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Students for SafetyPosted 04/10/2023 by Brady Vinlove

Across Denver, students are refusing to stay silent about gun violence. On Wednesday, March 22, yet another shooting occurred at East High School. Austin Lyle, a student at East High School, shot two ... More

Dominating at DECAPosted 04/10/2023 by Stephen LoJacono

TJ’s DECA students won first place in three events at this year’s State Competition. Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a club across the United States and in eight other countr... More

Dream Out LoudPosted 04/04/2023 by Merry Shukert

Dana Starbuck’s retirement after 28 years in the teaching field is hitting students hard. Math may not be everyone’s favorite subject, but Dana Starbuck has a reputation for making it enjoyable an... More

Cultural CelebrationPosted 04/04/2023 by Kira Kennedy

TJ students hosted a night where everyone could show off their cultures and celebrate who they are. On March 17th, Thomas Jefferson High School held its first Multicultural Night. The night included d... More

The Willow ProjectPosted 03/23/2023 by Jesse Smith

Environmentalists are fighting against the new Willow Project, a “carbon-bomb” for the climate.  The Willow Project is arguably one of the most controversial topics in America right now. It’s a... More

The Power ProblemPosted 03/20/2023 by Ben Morlan

The methods of powering portable electronics are problematic. Almost every modern portable device, from cell phones to electric vehicles, uses lithium-ion batteries. The United States Department of En... More

Month of MadnessPosted 03/17/2023 by Ravi Apte

March Madness has started and fans all around the country are watching. Since it began, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, also known as March Madness, has been one of the most beloved sporti... More

The Melting Pot at the End of the RainbowPosted 03/15/2023 by Mattie Brightwell

Saint Patrick’s Day is widely regarded as an Irish holiday, but most of the familiar traditions are actually American- this is what happens when different holidays join America’s cultural melting ... More

How Many Nights Til’ Showtime?Posted 03/10/2023 by Akaash Raghunath

The TJ stage play Twelfth Night nears its opening performance on March 16. William Shakespeare’s stage play, Twelfth Night, narrates the story of twins Viola and Sebastian, who find themselves separ... More

Going Nowhere SlowPosted 03/07/2023 by Shana Saint-Phard

How lunch detentions and Healthy Start Times impact tardiness.  Thomas Jefferson High School currently starts classes at 7:30 a.m.. A common clarification by teachers and administrators is that the 7... More