Students react to FCC vote

Students expressed their opposition to the Federal Communications Commission’s decision to repeal net neutrality Dec. 14 by signing petitions and speaking out about their positions. According to CNN, net neutrality refers to the rules the FCC adopted in 2015 that stated that Internet service providers were not allowed to alter the speed of traffic of […]

New advancement administrator joins staff

Following former Senior Advancement Administrator Brenda Janowitz’s retirement, Advancement Administrator Amber Kasongo joined the advancement team. Janowitz’s departure caused a shift in the advancement department: former Advancement Administrator Marla Scholm took over as Senior Advancement Administrator and Kasongo joined the team to fill Schlom’s position. As part of the Advancement Office, Kasongo will be responsible […]

A Whole New World

A Whole New World

“Apple,” Jenny Yoon ’19 tried to sound out again as her first grade teacher peered at her from above. Her teacher smiled softly and tapped the word on her paper. Sound it out slower, her teacher said, and don’t give up. Yoon sighed and stared at the letters before her. She had been laboriously mimicking […]

Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Students and neighbors volunteer together at Studio City Luminaria festival

Seven students set up lanterns for the Studio City Neighborhood Council’s seventh annual Luminaria at the historical park Campo de Cahuenga on Saturday. The volunteers filled 3,000 to 4,000 paper bags with weights and lights and arranged them along the perimeter of the monument, which commemorates the location where Americans and Mexicans signed the treaty […]

Martial Arts clubs to sponsor construction

Six martial arts clubs and teams will propose a renovation to Hamilton Gym to administrators later this month to accommodate a larger space for the groups to practice. After fencers and Boxing Club co-leaders Abner Benitez ’18 and Charles Connon ’18 noticed that there was an unused storage space in the gym last spring, they […]

AP Human Geo students culminate IR project with conference

To culminate their month-long online simulation, in which they learned how to represent a country and make political agreements with other nations, Advanced Placement Human Geography and International Relations students attended the International Negotiation Project conference at Whittier College on Saturday.   During the conference, students were able to discuss the issues that they had […]

Why my opinion matters

Why my opinion matters

“She’s really annoying, Mom,” my 10-year-old self said. My mother swiveled her amber eyes to me. An immaculate eyebrow arched as she replied, “Who?” “Desirae*, Maman. She’s spoiled and a cry baby and she’s really clingy to my friends so I can never hang out with them.” I pouted as I remembered Desirae’s childish antics […]

Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator shares experiences about pursuing a career in art

Animator, painter and director Jorge R. Gutiérrez spoke to Drawing and Painting I students about his experience navigating the entertainment industry while remaining true to his background Wednesday. He also advised students about how they can make a career out of their artistic passions. Gutiérrez, who directed the Golden Globe-nominated “The Book of Life,” shared […]

School unveils redesigned website

School unveils redesigned website

The Communications Office worked with the IT group, led by Web Manager Lillian Contreras, to redesign the school’s official website. The design team spent the last few years planning the revamp of the site, which hadn’t been redesigned in almost a decade, as a scheduled “face lift.” “We are doing some rebranding work at HW […]