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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Thacher’s Best Kept Secret: Condoms on Campus

“They will never make condoms available.” “The school isn’t allowed to distribute condoms.” “That would contradict Thacher’s Intimacy Policy.” “Thacher should provide the necessary protection on campus to protect us from STD’s.” “There needs to be a way for Thacher students to shamelessly pick up condoms on campus.” “What kind of message do we send…

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A Tool for the Obsolete?

It began in casual conversation. Senior Peter Schmidt ‘17 was discussing a recent EAC survey with a friend when the two landed on the topic of Facebook. A nearby freshman overheard and interjected, “Wait, you have a Facebook?” She was astonished at the possibility of an 18-year-old high school student using Facebook. Peter made little…

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“What California does, the country follows.”— Interview with the EAC

The Environmental Action Committee is a student organization which aims to improve Thacher’s overall sustainability through a variety of environmental initiatives. The EAC is one of the largest and most wide-reaching clubs, and actively works to protect and improve Thacher’s environment. Headed by Liam Kirkpatrick ‘17 and Peter Schmidt ‘17, the EAC will undoubtedly be…

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