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Town hall discussion explores solutions for racism at Harker

Middle school computer science teacher Sharmila Misra offers her opinion during the town hall last Tuesday. This event took place in light of the racism towards African American students at Harker and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) protesters across the nation.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor

June 23, 2020

Why are there so few African American and Latinx students at Harker? What should the school do to be more inclusive? Is there a way for the school to be more transparent with consequences for racial incidents on campus?  Over 170 Harker faculty, staff and students from sixth to 12th grade gather...

Community vigil and town hall meeting regarding protests to take place

In response to the protests in the Bay Area, Harker's administration and Diversity Committee are hosting a virtual community vigil and town hall meeting for students and faculty in the upcoming week.

by Lucy Ge, Winged Post News Editor

June 3, 2020

In response to civil unrest breaking out across America and Black Lives Matter (BLM) protestors calling for reform of the police system, Harker administration and the Harker Diversity Committee is hosting a virtual community vigil and town hall meeting for students and faculty to process the current ...

‘Repair, restore and renew America’: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson brings her vision to the Bay Area

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson spoke to a crowd of over 300 people at Manny's in San Francisco last night as part of her four-day campaign swing in California this week. Williamson's plans to

by Eric Fang, News Editor

August 16, 2019

Over 300 people gathered for a town hall meeting in the restaurant and community space Manny’s in San Francisco on Thursday night. Some of the people fanned themselves with navy and pink “Marianne 2020” posters. Some had brought copies of Marianne Williamson’s books. Others wore bright pink hats...

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.) addresses a crowd of thousands at her town hall rally in Oakland yesterday night. Warren put forth a number of policy proposals, including education reform, universal healthcare and anti-corruption legislation.

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

June 1, 2019

With the American flag behind her and a crowd of several thousand Bay Area voters and supporters before her, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) stepped into the spotlight in the middle of a soccer field, both arms outstretched to welcome the cheers of her audience. Before...

Starting from the bottom: Beto O’Rourke builds momentum at town hall in San Francisco

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke addresses a crowd of supporters and voters at a town hall event in San Francisco this afternoon. O'Rourke announced his bid for the presidency on March 14 and made his first stop in the Bay Area today.

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

April 28, 2019

Presidential candidate and Democratic rising star Beto O’Rourke traveled to the Bay Area to host a town hall at the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco this afternoon. Introduced by Rep. Jared Huffman (D) of California’s 2nd district, O’Rourke opened the event with an overarching campaign...

Head of school Brian Yager hosts first Parent Connect meeting

Head of School Brian Yager addressed a group of parents in his first annual Parent Connect meeting. In this meeting, Yager touched upon the recent accreditation process, as well as his hopes for the future.

by Arushi Saxena, Global Editor

April 11, 2019

In a “town-hall” style meeting today, Brian Yager addressed three topics: Harker’s recent accreditation process, the new middle school campus, and future goals for the Harker community. Speaking in Nichols Auditorium, Yager spoke to approximately 30 parents of students from various grades, answering ...

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