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More Than “Just Hair”Posted 02/05/2020 by Jael Iyema

Black culture is a complex entity that needs to be understood and celebrated. For centuries, African and Black American men and women have worn braids. Their box braids, cornrows, Bantu puffs, afros, ... More

DistancedPosted 02/04/2020 by Atlas Zaina

Friendship is difficult, but added distance can make it even harder. There are so many intricate pieces that build up relationships, whether it’s family, a partner, or a friend. Vulnerability and co... More

Safe And SecurePosted 02/04/2020 by Chase Bellomo

New additions to the front of the school will help with safety and security. School security is very important and it is the school’s job to make sure that students are safe every day. The new s... More

Australia’s CrisisPosted 02/03/2020 by Jack Ciulla

The Australian wildfires have become a major threat to the environment, civilians, and wildlife. Australia has gone through one of the worst catastrophes of 2019, and easily the worst of 2020 so far. ... More

Don’t Fence Me InPosted 01/24/2020 by Ava Ward

Though Jeanette Vizguerra was forced to take sanctuary to forestall deportation, she continues to fight for immigrant rights. Situated between the glossy pages of grinning celebrities and smug politic... More

New Year, New MePosted 01/15/2020 by Savignon Swimmer

As the New Year rolls in, it’s the best time to look at resolutions in a new light. Using the New Year to make a positive change in one’s life is a tradition that has appeared in multiple cult... More

BraeDI and His Non-ProfitPosted 01/06/2020 by Ryan Moe

Junior Braedon Guenther started a non-profit that provides kids with an equal opportunity to compete in Destination Imagination. Destination Imagination (DI) is a program that inspires young individua... More

Newspaper Hits Up the NewsroomPosted 12/17/2019 by Erin Maloof

The TJ Journal newspaper staff visited The Denver Post printing press and newsroom to get a first hand look at what it’s like to run a professional paper. On November 1st, the Newspaper Staff hopped... More

A Decision to Save LivesPosted 12/13/2019 by Atlas Zaina

Thomas Jefferson graduate Jurnee Farrell missed out on a final volleyball tournament to make a life-saving donation. Be The Match is an organization that aims to find bone marrow matches for patients ... More

Interaction with the CommunityPosted 12/12/2019 by Ryan Moe

The TJ Interact Club received a national award for their charitable efforts this past year.  Interact Club entails a great deal of responsibility and community involvement such as volunteering at var... More