Madonna’s Candy Corn, Tent Sales, and Crying on the Floor: Peggy Orenstein Weighs In

Recently, Thacher had the privilege of hosting celebrated author and journalist Peggy Orenstein as a visiting educator. Ms. Orenstein is the author of critically acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Girls and Sex, Cinderella Ate My Daughter, and Waiting for Daisy, and is also a contributor to various publications such as Time, the Atlantic, the LA…

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Thanks For The Advice

Truman Hanks CdeP 2014 writes to us from Stanford just in time for the crunch of finals and end-of-year assessments. Every morning at Stanford University, almost all of the seven thousand undergraduates are woken up by one means or another, whether it’s an alarm clock, snoring roommate, or seemingly incessant construction. But as the year…

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Rethinking College

With college acceptances trickling in for Thacher seniors, and juniors beginning to start the process, college related stress is skyrocketing among the upperclassmen. This stress is sparked by an increasing national competition and decreasing acceptance rates, that have now prompted students and parents alike to force themselves to find consolation in not reaching for that…

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