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“People think about debate as some holier than thou activity where two white dudes in suits talk really pompously and get out their points. Debate is high schoolers chugging Red Bulls at 10 p.m. because the tournament doesnt end until midnight, they both smell, [since] they dont have time to shower in the morning, and they probably havent eaten, Deven Shah (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Just an academic game

by Emma Milner, Reporter April 18, 2022

From debating about building a space elevator to persuading others that global warming may benefit the planet, Deven Shah (12) has done it all. As an avid debater, he has taken on many different and sometimes...

Akshay Manglik (12), Andrew Lee (12) and speech and debate teacher Greg Achten pose for a photo after learning about the National Debate Coaches Association National Championship results.

Upper school debaters co-champion national tournament in Lincoln Douglas debate

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor April 18, 2021

Andrew Lee (12), Akshay Manglik (12) and Deven Shah (11) co-championed the National Debate Coaches Association National Championship last weekend in Lincoln Douglas debate.  The upper school debate...

This Talk Around Campus addresses how the situation has impacted both students and teachers, how they believe America can move forward from this moment and what they wish they could say to the community and to the nation.

Talk around campus: Community response to U.S. Capitol riots

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor January 8, 2021

Pro-Trump supporters gathered in mobs outside the walls of Capitol Hill, responding to Trump's "Save America" rally on Jan. 6. With no regard for security measures, the rioters then broke into the Capitol,...

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