Singing Outside the Box

Singing Outside the Box

It is a typical seventh period, but the students eating lunch on the quad see an unusual sight: the members of Bel Canto cross the quad and climb the stairs to Feldman-Horn. Instead of practicing in the Chalmers choir room, the ensemble decided to shake up their routine and practice in St. Saviour’s Chapel. “I […]

Debate team gets most bids

Debate team gets most bids

The debate team is leading the nation with 19 bids to the Tournament of Champions. Jaya Nayar ’20, Spencer Paul ’19, Lauren Morganbesser ’19, Jake Davidson ’19, Chronicle assistant opinion editor Vishan Chaudary ’19, Chronicle freelancer Indu Pandey ’18 and Chronicle staff writer Alexandra Mork ’20 each received the two bids necessary to qualify for […]

Students discuss feminism, political correctness at Political Discourse Society debate

Students discuss feminism, political correctness at Political Discourse Society debate

Conservative and liberal students discussed feminism and the culture of political correctness at the first Political Discourse Society debate as observers lined the aisles of Rugby Auditorium and an overflow crowd watched from monitors in the hallway Monday. Intentionally seated in line from most left-wing to most right-wing, Eleanor Halloran ’18, Will Cook-Healy ’19, Will […]

Pundit Hugh Hewitt discusses ‘The Happiest Life’

Pundit Hugh Hewitt discusses ‘The Happiest Life’

The first guest speaker to voice conservative political viewpoints on campus, Emmy Award-winning radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, discussed his book, “The Happiest Life” at an all school assembly Monday. Assistant to the Head of School Michelle Bracken said that she was initially apprehensive regarding Hewitt’s presentation, but was pleasantly surprised by his ability […]

Environmental Science SSR repaves faculty parking lot to conduct research

To investigate the effect of cool pavement on lessening the Urban Heat Island Effect, the Environmental Science SSR, made up of students who took AP Environmental Science last year, initiated the repavement of half of the faculty parking lot with GuardTop Cool Seal. The Urban Heat Island Effect is when an urban area is significantly […]

Neighbors protest new parking structure

Neighbors protested the school’s proposed parking structure this morning at the intersection of Dickens Street and Coldwater Canyon Avenue. The protesters, who came in support of Save Coldwater Canyon, carried signs asking Councilmember Paul Krekorian to prevent the school’s construction. “A guy came up really close to my car with his protest sign and was […]

Alumnus creates Kickstarter’s most funded app

Breaking the Kickstarter record of most funded apps of all time on Tuesday, Gabe Wyner ’01 raised over $340,000 to fund his new language learning app “Fluent Forever.” The app, based on a book that he wrote in 2014, approaches language learning differently from other apps in terms of what and how the user learns, […]

GOP suspends former student after uncovering violent past

Florida Republicans recently suspended former student Rupert Ditsworth, now Rupert Tarsey, after discovering that he attacked another student 40 times with a claw hammer as a senior in 2007.  The Broward County GOP seeks to oust him from his current role as secretary, pending further investigation. Two years after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor, […]

Ross addresses recent events, emphasizes community

In light of recent natural disasters, the rescinding of DACA and the events in Charlottesville, Head of Upper School Laura Ross sent an email to students alerting them of resources on campus and reminding them of the school’s emphasis of community Friday.   “Being a part of the Harvard-Westlake community means that we all have […]

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