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Talk Around Campus: Reflecting on Holocaust Remembrance Day

by Sarah Mohammed and Sydney Ling April 28, 2022

Holocaust Remembrance Day, called Yom Hashoah in Hebrew, took place this year on April 28, according to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The day commemorates the survivors of the Holocaust,...

Three students and two teachers discuss their thoughts on the mask mandate lift at the upper school. The lift began on Monday, and students and faculty are no longer required to wear masks indoors.

Talk around campus: Mask mandate lift

by Selina Xu and Sally Zhu April 25, 2022

Additional reporting by Edward Huang. With the upper school's mask mandate lifting last Monday, April 18, students and faculty are no longer required to wear masks indoors, a decision following Gov....

Students discuss their opinions on Wordle, which has grown in popularity over the past few months. Fans try to guess a five-letter word updated daily in under six tries, and solving the puzzle has become an entertaining routine for many.

Talk Around Campus: What’s your Wordle?

by Irene Yuan and Arely Sun April 21, 2022

In just a few months, what began as a personal project for a software engineer catapulted into popularity, becoming the sensational game with over 300,000 players known as Wordle. Fans try to guess a five-letter...

Is art ever truly original?

Talk around campus: Is art ever truly original?

by Ella Yee, Reporter November 10, 2021

Is any work of art truly original, or are all creations simply extensions of what has already been made? Does the influence of an artist's individual emotions, experiences and biases make their work unique,...

Talk around campus: Students react to the Tokyo Olympics

Talk around campus: Students react to the Tokyo Olympics

by Vishnu Kannan, Co-Managing Editor August 21, 2021

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics wrapped up on Aug. 8 after 16 days of fierce competition across 33 different sports. Students share their thoughts on the once-every-four-year event, ranging from their favorite...

Talk around campus: Club showcase

Talk around campus: Club showcase

by Jessica Tang and Katie Wang August 19, 2021

In light of a new year, club officers are looking to take advantage of an in-person campus after adapting to an online setting during the 2020-21 school year. Some have used the summer to explore, improve...

Talk around campus: Returning to in-person school

Talk around campus: Returning to in-person school

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor August 15, 2021

As the 2021-22 school year approaches, students and faculty discuss returning to school in person on campus. They share their excitement to see their peers and teachers after a year of virtual learning...

Talk around campus: Last day of school outfits

Talk around campus: Last day of school outfits

by Sally Zhu, A&E and Lifestyle Editor June 1, 2021

Over the last week of school, which spanned from May 24 to May 28, students and faculty on campus shared the variety of colors, accessories and styles of clothing they wore. Some people dressed for utility...

This Talk Around Campus addresses how the situation has impacted both students and teachers, how they believe America can move forward from this moment and what they wish they could say to the community and to the nation.

Talk around campus: Community response to U.S. Capitol riots

by Alysa Suleiman, A&E Editor January 8, 2021

Pro-Trump supporters gathered in mobs outside the walls of Capitol Hill, responding to Trump's "Save America" rally on Jan. 6. With no regard for security measures, the rioters then broke into the Capitol,...

Talk around campus: New bell schedule

Talk around campus: New bell schedule

by Michael Eng, Multimedia Editor September 15, 2020

With the remote start to the school year, the upper school implemented a new bell schedule to facilitate remote learning. See how eight upper school students feel about this schedule in the newest edition...

Since we are all staying at home, it has become difficult to connect and interact with peers and classmates. This talk around campus addresses how the situation has impacted both students and teachers, as well as how they are dealing with the changes.

Talk around campus: Zoom edition

by Isha Moorjani, Reporter April 25, 2020

Since we are all staying at home, it has become difficult to connect and interact with peers and classmates. You may be wondering about how the Harker community as a whole is coping with these changes....

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