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So you want to be a fashion designer?

So you want to be a fashion designer?

by Helen Yang, Columnist

September 3, 2018


Filed under Columnists, Features, Lifestyle, Photos, So you want to be a..., Winged Post

Mimi Tran’s journey to becoming a fashion designer began when she was barely old enough to form sentences. Now, she owns a store in Santana Row and works with the stylists of celebrities like Lady Gaga, Camila Cabello, Little Mix, Carrie Underwood and more. Even at a young age, Mimi displayed unique t...

Staying Healthy with Saloni: A new column on health and wellness

Staying Healthy with Saloni: A new column on health and wellness

by Saloni Shah, Columnist and Assistant Humans of Harker Editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Columnists, Features, Lifestyle, Winged Post

Dear Eagles, Welcome back from your exotic vacations, summer classes, travel tournaments, research labs, jobs, volunteer projects or whatever else Harker students do during summer! It’s time to kick off another school year, whether we’re ready for it or not. We are launching a new column on heal...

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

Kick Back with Kushal: Just Another Usual Unusual NBA Offseason

by Kushal Shah, Sports Columnist

August 31, 2018


Filed under Columnists, Sports, Winged Post

Just during the 2017-2018 NBA offseason, the NBA was, to put it simply, reassembled. Four teams -- the Boston Celtics, the Oklahoma City (OKC) Thunder, the Houston Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans made gigantic moves to muster enough All-Star talent to potentially dethrone the Golden State Warri...

Starting life as a second semester senior

Starting life as a second semester senior

by Krishna Bheda, Columnist

February 5, 2018


Filed under Columnists, Krishna Bheda, Opinion, Winged Post

My vision was blurred, my legs felt like lead, and the dream I had was way cooler than school. While struggling not to fall back asleep, I mentally scanned through my day under the comfort of my fluffy green sheets and groaned at the thought of entering the brisk morning air. I felt this way until I re...

Media Matters: Comedic tragedies should avoid the token inclusion of social issues

Media Matters: Comedic tragedies should avoid the token inclusion of social issues

by Adrian Chu, Columnist

January 15, 2018


Filed under Adrian Chu, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

Martin McDonagh’s black comedy, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” is about revenge, but in its 1 hour and 55 minutes runtime, the movie also covers no less than rape, racism in the criminal justice system, the futility of changing offensive vocabulary, homophobia, divorce, police bru...

Media Matters: Hollywood’s culture shift on sexual misconduct should focus on prevention

Media Matters: Hollywood’s culture shift on sexual misconduct should focus on prevention

by Adrian Chu, Columnist

November 14, 2017


Filed under Adrian Chu, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

2016 was the year where many beloved movie celebrities died. 2017 is beginning to look like the year where celebrities are dead to me. First came the Harvey Weinstein allegations in early October, news that did not surprise many. Often the butt of public jabs on TV shows, Weinstein's less than stellar...

MoviePass should take advantage of the theatrical experience

MoviePass should take advantage of the theatrical experience

by Adrian Chu, Columnist

October 23, 2017


Filed under Adrian Chu, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

From its website crash shortly after it reduced its monthly fee from $50 to $9.95 in mid-Aug. to its inability to meet overwhelming demand for its cheaper service, MoviePass’s rocky debut does not bode well for the company attempting to disrupt the movie theater model. Increasing its workforce by...

Sports Standards: A glimpse into sports entertainment

Sports Standards: A glimpse into sports entertainment

by Alex Wang, Opinion Editor

October 7, 2017


Filed under Alex Wang, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

Spectators see only what is shown to them. A baseball player hitting a home run to win a World Series. A football player charging through an entire defensive line for a touchdown. The news of another record-breaking basketball contract. This is entertainment and this is what the viewers want to see. Even...

Keeping up with Krishna: Spirited away

Keeping up with Krishna: Spirited away

by Krishna Bheda, Columnist

September 29, 2017


Filed under Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

The night breeze gives me goosebumps as the smell of barbecue and hot dogs flood my senses as I try to shield my eyes from the bright Saturday night lights. I am in the midst of a crowd of students following the green flag held by the Class of 2018’s president in efforts to win back flight zone. Huddled...

Media Matters: There’s something wrong with the movie industry

Media Matters: There’s something wrong with the movie industry

by Adrian Chu, Columnist

September 28, 2017


Filed under Adrian Chu, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion, Showcase

There's something wrong with the movie industry. It might be the box office numbers. 2017 has been a year of exceptional weekends: the lowest grossing weekend since 2001, the lowest grossing Memorial Day weekend since 1999, or the lowest grossing Labor Day weekend in over a decade. Combined, 2017...

The shorter work week: an alternative to the universal basic income

The shorter work week: an alternative to the universal basic income

by Adrian Chu, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Adrian Chu, Columnists, Online Exclusive, Opinion

McDonald’s first drive-thru restaurant opened in Sierra Vista, Arizona in 1975 allowing diners to order food without leaving their cars. 41 years later, McDonald’s plans to replace all human cashiers from their 14,000 stores with touch-screen kiosks. Beginning in cities with the highest minimum...

That’s a Wrap: Coachella fashion trends steal from elements of Native American cultures

That’s a Wrap: Coachella fashion trends steal from elements of Native American cultures

by Melina Nakos, Reporter

April 26, 2016


Filed under Audio, Columnists, Melina Nakos, Online Exclusive, Opinion

Coachella, an annual music and arts festival in Indio, California, is a showcase of new fashion trends which often include versions of Native American cultural garments. The usage of Native American symbols in white fashion may seem innocent, but if people do not make efforts to understand their privilege...

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