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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Why Don’t I Have Any Time?

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…

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Privilege at Thacher: Part IV

Lessons As Thacher students agree that responsibility comes with privilege, many were excited to discuss what they should do to help the underprivileged. Many agreed they should not pity. One survey respondent declared that pity “is not equal and fair,” and Dr. Pharr, a principal who has worked at many of the poorest Title I…

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