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What Really Makes People Happy?Posted 05/19/2021 by Holden Knostman

Happiness can be attributed to just about anything for any specific person, however, giving, appreciating, and relating are three crucial components in obtaining and maintaining happiness. What really... More

An Unforgettable Fashion WeekPosted 05/18/2021 by Lauren Maggio

The COVID-19 pandemic caused many changes to how designers presented their collections, making this Fashion Week one to remember. Usually, New York Fashion Week is a week-long, semi-annual event where... More

The Other Pandemic: SenioritisPosted 05/15/2021 by Ryan Moe

Due to nothing short of an abnormal year, members of the graduating class of Thomas Jefferson High School are battling another virus of their own. Senioritis has been a chronic “illness” that seem... More

Spartan National A. Ward WinnerPosted 05/14/2021 by Madelyn Staples

One of TJ’s most esteemed students, Ava Ward, has received the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing National award.  Anyone who knows senior Ava W... More

Gambling on the GrammysPosted 05/13/2021 by Ben Abram

With a large variety of popular music being released in the upcoming year, the Grammy nominations for 2022 prove to be more competitive than ever.  With more than 80 categories and eight nominees per... More

Honor Platoon Meets the Virtual WorldPosted 05/12/2021 by Nakya Castille

Thomas Jefferson High School Honor Platoon step team takes a ride down the virtual lane of competition. Thomas Jefferson’s JROTC as a whole has changed from its normal format this year. The Honor Pl... More

Dreams to Make WondersPosted 05/11/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

Spartan Charlie Koupal has signed with a record label and released a song. When the first year of high school is mentioned, most seem to think of a confusing period of time. It is a time in most peopl... More

The Real Rigged ElectionPosted 05/05/2021 by Jael Iyema

This year’s Golden Globe nominations snub diverse and meritorious actors and actresses of their nominations. Stop the vote, it’s time for a recount! If you’re an avid television show and movie ... More

Keeping Up with the CoronavirusPosted 05/05/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting adults’ living situations. More than 460,000 Americans have died as a result of COVID-19 in little over a year, and there have been over 22 million jobs lost. Amer... 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