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Humans of Harker: Sketches, Doodles, and Snippets

Humans of Harker: Sketches, Doodles, and Snippets

by Irene Yuan, Asst. Photo Editor

October 21, 2019

Gray lines trace down the page, leading left and right, creating sharp edges and soft curves. Each stroke is unique. Precise, careful lines jumble together to form an abstract face. Shapes are shaded with varying degrees, accenting specific areas. A single word scribbled in the bottom right corner of the page e...

Humans of Harker: The Puzzle of Life

Humans of Harker: The Puzzle of Life

by Vishnu Kannan, Winged Post Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

Strolling through the Harker campus, Rishi Dange (12) exchanges greetings, laughs and high-fives with friends and teachers alike. Gripping his tennis racket comfortably in hand, Rishi bounces the tennis ball off the face and side of his racket with ease and accuracy, stopping to catch the ball on the racket...

Humans of Harker: Narrative Nuances

Humans of Harker: Narrative Nuances

by Esha Gohil, Humans of Harker Profiler

October 17, 2019

Her colorful rings shine brightly, glinting in the sunlight. Their gleam is matched only by the glow in Prerana Acharyya’s (12) eyes as she runs her fingers along the spines of the books in the Harker library, where she has spent countless afternoons losing herself in the pages of novels. As she sys...

Humans of Harker: Facts and Figures

Humans of Harker: Facts and Figures

by Kathy Fang, Aquila Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2019

What’s one fact that nobody knows because nobody needs to know, but everybody should know because it’s simply fun to know? Kyle Li (12) knows. “Armadillos are the only animals besides humans that can get leprosy,” he said, a proud yet playful smile on his face. He might have found this golden...

Humans of Harker: Voice of the Voiceless

Humans of Harker: Voice of the Voiceless

by Nicole Tian, Co-Lifestyle Editor

October 14, 2019

Poised at the front of the room in a light pink suit and pencil skirt, Nikki Solanki (12) cracks open the small black binder in her hands.  “Speak…up,” she declares, punctuating the tentative silence. Pretending to draw a page from the binder, she looks up, snaps it shut and heaves a sigh ...

Humans of Harker: To dance, to feel

by Nina Gee, Design Editor

August 31, 2019

This is the third installment of the Humans of Harker 2019 video series. Through this project, the Harker journalism program aims to tell the story of the senior class, one profile at a time. ...

Humans of Harker: The artist within

by Heidi Zhang, TALON Editor-In-Chief

August 31, 2019

This is the second installment of the Humans of Harker 2019 video series. Through this project, the Harker journalism program aims to tell the story of the senior class, one profile at a time. ...

Humans of Harker: Calendars for a cause

Humans of Harker: Calendars for a cause

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

June 21, 2019

Her calendar is filled with color coded events and reminders. On the far left desktop screen on her laptop, an array of multicolored sticky notes organizes different categories of to-dos and assignments. As she sits down for any meeting, she flips through list after list, keeping track of all of the...

Humans of Harker: Jack of all trades, master of fun

Humans of Harker: Jack of all trades, master of fun

by Prameela Kottapalli, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

June 4, 2019

Aside from hand-eye coordination, there is little that connects the elusive art of ocarina-playing with the fine motor skills that go into flipping a balisong, or butterfly knife. Pasta-making and woodworking both require creative flair, but one medium is pliable while the other is firm. Snowboarding...

Humans of Harker: Moving to the beat

Humans of Harker: Moving to the beat

by Nina Gee, Visuals Editor

June 4, 2019

This is the third installment of the Humans of Harker 2019 video series. Through this project, the Harker journalism program aims to tell the story of the senior class, one profile at a time. ...

Humans of Harker: Dueling with duality

Humans of Harker: Dueling with duality

by Ryan Guan and Kathy Fang

June 2, 2019

"Period six starts in 45 minutes at 10:50; may the exodus commence." A momentary confusion sweeps across the crowd of students and faculty at this unfamiliar deviation from his trademark line, before delighted laughter and the usual chatter break out once more. From finding alternative ways to...

Humans of Harker: Humanity in art

Humans of Harker: Humanity in art

by Heidi Zhang, TALON Editor-In-Chief

June 1, 2019

This is the second installment of the Humans of Harker 2019 video series. Through this project, the Harker journalism program aims to tell the story of the senior class, one profile at a time. ...

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