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
In a polarized national media landscape, Daisy Lawrence makes the case for non-biased media consumption.
Abolishing the mandated six-day sports schedule in exchange for a free afternoon could benefit the community. Most students are on board. Here's why.
Shying away from criticism is easy, but accepting it can reveal our greater capacities.
By Julien Luebbers '19 As the first few weeks back at school come and go, almost every student has been facing an extreme shift towards a more regimented schedule. In my recent weeks, I have more specifically noticed the school’s apparent inability to give students free time. From breakfast check-in to classes to sports to … Continue reading Why Don’t I Have Any Time?
This writer has chosen to remain anonymous. The sun is still in hiding, perhaps it is still in prayer. Enveloped in the bending melodies of the rolling mountains, it is smug with hope, with the rhythm of dawn. My body begs for rest, for the safe ignorance of unconsciousness. My mind has not stopped. The … Continue reading Heartbreak: A Chronology
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
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
At the Thacher School students learn four key principles that guide their lives: Honor, Fairness, Kindness and Truth. These four principles form the base of a Thacher student’s growth, but even before that, students begin to define who they are and what they want to be. The time that students spend in high school are … Continue reading Your Right to Free Expression