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Sarah Mohammed

Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief

Sarah Mohammed (12) is the co-editor-in-chief of the Winged Post, and this is her fourth year on staff. This year, she is excited to help make beautiful issues of our print newspaper to share with the community and guide the younger members on staff in reporting and writing. Sarah loves cantaloupe, her little sister's hugs and poems.
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“As Ive grown up, Ive also started to appreciate the vast communicative ability that language possesses. When you learn a language, that opens up so many doors to new conversations you can have or new perspectives you can learn. Language connects the world,” Isha Moorjani (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Connecting the world through language

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2023
“The thing that keeps me inspired is the gratification I get when I see a girl whos never learned programming before become so excited about it and continue it. The fact that I can inspire someone to that level keeps me going, Amiya Chokhawala (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Planting seeds of care

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 9, 2022
“I like creating things — its very nice to know that for what I made, nobody else in the entire world has made the exact same thing. Its uniquely my own product that Im making, Ayan Nath (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Jokes and jamming

by Sarah Mohammed, Features Editor
March 10, 2022
Seniors Aimee Wang, Emily Zhou and Tina Zhong sit on Davis Field during a 10-minute break in upper school history teacher Donna Gilberts third period AP Art History class on Oct. 26. Upper school students have been receiving varied amounts of break times in different classes since the beginning of the school year.

Do in-class breaks matter?

by Sarah Mohammed, Anika Maji
December 1, 2021
Sofia Mohammed, Sarah Mohammeds little sister, chooses a bright assortment of emojis to send in a text to her mother. This weeks Friday Five presents Sarahs top five emojis.

Friday Five: Emojis

by Sarah Mohammed, Features Editor
November 13, 2021
“I’ve always thought of myself as a leader. But [my experiences in high school] and the sense of responsibility have transformed me from someone who just had big ideas to someone who could actually see those ideas be implemented,” Lisa Barooah (12) said.

Humans of Harker: A vibrant presence

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor
May 27, 2021
“Being able to report on my community from the sidelines has given me a platform to be able to do something with my voice, to find communities that were not covering and to connect with them, to form a bridge between, quite literally, the people who are on the gym floor playing that sports game and the people in the stands,” Anna Vazhaeparambil (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Pictures for a purpose

by Sarah Mohammed, Asst. Features Editor
May 10, 2021
“Ever since that starting moment in fourth grade [with] the water balloon fight with the teachers and students all the way to spirit rallies in high school, its given me a sense of community and sense of friendship that I only get from a place like Harker,” Gowtham Irrinki (12) said.

Humans of Harker: A colorful community

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor
April 26, 2021
On a late May afternoon, after many months of the pandemic, my sister and my mother watch a movie, smiling as the plot unfolds and deepens. During the pandemic, Ive found comfort and hope in my family.

How we overcame the unknown of 2020

by Harker Journalism Staff
April 17, 2021
As Student Press Freedom Week is taking place during Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, I have been thinking about the work our journalism staff has been doing. We have been holding the theme for this year in our hands: “journalism against the odds.” We have pushed past the boundaries to do what we have always done: served the community, provided an avenue towards truth, giving voice to the voiceless.

Open hands and truth

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor
March 17, 2021
What I hope for in poetry is a sense of the historical and desire. I hope that we dont get too enamored with the present or too overwhelmed by the present that we cant enjoy and use the perspective of the past, poet Yanyi said.

The Poet’s Project: “You can feel the poem in your body”

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor
March 5, 2021
In the face of the pandemic, Rodrigo appealed to a listeners heart with her exploration of loneliness and hardship. “Drivers License” has opened up what the music industry could have in stock for audiences in 2021: not only how artists can market their music, but also how they can speak to their listeners. 

A ballad of empathy

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor
February 20, 2021
Samvita Gautham 10), a member of the community events branch in HSLT, speaks with fellow member Alysa Suleiman (11) on some holiday baked goods she made over winter break in her new series Harker Good News (HGN).

“We can still be together”

by Sarah Mohammed, Asst. Features Editor
January 24, 2021
As Wajahat Ali continued on his path of storytelling as a Pakistani-American and Muslim, the lack of representation he has found along the way with has sometimes been difficult to overcome. But because of his love for and his interest in expressing and documenting stories and moments that unveil the richness of the stories of America, he found it fulfilling to keep doing what he does.

Wajahat Ali tells the real stories of America

by Sarah Mohammed, Asst. Features Editor
December 11, 2020
Professor Michael Ruse, a professor of philosophy from Florida State University, discusses the concepts of evolution in connection to those of human morality. Philcon was held virtually on Oct. 16 and 17.

Philosophy Club organizes two-day PhilCon event

by Sarah Mohammed, Asst. Features Editor
October 23, 2020
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