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The Poet’s Project: “Poetry can show us what is possible”

by Sabrina Benaim, Guest Writer April 12, 2021

Sabrina Benaim is a poet from Canada who believes in the power of words as a source of togetherness, love and solidarity in the face of hardship. From teaching at workshops to posting snippets of small...

In 2018, 25% of the approximately 1,000 people fatally shot by police in the U.S. had mental illness. The Crisis Intervention Team (CIT), a structure in law enforcement designed to minimize accounts of injury or death in encounters between police and people with mental illness, failed to reduce the use of force.

Press and police fail to address mental health episodes

by Nicole Tian, Opinions Editor March 6, 2021

Two days before New Year’s Day, 19-year-old Christian Hall stood on a highway overpass in Pennsylvania. He had contacted the police, hoping that they could offer him assistance in the middle of a mental...

Students of third period journalism were able to ask Representative Anna Eshoo questions. Eshoo talked about issues regarding the pandemic such as mental health and eviction moratoriums.

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo speaks to upper school journalism program with message of encouragement

by Lucy Ge, Assistant News Editor May 22, 2020

In a Zoom visit with upper school journalism students on May 7, Representative Anna Eshoo of California’s 18th congressional district delivered a message of optimism amidst the current pandemic and encouraged...

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

Staying Healthy with Saloni: The ups and downs of stress

by Saloni Shah, Assistant Humans of Harker editor October 17, 2018

Dear Eagles, I look around my family room, and everyone seems stressed. My dad recently received a promotion at work, yet he seems more stressed. My mom is stressed because her dad - my grandfather...

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