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Harvard graduate students Amulya Mandava (06), Lilia Kilburn and Margaret Czerwienski filed a lawsuit against Harvard University for its handing of sexual assault allegations against anthropology professor John Comaroff. The graduate college community began pressing charges against Dr. Comaroff for sexual misconduct starting in 2012 when he worked at the University of Chicago as a professor.

Pulse of the People: Speaking out in the silence

by Sarah Mohammed, Sally Zhu, Michelle Liu, and Sabrina Zhu April 11, 2022

The foundations of institutions, the bricks on which they stand, feel strong. Supportive. Easy to rest upon. A bulwark of protection. But what happens when they totter or tilt? When parts of the building...

In the face of the pandemic, Rodrigo appealed to a listeners heart with her exploration of loneliness and hardship. “Drivers License” has opened up what the music industry could have in stock for audiences in 2021: not only how artists can market their music, but also how they can speak to their listeners. 

A ballad of empathy

by Sarah Mohammed, Winged Post Asst. Features Editor February 20, 2021

Along a sleek and quiet road, a girl drives past empty fields in her small white vintage Mercedes car. Illuminated by soft purple light, she begins to sing a song of love and loss, of heartbreak and healing....

“People made a place for me on student council and on journalism. . . I want to make that place for other people as well. I think anyone can be a representative, anyone can write for the school newspaper, any can put their voice out if they want to. It just takes time and nurturing and the reassurance that youre able to do it. . . . I hope that as a leader I can bring that to other people. There are different types of leaders out there, and everyone deserves a chance to develop their own leadership style, Katherine Zhang (12) said.

Humans of Harker: Giving voice

by Gloria Zhang, Features Editor March 27, 2019

Confident. Empathetic. Energetic. Down-to-Earth. Genuine. Authentic. Sensitive. Kind. Funny. Words can hardly illustrate what Katherine “Kat” Zhang’s (12) exemplifies to her friends and teachers....

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