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Finding the rainbow: Pride in London hosts first Pride 10K, empowering LGBTQ+ community

Finding the rainbow: Pride in London hosts first Pride 10K, empowering LGBTQ+ community

by Nina Gee, Co-Design Editor

June 23, 2019

London-based volunteer organization Pride in London held the very first Pride Run 10K on June 9. The half-marathon, which was set up with help from The Race Organizer, another London-based organization that sets up non profit runs for charities all over London, was fundraising for the annual London pride par...

The liberal conservative: In conversation with London assemblyman Andrew Boff

The liberal conservative: In conversation with London assemblyman Andrew Boff

by Anthony Xu and Eric Fang

June 18, 2019

Upon meeting London Assembly Member Andrew Boff, he welcomed us into his office and invited us to pour ourselves water from a pitcher on a low glass table. We sat around this table on black leather couches as Boff spoke about his role as an Assembly Member since being elected in 2008. His office would not strike anyone as out of the ordinary...

Colors of London: A look into the London’s variety of markets

Colors of London: A look into the London’s variety of markets

by Alysa Su, Sports Reporter

June 18, 2019

Upon entering any market found on London’s cobbled streets, the wide spectrum of colors, scents of grilling food and spices and the sounds of busy market-goers immediately hits one’s senses. Although each are unique, what pulls the young parents with toddlers as well as the usual older customers...

Voice your opinion: Brexit protestors continue fight over EU

Voice your opinion: Brexit protestors continue fight over EU

by Carter Chadwick, Humans of Harker Videographer and Photographer

June 18, 2019

A small group of protesters shout at passersby and members of the British Parliament who exit The Palace of Westminster after a session on June 11. The Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa May made a deal with the European Union on Nov. 25, 2018. This deal included the fine that Britain had to pay the...

Step into history: Sir John Soane’s Museum lends insight into life in the early 19th century

Step into history: Sir John Soane’s Museum lends insight into life in the early 19th century

by Arely Sun, Co-Lifestyle Editor

June 18, 2019

As our group of journalism students approached the faded brick townhouse, a middle-aged man with graying hair and a warm, smiling eyes greeted us. We were given plastic bags for our smaller belongings and placed our larger bags in the cloakroom. Upon entering the building, the worn maroon carpet compressed...

Harker journalism lands in London to attend photography course, report on street life

Harker journalism lands in London to attend photography course, report on street life

by Anna Vazhaeparambil and Esha Gohil

June 18, 2019

LONDON - Journalism students from Talon, Winged Post and Harker Aquila visited London from June 7 to June 18 for an opportunity to learn about and practice documentary photography while also meeting with professionals in the field. The trip was chaperoned by director of journalism program Ellen Austin,...

British PM Theresa May steps down, leaving fate of Brexit uncertain

British PM Theresa May steps down, leaving fate of Brexit uncertain

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

May 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May announced her resignation as leader on Friday, citing her failure to deliver Brexit. Standing outside of No. 10 Downing Street in London, May announced that she will resign on June 7, allowing the Conservative Party to choose a new leader who will resume her position...

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