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Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Caption: Coachella generates over 1612 tons of waste, only 20% of which is recycled, and produces noise pollution reaching over 110 decibels. The sound level compares to that of a car horn and the volume can interrupt predatory activities in the area.

Global Reset: Coachella harms environment through plastic use, fast fashion and noise pollution

by Angelina Burrows, Ananya Das, and Kinnera Mulam May 30, 2022

Thousands of celebrities and influencers clad in carefully-selected outfits gather under the hot desert sun for the largest music festival of the year –– Coachella. For two weekends, attendees post...

A redwood tree grows at the Bear Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve in Los Gatos. These long-living organisms can reach heights of over 300 feet.

Global Reset: Hero of climate change

by Sabrina Zhu and Lavanya Subramanian January 28, 2022

harkeraquila · Aquila Audible of "Hero of climate change" Leafy branches, suspended dozens of feet up in the air, cast a gentle shadow on the trodden dirt path below. Small squirrels and birds scurry...

Winged Post Editors-in-Chief Michelle Liu (12) and Emily Tan (12) hold up the newspaper initials along with Managing Editor Mark Hu (12).

Editors’ Note (Issue 2)

by Michelle Liu, Emily Tan, and Mark Hu October 10, 2021

We hope the first month of school has been going well for you all!  Here at Winged Post Headquarters, we’ve kept our eye on both big international stories and local feature pieces. As our school...

In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Green Team hosted the multi-day long Harker EcoChallenge. Students and faculty members completed environmentally responsible tasks, like consuming meatless meals or travelling by bike, and submitted their accomplishments for points.

Global Reset: Food waste contributes to climate change

by Sabrina Zhu and Mark Hu May 19, 2021

Every year, $936 billion worth of food is wasted, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). These 1.3 billion tonnes, equivalent to one third of all food produced,...

Snow covers the quad next to the cafeteria at the University of Texas at Austin. The university closed campus on Feb. 14 and reopened on Feb. 24 due to the water outage and hazardous weather conditions.

Global Reset: Unprecedented snowstorms hit Texas and leave residents without power or water

by Alysa Suleiman and Sabrina Zhu March 2, 2021

When the first flakes of snow drifted down Tuesday, Feb. 16, covering the front of her apartment complex in Houston in a blanket of white, Meeah Bradford, a junior at St. John’s Academy, laughed and...

The Bay Area Sky turned shades of orange and yellow in September of 2020 due to the fires ravaging the state.

Global Reset: California struck by record wildfire season

by Mark Hu and Arya Maheshwari October 3, 2020

Fires have swept across California with over 3.7 million acres in land burned, as of October 3. The state has been dealing with the lasting effects of a harsh heatwave that prompted the California Independent...

Global Reset: Local efforts to be environmental

Global Reset: Local efforts to be environmental

by Eric Fang and Anna Vazhaeparambil February 26, 2019

How can we replace plastics in our schools with compostable material? How can we reduce idle energy? What are some activities that may get students more interested in the environment? Attendees of the...

A rendition of an H2 molecule of the hydrogen gas used in fuel cells.

Global Reset: The potential of Hydrogen

by Sara Yen and Jessie Wang December 8, 2018

According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, transportation, mainly cars and trucks, constitutes almost 30 percent of all global warming emissions in America. When discussing alternative zero emission...

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

by Vivian Jin and Lucy Ge October 22, 2018

After Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence damaged the east coast of the United States, thousands of people continue to recover from the destruction. According to the United States Census Bureau,...

Global Reset: The new normal

Global Reset: The new normal

by Jin Tuan, Lifestyle Editor September 3, 2018

17 fires are actively burning across California as of Aug. 28. The Mendocino Complex fire, the largest ever in Californian history, continues to spread in the Ranch portion and is now 93 percent contained....

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