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EmancipationPosted 04/25/2022 by Juanita Hurtado

“One of the secrets of the universe was that our instincts were sometimes stronger than our minds.” – Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz   ... More

Polarized Reproductive RightsPosted 04/12/2022 by Juanita Hurtado

Abortion is still an active debate, but how much of it is an actual matter of agreement or disagreement? Throughout history, pregnancy has been revered. It is the creation of life and hope for the fut... More

Prescribed Culture, Prescribed HealingPosted 03/23/2022 by Juanita Hurtado

United States institutions are following the lead of doctors in Brussels, Belgium, by prescribing museum visits to help heal patients. “Having your doctor send you to a museum as a mental health boo... More

Becoming The NewsettePosted 03/03/2022 by Juanita Hurtado

The homemade newsletter that turned into a multi-million dollar company. On New Year’s Day in 2015, Daniella Pierson founded The Newsette, a newsletter aimed to inspire women all over the world and ... More

StringsPosted 12/03/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Some strings never break. He did not see her. How could he?  She looked like a doll from an ancient era, dressed in gold elegant burlesque-dancer attire. He could not have known who she was. But that... More

Dress Code Free!Posted 11/18/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Students celebrate TJ’s changes to dress code policies. Over the years, the school’s dress code policies have been faced with controversial reactions: arguments appealing to the freedom of express... More

Come One, Come All, DenverArt is On!Posted 11/12/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Denver’s largest mural brings new insight into the city’s street art history. After a global pandemic and every day seeming like the one before, Denver’s streets are as crowded as ever. From nat... More

A Proud HeritagePosted 10/29/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

The U-Pick season has begun and TJ’s students are invited to participate. Colorado is a proud state, one not lacking traits to be proud of such as the opportunity to ski every year and still bask in... More

A Step Closer to the FuturePosted 05/04/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

For students on the lookout for opportunities, DPS internships are here! During the COVID-19 era, many things have been shoved to the back of students’ minds. Between struggling with school, mental ... More

Girls’ Got Moxie!Posted 04/30/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

Moxie turns “controversial” into “never-ending learning.” Feminism has always been a controversial issue. As with any injustice, the mistreatment of women is hard to understand until it happen... More