Fencing Competes for Second Foil

Fencing is one of the few Harvard-Westlake sports that competes year round. This season the team is looking to become back to back league champions. There are three different fencing divisions based off of the on the weapon blade used.The most basic of the swords, épée, has a hand guard and touches could be scored […]

Political State of Mind

Political State of Mind

“Son do you know why I’m stopping you for,” music artist and Grammy-winner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter rapped in his 2004 song “99 Problems”. “Cause I’m young and I’m black and my hat’s real low.” For Jay-Z, music has always acted as a medium to address social and political currents; in “99 Problems,” Jay-Z comments on […]

Girls’ Golf begins season with winning record

Girls’ Golf begins season with winning record

The girls’ golf team is off to a strong start with an undefeated league record of 5-0 after narrowly defeating Notre Dame High School 181-182 on Sept. 20. The squad also placed first in the All-League Mid Season Tournament at Brookside, setting the team up for success for the CIF playoffs. Despite early success, the […]

Ben Platt ’11 creates Broadway mash-up with Lin-Manuel Miranda

Ben Platt ’11 teamed up with Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on the new song “Found/Tonight,” which reached number two on iTunes Top Charts, to help the organization March For Our Lives. The song is a mash-up including songs from Miranda’s production “Hamilton,” as well as “Dear Evan Hansen,” a Broadway show which Platt starred in […]