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Volunteering impact also does not need to be confined to a set amount of time or awards. If we encourage students to approach their nonprofit work with longevity in mind, they are more likely to carry on their work, furthering acts of volunteerism in their community.
Editorial: Resume-building diminishes commitment to community service
by Editorial Board May 16, 2024

Scrolling through Instagram, numerous abandoned nonprofit accounts emerge. Initiatives that were once active during a student’s time in high...

Friday Five: Childhood cartoons
Friday Five: Childhood cartoons
by Mendy Mao, Co-Features Editor • May 11, 2024

A little girl sits on the sofa, eyes glued to the screen. The hero, clad in bright orange clothes, jumps up and defeats the scowling villain....

This I Believe: Measured in moments
This I Believe: Measured in moments
by Katerina Matta, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief • May 4, 2024

Beads of sweat dot our brows as my grandmother and I labor over a pot of tabikh, a classic Egyptian stew made primarily from meat, tomatoes...

Talk Around Campus: Mothers Day
Talk Around Campus: Mother's Day
by Charlize Wang and Claire Yu May 12, 2024

Cameron Jones (9): Every Mother's Day, me and my sister and my dad make breakfast in bed for my mother, and we give it to her. And we make French...

Meet your teacher: Spreading smiles through song
Meet your teacher: Spreading smiles through song
by Charlize Wang, Aquila Co-Managing Editor • May 9, 2024

Music holds meaning. For some, it’s a source of energy. For others, it’s an escape from the raucous rhythm of reality. And for history...

Aquilas guide to preparing for AP Exams
Aquila's guide to preparing for AP Exams
by Anika Maji, Reporter • May 5, 2024

May is upon us, bringing with it the joy of Mother’s Day, May flowers — according to an old English proverb, anyway — and Advanced Placement...

Green Team co-president Kinnera Mulam draws raffle winners. Prizes included vegan baked goods from Bradley Stoll, vegan chapsticks and succulents.
Global Reset: A peek at Earth Week
by Victor Gong, Emma Li, Alison Yang, and Claire Zhao May 3, 2024

As the Bay Area has largely returned to in-person pre-pandemic norms, corporations now grapple with the employment of more workers than they can provide for. Reductions in the tech workforce pose a significant challenge for both current engineers and recent college graduates looking to enter the field.
Tech industry layoffs incite uncertainty in post-pandemic world
by Tiffany Zhu, Co-Sports Editor • May 3, 2024

Since the start of the year, tech companies across the globe have extinguished approximately 75,000 jobs according to layoffs tracker

Student presenter Oliver Chen (10) talks about his project using his poster as a visual aid. Harker students from grades eight to 12 shared their research findings in the Auxiliary Gym.
Research Symposium reaches record-high attendance, unites STEM enthusiasts
by Ashley Mo and Mendy Mao April 25, 2024

Over 800 students and parents attended the 18th annual Harker Research Symposium, themed “The Artificial Intelligence Revolution,” organized...

After focusing much of her career on creating chart-topping pop singles, Swift now embraces synth-pop styles. It’s difficult to pigeonhole TTPD into a singular category, and Swift, who has tackled almost every genre throughout her career, would probably uphold that sense of ambiguity.
Taylor Swift shares poetic poignancy in “The Tortured Poet’s Department”
by Ashley Mo, Tiffany Zhu, and Kairui Sun May 11, 2024

31 tracks, two hours — the longest album singer-songwriter Taylor Swift has ever released. Swift dropped “The Tortured Poet’s Department”...

Maggie Rogers new album “Don’t Forget Me” largely hinges on experiencing a complicated relationship with love itself. Outside of her lyrics, Rogers unites diverse instruments under a cohesive sound in her newest work. S
'Don’t Forget Her:' Maggie Rogers etches herself into singer-songwriter legend
by Gabe Sachse, Co-Aquila Managing Editor • May 3, 2024

“Everybody’s going crazy / See them walking down the street” croons Maggie Rogers as she opens her new album “Don’t Forget Me” with...

Poetry offers students a place to express themselves, whether through writing, reading or reciting it. You can just use words and use the feelings of those words to create a painting, Eric Zhang (11) said.
Poetry empowers student voices
by Suhani Gupta, Co-A&E/Lifestyle Editor • April 30, 2024

Adolescence often feels like a struggle. In these turbulent years, teenagers may feel the need to express themselves, to make their voices heard....

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
Music Monday: Tackle APs with Aquila
by Ashley Mo, Co-STEM Editor • April 29, 2024

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Editors Note: Two-way streets
Editor's Note: Two-way streets
by Ella Yee, Aquila Co-Editor-in-Chief • March 20, 2024