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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Talk around campus: Club showcase

Talk around campus: Club showcase

by Jessica Tang and Katie Wang August 19, 2021

In light of a new year, club officers are looking to take advantage of an in-person campus after adapting to an online setting during the 2020-21 school year. Some have used the summer to explore, improve...

Director of Roleplays Anika Muddu (10) teaches how to prepare for and present a roleplay at DECA Launch. “The conference experience was mainly something that we might be missing out [on] because the preparation for DECA can be done over Zoom or you can Facetime, but the in-conference experience is something that I don’t think we’ll get to convey to the freshmen this year,” Harker DECA CEO Lisa Barooah said. Everyone who’s ever done DECA can tell you the conferences are the most fun part.”

Extracurricular activities and programs transition to remote learning

by Isha Moorjani, Winged Post Asst. News Editor September 10, 2020

With the 2020-21 school year beginning remotely, both students and faculty are experiencing the changes that come with having extracurricular activities online. Many of these extracurriculars relied on...

Malar Bala (10) stands by the Women in STEM (WiSTEM) poster board while Erica Cai (10) signs up. Students who still want to sign up for a club can contact club officials and ask to be put on the mailing list.

Student organizations invite new members to join at Club Fair with interactive activities

by Sriya Batchu, Reporter September 11, 2019

This year’s annual Club Fair invited upper school students and faculty to explore and join a variety of student organizations in the RPAC lobby and the donor plaza during lunch today. Club Fair usually...

Juniors Mahi Kolla, Phil Han and Sid Dudyala pose with awards after the conference. The conference took place at Orlando, Florida.

Harker DECA team garners awards at annual ICDC competition

by Eric Fang, News Editor May 4, 2019

Qualifying DECA members competed in Orlando, Florida from April 27 to 30 for the organization’s annual International Career Development Conference (ICDC), which hosted over 18,000 other students worldwide....

Six sophomores, including Ethics in Technology Forum co-founders Sidra Xu and Jason Lin, engage in discussion around a table. The first Ethics in Technology meeting was held on Sept. 27.

New Ethics in Technology Forum addresses moral quandaries in science

by Anna Vazhaeparambil, Reporter October 9, 2018

In early December 2017, an unconscious and dying patient was rushed into the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida. The Washington Post reported that as doctors hurried to treat the man, they were...

Avi Gulati (11) adjusts Junior Classical Leagues poster board at Club Fair.

Campus organizations invite students to join in annual Club Fair

by Eric Fang, Ryan Guan, and Arushi Saxena September 16, 2018
This year's Club Fair invited students to join a plethora of on-campus organizations or attract new members to existing clubs in the quad during lunch on Wednesday. Unlike the past two years, the event did not take place in the Nichols atrium. Instead, Club Coordinator and Assistant Activities Director Eric Kallbrier opted for Club Fair to be held in the quad, where tables were arranged around the edges and at the center.
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