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Stress to ImpressPosted 04/30/2021 by Holden Knostman

As the college application season for the Class of 2022 approaches, many rising seniors are undertaking the stressful process of finding the right college and building a successful application. With t... More

Royalty or Royal Mess?Posted 04/30/2021 by Olivia Oss

With new and old scandals being brought to light, the British Royal Family faces more scrutiny than ever before. The Western world has always had a slight obsession with the ongoings of the British Ro... More

Live Music Makes a ComebackPosted 04/30/2021 by Georgia Hartley

After a year of canceled concerts, live music is back, and I could not be more excited.  One of the last things I did before our three-week-turned-full-year spring break last March was attend a conce... More

The Dawn of RamadanPosted 04/30/2021 by Deqa Muse

The month of Ramadan symbolizes a time for healing and growth for Muslims everywhere. April 13th, 2021, marked the first day of Ramadan for 1.8 billion Muslims. Ramadan is a crucial and sacred time fo... More

Life Looking ForwardPosted 04/27/2021 by Adam McPherson

As more people get vaccinated, aspirations for the future do not seem as far away as they once did. The past year has been extremely trying; however, with the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine come... More

TJ Faces PfizerPosted 04/23/2021 by Aviva Freedberg

Most members of the TJHS faculty and staff have received their vaccine. It has become a time when people of all ages and backgrounds are receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Many teachers and school staff ... More

From a Pawn to a QueenPosted 04/23/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

A new Netflix series all about chess reveals how amazing and interesting it can be. Growing up, I always heard of chess but never got around to ever learning it. I was more of a checkers guy. The idea... More

The World’s New HopePosted 04/19/2021 by Nakya Castille

Generation Z is more than a label applied to a certain age group. Generation Z, commonly referred to as zoomers, is the next generation that succeeds Millennials and currently precedes Generation Alph... More

Diversity DiscrepancyPosted 04/15/2021 by Sara Eyassu

Thomas Jefferson High School’s diverse demographics are not represented in club officer positions. The array of student organizations at TJ attracted me as I shook the jitters off after my freshman ... More

Man on the Moon: The Trilogy ContinuesPosted 04/15/2021 by Nicholas Neuhalfen

On December 11th, 2020, Kid Cudi released his long-awaited Man on the Moon III, which cemented the artist’s trilogy of albums as one of music’s greatest and most influential of all time.  On Dece... More