The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Selina Xu

Selina Xu, Aquila Co-Managing Editor

Selina Xu (12) is a co-managing editor for Harker Aquila, and this is her fourth year on staff. This year, Selina hopes to hold engaging conversations and capture heartwarming moments on campus. In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and ingesting boba at an alarming rate.

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Humans of Harker: Climbing with confidence

by Selina Xu, Aquila Co-Managing Editor
June 12, 2024
“Exploring the intersections of science and people through public health is something that I find really powerful. Its a spark when I find answers: even though its a small step, finding an answer or a solution or even a formula, that thing keeps me going—the fact that I’m uncovering things in the first place, Medha Yarlagadda (24) said.

Humans of Harker: Fueling connection and community

by Selina Xu, Aquila Co-Managing Editor
May 27, 2024
“With climbing, I started coaching, and then in singing also Ive turned around and done instructing and volunteering. In both senses, its not purely for myself. Theres an aspect of giving back to these communities that has been so meaningful for me, Miki Mitarai (12).

Humans of Harker: Chorus of community

by Cynthia Xie, Reporter
May 23, 2024
“Its no longer just singing, you are singing for somebody else. They are now the center of what youre doing and youre trying to benefit them rather than just singing into a void. Its definitely changed my joy around singing and my approach is no longer ‘that note needs to be exactly perfect,’ but its more ‘how can you impact others?’” Arushi Sharma (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Songs of resilience

by Sarah Wang, Reporter
May 21, 2024
Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Love classics with Aquila

by Selina Xu, Aquila Co-Managing Editor
February 12, 2024
Sometimes, choir is nerve- racking, depending on how much we prepared the song. But in general, when I go up on the stage, it feels like all the nerves melt away. I’m just with my choir, and we’re having a good time, Ayla Apsey (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Harmonizing positivity

by Angelina Burrows, TALON Co-Sports Editor
May 8, 2023
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