Sports Roundup: NBA Semi-Finals

Sports Roundup: NBA Semi-Finals

Welcome to Sports Roundup. This series will offers analysis of professional sports from members of the Chronicle Sports staff. Four teams remain standing in the NBA playoffs: The Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers represent the East while the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets will battle it out to determine the finest team in the […]

Seasoned Seniors

Seasoned Seniors

First of all, I’d like to thank the opinion editor for offering me this spot in our wonderful publication. This is my first column as a second semester senior, so it is, in essence, recreational writing. It’s fitting then, that I got the deadline extended to “by Friday night” and the top right corner of […]

Community Disservice

Community Disservice

A few weeks ago, I was thrust into a Facebook group without my consent. “Harvard-Westlake Community Council” was the title. “Hmm, How uplifting,” I thought. Then I saw the first post: “Hi! I’m the leader of a club with a good name that will look good on my college application, and I’m here to tell […]

Maintenance Director saves jogger’s life

Maintenance Director saves jogger’s life

Director of maintenance for athletic facilities Roberto Hernandez said his agenda often varies from day to day as he is responsible for ensuring all aspects of the school’s athletic programs are running smoothly. Anything that the school needs, Hernandez is on top of it. Sometimes, that need may be saving someone’s life.  Early Tuesday morning, […]

Offensive lineman commits to USC

Offensive lineman commits to USC

Offensive lineman Liam Douglas ’18 committed to play football for the University of Southern California on June 19, signing to the Trojans just hours after he was offered. Douglass is the second Harvard-Westlake student to ever receive a scholarship to USC for football. “The other offers I’ve received are really great football programs and great […]

An Ode to the grind

An Ode to the grind

First things first, let’s clarify exactly what the phenomenon known as “the grind” is. Whether you acknowledge it or not, you’ve all experienced it. For some, it begins at 2:35 p.m. with the exception of Mondays, when it begins at 3:10 p.m. For those who play a sport, the grind typically begins around 6 p.m. […]

Liam Douglass ’18 commits to USC

Offensive lineman Liam Douglass ’18 committed to attend and play football for the University of Southern California on Monday night. Douglass signed to the Trojans just hours after he was offered, citing USC as his dream school in an interview with FightOn247. “Before I began my recruitment I made a list of five dream schools and […]

Boys’ tennis wins CIF-SS DI championship

Boys’ tennis wins CIF-SS DI championship

In a fitting end to a dominant season, the boys’ tennis team defeated Peninsula 10-8 on May 19 to win the CIF-SS DI championship. The CIF-SS DI Finals saw the No. 1 ranked team of Peninsula square off against the No. 2 ranked team of Harvard-Westlake. The Peninsula squad, which had gone 1-1 with HW […]

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