Condor League’s Last Flight

Following the 2014 Spring Sports Season, Thacher athletics will leave the Condor League for bigger and better things. Although Thacher sports teams will succeed in any forum, their departure from the Condor League is bittersweet. Their move to the Tri-County Athletic Association, where they will join the Frontier League, is extremely beneficial. The league competes…

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Gymkhana 2013

A hot Saturday, sweat and grime, three flags, a barbecue, and sixty missing freshmen. You guessed it—Big Gymkhana. Starting several hours earlier than previous years, the extra time certainly did help. Up bright and early, for some even earlier than they usually get up, the freshmen headed to the field, bleary-eyed and tired, though nervousness…

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Paving the Path

“…and I’m gay.” In April (2013), Washington Wizards’ center Jason Collins became the first active openly gay player in history from one of the four major North American professional team sports. A mediocre basketball player, Collins’s announcement will forever be his claim to fame, but what an impact his announcement made.  Met with unwavering support…

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Sensible Gun Laws

Ever since the slew of school shootings in the American neighborhood, American awareness of gun control issues have skyrocketed. On either side there are compelling arguments: Pro-Control advocates articulate that by removing the tools of the trade from possible criminals, we’ve eliminated some of the most dangerous ways to kill someone. Pro-Rights advocates refute that…

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Spamalot!

From the start to the finish, for those in Thacher School’s most recent play, it has been a long haul. Students have been sacrificing their own time in order to make this production work and there is not a single member of the cast or crew who will tell you that it was easy. Unlike…

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