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Author: Eliana Channell

My Self-Diagnosed SenioritisPosted 04/29/2022 by Eliana Channell

The end of an era comes with more than just happiness, it comes with an overwhelming case of senioritis.  Friday, December 10th –I remember it like it was yesterday– it was the day my fut... More

Empowered Women Empower WomenPosted 03/25/2022 by Eliana Channell

This month the TJ’s Women’s Empowerment Club has worked to raise awareness and grow resources in honor of Women’s History Month.  The month of March was declared Women’s History Month as an e... More

Historic Hip Hop HalftimePosted 03/01/2022 by Eliana Channell

Five iconic musical artists performed an exciting halftime show at the 56th annual Super Bowl.   After a very intense 56th Annual Super Bowl, people are not just talking about the Rams win, but the p... More

A Pandemic Produced ProblemPosted 02/17/2022 by Eliana Channell

Over the last couple years COVID-19 has caused a multitude of problems, and this year at Thomas Jefferson is no different.  COVID-19 has caused many changes in the world, but more specifically in edu... More

Love Letter to my MomPosted 12/03/2021 by Eliana Channell

A small piece of gratitude to the woman who gave me life. Dear Mom, When I was born, you were there (duh). When I cry you are there. When I scream (sorry), you are there. When I laugh or smile, you ar... More

Defacing GeorgePosted 11/01/2021 by Eliana Channell

On October 19th, George Washington High School was vandalized.  On Saturday, October 16th, racist, anti-semitic, and homophobic graffiti was written all over George Washington (GW) High School in pro... More

Gymnastics TacticsPosted 10/27/2021 by Eliana Channell

A challenging and disciplined sport pushes TJ gymnastics to raise the bar.  Gymnastics requires a special type of focus and intensity; each step so calculated, and the need for precision so crucial o... More

Reborn DreamsPosted 05/05/2021 by Eliana Channell

Florence Crittenton High School is a school for pregnant and parenting teenage mothers that offers a safe and nurturing environment for not only the amazingly strong mothers who attend but their child... More

First Step in Leaving the False RealityPosted 04/08/2021 by Eliana Channell

The documentary 13th leaves viewers with an abundance of emotions due to its intensity and truth, and I was no exception.  Filmmaker Ava DuVernay created the fascinating documentary 13th that was rel... More

The People Behind the SpotlightPosted 03/26/2021 by Eliana Channell

We all know President Biden, along with the first black female Vice President, Harris, but do we really know Joe and Kamala?  Joe Biden ran for and won the 2020 presidential election as the Democrati... More