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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Margaret Cartee

Margaret Cartee, Aquila Co-Managing Editor

Margaret Cartee 12) is a co-managing editor for Harker Aquila, and this is her fourth year on staff. This year, Margaret wants to do more illustrations and meet all the new journalists in the program. In her free time, she likes sketching on paper, playing volleyball and sitting in chairs.

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“The fact that there’s no right or wrong answer — it’s just your perspective — is really beautiful, and it’s also very reminiscent of the real world. At one point there’s no right or wrong answer, there’s just which path you want to go on, Alice Tao (12) said.

Humans of Harker: In Wonderland

by Margaret Cartee, Aquila Co-Managing Editor
February 1, 2024
In honor of Miyazaki’s final film, “The Boy and the Heron,” which released Friday, here’s a list of my favorite Ghibli films to introduce viewers to the magical adventures that await in the Ghibli world.

Friday Five: Studio Ghibli films

by Charlize Wang, Assistant Opinions Editor
December 8, 2023
The average student is still left with a crucial question after they decide to venture to the loo: which restroom is the best?

The Toilet Bowl

by Gabe Sachse, Sports Columnist
August 29, 2023
“[Foreign policy has helped me think] more outside of my personal bubble. When I see something now, I think more about not just how this is affecting us, but how this affects the world more broadly. Recently, there was the economic crisis of gas and oil — that doesnt just affect the US, it affects Europe,” Dilsher Dhaliwal (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Thinking beyond borders

by Margaret Cartee, Opinions Editor
February 14, 2023
“Ive always been interested in making an impact on the world. It’s why I do outside climate activism: because Im really passionate about not burning in the future,” Laurie Jin (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Machining for change

by Victor Gong, Asst. STEM Editor
February 12, 2023

Halloween: The pump-king of holidays

by Margaret Cartee, Opinion Editor
November 10, 2022

To the stars

by Margaret Cartee, Opinions Editor
August 28, 2022
By normalizing these insults and comments and allowing them to circulate, we normalize casual homophobia and ableism and allow the seeds of prejudice to grow in our environment.

Derogatory slang perpetuates prejudice

by Margaret Cartee, Asst. Opinion Editor
March 22, 2022
“[Art is] a really good way to let out all your emotions. For someone like me, who is not very good at communicating their emotions very well, art is a really good place to dump all your feelings into if you dont like saying it by word of mouth. You can do anything with art. Theres honestly no right or wrong way to do art, so whatever you want to do, you can do, Ray Ka (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Details in design

by Margaret Cartee, Assistant Opinions Editor
March 22, 2022
“[My favorite moments] in some sense are those general feelings of conversation. They open your mind just as much as those competitions where youre really studying or working hard. In every facet of your life, youre trying to find ways to broaden your way of thinking, William Zhao (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Expanding new horizons

by Margaret Cartee, Assistant Opinions Editor
March 14, 2022
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