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The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The 64th Grammys awards took place in Las Vegas on April 3. Listen to Aquilas Arts & Entertainment editors Sally Zhu (11) and Alena Suleiman (10) discuss their reactions to the awards.

Reactions to the 2022 Grammys awards

by Sally Zhu and Alena Suleiman April 14, 2022

The 64th Grammys awards took place in Las Vegas on April 3, honoring nominees in 86 total award categories, and featuring 20 live performances. Listen to Aquila's Arts & Entertainment editor Sally...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Honor the 2022 GRAMMYs winners with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor April 11, 2022

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week. The 2022 GRAMMYs Awards Show took place...

Music Monday is a new installation featuring a different category of songs on a weekly basis.

Music Monday: Applaud the 2021 Video Music Award winners with Aquila

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor September 12, 2021

Music Monday features a different category of songs on a weekly basis. Each Monday, Harker Aquila will release seven songs, one song for each day of the week.  The MTV 2021 Video Music Awards were...

Olivia Rodrigo on her SOUR album cover. The album surpassed Spotifys record for the greatest number of streams for an album in 2021.

Brutal and beautiful: Olivia Rodrigo’s debut album shamelessly floods with feeling

by Sarah Mohammed, Features Editor August 14, 2021

“God, it's brutal out here,” 18-year-old Olivia Rodrigo exclaims in the opening track of her debut album “SOUR,” the snappy trill of her voice mingling with bass drumming and a pounding guitar...

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....

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