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

Upper school Principles of Business teacher Patrick Kelly is the creator of Corporis, a Youtube channel that supplies educational science-related content. Kelly first founded Corporis in 2017 and is also a contributor to SciShow, a subsidiary of internet phenomenon Hank Greens CrashCourse.

Meet your teacher: Business teacher navigates the ins and outs of content creation

by Tiffany Chang and Shinjan Ghosh November 8, 2021

CrashCourse, with over 12 million subscribers and 1.5 billion total views, is well-known and well-loved by the student community. Whether you’re cramming for an AP exam or interested in learning about...

Andrea Thia (12) stretches some rainbow-colored slime, produced by her small business. Andrea started a slime business, Slimee Coffee in eighth grade, now with over 3,000 sales.

Slime and stickers for sale: Students take charge through small businesses

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor October 18, 2021

Andrea Thia (12) started her slime business at the age of 13, a mere eighth grader in a world of massive firms and experienced corporations. She had been selling hand-made slimes to her friends and classmates...

Clarice Wang (10) and Melody Luo (10) chat about past experiences at DECA conferences while waiting for the opening ceremony to start last Friday evening.

Harker DECA attends Silicon Valley conference, second conference of 2019-2020 season

by Emily Tan, Asst. Features Editor January 15, 2020

After months of preparation, 116 upper school students, accompanied by 8 faculty chaperones, competed at this year’s Silicon Valley District Career Development Conference (SVCDC) at the Santa Clara Marriott...

Cancer immunotherapy researcher Priti Hegde talked to attendees about her work in cancer genomics.

“Under the Microscope:” Harker hosts annual TEDx event

by Varsha Rammohan and Alysa Suleiman October 24, 2019

Hundreds of tightly bunched red balloons spelling out “TEDX” in giant floating letters greeted students, parents and faculty as they entered the Nichols Auditorium. An event inspired by the world-renowned...

Dalian International Airport, such as several other airports in China have imposed restrictions on travelers with social credit offenses. Millions were barred from traveling last year.

Millions prevented from travel due to ‘social credit’ offenses in China

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor February 27, 2019

Chinese travelers were barred from traveling 17.5 million times last year due to minor legal infractions such as unpaid fines and taxes according to the National Public Credit Information Center. 5.5 million...

Behavioral economics reveals insights into the biases and behaviors of humans

Behavioral economics reveals insights into the biases and behaviors of humans

by Sara Yen, Asst. Features Editor October 26, 2018

At your local 7-Eleven, you walk up to the cash register and take out your wallet. Placing your cherry Slurpee on the counter, out of the corners of your eyes you see lit-up numbers flashing that the current...

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