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Helen’s BTS Podcast

Helen’s BTS Podcast

by Helen Yang, Reporter

May 14, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Podcasts

In her new podcast, senior Helen Yang dives into the basics of getting into BTS, the Korean boy group that has sparked an international craze, drawing many into the world of K-pop. Also known as Bangtan Sonyeondan, BTS is a seven-member South Korean boy band created in 2013 under the company Big...

Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

Upper school orchestra celebrates seniors in annual spring concert

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

May 3, 2019


Filed under Facebook Briefs, Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

Wrapping up a year of concerts and performances, the upper school orchestra played their final concert of the school year in the Patil Theater tonight, honoring senior musicians in an expansive collection of pieces that ranged from Harry Potter to Stravinsky. The show, which began at 8 p.m. following...

Jock of All Trades: #2

Jock of All Trades: #2

by Vishnu Kannan, Muthu Panchanatham, and Kushal Shah

April 21, 2019


Filed under Audio, Entertainment, Kick back with Kushal, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Podcasts, Sports

From Harker Aquila, Jock of All Trades is a sports podcast by Kushal Shah (10), Muthu Panchanatham (9), and Vishnu Kannan (9). This edition features an in-depth discussion regarding the NBA playoffs, predictions for the top-five picks of the NFL Draft, and an exclusive interview with Harker Athletics...

Jock of All Trades: Episode 1

Jock of All Trades: Episode 1

by Kushal Shah, Vishnu Kannan, and Muthu Panchanatham

April 21, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Podcasts, Sports

From Harker Aquila, Jock Of All Trades is a sports podcast hosted by Kushal Shah (10), Muthu Panchanatham (9) and Vishnu Kannan (9). This edition features an exclusive interview with lacrosse coach and kayak polo player Mr. Andrew Irvine and delves into topics like the fan who harassed Russell Wes...

In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

In pictures: Spirit Week one day at a time

by Nina Gee, Visual Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Online Exclusive

Monday: This year's spirit week kicked off with Movie/Music Day, where students dressed up as characters from their favorite movies or wore merch from their favorite artists. The school saw costumes ranging from the iconic white-and-yellow checkered suits of Cher and Dione from Clueless to students...

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

Weekly roundup: Spring teams keep the ball rolling

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Asst. Sports Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Boys Golf, Boys Tennis, Boys Tennis, Boys Volleyball, Facebook Briefs, Girls Lacrosse, Golf, Multimedia, Online Exclusive, Photos, Softball, Sports, Spring Sports, Swimming, Track and Field, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Softball: The girls softball team earned their second win of their league season this week, beating Notre Dame High School 13-5 on Tuesday and increasing their record to 2-5. In a non-league game against El Camino High School on Thursday, the Eagles again won, earning a final score of 14-11 and improvi...

Harker heats up for spirit week

Harker heats up for spirit week

by Emily Tan, Reporter

April 14, 2019


Filed under Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

For members of the upper school community, the five days after spring break ended weren’t just any few days: it was spirit week, which meant over-the-top costumes, class competitions nearly every day, and an uplifting mood that spread throughout the whole campus. On Monday during lunch, students...

Humans of Harker: Making sound waves

Humans of Harker: Making sound waves

by Nina Gee, Visuals Editor

March 28, 2019


Filed under Class of 2019, Humans of Harker, Multimedia, Online Exclusive

This is the first 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. ...

“Not me, us”: Bernie Sanders calls for unity, anti-corporate reform at San Francisco rally

“Not me, us”: Bernie Sanders calls for unity, anti-corporate reform at San Francisco rally

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

March 24, 2019


Filed under Editor's Pick, Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

In a growing 2020 primary field, Sen. Bernie Sanders draws a crowd of thousands across the Bay Area

Inside the midterm elections

Inside the midterm elections

by Varsha Rammohan, Saloni Shah, and Aditya Singhvi

December 9, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, News, Winged Post

The Democrats gained a majority in the House of Representatives while Republicans expanded their lead in the Senate during the midterm elections on Nov. 6. These elections had the highest ever number of votes cast in a US midterm election, with more than 113 million people voting. This represents...

Midterms 2018: The race is on

Midterms 2018: The race is on

by Nicole Chen, Kathy Fang, and Ryan Guan

November 6, 2018


Filed under Editor's Pick, Multimedia, News, Online Exclusive, Showcase

10:50 p.m. Democrats secure control over the House with a total of 207 declared seats so far, winning all of the 23 GOP-held seats needed to flip the party majority, according to reports by The Associated Press. Meanwhile, the Senate is forecasted to stay under the GOP's control, with 51 se...

Meet your teacher: Biology teacher experiences joy of beekeeping

Meet your teacher: Biology teacher experiences joy of beekeeping

by Jessie Wang, Reporter

September 2, 2018


Filed under Editor's Pick, Features, Multimedia, Showcase, Winged Post

A low buzzing fills the air as Dr. Thomas Artiss approaches his beehive. Clad in traditional beekeeper wear — wide brimmed hat, mesh faceguard, white full-body suit and all — Dr. Artiss is the image of an accomplished apiarist. “I dabbled in entomology for my doctoral thesis, and I've been interested...

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