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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Ananya Sriram

Ananya Sriram, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor

Ananya Sriram (12) is a co-managing editor for the Winged Post, and this is her fourth year on staff. This year, Ananya hopes to bond more with members of journalism staff and explore creative page designs to modernize Winged Post and help the paper find its essence. In her free time, she enjoys eating spicy food, curating a new monthly Spotify playlist or taking sunset photos.

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“Overall, I feel like I need to be achieving something. It’s the feeling you get after you study for a test and you have a bunch of tabs that you can close. I remember when I came in freshman year, I was nervous, and I thought if I didn’t know things, people would be condescending, but a lot of people want to work together. You need to put yourself out there and try to make connections with people you didn’t expect you’d make connections with, Evan Matvey (12) said.

Humans of Harker: One ticker at a time

by Yifan Li, Co-Conservatory Editor
May 6, 2024
Humans of Harker: Climate for connection

Humans of Harker: Climate for connection

by Ananya Sriram, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor
May 6, 2024
“I hope people who knew me will remember me as someone that they could always talk to and someone who’s super approachable. I generally tend to strike up a conversation with anyone, anyplace, anytime. I hope people remember me as someone who brought a little bit of joy to their lives, Reshma Kosaraju (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Authenticity in cultural expression

by Emma Gao, Aquila Co-Managing Editor
April 30, 2024
“Music helps me say stuff that I cant say in words. Im not really an emotional person, but it helps me translate what Im feeling into something,” Jerry Li (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Music of minds

by Charlie Wang, Co-Multimedia Editor
April 29, 2024

Humans of Harker: Blazing through baskets and blues

by Heather Wang, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2024
“In a way, I just dont really care about what Ive heard about other people. A lot of people have different opinions and opinions will clash, so I feel like its best to form my own opinion from my own interactions. As cliche as it sounds, treat others how you want to be treated, Katelyn Hsu (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Singing with sincerity

by Lily Shi, Co-News Editor
April 22, 2024
Many are aware of the pain that concussions cause on the court, but the arduous process of concussion recovery behind the scenes is less known. Apart from the initial pain of the hit, symptoms of a concussion vary and have the potential to heavily affect day-to-day cognitive function, emotional wellness and physical health. 

Athletes tackle concussion recovery

by Claire Yu, Co-Assistant Sports Editor
March 28, 2024
Ramadan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, will take place this year from Mar. 10 to Apr. 9. Over the thirty days, those who are physically able will fast from sunrise to sunset, fulfilling one of the five pillars of Islam, sawm.

Fasting and faith

by Katerina Matta, Co-Sports Editor
March 10, 2024
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
March 8, 2024
Deepfakes are a type of deep AI that can synthetically generate convincing videos by manipulating facial features and voices. The danger associated with this AI comes from its susceptibility to being abused.

You see it, but can you believe it?

by Disha Gupta, Reporter
November 28, 2023
“As soon as I learned about this amazing new field of medical humanities, I wanted to share it with other people through workshops and what other means I could. Whatever I’m really interested in, whatever I learn, I immediately want to spread it to other people,” Anika Mantripragada (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Canvas of curiosity and culture

by Ananya Sriram, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor
October 4, 2023

Transistors: Stem cells of technology

by Victor Gong, Co-STEM Editor
August 25, 2023
I like to see how much I’ve grown. I’m proud to say that the Charmander on my screen became a real sketch; and maybe someday I can create a game that inspires someone like it did for me, Carlo Banzon (23) said.

Humans of Harker: Sketches from a screen

by Ananya Sriram, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor
June 1, 2023
Even though high school can be daunting at Harker, don’t be afraid, and go out and do what you want to do. I was scared to try things at first: I didn’t try out for the DECA leadership team, I didn’t play football, and I didn’t hang out with the people that I wanted to hang out with. There’s a lot of things that I didn’t do because I was scared, and it took a pandemic for that to change for me. Don’t make that mistake. If you fall down, you’ll be able to get yourself back up, Rohan Gorti (23) said.

Humans of Harker: ‘Tuff’ness in a touchdown

by Ananya Sriram, Winged Post Co-Managing Editor
May 30, 2023
Illustration for the Catching fireflies piece in this installment of Life’s Tiny Treasures. For 30 minutes, we were there in the middle of the night, wind and rain in our hair, dancing outdoors in the lamplight, catching fireflies.

Catching fireflies

by Ananya Sriram, Co-Features Editor
March 28, 2023
The freshmen step into formation while rehearsing their dance routine on April 1 on Davis Field for spirit week. The dance was choreographed by freshmen Maya Affaki, Yasmin Sudarsanam and Sonia Yu.

Spirit week activities to begin tomorrow

by Ananya Sriram, Asst. News Editor
April 10, 2022
“When you’re trying to solve a coding problem or trying to accomplish a task, there are many different ways to go about it. You can use different programming tools, languages, or different algorithms. You have quite a bit of freedom, and being able to look at situations through different lenses is important to finding the most efficient solution, Anirudh Kotamraju (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Enterprising engineer

by Ananya Sriram, Assistant News Editor
February 22, 2022
Santa, Cant You Hear Me plays on Spotify as a wrap on the holiday season. Assistant news editor Ananya Sriram offers her top five holiday song picks.

Friday Five: Holiday songs

by Ananya Sriram, Assistant News Editor
January 7, 2022
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