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Acknowledging AccomplishmentsPosted 04/28/2023 by Farah Djama

TJ’s Black Student Alliance celebrates Black History Month through educational pathways.  Last year, the Black Student Alliance (BSA), a student-led organization at TJ, held several events related ... More

101 Things I Hate (In No Particular Order)Posted 04/28/2023 by Akaash Raghunath

Here are 101 actions, animals, and ideas with which I heartily disagree.   If you were to ask me what I like, I would probably have to think about it a bit. If you were to ask me what I hate, how... More

The Girl Who Does EverythingPosted 04/26/2023 by Makayla Vasquez

One TJ senior has set herself up for success by getting involved in countless activities.  Over the past four years, senior Kate Jordan Little has demonstrated her excellence and collected many achie... More

Student Connection for AllPosted 04/20/2023 by Brady Vinlove

Jewish Student Connection Club isn’t only for Jewish students; it’s a place for everyone to come together, learn about Jewish culture, and have fun. Every Monday, Jewish and non-Jewish students al... More

Roadway ReconciliationPosted 03/16/2023 by Maria Goergen

Annoyed about that new speeding ticket? It’s not your fault, and here’s why.  As you are driving, a blinding flash stunts your vision momentarily. You experience a horrifying realization that a s... More

Lenient and LethalPosted 03/06/2023 by Merry Shukert

The United States’ easygoing gun control laws are causing innocent people to fear for their lives.  A mere two months into 2023, gun violence rates in the United States tower over those of every ot... More

Taking a Stand Posted 03/06/2023 by Campbell Mahoney

In the wake of the shooting and death of Luis Garcia, East High School students are holding Denver Public Schools accountable for change.  This year, there have already been 80 mass shootings. Mass s... More

Scroll. Sleep. Repeat.Posted 03/06/2023 by Ben Hartley

Whether or not you use TikTok, we can all agree that it harms teenagers’ mental health. How many hours of screen time do you average each day on your phone? After a swift inspection of our devic... More

Season of SufferingPosted 02/24/2023 by Brady Vinlove

I am convinced that winter exists to make us bitter and unhappy, and science might be on my side.* As a child, winter was my favorite season; I loved racing down snowy hills on a sled, building snow f... More

Advice From A SeniorPosted 02/23/2023 by McKenzy Perkins

High school, the worst years of your life, might be fixed with nine simple pieces of advice.  Nothing can change my mind about what a challenge these past four years have been. Although it might not ... More