The student news site of The Harker School.

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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Silicon chip sale to China has been restricted with the CHIPS and Science Act passed by the Biden administration. “[The Biden administration] is doing this to buy time for the U.S. to get a large enough advance [so] that they can accomplish their strategic objectives, get whatever security threshold they want and maybe get some concessions [from China],” upper school history and social science teacher Matt McCorkle said.

US bars selling of certain chips to China amid rising tensions

by Andrew Liang, Assistant STEM Editor November 13, 2022

The Biden administration tightened restrictions on the sale of computer chips to China on Oct. 7, extending a previous August ban. Along with the CHIPS and Science Act, which President Joe Biden signed...

Rahul Sundaresan (9) raises a card with the name China during the Model U.N. kickoff yesterday. The kickoff, with over 30 student attendees, included a mock conference about several topics.

Upper school Model U.N. kicks off the school year with mock conference

by Felix Chen and Katerina Matta September 17, 2022

Over 30 middle and high school students attended the upper school Model U.N. Kickoff, an introductory event which replicates typical Model U.N. proceedings in a mock conference, from 4 to 8 p.m. yesterday...

Harker Journalism strategic introduce themselves at Tuesdays school meeting. This years first school meeting included presentations by Model UN, Conservatory, HarkerDev, journalism and athletics.

School meeting recap 8/23/22: First week of school, performing arts and fall sports updates

by Shareen Chahal and Claire Zhao August 26, 2022

Associated Student Body (ASB) President Kris Estrada (12) began the first school meeting of the 2022-23 school year on Tuesday.  Model UN Secretary Generals Mir Bahri (12) and Krish Maniar (12) performed...

Members of the QAnon disinformation committee vote to hold a discussion on Saturday between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Harker Model UN held the Model UN Kickoff in Shah Hall to both educate members about Model UN and simulate a real Model UN conference.

Diplomatic debate: Model UN inspires collaboration with kickoff event

by Selina Xu, Dilsher Dhaliwal September 24, 2021

harkeraquila · Aquila Audible of "Diplomatic debate: Model UN inspires collaboration with kickoff event" Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the doors of Model UN? Or how members develop...

Language and Linguistics Club President Clarice Wang (12) introduces the club to prospective members. While most juniors and seniors were familiar with the format and structure of Club Fair from their underclassmen years, both freshmen and sophomores experienced the fair in person for the first time.

Student-led organizations welcome prospective members in annual Club Fair

by Lavanya Subramanian, Ariana Goetting, and Katelyn Zhao September 12, 2021

The annual Club Fair, which took place during the long lunch period on Wednesday, allowed students to connect with their passions by visiting club booths located at the donor plaza and RPAC lobby and signing...

Greg Lawson gestures with a fork to illustrate the importance of putting metal utensils in bins where they will be washed, not throwing them in the trash or on the ground.

School meeting recap 12/3/18

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor December 9, 2018

As students scuffled through the bleachers to find their seats at the 2nd to last school meeting before Winter Break, Matthew Hajjar (12) opened with a stentorian chant as Adhya Hoskote (11) and Grace...

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