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Iyer on Fire

Iyer on Fire

by Rose Guan, Wingspan Senior Staff Writer and Designer

June 11, 2017


Filed under Cross Country, Editor's Pick, Online Exclusive, Sports, Track and Field

It’s a cool afternoon in mid-December, the off-season for a cross-country or track runner. Nikitha “Niki” Iyer (‘17) wears a gray hoodie over black track pants, to ward against the cold. She adjusts a USA Track Foundation sweatband, checks her watch as she walks out of her Cupertino house—an...

Science of Sleep: Brain activity levels during sleep and the importance of rest

Science of Sleep: Brain activity levels during sleep and the importance of rest

by Ruhi Sayana and Tiffany Wong

March 28, 2017


Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Winged Post

It’s midnight and you’re staring down at your math homework through the usual haze of fatigue. You need to get started on your history project, but the wonderful world of YouTube holds so much promise of entertainment and happiness. You sigh in resignation and click on a thumbnail, telling yoursel...

Top 5 Most Impactful 2017 Superbowl Ads

Top 5 Most Impactful 2017 Superbowl Ads

by Katherine Zhang, Winged Post Asst. STEM Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Online Exclusive

84 Lumber: The Entire Journey A young girl stares at the towering, gray wall, her hands hanging limply at her sides. Her mother looks on, forlornly clutching an American flag crafted from scraps of plastic. A mixture of emotions cross their faces as they slowly realize that their arduous journey may have been in vain. While other ads just bare...

Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election

Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election

by Justin Su and Trisha Dwivedi

November 8, 2016


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 Pe...

Editorial: Coping with the outcome of a contentious race

Editorial: Coping with the outcome of a contentious race

November 8, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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

January 31, 2016


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 19, 2016


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, 2015


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, 2015


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, 2015


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...

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