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An Allegory of HumankindPosted 03/26/2021 by Juanita Hurtado

It is time to join the creative writing club! “Storytelling is embedded in our species down to the very core of the neurons in our brains. . .Writing and storytelling, in my opinion, are what make u... 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

Dribbling, Diving, and Doubling Down in a New WorldPosted 03/22/2021 by Georgia Hartley

Thomas Jefferson High School’s winter sports teams found many ways to make the best of an unusual season.  Similarly to just about everything that has happened over the past 12 months, TJ sports ha... More

Mo’ Money, Mo’ ProblemsPosted 03/21/2021 by Rachel SanPedro

This is the good, the bad, and the ugly sides of the new minimum wage. The recent Colorado minimum wage increase will have both positive and negative repercussions for citizens of the state. The 2.7% ... More

Perseverance Makes an Appearance on MarsPosted 03/21/2021 by Deqa Muse

The Perseverance rover has reached the surface of Mars in search of ancient life. On July 30th, 2020, the Mars rover Perseverance was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. It took... More

Making a Difference One Leaf at a TimePosted 03/10/2021 by Addison Smith

The TJ Sustainability Club Partnered Up with Tree-Plenish on a project to offset paper usage at TJ.  Thomas Jefferson is known for its close, tight-knit community, so it is only natural that there ar... More

In School vs. Online LearningPosted 03/10/2021 by Gracelyn Leonard

While in person learning and virtual learning are seemingly polarizing options, students are able to attend their classes from their preferred location. At Thomas Jefferson and other DPS schools, stud... More

Reopened DoorsPosted 03/10/2021 by David Lopez-Vences

As places start to reopen, TJ has finally been able to reopen its doors to students. February 2nd marked the first day where TJ students were able to go back into the building after a year of it being... More

The Light at the End of the TunnelPosted 03/08/2021 by Eleanor Benson

An in-depth analysis of the Trump Administration’s effect on LGBTQ+ protections and rights vs. the new Biden Administration’s promises to the community.  Throughout the past four years, t... More

Office of the Former PresidentPosted 03/06/2021 by Olivia Oss

The 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump has proven to be a historic president in more ways than one. Donald Trump is the only president in the history of the United States to be impea... More