The Thacher Bubble

By Jackie Thacher '20 At Thacher, a close-knit community is integral to the overall school experience. While finding a place you feel safe is important for students, becoming too comfortable stifles the educational dialogue provided at an institute like Thacher. This stifling takes away the ability to engage with different viewpoints, to discuss challenging topics … Continue reading The Thacher Bubble

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

Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Rico Lopez

Formal dinner was canceled for the occasion. That night, students and teachers huddled in the various common rooms throughout the campus to watch the 2016 Presidential Race, the televisions’ colors of blue and red streaming across their faces. This was it: the culmination of over a year of celebrity scandals, implacable aggression, and biting anxiety. … Continue reading Reflections to a Trump Presidency: Rico Lopez