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New Zealand students tour Harker for a day

New Zealand students tour Harker for a day

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

April 16, 2019


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A group of students from New Zealand visited the Harker campus on Tuesday and toured classes, participated in lab activities, and socialized with Harker students. The students, all girls, all attend various schools, but attended the “Innovative Young Minds” summer camp last summer in Hutt City, New...

Historic Notre Dame cathedral saved after being engulfed in flames

Historic Notre Dame cathedral saved after being engulfed in flames

by Arushi Saxena, Irene Yuan, Nicole Tian, and Erica Cai

April 15, 2019


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Four hundred firefighters are currently battling a blaze at the Notre Dame Cathedral, which caught fire earlier today, at around 7 p.m. CEST, due to unknown causes, in Paris, France. The dome collapsed earlier today, with the rest of the building currently alight. As of late Monday night, both of...

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

February 27, 2019


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Chinese travelers were barred from traveling 17.5 million times last year due to minor legal infractions such as unpaid fines and taxes according to the National Public Credit Information Center. 5.5 million were barred from train ticket purchases as well, complementary to a new policy being pushed by...

Embracing our mother culture

Embracing our mother culture

by Lucy Ge, Sriya Batchu, and Esha Gohil

February 22, 2019


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Peking duck wrapped in pancake. Shirin polo. Gulab jamun. Whether it’s crispy, sweet, fried, or cheesy, food can be found in family traditions and history of cultures all around the world. For April Sun (9), Peking duck covered in hoisin sauce and green onion and wrapped in pancake is a tasty trea...

Drug lord cartel leader El Chapo convicted on 10 charges

Drug lord cartel leader El Chapo convicted on 10 charges

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

February 15, 2019


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Following a grueling three-month trial, the Mexican crime lord, Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, was convicted on 10 straight guilty verdicts on drug and conspiracy charges last Tuesday. The 61-year-old is famous for leading Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, the world’s largest drug trafficking...

Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy exchange students visit Harker

Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy exchange students visit Harker

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 25, 2019


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A group of 18 students from one of Harker's sister schools, the Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy, arrived in the United States on Saturday morning. After arriving, students and their three chaperones spent MLK weekend exploring the Bay Area. Their itinerary also contained sightseeing in San...

Opposition leader seizes power in Venezuela

Opposition leader seizes power in Venezuela

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 24, 2019


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Amidst anti-government demonstrations on Jan. 23, Juan Guaido, the leader of the opposition party in Venezuela, the National Assembly, declared himself interim president before demonstrators in Caracas. Though current President Nicolas Maduro has expressed no intent on stepping down, he has historically...

Pope Francis offers words on migration

Pope Francis offers words on migration

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 24, 2019


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Pope Francis is currently in Central America amidst the longest government shutdown in American history. Though Francis is making the trip to attend the World Youth Day, the trip occurs as a new caravan of migrants heads towards the border and tensions over the border wall crisis increase in the United...

Crucial decisions made over Brexit

Crucial decisions made over Brexit

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

January 17, 2019


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In a vote on Jan. 29, members of the British Parliament were allowed to vote on seven amendments to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit Plan, while suggesting their own amendments. This vote came following the rejection of May's original Brexit deal, as well as her surviving a no-confidence vote. While...

Residents rebuild after super Typhoon Mangkhut damages Asia

Residents rebuild after super Typhoon Mangkhut damages Asia

by Gloria Zhang and Mara Tucker

October 17, 2018


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Residents and governments are rebuilding cities after Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest tropical storm of the year, swept through the Southeast Asia and Southern China, causing severe damage to infrastructure and agriculture. Typhoon Mangkhut, or Typhoon Ompong, first landed in the Luzon province of the...

Global Headlines (Issue 2)

Global Headlines (Issue 2)

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

October 17, 2018


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Getty Images Nobel Laureates Awarded The Nobel Prizes in physiology and medicine, physics, chemistry, and economics were announced in the first week of October. This year’s Nobel Prize in literature was postponed to next year, following sexual -harassment allegations of the husband of one of the ...

India passes historic legislation allowing constitutional freedoms for gay citizens

India passes historic legislation allowing constitutional freedoms for gay citizens

by Arushi Saxena and Irene Yuan, Global Editor and Reporter

October 17, 2018


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Rainbow flags draped the streets as happy couples, surrounded by clouds of multi-colored confetti, danced, embraced and kissed on the steps of courthouses across India following the landmark decision by its Supreme Court to strike down Section 377, a ban on consensual gay sex. Following years of ...

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