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Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election

Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election

by Justin Su and Trisha Dwivedi
November 8
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, News, Online Exclusive

Donald John Trump wins the 2016 presidential election, beating out Hillary Clinton 276 electoral votes to 218 votes, as of 12:15 a.m. on Nov. 9. Minutes before midnight on Nov. 8, Trump gave a speech at his campaign headquarters in New York City following a speech from his Vice President Mike...

Editorial: Coping with the outcome of a contentious race

Editorial: Coping with the outcome of a contentious race

November 8
Filed under Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Opinion

The election process naturally reveals the dark underbelly of any candidate. Both campaigns worked to unearth every word and action during the campaign and of the past. With plenty of controversy surrounding both candidates coming to light, Trump and Clinton both had historically low approval ratings. It seems ...

So you want to be a model?

So you want to be a model?

by Maya Kumar, Winged Post Features Editor
October 13
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Lifestyle, Showcase

The Winged Post spoke with New York-based model and photographer Louise Parker. She has modeled for Chanel, Dior and Saint Laurent in the past and graduated with a degree in Photography from Bard College. Winged Post: How did you first become a model? Louise Parker: I started modeling a little bit in college...

Harker holds 11th annual research symposium

Harker holds 11th annual research symposium

by Vijay Bharadwaj, Assistant Opinion Editor
April 10
Filed under Editor's Pick, News, Showcase

With a record-breaking number of 700 attendants, the 11th annual science research symposium took place at the upper school yesterday, where presenters held keynotes, workshops and poster presentations for the audience. This year’s symposium, coordinated by upper school science department chair Anita...

Annual Dance Show sells out

Annual Dance Show sells out

by Shania Wang, Reporter
February 1
Filed under Editor's Pick, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

The annual upper school Dance Production premiered last Friday and Saturday at the Blackford Theater. Themed “Mixed Tape: Songs to Dance To,” this year’s show, directed by dance teachers Karl Kuehn and Rachelle Haun, has 140 students and 12 faculty members performing and features popular songs...

The life we will live: work, play and love in the tech generation

The life we will live: work, play and love in the tech generation

by Aditya Varshney and Derek Yen
January 20
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Online Exclusive, STEM

As the new year begins, we look ahead at the world of tomorrow. More than ever before, the world is in transition. Prevalent technologies – the automobile, the television, Facebook, non-renewable electric power, the cell phone and so on – find themselves on the cusp of being replaced by newcomers,...

President Obama addresses underlying problems behind San Bernardino attacks

President Obama addresses underlying problems behind San Bernardino attacks

by Ashley Jiang, Rose Guan, Ria Gupta, and Anika Rajamani
December 12
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Showcase

President Obama delivered a speech addressing terrorism and gun control in the Oval Office last Sunday, shortly after attacks in San Bernardino, California left 14 dead and 21 wounded. In San Bernardino, Tashfeen Malik and Syed Rizwan Farook attacked a holiday party organized by the San Bernardino...

Breaking down climate change

Breaking down climate change

by Sharanya Balaji, Editor-in-Chief
December 12
Filed under Editor's Pick, Showcase, STEM

In light of the recent disasters in Chennai, India and Desmond, England and the climate change talks in Paris, France, it is starting to become clear to the majority of the human population that changes in global climate and increased levels of carbon dioxide produced by fossil fuels, also known as climate...

The Laramie Project

The Laramie Project

by Anjay Saklecha, Reporter
October 31
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Showcase

This year’s fall play, “The Laramie Project,” will end its three-night run of performances tonight. "The Laramie Project," based on a true story and written by Moisés Kaufman, is set in Laramie, Wyoming, in the aftermath of the murder of 21-year-old Matthew Shepard. In the play, Matthew is a...

Al-Jazeera America’s Wajahat Ali speaks to students

Al-Jazeera America’s Wajahat Ali speaks to students

by Trisha Dwivedi, Executive Sports Editor
September 19
Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Al-Jazeera America’s “The Stream” co-host and Harker alumnus Wajahat Ali spoke about his life as a Muslim-American at an all-school assembly yesterday after second period in the gym. “The Domestic Crusaders”, about a Muslim-American family coming together and dealing with their problems...

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Fighting the gender gap

#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Fighting the gender gap

by Vineet Kosaraju and Brian Park
September 6
Filed under Editor's Pick, Showcase, STEM

When Isis Wenger, a 22-year-old software engineer at San Francisco-based tech company OneLogin, appeared in a company recruitment ad on Aug. 1, she probably did not expect to become a part of a viral campaign. After receiving backlash and sexist remarks on social media telling her that she did not look l...

On top of the world

On top of the world

by Vineet Kosaraju, STEM editor
September 2
Filed under Editor's Pick, STEM, Winged Post

The natural snow-capped mountains rise slowly out of the fog as senior Stephanie Huang’s plane prepares to land, completing the small one hour journey from Norway to a settlement in Svalbard called Longyearbyen. As she exits the flight, the first thing she notices is the pristine, unmarred environm...

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