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Jonathan Xue

Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Co-Managing Editor

Jonathan Xue (11) is a co-managing editor for Humans of Harker, and this is his second year on staff. This year, Jonathan hopes to connect more with journalism staff and the Harker community at large. He enjoys Om Noms, Edgar Allan Poe, and the word "taste."

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“Theres a lot of value in every moment and everyone around you. I appreciate people who just appreciate the little things. For me, I feel like everyone you meet can teach you a little bit, and thats something that Ive really internalized over the years. I think thats part of why I like being around people and different communities so much. Because in each of these communities, you can learn so many different things from everyone, Olivia Xu (24) said.

Humans of Harker: Purpose towards progress

by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Co-Editor-in-Chief
June 11, 2024
“Throughout my playing and training, it’s taught me that hard work always beats talent. When youre working on something, you’ve always got to persevere through the challenges because, in a squash match, no matter who you’re playing, it’s never going to be easy. Youve always got to keep going and keep pushing, Varun Fuloria (24) said.

Humans of Harker: Squashing the competition

by Ethan Liang, Reporter
May 26, 2024
Meet your teacher: Teachings of a thespian

Meet your teacher: Teachings of a thespian

by Jonathan Xue, HoH Co-Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2024
“I feel like golf is fun. When I play really well, it gives me a sense of ‘I want to keep on playing’. I always want to get better. In golf, everything is really dependent on my actions, so it puts a lot of pressure on me, but I always want to get better, Emi Fujimura (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Driving forward

by Katie Tcheng, TALON Reporter
April 29, 2024
Names hold meaning, a confluence of emotions and associations tied together.

How (and how not) to name a company

by Jonathan Xue, Co-Humans of Harker Managing Editor
October 19, 2023
“Along with motivation comes being able to adapt. Just because you fail the first time shouldnt mean that whatever youre doing isnt right for you. Sometimes it just means that you have to improve on areas youre weak on. By doing that, I learned that being motivated and having an open mindset is really what keeps me going,” Chloe Lee (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Through the looking glass

by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Co-Managing Editor
October 18, 2023
The Silicon Valley Bank headquarters in Santa Clara. Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), one of the biggest American banks in the technology and medical sectors, collapsed on March 10, marking the second largest bank failure in U.S. history.

Silicon Valley Bank failure worst in 15 years

by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Profiler
April 19, 2023
An illustration representing various motifs in some of Edgar Allan Poes most famous poems. Many regard Poe as the greatest poet to ever live.

Friday Five: Poe(ms)

by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Profiler
March 8, 2023
“To sum it up, golf is stressful but exciting at the same time. It’s like every hole is a reset and a chance for something special to happen,” Wyatt Cote (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Piloting dreams

by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor
March 3, 2023
An illustration of Meta, the largest social media corporation in the world, and its advertising and data collection practices. From discriminatory personalized ads to illegally acquiring children’s data, Meta’s business model has suffered intense scrutiny.

Meta malfeasance: A history of addictive advertising

by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Profiler
February 28, 2023
“[In] golf, I realized that there’s only so much you can control through technique. If you can really just focus on feeling the club and getting your shot and executing something you visualize, you have a much more productive and enjoyable experience. I tend to view a lot of things like that. Even in the way I study, the way I approach the classes, I try to make them as artistically enjoyable as possible, always trying to find a way to sort of visualize an outcome and play around with things until I get it, Athreya Daniel (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Athletic artistry

by Jonathan Xue, HoH Profiler
January 27, 2023
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