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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

LAHSO hosts annual festival online
James Hess May 14, 2021

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO) hosted its third annual...

Student body elects 2021-2022 Prefect Council
Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff May 11, 2021

After the school held a series of elections and runoffs throughout the past...

Dr. Bettina Love speaks on Black creativity and hip-hop at BLACC lunch
Ava Fattahi May 9, 2021

Black Leadership and Culture Club (BLACC) hosted scholar, Georgia Athletic Association...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener
The Mittle-man on Campus: High School How-Tos
Sarah Mittleman May 7, 2021

'The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school...

Model and actress Hunter Schafer talks with Gender and Sexuality Awareness (GSA) club leaders Felicity Phelan
"Euphoria" actress Hunter Schafer speaks to school community at GSA-organized assembly
Melody Tang May 14, 2021

Actress, artist and LGBTQ+ rights activist Hunter Schafer virtually spoke to students about her career experiences at Community Flex Time on May 14. Schafer most recently played Jules Vaughn on HBO’s Emmy Award-winning drama “Euphoria”, where...

Senior named as Presidential Scholar in the Arts
Julian Andreone May 15, 2021

United States Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona announced that Allison Park '21 has been named as one of the 19  2021 U.S. Presidential...

Panelists (Clockwise from top right) Stacy Messaye, Cory Booker, Laurie Levinson and Gabe Ramirez engage in discussion about the justice system.
Parent DEI Committee presents documentary followed by discussion with Senator Cory Booker
Leo Saperstein and Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff May 13, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Parents Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee hosted a discussion of Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” featuring...

Mary Beth Tinker gives a presentation to seventh grade students about her First Amendment advocacy work.
Free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker speaks at seventh grade class meeting
Tessa Augsberger, Ava Fattahi, and Will Sheehy May 12, 2021

Free speech activist Mary Beth Tinker spoke to seventh grade students about her activism, as well as youth movements, at their class meeting...

Community members participate in a breakout room discussion about nonpartisanship.
SLIDE leads social and racial discussion workshops at Community Time
Leo Saperstein May 11, 2021

Student Leaders for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (SLIDE), a collection of affinity group student leaders, hosted workshops to explore the...

Illustration by Evie De Rubertis
The Name Game
Melody Tang and Alec Rosenthal March 29, 2021

Late in her junior year, Kimberly Wang ’21 arrived at the Upper School to take her SAT Subject Test. She felt extremely nervous, but her stress...

Olivia Rahhal
Secret Life of Pets (in Quarantine)
Natalie Cosgrove March 27, 2021

When Olivia Rahhal ’23 returned to her house after leaving her sheepadoodle puppy home for the first time, she noticed her dog’s overly exaggerated...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff
Shedding the Stigma
Quincey Dern and Amelia Scharff March 26, 2021

Fighting nausea and counting on Advil to alleviate her menstrual cramps, Camryn Williams ’22 trudged to Chalmers for first period. Clutching...

Max Silver
Frozen in Time
Kate Burry March 26, 2021

    Waking up to a bright, snowy landscape on Presidents’ Day, Allison Park ’21 was baking brownies and playing outside with her cousin...