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Local tribe protests Santa Clara County mining operation

Local tribe protests Santa Clara County mining operation

by Eric Fang, Winged Post Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2019

At the southern end of Santa Clara County, just west of Highway 101, green and gold hills stretch for over 6,000 acres. Oak and sycamore trees dot the rolling landscape known as Sargent Ranch, providing shade for cougars and tiger salamanders that dart through the tall grass. For thousands of years, ...

“No Planet B”: Students, faculty join millions worldwide on strike at rally for climate action

“No Planet B”: Students, faculty join millions worldwide on strike at rally for climate action

by Sriya Batchu, Kathy Fang, and Arushi Saxena

September 22, 2019

As a student speaker dressed in a red shirt finishes her speech and steps away from the microphone, the vast crowd of mostly young people erupts in cheers while waving brightly colored handmade signs with slogans such as “I’d be in school if the planet were cool” and “The climate is changing ...

Flame of liberty: How Hong Kong’s riots burned through the city’s economy

Flame of liberty: How Hong Kong’s riots burned through the city’s economy

by Nina Gee and Emily Tan

August 28, 2019

It started off peaceful: hundreds of thousands of people marching the streets of Hong Kong, fighting for their right to a due democratic process and for the identity of a nation.  And then, suddenly, it took a turn for the worst. Spirits clashed, fires flew, the streets filled with tear gas and rubb...

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...

Third year of Women’s March protests takes up variety of current issues

Third year of Women’s March protests takes up variety of current issues

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 21, 2019

As comedian Mona Shaikh ascended the dias and took hold of the microphone before a crowd of marchers and protest signs gathered in San Francisco’s Civic Center, a surge of cheers and shouts rang across the plaza. “This guy being the President, it’s like there’s a horse loose in a hospital,”...

Rally a year after Charlottesville faces resistance

Rally a year after Charlottesville faces resistance

by Varsha Rammohan, Winged Post Copy Editor

August 31, 2018

One year after the violent Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Unite the Right 2 rally took place in Washington, D.C. from Aug. 11 to Aug. 12. White supremacist groups began to gather at the Foggy Bottom subway station but were immediately met with counter-protesters belonging to...

Students, faculty join national movement protesting for gun control

Students, faculty join national movement protesting for gun control

by Katherine Zhang, Kathy Fang, and Prameela Kottapalli

March 28, 2018

  “Hey-hey! Ho-ho! The NRA has got to go!” “Enough is enough! Enough is enough!” “Rain rain go away! Take away the NRA!” “No more silence, end gun violence!” The shouts rang out as the wave of brightly colored windbreakers and ponchos surged forward. The air was cluttere...

Not one more: Thousands participate in March for Our Lives protests in Bay Area

Not one more: Thousands participate in March for Our Lives protests in Bay Area

by Nicole Chen and Prameela Kottapalli

March 26, 2018

Over 800 March for Our Lives protests took place on Saturday, pressing for tighter gun control and safer school environments. In the Bay Area, San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland marches, among others, attracted students and teachers to join the fight.   ...

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