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Humans of Harker: Jordan Goheen bonds with his father through bikram

Humans of Harker: Jordan Goheen bonds with his father through bikram

by Julia Huang, TALON Organizations Editor

October 24, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker

104 degrees Fahrenheit. 40 percent humidity. Jordan Goheen has practiced hot yoga, or bikram, every summer with his father ever since the seventh grade. Initially, they started this activity to support his father’s friend who opened the studio. “We went one summer, and we were not ready at all,” Jordan s...

Humans of Harker: Parth Pendurkar develops a love for exploring

Humans of Harker: Parth Pendurkar develops a love for exploring

by Eleanor Xiao, TALON Student Life Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Online Exclusive

Earphones in and hands gripping the bike handles, Parth Pendurkar (12) begins his ritual night-time bike ride around his neighborhood in the Los Gatos Hills, surrounded only by the fresh summer breeze and rows of houses and cars on either side. Fascinated by the discoveries he made about the very area whe...

Humans of Harker: Noor Singh loves travel and dance

Humans of Harker: Noor Singh loves travel and dance

by Jenna Sadhu, Reporter

October 17, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Online Exclusive

Unlike most teenagers who cherish sleeping in, Noor prefers to wake up early and watch sunrises with her friends or working out. “I’m such a morning person,” she said. “I’m up at 6 a.m. no matter what.” Her active personality motivated her to pursue hiking and run marathons with h...

Humans of Harker: Venkat Sankar hikes to surround himself with nature

Humans of Harker: Venkat Sankar hikes to surround himself with nature

by Sharon Yan, Student Life Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Online Exclusive

Immersed in nature’s serenity, Venkat Sankar (12) relishes the feeling of independence when out on a hiking trail by himself. Surrounded by nothing but wildlife and the outdoors, he frequently takes pleasure in spotting bobcats, coyotes, grey foxes, elk, bald eagles and other small mammals. “...

Humans of Harker: Sarah Tien devotes her time to architecture

Humans of Harker: Sarah Tien devotes her time to architecture

by Justin Su, Sports Editor

October 12, 2016


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Growing up in a household with three older brothers, she has broken the mold that the rest of her family has followed. Rather than pursue a career in the medical or engineering fields, senior Sarah Tien (12) enjoys the field of art and architecture. She has always enjoyed the aesthetic way of life since she was a...

Humans of Harker: Sravya Cherukuri’s love for dance grows into a passion for theater

Humans of Harker: Sravya Cherukuri’s love for dance grows into a passion for theater

by Nicole Chen, Features Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Winged Post

As a child, Sravya Cherukuri’s (12) viewed Bollywood movies as her main source of entertainment. Her early interest later grew into a passion for dance and theater. Sravya began exploring dance almost ten years ago, when aspects of Bollywood movies prompted her to want to imitate similar movements ...

Humans of Harker: Norman Garcia develops a liking for sports and music

Humans of Harker: Norman Garcia develops a liking for sports and music

by Rose Guan, Winged Post Copy Editor

October 11, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Winged Post

Norman Garcia loves sports and music, but it’s his golden necklace that connects him most to the past. “I love history. It's just my passion. Ever since second grade I've loved it,” Norman said. “My uncle gave [my necklace] to me, and he's had this necklace since he was, like, 15 years old, so...

Humans of Harker: Davis Dunaway designs furniture

Humans of Harker: Davis Dunaway designs furniture

by Darren Gu, TALON Photo Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Class of 2017, Features, Humans of Harker, Online Exclusive

Fingers run on and vibrate steel strings, creating a low, metallic, funky hum. Pressing down on the handle, a metal saw is powered on, followed by a constant deafening whirr and occasional light sparks. Davis Dunaway (12) creates art through two primary mediums: composing on his bass and designing funct...

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