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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

POLL-itics: Faculty perspectives

POLL-itics: Faculty perspectives

by Isha Moorjani and Sarah Mohammed November 3, 2020

With Harker Aquila’s new 2020 election repeater, POLL-itics, hear from members of the Harker community on various political issues ahead of the 2020 election on Nov. 3. This installment of POLL-itics...

Take a step back from the chaos of the election. Limit your intake of news and social media pre-and-post election. Encourage positive conversations rather than heated debates over partisan topics. Practice relaxation techniques, be it yoga, meditation or anything else.

Staying Healthy with Saloni: Election edition

by Saloni Shah, Humans of Harker Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2020

How many times a day do you read political tweets? How many times do you scroll through Instagram posts encouraging you to vote one way or the other? How many times have your conversations with friends...

As a Black man, I strive to be an idealist, yet I am limited by my system of reality, which places me in the firm grasp of invisibility. When I was brought into this world, I had no choice whether I would be seen as the normative, or forever be hyphenated.

Heart of Harker: The necessity of activism

by Brian Pinkston, Guest Writer September 22, 2020

In this day and age, it seems nearly impossible to be an active citizen in our world without being exposed to many types of media promoting some form of activism. As our signatures are requested for petitions,...

Four years later, the fight continues

“I do my hair toss / Check my nails / Baby how you feelin'? / Feeling good as h---.”  Vendors lined the streets near the protest, selling goods from feminism flags to caricatures. As Lizzo’s...

A crowd of 30,000 gathers for the fourth annual Womens March rally in San Francisco last Saturday. Later that afternoon, about 12,000 demonstrators marched down Market Street to the Embarcadero, according to estimates provided by the marchs press team.

“Together, We Rise”: Women’s rights, civil rights activists around Bay Area call for change at fourth annual Women’s March

Upper school students joined the 37,000 demonstrators who filled the streets of San Jose and San Francisco last Saturday for the fourth annual nation-wide series of Women’s Marches. Originally sparked...

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