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Brendon Hayes (11) holds a warm mug. With extreme cold climates in
recent times, warm drinks have become more and more popular ways to warm up.

Stirring the science behind hot beverages

by Victor Gong and Kevin Zhang February 21, 2024

Raindrops roll down the pane of windows, pitter-pattering along the streets and sidewalks. Heavy winds rush through the darkened skies, howling at every turn. Trees lie barren. Animals scurry away to shelter....

Psych club officer Varun Thvar (11) leads a virtual speaker session featuring Dr. Matcheri Keshavan, a neuroscientist who works at the Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston. Dr. Keshavan educated Psych Club members on the different parts of the brain.

STEM Spotlight: Psychology Club

by Ashley Mo, Reporter February 3, 2024

Psychology Club, led by president Daphne Avkarogullari (12), covers topics such as cognitive, social and clinical psychology. The club aims to introduce Harker students to the world of psychology through...

Extended periods of screen time can exacerbate the psychological challenges brought by the physical limitations of sheltering-in-place. “Making sure that we get away from that two-dimensional and [move] into that three-dimensional [is important],” counselor Lori Kohan said.

How to stay zippy with Zoom

by Sara Yen, Features Editor April 28, 2020

An entire day’s worth of staring at your laptop screen weighs on your slumped back, cramped neck and moistureless eyes. The 10-minute passing periods, which you spend fixated on your phone screen, do...

New psychology teacher brings learning experiences with children to the classroom

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor October 5, 2018

A bookshelf sits in the corner of the room, framed by the blank white walls around it. The board is neatly erased, and typing softly at her desk, Dr. Julie Turchin relaxes with a cool demeanor, preparing...

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