Presidential Pay-Phone

Presidential Pay-Phone

In response to a complaint filed by an anonymous whistle-blower Aug. 12, the Democratic Party launched a formal impeachment inquiry into the president’s actions Sept. 24, presenting the greatest challenge yet to his presidency, according to The Washington Post. The whistle-blower, an unnamed Central Intelligence Agency officer, alleged that Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy […]

Otis Gordon ’20 studies the art of Japanese Bonsai

Otis Gordon ’20, a recipient of the Asia Initiative Fellowship, traveled to Japan for three weeks to study of the art and culture of Japanese Bonsai. During his trip, Gordon visited Osaka, Takamatsu and Tokyo, where he visited a temple and meditated with a monk. “He taught me this type of meditation called Zazen meditation, […]

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 receives fellowship to research Chinese film industry

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 traveled to Shanghai, China to research the development of China’s film industry after receiving the HWGo! Asia Initiative Fellowship. Strasberg attended a filmmaking camp run by the Shanghai University Film Academy, where she interviewed members of the entertainment industry. She also took a short trip to Hangzhou and watched several plays.“Despite the […]

Weapons of Mass Construction

Weapons of Mass Construction

“Do they really need another giant pool?”As lifetime Studio City resident Pam Friedman listened to school representatives describe the new construction plans for the school’s proposed River Park, she said this was the only question that plagued her mind.While Friedman said she was initially optimistic about the plans for the space formerly known as Weddington […]

Unfair Advantage: The SAT’s New Adversity Score

Unfair Advantage: The SAT’s New Adversity Score

Tutoring and prep books combined, Sandra’s* parents spent $2,000 on their child to score a 1570 on the March SAT. Without their support, Sandra said she would not have been able to reach her score. Students without this support, however, have always been at an unfair disadvantage, Sandra said. In an effort to capture students’ […]

Six debaters reach elimination rounds at annual Tournament of Champions

Six debaters reach elimination rounds at annual Tournament of Champions

Six members of the debate team reached elimination rounds at the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky, from April 27-29. Samantha McLoughlin ’21, Jaya Nayar ’20, Alexandra Mork ’20, Spencer Paul ’19, Ari Davidson ’19 and Chronicle Opinion Editor Vishan Chaudhary ’19 all cleared to elimination rounds. Mork made it to double-octofinals, McLoughlin, Paul and […]

Ode to the throne

Beware. Spoilers ahead.Season 3. Episode 9. Lively music and welcoming toasts fill the atmosphere of Lord Walder Frey’s great dining hall as members of the Northern army, led by House Stark, enjoy a night of apparent bliss and celebrate the wedding between House Tully and House Frey. Fans are able to finally relax and savor […]

Over 50 students contract whooping cough

Over 50 students across both campuses have been diagnosed with whooping cough, Community Health Officer Milo Sini said in an email to students and parents. Because the disease is highly contagious, the school will continue to send home students who exhibit flu or cold-like symptoms until they can provide written proof of negative test results. […]

BLACC screens alum’s short film

The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club hosted a screening of Michael Hooks ’05’s short film, “Like Company,” in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on Monday. Hooks answered questions about the film, which focuses on racial anxieties and prejudices in group settings. “I attended Harvard-Westlake, and before, I was at Curtis [School],” Hooks said. “There were a […]

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