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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Math Club members Juliana Li (10) and Lily Shi (9) work on problems during the Jan. 9 lecture. Math Club hosted a speaker event with alumnus and former Math Club President Jeffrey Kwan ‘20, where he discussed math problems and held a Q&A to answer questions about math.

Math Club hosts speaker event and wins Arete Competition

by Steven Jiang, TALON Reporter January 25, 2023

Math Club hosted a speaker event with alumnus and former Math Club President Jeffrey Kwan (‘20), where he discussed math problems and answered questions from participants on Jan. 9 during lunch. During...

International Physics Olympiad Gold Medalist and Harker alumnus Rishab Parthasarathy (‘22) delivers a keynote speech virtually to attendees of the inaugural Harker Physics Invitational (HPhI). The inaugural contest took place on Nov. 19, gathering over 100 participants virtually.

Inaugural student-run Harker Physics Invitational draws over 100 attendees

by Arjun Barrett, Managing Editor January 17, 2023

The first-ever Harker Physics Invitational (HPhI) took place virtually on Nov. 19, gathering over 100 participants from both inside and outside Harker. The event featured an individual physics competition...

Upper School biology teacher Matthew Harley gestures at his presentation on the anatomy of a heart. At the Evening of Medicine, he procured hearts of various sizes for the attendees to hold and examine.

Evening of Medicine invites students to explore medical profession

by Jessica Wang, Alison Yang, and Claire Zhao November 11, 2022

Around 50 students attended the Evening of Medicine, hosted by Medical Club in Nichols on Nov. 4 from 6:30 to 9 p.m, where two speakers presented about their research and students participated in hands-on...

“STEM Spotlight” is an Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Robotics club conducts week-long summer camp for incoming frosh class

by Edward Huang, Co-STEM Editor August 22, 2022

Harker Robotics held their annual introductory summer camp from Aug. 8 to Aug. 12 in Nichols Hall, with club leadership teaching rising ninth graders about the basics of designing and building robots. The...

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) Operations officer Jessica Zhou (11) explains club details to Nila Dharmaraj (10) and Smrithi Sambamurthy (11) on Jan. 11. The club focuses on medical events and contests.

STEM Spotlight: HOSA

by Rachel Ning, TALON Organizations Editor February 23, 2022

The Health Occupations Students of America Club, better known as HOSA, aims to help students interested in healthcare explore the diverse possibilities that the medical world has to offer. The club, which...

WiSTEM officers Kavita Murthy (12), Claire Luo (10), Ella Yee (10), Emily Zhou (12), Amiya Chokhawala (11), Catherine He (12), Thresia Vazhaeparambil (12) and Eileen Ma (11) hold a club meeting in the Nichols Atrium on Sept. 20. The club aims to encourage more female students to participate in STEM fields.

STEM Spotlight: Women in STEM

by Katelyn Zhao, Reporter October 5, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing as they return to campus. This week’s featured club is WiSTEM, which aims to foster STEM interest in female students. The...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: HarkerDEV

by Mark Hu and Ethan Liu September 26, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing as they return to campus. This week’s featured club is HarkerDEV, which creates new software and applications that help the...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Public Health Club

by Mark Hu and Sabrina Zhu August 31, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing as they return to campus. This week’s featured club is the Public Health Club, which strives to spread awareness of issues...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Biotechnology Club

by Sabrina Zhu, Assistant STEM editor March 27, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a new repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the Biotechnology Club, whose goal is to provide a hands-on experience...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: AI Club

by Mark Hu, STEM Editor March 12, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a new repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the AI Club, whose goal is to provide resources and experience to...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Research Club

by Mark Hu, STEM Editor March 5, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a new repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the Research Club, which strives to spread interest in scientific...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Medical Club

by Sabrina Zhu, Assistant STEM Editor February 21, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a new repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the Medical Club, whose goal is to increase interest in health care...

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