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The U.S. Women’s National Team’s (USWNT) fame brings benefits to female sports. “It is really inspiring to see that increase in popularity, attention [and] brand deals with female players,” varsity girls soccer player Sara Glusman (11) said.

“I felt really inspired:” Women’s World Cup ushers in new era

by Gabe Sachse, Katerina Matta, and Saahil Herrero August 28, 2023

Your alarm clock blares to life. Its neon digits read “3 a.m.,” the sun has yet to rise and summer vacation is in full swing, but no matter. You rub away the tiredness from your eyes and drag yourself...

Head of upper school Paul Barsky claps after reading excerpts from English teacher Charles Shuttleworths recently published book “Desolation Peak: Collected Writings. Barsky read from number 11 of 12 choruses and thanked Shuttleworth for his scholarship.

School meeting recap 11/28/22: Winterfest, “Desolation Peak” and Middle Eastern Student Association

by Felix Chen, Assistant News Editor December 6, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Kris Estrada (12) opened the school meeting on Nov. 28 after students entered Zhang Gymnasium to the tune of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You”...

Depiction of NASAs Insight lander, which was used to detect large seismic activity on Mars. In a paper published on Oct. 27, researchers, using data collected by the lander and NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, proved that a Mars quake emanated from a massive impact that shook the planet.

Tremors on Mars traced back to a big boom

by Victor Gong, Assistant STEM Editor November 29, 2022

Last Christmas Eve, while scientists were on their holiday breaks, National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) InSight lander detected large seismic activity on Mars. In a paper published...

Harker defenders tackle a San Jose High School player at the football game on Friday. The Eagles defeated the San Jose Bulldogs in their home opener, 27-16.

Football team wins in home opener against San Jose High

by Aishani Singh, Sidak Sanghari, Sally Zhu, and Kinnera Mulam September 12, 2022

The varsity football team dominated San Jose High School 27-16 in their first home game on Friday at 7:30 p.m., bringing their season record to 2-1.  With this highly-anticipated first home game of...

Jai Vir Mehta (12) rides on the mechanical shark, one of the main attractions at Fridays Spirit Kickoff. Harker Spirit Leadership Team hosted the kickoff, themed Spirit of Summer, on Friday afternoon.

Surf, swim and summer sun: Annual Spirit Kickoff excites with beach-themed activities

by Felix Chen and Kinnera Mulam September 7, 2022

Over 200 students and faculty attended the Spirit Kickoff event themed Spirit of Summer in the quad on Friday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Harker Spirit Leadership Team (HSLT), who organized the event, distributed...

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