Martin Luther King Jr. Day behind us, the Thacher community has begun to reflect on this biennial (soon to be yearly) tradition of trading classes for workshops and textbooks for discussions in the spirit of Dr. King’s penchant for activism and awareness. Jamal Joseph of Columbia University’s School of the Arts kicked off … Continue reading “A Class Struggle, Not A Race Struggle.”

My Name is Not “Baby” and Other Reasons Why Catcalling is Not a Form of Flattery

There is a kind of coming-of-age for every young girl in New York City. No, not when you finally grow out of your Abercrombie studded jeans and your mom starts offering to price-check Tampax for you at every local store - it’s a different kind of growing up; one where you step out of your … Continue reading My Name is Not “Baby” and Other Reasons Why Catcalling is Not a Form of Flattery

When I Was Seventeen: Dean of Students Ms. McMahon

When I Was 17 features Thacher faculty members of today and looks back at their own high school years. This interview series features photos and commentary to give you a glimpse into their past. Set the scene: The Beach Boys, Elton John, and the Rolling Stones were popular. I watched daytime TV like The Partridge … Continue reading When I Was Seventeen: Dean of Students Ms. McMahon