Arjun Thakkar
Arjun Thakkar is a senior Perspectives Editor and has been a writer for the paper since sophomore year. He runs cross country as well as track and field. He loves to listen to Spanish music as well as crack bad jokes. Besides that, he likes sitting in the dark, thinking about big questions in life.


"Don't bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself." –William Faulkner

Arjun Thakkar, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2018
Dear freshman self, let yourself take a risk once in a while (Story)
Mar 23, 2018
Stop coddling students (Story)
Mar 16, 2018
In defense of the humanities (Story)
Mar 02, 2018
One man’s trash shouldn’t be another’s responsibility (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
Don’t wait until 2018 to change yourself (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Rebels unite South Side (Story)
Dec 15, 2017
Nation unfazed after tragic shootings (Story)
Dec 08, 2017
Girls bowling strikes down competition (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
Why I watch Fox News (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Volleyball bumped out by Lake Central (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Running the risk of injury (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
The joy of learning a foreign language (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Our colors are blue and green for a reason (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
I’m offended that you’re offended (Story)
Oct 06, 2017
The pun-damental problem (Story)
Apr 13, 2017
Facebook executive and NT alum speaks to classes (Story)
Mar 09, 2017
Chess team checks the competition at State (Story)
Feb 10, 2017
DECA means business (Story)
Dec 14, 2016
Wrestling takes down Maine South in meet (Story)
Dec 07, 2016
Girls swimming places 5th in state (Story)
Mar 11, 2016
What’s my locker combo again? (Story)
Feb 05, 2016
The Bears fan struggle (Story)
Jan 22, 2016
NT wrestling holds on for win against Evanston (Story)
Jan 15, 2016
Badminton remaining a female exclusive sport (Story)