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In a world where Instagram-worthy salads often overshadow childhood classics, diet culture has reshaped the snacks that once fueled our youthful spirits.
The bitter aftertaste of diet culture
by Jessica Wang, Co-Opinions Editor • November 29, 2023

In place of goldfish are air-fried croutons, instead of Minute Maid is lemon-lime sparkling water turned still. In a world where "Instagram-worthy"...

Perspectives: Abstract art
Perspectives: Abstract art
by Charlie Wang and Claire Yu November 24, 2023

The misguided fame of “Ender’s Game”
The misguided fame of “Ender’s Game”
by Suhani Gupta, Reporter • November 24, 2023

When coming into “Ender’s Game,” I expected a rich dystopian fiction, with complex and compelling characters. My friends and those...

The fountain outside of Dobbins in Graduates Grove. The fountain was part of an outside classroom donated by the class of 2007.
Seniors leave mark with graduating gifts
by Charlize Wang, Reporter • November 27, 2023

Rose gardens. Eagle statues. Green benches. The listed items sound like a miscellaneous collection of decorations but actually represent past...

Upper school computer science teacher Susan King inspects a bird-feeder in the quad. Ms. King began bird watching in 2020, fascinated by their flight and plumage patterns.
Meet your teacher: Embracing life with curiosity
by Jonathan Xue November 25, 2023

As the morning light strikes the lake, a curved, slender bill sweeps through the placid water, searching for any trace of fish. The sun casts...

A brochure of the Harker School when Dobbins Hall was still new. Dobbins was built in 1993, with twelve classrooms and two science labs.
Dive into the past
by Charlie Wang and Grant Yang November 17, 2023

Walking around Harker today, you wouldn’t guess that 2024 marks the school’s 130th academic year. It is easy to forget that Harker started...

STEM Scene is Harker Aquilas STEM repeater focusing on current developments within the STEM world. This installation features five briefs.
STEM Scene: Nov. 28
by Ashley Mo and Mihir Kotbagi November 28, 2023

Deepfakes are a type of deep AI that can synthetically generate convincing videos by manipulating facial features and voices. The danger associated with this AI comes from its susceptibility to being abused.
You see it, but can you believe it?
by Disha Gupta, Reporter • November 28, 2023

Seeing something can no longer mean believing it. A decade ago, the concept of Artificial Intelligence (AI) manipulating human actions sounded...

A Harker attendee rides Green Teams smoothie bike on Oct. 7 in the Auxiliary Gym. The club collaborated with the Harker Robotics team starting earlier this year to build zero-energy bike consisting of only upcycled materials.
Global Reset: Spinning sustainable smoothies
by Victor Gong and Mihir Kotbagi November 27, 2023

Making a smoothie typically involves plugging in a powerful blender into an outlet, dumping in an assortment of fruits and pressing down on the...

Moni Simeonov on the violin and Jonah Kim on the cello play “Duo for Violin and Cello, Op. 7 together in the Patil theater on Friday. Their performance was in “Songs that Make Us Dance, a Harker Concert Series production.
Dancer-cellist couple Jonah Kim and Julia Rowe grace Harker Concert Series
by Jeremy Peng and Tiffany Zhu November 16, 2023

The audience settles in hushed anticipation as cellist Jonah Kim draws his bow across the strings, conjuring the first note. Wearing a gray leotard...

An Anagram puzzle created by Neil Krishnan.
Pie-ce together these puzzles!
by Shareen Chahal, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor • November 16, 2023

Feeling bored over break or need another dose of holiday spirit? Hone in on your unscrambling and crossword-solving skills by trying your hand...

Claire Cheng (11) poses at the upper school campus. Claire dances both competitively and in Harker Dance Company.
Dancing with determination
by Charlize Wang, Reporter • November 10, 2023

All eyes turn to a black-clad figure strutting onto the stage. Cheers die down. Silence fills the room. The mysterious dancer lowers her head...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.
Music Monday: Refresh with R&B
by Ashley Mo, Reporter • November 27, 2023

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