The greatest danger

The greatest danger

There is a conspiracy afoot. A tale of corruption and fraud on a scale so huge that I fear the average Chronicle reader may be unprepared for the shock it may bring. Yet it is the job of this fine institution to reveal the truth to our readers, so that is exactly what I will […]

Juniors, seniors conduct stem cell, cancer research at USC summer internship

Eight juniors and seniors interned at a Stem Cell Research Laboratory at the University of Southern California this summer studying cancer cells and cutting open mice brains. Students spent the first week of the program in a lab learning basic cell culture techniques like pipetting, aspirating media and feeding and cultivating cells. After this, students […]

Seventh graders visit Washington D.C.

For the first time, the Harvard-Westlake middle school sponsored a trip to Washington D.C. Thirty one students traveled with middle school history teachers Matthew Cutler, Lilas Lane and George Gaskin as chaperones. The middle school history department created this trip to complement the new seventh grade class this year entitled American History and Government. “We […]

Not just cheap thrills

Names like Mike Meyers, Freddy Kruger, or Jason Voorhees need no introduction. They’re iconic figures of the often-misunderstood horror movie genre. Other movie genres just give you feelings you experience daily, but it is only horror movies that can give you that unique terror feel. I’ve been sad, inspired or excited before, and it was […]

Middle school spring musical to open May 1

The middle school spring musical, “Little Shop of Horrors” will play May 1-3 at 7 p.m. and May 4 at 1 p.m. Students can purchase the tickets online at or at the bookstore. The show is directed by performing arts teacher Jim Doughan and features a cast of 16 students.  

Denim Day raises awareness on rape

A panel of presenters speaking about sexual assault was organized by Trishta Dordi ’15 as part of a series of events leading up to Denim Day April 23. Presenters included Harriet Kerr from the UCLA Rape Treatment Center in Santa Monica, representatives from the South Asian Helpline and Referral Agency and Angela Parker from the […]

‘Undercover Boss’ features alumnus

Jeff Platt ’02, C.E.O. of Skyzone, starred in the season finale of “Undercover Boss” on March 14.  Skyzone is a trampoline park featuring basketball hoops and dodge ball that is geared towards getting kids to exercise and have fun. Platt’s father, Rick Platt, founded Skyzone in 2004, but after his wife was diagnosed with ovarian […]

Fencer places at first tournament of year

Team captain Roy Dritley ’16 was the only Wolverine to place during the first fencing tournament of the year Sept. 22. He used his sword of choice: the foil. This tournament was the first of two individual tournaments this year.  Dritley hopes that next tournament the team will be able to do better and believes […]