Professor sheds light on implicit biases at assembly

Professor sheds light on implicit biases at assembly

University of Southern California professor Ange-Marie Hancock discussed implicit bias, stereotypes and deep political solidarity at an all-school assembly Monday. The Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club (BLACC) invited the speaker in honor of Black History Month. Hancock teaches Political Science and Gender Studies at USC’s Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and is the […]

Sorkin to speak at Westflix

Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin (Roxy ’19) will be the guest speaker at Westflix Film Festival March 18 at the Arclight Cinemas in Hollywood. The festival is open to the public, and tickets will be sold at the door on a first-come, first-served basis. Sorkin will be the first screenwriter to speak at the festival since […]

Student receives grant for DNA preservation research

Student receives grant for DNA preservation research

Alexandra So ’19 has received the Cognito Research Award from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth for her research in preserving biological specimens. “I remembered an interesting article about the life of the sea monkeys and how they can survive for a long period of time in adverse environments,” So said. “I thought if […]

Harvard-Westlake partners with HYPE

Helping Young People Excel (HYPE) will hold a “friend-raiser” on Oct. 15 to celebrate successes from the past year and honor supporters. Harvard-Westlake has partnered with the organization, which helps send talented, low-income students to independent schools in the Los Angeles area, for six years. Sara Hernandez, a Los Angeles Unified School District middle school […]