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Preparing for PressurePosted 02/09/2023 by Merry Shukert

TJ’s staff begins to coach juniors in order to better prepare them for the SAT on April 12th. The Earth has made yet another rotation around the sun, and while the Thomas Jefferson 2022-2023 school ... More

New Year, New DrugPosted 02/09/2023 by Jesse Smith

Early this year, the FDA approved a drug that slows the symptoms of Alzheimer’s. Discovered in 1906, Alzheimer’s disease is still one of the most devastating illnesses in modern history. I... More

Challenging the Stereotype  Posted 02/08/2023 by Campbell Mahoney

Thomas Jefferson High School is fighting back against the stereotype that emotions and experiences should not be shared with others through Challenge Day.  For over a decade, Thomas Jefferson High Sc... More

Expanding Abortion AccessPosted 02/07/2023 by Brady Vinlove

A recent federal decision increases the availability of abortion medication in the U.S., but already faces legal challenges, leaving the future of the drug uncertain. After the overturning of Roe v. W... More

Drug Desolation Down UnderPosted 02/02/2023 by Akaash Raghunath

New Zealand passes a new law banning the sale of tobacco to young people born in or after 2009. The country of New Zealand lies southeast of Australia, in the South Pacific Ocean. The island is home t... More

The Mourning Hours of RomePosted 01/24/2023 by Akaash Raghunath

Pope Benedict XVI, former head of the Catholic Church,  dies at age 95. Pope Benedict XVI (sixteen), originally named Joseph Aloisius Ratzinger, served as the head of the Catholic Church from 2005 un... More

Triggers, Not ToysPosted 01/23/2023 by Mattie Brightwell

The new year kicked off with another school shooting tragedy– what happens when a child as young as six shoots his own teacher? Violence statistics in America haven’t decreased recently. Nearly ev... More

Tate Brothers vs. RomaniaPosted 01/20/2023 by Alexa Tsvetkov

The infamous Tate brothers have recently been arrested for speculation of several crimes. On December 29th, Andrew Tate and his brother, Tristan Tate, were detained in Bucharest, Romania, for crimes r... More

The House has SpokenPosted 01/16/2023 by Alexa Tsvetkov

The former Republican California representative, Kevin McCarthy is now the Speaker of the House. The election for the Speaker of the House commenced on January 3rd and was finalized on the 7th, ending... More

A Helping Hand For The HolidaysPosted 12/12/2022 by Makayla Vasquez

The holidays come with their own obstacles – food should not be one of them.  With the holidays approaching, the need for food significantly increases for many members of the TJ community. In t... More