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KJ Williams (12) points while playing with the varsity boys basketball team on Dec. 16. The team defeated Design Tech High School at home, with a score of 63-47.

Varsity boys basketball dominates Design Tech 63-47

by Emma Gao, Vika Gautham, and Olivia Xu December 30, 2022

The varsity boys basketball team defeated Design Tech High School 63-47 at home on Dec. 16.  The game started with Harker winning the tip-off, and they established a 16-10 lead by the end of the first...

Students from the classes of 2022 and 2023 listen as Cantilena performs an arrangement of Youre My Best Friend by John Deacon during baccalaureate on Davis Field. “[Performing at baccalaureate] is definitely a very bittersweet occasion,” Cantilena leader Teresa Cai (‘22) said. “I’ll definitely miss being at high school and the people Im with, but Im excited to go off and make the people here proud.”

Annual baccalaureate transfers leadership from graduating to rising senior class

by Desiree Luo and Olivia Xu May 27, 2022

As the sun began to set on Davis Field, the classes of 2022 and 2023 filed onto the field in advisory clusters, dressed in formal attire. As their peppered conversations faded away, an arrangement of “Café...

“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

Head bobbing to the bass of his first tune, Ayan Nath (12) remembers the earliest song he made, an announcement to keep backpacks within green lines so that students would not trip over them. Middle-school...

The celebrated seniors, their families and coaches line up for a picture after the senior night ceremony. 15 minutes later, the game against Kings Academy began.

Varsity boys basketball team celebrates senior night against King’s Academy

by Kinnera Mulam, Copy Editor February 27, 2022

“Defense! Defense! Defense!” Thunder rumbles through the quaking bleachers in the Athletics Center as the crowd stomps their feet, hoots and cheers escaping them. The squeaking of basketball shoes...

Associated Student Body (ASB) Vice President Ayan Nath speaks after he and other members of student council presented a video on cleanliness on campus during lunch. The other day, I was walking by, I heard someone say, Oh, my God, we go to Harker, we cant afford to buy more forks? Theres such a shortage of forks. And thats because youre throwing the forks away.

School meeting recap 9/10/21: 9/11 remembrance, self-study APs and Eagle Update

by Rachel Ning, TALON Organizations Editor September 13, 2021

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Dawson Chen (12) began the school meeting by introducing upper school Academic Dean Kelly Horan.  Horan discussed the importance of communication with teachers,...

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

Along a sleek and quiet road, a girl drives past empty fields in her small white vintage Mercedes car. Illuminated by soft purple light, she begins to sing a song of love and loss, of heartbreak and healing....

Ayan Nath (11) edits Boeing, one of the songs in Galvanized Extended, the extended version of their debut album Galvanized. Galvanized Extended was released Jan. 8.

Rising on the charts

by Sally Zhu, Humans of Harker Staff Profiler January 29, 2021

Two high school students, one love for music.  Music production pair “holyrico,” formed by juniors Arnav Dani and Ayan Nath, released the extended version of their debut album “Galvanized Extended”...

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