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Humans of Harker: From the field to the stage

“What makes [doing cross-country] worthwhile is when everyone is fresh across the finish line, and we’re all the pure essence of a team; we're giving each other high fives and supporting each other even though we’re all about to collapse. Finishing a race ... and being able to get over that finish line [feels great], but the rewarding experience is community and team that you get there with,” Grant Miner (12) said.

by Carter Chadwick, TALON Asst. Sports Editor

April 14, 2020

Sprinting across the finish line, Grant Miner (12) congratulates and high fives his cross-country teammates. Giving advice and encouragement along with his coach, Grant stands in a jokingly “father-figure” like position, encouraging the rest of the team with his limitless support. With their new coac...

First life raft debate puts five teachers’ fields of study to the test

Spanish teacher Diana Moss presents her opening argument in the life raft debate, held in Nichols Auditorium on Jan. 29. The debate, organized by juniors Grant Miner and Evan Cheng, asked five teachers from five different subjects to persuade audience members that their respective discipline is the most practical in a life-or-death situation.

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019

In the first "life raft debate" hosted by juniors Grant Miner and Evan Cheng during lunch on Jan. 29, upper school teachers Christopher Hurshman, Anthony Silk, Diana Moss, Andrew Irvine and Julie Wheeler argued for the practicality of their respective disciplines in the situation that after a global...

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