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Editorial: Defend our democracy

by Editorial Board November 12, 2020

In a survey sent out to members of the Harker Journalism news staff, 25 of the 26 respondees indicated that they agreed with the stance of this editorial. Nearly two years ago, Harker Aquila drove up...

Joseph R. Biden won the 2020 presidential election, defeating incumbent President Donald. J. Trump as he crossed the threshold of 270 electoral votes with a win in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania (20 electoral votes).

Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States, defeating Trump

by Varsha Rammohan, Arushi Saxena, and Anna Vazhaeparambil November 7, 2020

Joseph R. Biden won the 2020 presidential election, defeating incumbent President Donald. J. Trump as he crossed the threshold of 270 electoral votes with a win in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania...

After months of campaign stops, policy proposals and debates, Election Day is finally upon us. Harker Aquila is launching our Election Day coverage on Nov. 3 with regular live updates and community reactions starting at 4:30 p.m. as polls begin closing on the East Coast and results start coming in. Check in with this package to stay informed tonight as incumbent President Donald Trump battles former Vice President Joe Biden in this historic presidential election.

Election 2020: Live coverage

by Harker News Staff November 3, 2020

Keep reloading to see live updates.  Current electoral vote count: Biden 306-232 Wednesday, Nov. 11 7:45 a.m. Alaska (three electoral votes) has been called for Trump, who won 56.9% of the votes...

Although we might not know who our next president will be tonight, the United States needs its voters all the more to truly embrace the historical democratic processes of this nation. We urge our readers to follow us along with our live coverage tonight and to continue to be informed, civically engaged citizens.

What you need to know on Election Day 2020

by Alysa Suleiman, Lucy Ge, and Varsha Rammohan November 2, 2020

After months of campaign stops, policy proposals and debates, Election Day is finally upon us. Harker Aquila is launching our Election Day coverage tomorrow with regular live updates and community reactions...

AP Government student Riva Saksena helps Shray Alag (11) turn in his ballot during fifth period on Monday. Students were able to cast their ballot for presidential candidates from all parties as well as vote on California’s Proposition 13, which regulates funding for education.

AP U.S. Government and Politics holds mock primary elections

by Nicole Tian, Co-Lifestyle Editor March 4, 2020

The AP U.S. Government and Politics classes held the 2020 Harker Primary elections on Monday ahead of California primary elections this Tuesday, which allows students of all grades to participate in mock...

President Donald J. Trump addresses the crowd at Target Center in Minneapolis, MN, for his 2020 presidential campaign rally on Oct. 10, 2019. Trump's Senate impeachment trial began today.

Daily updates: Senate prepares for final vote on articles of impeachment

by Kathy Fang, Arushi Saxena, and Varsha Rammohan February 5, 2020

As the Senate proceeds with the historic impeachment trial of President Donald J. Trump, this article will be updated with the latest news. Check Harker Aquila for more updates. Feb. 5 President...

A demonstrator at a Cupertino pro-impeachment rally on Tuesday holds out an electric candle at cars turning onto Stevens Creek Boulevard. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in various locations around the Bay Area to voice their support of the articles of impeachment, which the House voted to pass on Wednesday, making President Donald Trump the third ever U.S. president to be impeached.

Local perspectives on impeachment: Students and political groups divided in predictions of impeachment’s impact on presidency

by Eric Fang and Varsha Rammohan December 21, 2019

When the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday, upper school students and local political groups expressed mixed support. Few reacted with surprise.  Many...

Longworth 1100 in the Longworth House Office Building, where testimonies for the impeachment inquiry were held.

President Donald Trump becomes third president impeached by House

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang December 18, 2019

The U.S. House of Representatives approved two articles of impeachment today against President Donald Trump this evening, marking the third time in American history that a president has been impeached. After...

Sen. Kamala Harris looks out at the crowd gathered in her hometown, Oakland, for the official announcement of her 2020 presidential bid. Harris dropped out of the race this morning after publishing announcements on Twitter and Facebook.

Sen. Kamala Harris drops out of presidential race amid limitations in campaign funding and organization

by Eric Fang, Kathy Fang, and Gloria Zhang December 3, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is dropping her bid for the presidency, according to her announcements this morning on Twitter and on Facebook. Harris, who has served as one of two senators from California...

Thomas Rainow (11) delivers his speech as a candidate for his class's senior council. Several candidates from each class ran for class council this year, with a record number of 28 candidates running for next year's junior class council.

Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior class council candidates deliver speeches

by Nicole Tian, Reporter April 27, 2019

The freshman, sophomore, and junior class candidates for next year’s student council delivered their speeches in place of morning office hours and class meetings on Apr. 24 and 26 in the Auxiliary Gym,...

Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.) waves to a crowd in her hometown, Oakland, to officially announce her 2020 presidential bid.

“For the People:” Kamala Harris to run for president in 2020

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor January 28, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris (D.-Calif.) announced her bid for the 2020 presidential election this afternoon at a launch rally in the Frank Ogawa Plaza of her hometown, Oakland. Standing at a podium beneath the...

The San Francisco City Hall lit up in the colors of the American flag. Government workers across multiple federal agencies are without pay due to a government shutdown that has lasted 22 days.

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena January 26, 2019

Thirty-five days into the longest government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump reached a deal to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15. The deal came amidst tensions between Republicans...

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