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Harker DECA concludes 2018-2019 season with banquet celebration

Harker DECA concludes 2018-2019 season with banquet celebration

by Alysa Su

June 3, 2019


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Harker DECA hosted one of their two annual end-of-the-year events, the banquet celebration, from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. last Thursday in the Nichols Atrium. DECA parent night, the other end-of-the-year event held specifically to inform new and returning parents of the DECA program, was held on Tuesday, May...

Blue Wave Rolling: Democratic presidential hopefuls reach out to voters in California Democratic State Convention

Blue Wave Rolling: Democratic presidential hopefuls reach out to voters in California Democratic State Convention

by Eric Fang, Kathy Fang, Arushi Saxena, and Anna Vazhaeparambil

June 1, 2019


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More than a dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls travelled to San Francisco this week to attend the California Democrats’ State Convention at the Moscone Center. 11 of those candidates addressed an audience of more than 3,000 at the morning and afternoon general sessions, presenting highlights of...

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

by Eric Fang and Kathy Fang

June 1, 2019


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With the American flag behind her and a crowd of several thousand Bay Area voters and supporters before her, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) stepped into the spotlight in the middle of a soccer field, both arms outstretched to welcome the cheers of her audience. Before...

Alumnus Sandip Nirmel dies of “extended illness,” the Crimson reports

Alumnus Sandip Nirmel dies of “extended illness,” the Crimson reports

by Gloria Zhang and Eric Fang

May 26, 2019


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The Harvard Crimson reported Friday that alumni Sandip Nirmel (’17, Harvard ’21) died on Thursday after “an extended illness,” according to an email sent by Harvard College Dean Rakesh Khurana to students Friday morning. Sandip was involved in the Harker upper school student council all four ye...

British PM Theresa May steps down, leaving fate of Brexit uncertain

British PM Theresa May steps down, leaving fate of Brexit uncertain

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 25, 2019


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British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation as leader on Friday, citing her failure to deliver Brexit. Standing outside of No. 10 Downing Street in London, May announced that she will resign on June 7, allowing the Conservative Party to choose a new leader who will resume her position...

Narendra Modi clinches win in Indian elections

Narendra Modi clinches win in Indian elections

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 25, 2019


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Indian Prime Minister achieved a landslide victory in the country's general elections on May 23, gaining 63.6% of the vote according to a Nielsen poll. Dedicating his victory to the Indian people, Modi earned himself a second term in office, leading the Bharatiya Janata Party to a victory. Following...

Class of 2019 celebrates graduation at Mountain Winery

Class of 2019 celebrates graduation at Mountain Winery

by Nicole Tian, Emily Tan, and Sriya Batchu

May 24, 2019


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With a sprawling backdrop of the Stevens Creek Preserve nestled among layers of lush hills, the Class of 2019 graduated yesterday at the Mountain Winery in Saratoga. Starting at 5 p.m, the ceremony lasted for two hours and include multiple performances and speakers, with members of the National Honor...

Sophomore class holds Dippin’ Dots fundraiser

Sophomore class holds Dippin’ Dots fundraiser

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 24, 2019


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The sophomore class held a Dippin' Dots fundraiser on yesterday during lunch, raising $535 over the course of long lunch. The goal was $2021. They ended with a total budget of $2162, allowing them to spend more freely over the next year in whichever events they take part in or organize. The sophomore...

Book club wraps books for donation

Book club wraps books for donation

by Irina Malyugina, Photo Editor

May 24, 2019


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Members of the Book Club wrapped donated books to send them to a hospital yesterday during lunch, at a volunteering event held in English teacher Beverly Manning's classroom. Students who attended and helped out were able to earn volunteer hours, and those who participated were greeted by food as th...

Seniors and juniors celebrate close of school year with annual Baccalaureate ceremony

Seniors and juniors celebrate close of school year with annual Baccalaureate ceremony

by Erica Cai and Anna Vazhaeparambil

May 23, 2019


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Students of the class of 2019 and 2020 gathered in the quad with parents and faculty on yesterday for the annual Baccalaureate ceremony, an event where the current senior class passes down their responsibility as leaders of the school to the junior class. “I think it is important to symbolically...

Conservatory seniors honored at annual Senior Showcase

Conservatory seniors honored at annual Senior Showcase

by Varsha Rammohan and Irene Yuan

May 23, 2019


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Senior members of the upper school conservatory certificate program performed at the annual senior showcase last Friday. This year marks the eighteenth anniversary of the showcase since the first one in 2002, where the inaugural certificate candidates graduated. Senior showcase honors the work and ...

Freelance photojournalist speaks to Harker journalism

Freelance photojournalist speaks to Harker journalism

by Eric Fang, News Editor

May 21, 2019


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Freelance photojournalist Stephen Lam visited Harker journalism today during period two and period three to speak about his path to becoming a professional photographer and to give advice for how student-journalists could improve their photo coverage. In his presentation to periods two and three, La...

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