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“Composition is a way of finding your artistic voice. For me, I would say, every day, when Im walking around, Im always hearing music in my head, I’m always hearing songs or melodies or something all the time, Dr. McCurdy said.

A musician’s message

by Sarah Mohammed and Alysa Suleiman March 15, 2021

At just five or six years old, a little boy would practice his harmonica, twirling around his mother’s tea party event to its lively tunes. In those moments, he knew he was destined to become someone...

“I love you,” my dad said, radiating warmth and alacrity before his cheery smile, with the scruffy beginnings of a beard, disappeared from the screen. In those short minutes, he never once mentioned the demoralizing experience of complete isolation for two weeks, pacing back and forth each day in less than 300 square feet of space with just a small window overlooking a measly freeway.  

Pandemic journal: Heart to heart, mind to mind 

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor January 15, 2021

“Qi Qi!” My dad’s beaming face fills up my small phone screen, a tiny beacon in the post-sunset gloom of an early November evening.  “Hello?” I said, happy to see him, but nonetheless surprised....

7th and 8th graders from Harkers middle school pose for a photo with their foreign exchange buddies from Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy while sightseeing in San Francisco.

Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy exchange students visit Harker

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor January 25, 2019

A group of 18 students from one of Harker's sister schools, the Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy, arrived in the United States on Saturday morning. After arriving, students and their three chaperones...

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