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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Alex Hu (12) writes equations and data for his math research project. Throughout his research, he looked at quantum code written for error correction.

Six seniors named Regeneron scholars

by Claire Bauschlicher, Reporter January 31, 2022

Seniors Alice Feng, Alex Hu, Rishab Parthasarathy, Sasvath Ramachandran, Aimee Wang and Emily Zhou have been named Regeneron Scholars for the 2022 Regeneron Science Talent Search Competition. Rishab was...

“[My motto is] shoot for the moon, and even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars. Theres unexpected benefits in everything that you do. Whether its skating or science research or life in general, [when] Im not so successful, I would like to remember that theres always still hope and if I keep trying, Ill be able to get to a better place, Alice Feng (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Spinning with positivity

by Olivia Xu, Reporter December 15, 2021

In a video of her routine for the U.S. Figure Skating Central Pacific Regional Championship in October of 2018, Alice Feng (12), dressed in a sky blue costume adorned with silver embroidery, glides backward...

STEM Spotlight is a new Aquila repeater showcasing STEM clubs and their initiatives.

STEM Spotlight: Research Club

by Mark Hu, STEM Editor March 5, 2021

STEM Spotlight is a new repeater exploring what clubs at Harker have been doing during remote learning. This week’s featured club is the Research Club, which strives to spread interest in scientific...

Alice Feng (11) performs her skate routine with a flowing red fan as a prop. Her bejeweled dress recalls elements of Chinese culture, an inspiration to the routine.

Apex: Dancing at dawn on a stage of ice

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Editor-in-chief October 31, 2020

If there’s one thing Alice Feng (11) has learned after nearly ten years of figure skating, it’s how to wake up early in the morning. Driving into the Solar4America Ice parking lot at 5:20 a.m. on...

Freshmen Alice Feng and Arely Sun stand in front of an Environmental Engineering poster at the 2018 California Science and Engineering Fair. Their project, which eventually won first place, was titled “The Effect of Mushroom Species and Substrates on the Properties of a Novel Biodegradable Material: Mycelium.”

Freshmen researchers reflect on engineering project to test types of biodegradable material

by Arya Maheshwari and Anmol Velagapudi January 20, 2019

Attention to research at the upper school often focuses on the achievements of upperclassmen, like with the results of the recent Regeneron Science Talent Search. But research experience and success is...

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