Part III: The Unspoken View: Conservatism at Thacher

Several conservative students expressed frustration with the fact that President Donald Trump has become emblematic of all conservatives, contributing to the false perception of conservatives. Preston Brailer, a conservative sophomore, remarked in an interview with me that, “At Thacher, having expressed our views as being different from the mainstream liberal opinion, people have assumed that…

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Part I: The Unspoken View: Conservatism at Thacher

“Silenced.” “Hushed.” “Isolated.” “Marginalized.” These are just a few of the words Thacher faculty and students alike used to describe one population of Thacher’s community. Who are these supposedly downtrodden people? These people are your team captains, your lab partners, your teachers, your roommates, perhaps even your best friends. If these students appear to be…

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A Conversation on Intimacy at Thacher

The Letter to the Editor from Adam Marcelo In the past month, the true extent of sexual activity between Thacher students has come to light. As winter months have brought colder weather, students seek for shelter in the warmest places outside of dorms: classrooms. Though classrooms are prohibited for acts of intimacy, Thacher students often…

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