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Students line up to get cookies outside of Manzanita Hall on Tuesday. In celebration of former Harker president Howard Nichols birthday, students and faculty enjoyed chocolate chip cookies, one of Nichols favorite desserts.

Upper school honors Howard Nichols’ birthday through chocolate chip cookie tradition

by Vivian Chen and Anika Maji October 15, 2023

The upper school celebrated former Harker president Howard Nichols’ birthday through the annual tradition of serving chocolate chip cookies to students and faculty during lunch on Tuesday. In a Schoology...

A Tesla parks near the charging stations in Harkers front parking lot. “If even 10% of the cars on the road are EVs, and they arent polluting, that would make a big difference,” Siddhi Jain (12) said.

Biden’s electric vehicle plan: Driving toward a greener future

by Victor Gong and Claire Zhao August 29, 2023

President Joe Biden announced plans on April 10 to transition the U.S. to electric vehicles in cooperation with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The “EV Acceleration Challenge” strives...

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tasks forces deploy a search and rescue team in Palm Island. Currently, FEMA has provided more than $420 million to assist survivors.

Hurricane Ian strikes coast of Florida, wrecking homes and ravaging communities

by Vika Gautham and Victor Gong November 3, 2022

Harker Aquila · Aquila Audible of "Hurricane Ian strikes coast of Florida, wrecking homes and ravaging communities"   Hurricane Ian, a Category 4 storm, hit Florida on Sept. 28 and destroyed...

Instances of extreme weather are rising, along with their impacts, placing increased populations at risk from climate hazards. The number of weather-related disasters has increased by a factor of five over the past 50 years, with human activity at the vanguard of causes.

Cloudy or clear: Our climate future rests in our hands

by Kinnera Mulam and Lindsey Tuckey October 20, 2022

Scorching temperatures and raging wildfires in California. Severe droughts in the U.S. and Europe. Catastrophic flooding in Pakistan and Italy. Devastating hurricanes across the world.  Instances of...

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 1, 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...

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