Environmental Club participates in Green Living Fair

Environmental Club participates in Green Living Fair

In the hopes of highlighting its involvement in environmental causes, the Environmental Club gave away free plants during the Green Living Fair in Studio City on March 11. The plants, muhly grass and yerba buena, which came with pots participants were able to decorate, are native plants that require little watering. “It is really important […]

Speaker discusses importance of raising trout

Speaker discusses importance of raising trout

Natural Resources Volunteer Program volunteer Rudy Brown spoke to AP Environmental Science students and members of the Environmental Club about the importance of participating in the Trout in the Classroom program on Feb. 27. Though now retired, Brown said he has always been interested in the environment and has also worked as a seasonal ranger aid […]

Calling a ban on indifference

Calling a ban on indifference

When my parents moved to the United States after graduating from high school forever ago, they never expected to not be able to visit their first home. My mom made the conscious decision to move here at 17, amid the turmoil of the Iran-Iraq war. My dad moved here before the Iranian Revolution to go […]

Senior showcases biographic

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle Sports Online Editor Connor Reese ’17 created a HW Go!-sponsored film illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather Chu Yohan which he screened Jan. 26. With funds granted by the Asian Initiative Fellowship, Reese spent 10 days in and around Seoul conducting interviews and primary research, followed […]

¡Viva México!: Faculty plan historical and cultural trip

Seventeen members of the staff and faculty will have the opportunity to travel to Mexico in early June for a week and a half to learn more about Mexican culture and history in the goals of better gaining a global perspective. The trip, sponsored by the school’s Gunter Gross Global Fund, is supported by an […]

Activists attend HW Works Social Justice Roundtable

Activists attend HW Works Social Justice Roundtable

HW Works hosted the Social Justice Roundtable on Jan. 26 with impact advisor Heather Kun ’92 and leader of the “Student Matters” movement Hillary Moglen ’94 to discuss their experiences in advocacy fields with students. Roundtable attendees had the opportunity to ask Kun and Moglen questions about pursuing activism in their own lives and in […]

Student screens HW Go! film

Student screens HW Go! film

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle sports online editor Connor Reese ’17 screened his HW Go!-sponsored film Jan. 26 illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather, Chu Yohan.   With funds granted by the Asian Initiative Fellowship, Reese spent 10 days in and around Seoul conducting interviews and primary research, followed by two […]

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Second semester clubs make their debut at Activities Fair

Prefect Council hosted the second Activities Fair of the year on Monday for the new clubs beginning in the second semester. The nine clubs, including TriSci, Latino Project, History Through Food, HW Virtual Reality Club, Liberty in North Korea, HW OXFAM, Girl Up, Microfinance and Social Interest Club and Red Cross Club, encouraged students to […]

Babel urges students to submit work

To spread literary art in different languages on campus, Babel, the Upper School’s foreign language magazine is officially accepting submissions for this year’s publication. Submissions include poems, short stories, recipes, essays and photos. “I think that [submitting to babel] gives you an opportunity to expand your ability to speak a language that you really get,” […]

International Relations students attend conference

Advanced Placement Human Geography and International Relations students attended the International Negotiation Project conference at Whittier College on Saturday, culminating their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations. Harvard-Westlake was one of roughly 10 schools that went to the conference to discuss various […]