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

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...

Members of the press and the Capitol stand outside the Longworth Office Building on Capitol Hill, where impeachment testimonies were held over the past month. After a monthslong process, the House is expected to vote on two articles of impeachment tomorrow.

Harker Aquila’s guide to tomorrow’s House vote on articles of impeachment

by Kathy Fang, Editor-in-Chief December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives will be voting on impeachment tomorrow in the culmination of a historic series of investigations, trials and testimonies.  Tomorrow, a full House of 233 Democratic,...

Winged Post Editor-in-Chief Gloria Zhang (12)  and Aquila Managing Editor Varsha Rammohan (11) take a  selfie in front of a display of newspapers on Nov. 20 outside of the Newseum. The Newseum, the only national museum dedicated solely to journalism, will be shut down as of Dec. 31, 2019.

Hustle and bustle: Capturing the street life in Washington, D.C.

by Helen Zhu, Emma Gurleroglu, and Anna Vazhaeparambil November 23, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Red taxis zoom through the busy streets, honking noisily as drivers hurry during rush hour. Brisk winds creep underneath the scarves and coat sleeves of pedestrians roaming the streets...

Councilman Rishi Kumar speaks to students in the journalism room.
Kumar is currently running for congress in California’s 18th congressional district.

Politician Rishi Kumar shares vision for 18th congressional district with journalism classes

by Sarah Mohammed, Reporter November 14, 2019

Saratoga city councilmember and Democratic candidate for California’s 18th Congressional District, Rishi Kumar visited two of the upper school’s news journalism classes on Tuesday to speak about topics...

The San Francisco City Hall lit up in the colors of the American flag. Government workers across multiple federal agencies are without pay due to a government shutdown that has lasted 22 days.

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena January 26, 2019

Thirty-five days into the longest government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump reached a deal to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15. The deal came amidst tensions between Republicans...

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