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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

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Mountain View High Schools The Oracle Editor-in-Chief Hanna Olson responds to a question during a live interview at the JEA NorCal Media Day. The [administration] I believe fundamentally was in violation of our rights to publish what we want, what we can legally as a publication,” Hanna said.

‘To publish what we want to publish’: Mountain View High School journalism censorship

by Vika Gautham, Katerina Matta, and Aishani Singh October 14, 2023

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Editor-in-Chief Hanna Olson, of The Oracle, Mountain View High School’s student news publication, discussed the recent controversy surrounding student press censorship at their paper...

Students, parents, staff and alumni celebrate third annual Harker Day at upper school campus

by Lily Shi and Ashley Mo October 13, 2023

Over 3,000 members of the Harker community gathered for the third Harker Day at the upper school on Saturday, with food, performances, sporting events and activities for all ages. The day commenced...

Stories in motion: Students attend broadcast workshop at JEA convention

Stories in motion: Students attend broadcast workshop at JEA convention

by Ella Yee, Co-News Editor April 22, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO — High school student journalists sharpened writing, film and edit skills in the “Advanced Broadcast and Video Boot Camp” at the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention...

Humans of Harker: Bringing life to the screen

by Jessica Tang, Photo Editor March 26, 2023

BB Ajlouny (12): As a kid, there was some app on the App Store called Video Star, and it basically allows you to choose a song and then record clips and put it over it. So, as a nine year old, I made music...

Behind the counter at Joe Coffee in New York City

by Jessica Tang and Tiffany Chang March 18, 2023

NEW YORK — Behind the counter at Joe Coffee in New York City Location: 2950 Broadway Pulitzer Hall, New York NY 10027 Abel Alvarez, Joe Coffee Barista: Our co-founder Jonathan Rubinstein, he...

An illustration of a robotic hand writing Say hello to ChatGPT. ChatGPT’s almost uncanny ability to use information from the internet and present it in human-like forms has led to its rapid popularity, gaining over 1 million users in less than a week after release.

Say hello to ChatGPT: The ultimate conversational AI assistant

by Edward Huang, Co-STEM Editor February 8, 2023

“OpenAI has released ChatGPT, a state-of-the-art language model designed to make it easier for developers to create conversational AI systems that can understand and respond to human inputs in a more...

Talk around campus: Favorite study spots

by Selina Xu, Medha Yarlagadda, and Sally Zhu December 8, 2022

From the library to the orchard to all the different academic buildings, the upper school campus offers a variety of places for students to work and study during the day. Whether you're looking for a quieter...

Watch the following video to hear five upper school soccer fans share their hopes and predictions for the World Cup.

Students share World Cup hopes and predictions

by Sally Zhu, Jessica Tang, and Gabe Sachse December 2, 2022

This year's World Cup has taken the sports world by a storm, taking place in Qatar and with games lasting through Dec. 18. The United States defeated Iran in a high-profile game on Tuesday, advancing to...

Being able to have a physical product from my art kind of gives it a sense of permanence, Ashley Ruan (12) said. Its something I can give to my family and my friends as a gift, and I feel like it feels more personal because its something that, I guess reminds them of either me or just my art.

Humans of Harker: From figure skater to figure creator

by Sally Zhu, Co-Editor in Chief November 29, 2022

Ashley Ruan (12): I started skating when I was five or six, after my first lesson. I mean, it was hard, but it was really fun. So I guess I just continued skating since I really enjoyed the feeling...

Stripe Club stripes up masterpiece with Artist in Residence

by Alison Yang and Selina Xu November 28, 2022

It began with a yolk-yellow wall.  Nearly four weeks later, the Dickinson Visual Arts Endowment Artist in Residence, Leah Rosenberg, perches on a ladder in the Rothschild Performing Arts Center (RPAC),...

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