Monthly Archives: January 2017

Jig Secret Menu

Jig Secret Menu

By Maddie Savage ’18 The 9:37 AM post-assembly scramble for the jig can be a stressful one; not only is one tasked with the challenge of fighting for his personal space as he makes his way forcefully towards the heaps…
The Red Rhino Fund

The Red Rhino Fund

The Red Rhino Fund Board is often overlooked at Taft and not many students truly know the intentions, accomplishments and logistics of the board. Hopefully I can provide some helpful information regarding our work. To start off, the mission statement…
White Males, Listen Up

White Males, Listen Up

We are intelligent and ambitious students at one of the most rigorous schools in the nation. We take hard classes, we balance these classes with our other commitments, but we seem to be failing to have effective conversation. We try…
Mental Illness at Taft

Mental Illness at Taft

Illustration by Joanna Kleszczewski ’18   I suppose I am a bit of an anomaly in that I have had three of my best friends leave this school – voluntarily or otherwise – for mental health reasons. When it happened…
The New Honor Roll

The New Honor Roll

By Caroline Moore ’17 Framed on a board in Main Hall are the names of over 65% of Taft’s student body. Students with an 87% unweighted average or higher have their name listed under “Honor Roll”, and students with a…