The Indu-sputed Truth: Holiday Edition

Jewish students protest War on Hanukkah __ Jewish students protest the school’s War on Hanukkah. ‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed. Students claim that the school is placating snowflakes by including Christmas decorations in the lounge. “People are too afraid to say ‘Happy Hanukkah!’ these days,” Brent Wood said, flailing around his Starbucks peppermint […]

Seeking beauty in anything

“What is beauty to you?” Here is the irony. Two judges at the 1st round of a beauty pageant asked me this question. Yet, I had no idea what to say. As I sat there with a blank mind, I engaged in a brief eye staring contest with the judges and played thumb war with […]

Stop Sucking

Stop Sucking

Let’s face it, you suck. I suck. We suck together. But we can stop sucking and that’s my challenge to you, HW. We at HW need to do our part to help reduce toxic plastic pollution. The Strawless Ocean Initiative of the Lonely Whale Foundation has started a campaign, #stopsucking, to encourage people to stop […]

Phoneless Life

Phoneless Life

It was on a Tuesday winter afternoon. I was meeting with my teacher right before the buses left and that was when my day began to morph into a disaster. 3:12 p.m. — I walked out of the office. 3:13 p.m. — I was running towards the parking lot. 3:14 p.m. — I just passed […]

Made in Korea: Reflecting on Multiculturalism

Made in Korea: Reflecting on Multiculturalism

Winter break is a time for rest and travel. As I am enjoying my staycation, I will write about my favorite place to travel to while pondering about the culture that comes with it: I was born in Los Angeles. I am an American. My parents were born in South Korea. They are Korean. It […]

Overcoming the Pressure

Overcoming the Pressure

What do you want to be when you grow up? This was a question that haunted me every night in my sleep. I didn’t know. When I was six, my mom showed me a documentary on cardiac surgeons. It was fascinating. I started thinking that I want to be one of the people on the […]

Speaker presents to technology class

Speaker presents to technology class

Google employee and programmer James Stout spoke about the programming formulas and principles behind Google’s self-driving car to computer science classes March 4. Stout, who is a software engineering manager at Google and the brother of mathematics teacher Andy Stout, described the history and principles of Google’s self-driving car and discussed the field of robotics. […]

Roboticist Cameron Schiller ’18 races towards his dream

Roboticist Cameron Schiller ’18 races towards his dream

Cameron Schiller ’18 approached the garage door, took a deep breath, and opened it slowly with his heart accelerating. Inside, there were no cars, no old boxes, no ordinary household objects at all. Instead, the ground, ceiling and walls were filled with infinite amounts of silver. His garage is a lab, where machines are molded […]

Walch to host film showings on weekends

Walch to host film showings on weekends

Performing arts and cinema studies teacher Ted Walch launched “Cinema Sundays” Jan. 10 in Ahmanson Lecture Hall with Francois Tuffaut’s “The 400 Blows,” followed by a discussion of film research done by students. “This event is going to be very special because the amount of time put into the research of these films by Walch […]

Community Council donates sandwiches to food pantry

In order to fulfill the mission statement, “Purpose beyond ourselves”, Community Council hosted an event that allowed students to make sandwiches, which were sent to a local food pantry. The event took place on Oct. 26 during break in the student lounge. Students made 100 bagged lunches, which were then sent to the North Hollywood […]