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In 2023 alone, over 10,000 research papers were withdrawn, setting a new global record. Journals subject papers to stringent review processes facilitated by expert peer reviewers, but many procedural and factual errors still manage to slip past inattentive editors, threatening to damage the reputation of legitimate scientific research.
Science has an integrity problem
by Mihir Kotbagi, Assistant STEM Editor

Science, long held as the epitome of truth and objectivity, is facing an integrity crisis, with a growing number of retractions calling into...

Last-minute merges at the entrance before school or improper turns onto the highway and Saratoga Avenue as students and parents leave school constitute a danger to the community. With only one entrance and exit to campus, drivers often make unsafe decisions to save time.
Editorial: Irresponsible driving endangers community
by Editorial Board

The final school bell chimes at 3 p.m. Within minutes, students flood Harker’s loading zones, and traffic slows while cars fill the exit lanes....

Capturing the attention of viewers across the world, dating shows have risen in popularity due to the endless petty drama, emotional conversations and of course, countless swoon-worthy moments. The seemingly perfect relationships appear too good to be true and in most cases, they are.
True love? Couples should dump dating shows
by Charlize Wang

One word. Four letters. A world of meaning behind it. For some, it’s embodied in their high school classmate, admired secretly from across...

Perspectives: Studying locations
Perspectives: Studying locations
by Charlize Wang and Jessica Wang

When I am tired, done with all my other random iPhone games and having absolutely nothing to do, I go for The New York Times but not for the news. Instead, for the plethora of games that catch my attention, from Connections to Wordle to the Mini Crossword.
Friday Five: New York Times games
by Sidak Sanghari, Humans of Harker Co-Managing Editor

We all have that one app we open when the boredom crisis reaches a different level of extreme. When I am tired, done with all my other random...

With my experience in selling these special cookies, these five are my favorite Girl Scout cookies of all time.
Friday Five: Girl Scout cookies
by Janam Chahal, Assistant News Editor

In the spirit of Girl Scout cookie season, which runs from Jan. 29 to March 17, I will be ranking my top five Girl Scout cookie selections. I...

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