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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Math Club members Juliana Li (10) and Lily Shi (9) work on problems during the Jan. 9 lecture. Math Club hosted a speaker event with alumnus and former Math Club President Jeffrey Kwan ‘20, where he discussed math problems and held a Q&A to answer questions about math.
Math Club hosts speaker event and wins Arete Competition
by Steven Jiang, TALON Reporter • January 25, 2023
An illustration of the logo of the cryptocurrency company FTX, or Futures Exchange. Previously the third-largest cryptocurrency exchange internationally with a valuation of 32 billion, FTX declared bankruptcy in November 2022, prompting an FBI investigation into its founder Sam Bankman-Fried for fraud.
FTX Meltdown — Sam Bankman-Fried’s meteoric fall
by Jonathan Xue, Humans of Harker Profiler • January 18, 2023
International Physics Olympiad Gold Medalist and Harker alumnus Rishab Parthasarathy (‘22) delivers a keynote speech virtually to attendees of the inaugural Harker Physics Invitational (HPhI). The inaugural contest took place on Nov. 19, gathering over 100 participants virtually.
Inaugural student-run Harker Physics Invitational draws over 100 attendees
by Arjun Barrett, Managing Editor • January 17, 2023
Harker Robotics members gather around a computer to discuss robot design plans on Monday for FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). To improve from last year, the members aim to create a design that is achievable yet challenges them.
Robotics kicks off build season after annual competition announcement
by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor • January 10, 2023
An illustration of a virus approaching the Earth. Global warming has led to increased disease spread, with warmer temperatures, greater animal migration and the uncovering of viruses from the permafrost.
Global Reset: How climate change infects our world
by Shareen Chahal and Kinnera Mulam November 16, 2022
Instances of extreme weather are rising, along with their impacts, placing increased populations at risk from climate hazards. The number of weather-related disasters has increased by a factor of five over the past 50 years, with human activity at the vanguard of causes.
Cloudy or clear: Our climate future rests in our hands
by Kinnera Mulam and Lindsey Tuckey October 20, 2022
Summer Adler (9) scoops ice into a mason jar. Green Team has taken multiple environmental activism steps to open up climate activism opportunities for youth.
Global Reset: Fighting for a cooler future
by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor • August 24, 2022
Caption: Coachella generates over 1612 tons of waste, only 20% of which is recycled, and produces noise pollution reaching over 110 decibels. The sound level compares to that of a car horn and the volume can interrupt predatory activities in the area.
Global Reset: Coachella harms environment through plastic use, fast fashion and noise pollution
by Angelina Burrows, Ananya Das, and Kinnera Mulam May 30, 2022
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Green Team officers Joelle Weng (11), Gary Ding (12) and Siddhi Jain (11) plan for the Dec. 4 planting pollinators community service trip on Nov. 11 after school. The event garnered 11 students, including three Green Team officers, and two faculty members.
Green Team hosts planting pollinators community service trip
by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor • December 17, 2022

Two teachers and 11 students attended Green Team’s service trip to the Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge on Dec. 4 to participate in outdoor...

Attendee Kashish Priyam (10) listens to Dr. Jangs talk. “A lot of the time when we hear about research, it’s skewed to one perspective, so it’s nice to hear from [other viewpoints] to learn about what it would be like if we wanted to join any of these fields,” Kashish said.
WiSTEM and Medical clubs invite members to cancer researcher speaker event
by Aryana Bharali, Humans of Harker Profiler • December 9, 2022

Women in Stem (WiSTEM) and Medical Club hosted a speaker event featuring a cancer researcher on Nov. 11 in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Students...

Women in STEM (WiSTEM) kick off their Techgirlz programming workshop by asking participants what coding is in their words. After, club members led the attendees in a series of coding exercises on the website Blockly.
WiSTEM hosts Techgirlz coding workshop to inspire youth about computer science
by Kinnera Mulam, Co-STEM Editor • December 4, 2022

Women in STEM (WiSTEM) organized an event for 12 club members to host their virtual Techgirlz programming workshop for girls of ages 11 to 14...

Depiction of NASAs Insight lander, which was used to detect large seismic activity on Mars. In a paper published on Oct. 27, researchers, using data collected by the lander and NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, proved that a Mars quake emanated from a massive impact that shook the planet.
Tremors on Mars traced back to a big boom
by Victor Gong, Assistant STEM Editor • November 29, 2022

Last Christmas Eve, while scientists were on their holiday breaks, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) InSight lander detected...

Aarav Borthakur (10) and Tanay Sharma (12)  review the Solitaire lab from the AP Computer Science with Data Structures classes. The students completed the lab to better understand the implementation of the stack data structure.
Computer science students code Solitaire card game for in-class lab
by Andrew Liang, Assistant STEM Editor • November 25, 2022

Advanced Placement Computer Science with Data Structures classes taught by upper school computer science teacher Anu Datar programmed the card...

An illustration of a virus approaching the Earth. Global warming has led to increased disease spread, with warmer temperatures, greater animal migration and the uncovering of viruses from the permafrost.
Global Reset: How climate change infects our world
by Shareen Chahal and Kinnera Mulam November 16, 2022

We’re now living three years after the COVID-19 pandemic, an event that took the lives of 6.6 million and permanently changed our meaning of...

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