Thomas Aldrich, a junior at FAIR School Minneapolis, is a graduate of ThreeSixty Journalism’s 2013 spring NewsTeam. He enjoys intense political discussion, world affairs and the occasional “Anchorman” quote. Thomas’ first contribution to ThreeSixty was part of a NewsTeam project at the Minneapolis Central Library’s Teen Tech Center.
Favorite author: David McCullough
Favorite musician(s): Bruce Springsteen, Mark Knopfler, Billy Joel
Favorite movie(s): The Usual Suspects, Office Space
Favorite places/things to do in the Twin Cities: Bike along the Mississippi or around the lakes
If you could interview anyone (living) who would it be? Bill Clinton. Hands down.
What do you like about writing? I like to research a topic, and really get to know everything about it.
What issues are important to you? Most political related issues are of importance to me.
What is your ideal future career? Lawyer/Politican
If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? I would love to go to Norway, I think it’s one of the most beautiful places on earth.
What are your special talents? I sing with the Minnesota Boychoir.
What do you do when you’re not at school? I play my gaming PC, read, watch Netflix, and hang out with friends.
What else do you think people should know about you? Though I may act like I don’t care, or I act super condescending, I really do care. A lot.