MexiGO!

MexiGO!

Students traveled to San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico as part of the latest HW GO! Digital Storytelling trip, which allows students to share stories of countries recovering from conflict through short films and photography. Staying true to the focus of these trips, students documented the struggles of those who live near the Mexican-American border and […]

Life in “Our Town”

Life in “Our Town”

Though more than a week has passed since the final show of the upper school winter play, “Our Town,” Coco Kaleel ’20 still finds herself talking about the play with her family and friends. She tells them how she was almost brought to tears and how much she wishes she could see it again. “I […]

Taking the World by Nord-Storm

Taking the World by Nord-Storm

Looking through the monitor of his Canon 80D, award-winning filmmaker Jack Nordstrom ’19 filmed as the license plate of his grandfather’s Jeep Wagoneer faded into the distance, signaling the closing shot of his original short film “Old Bloo.” Nordstrom said he first started filming on iMovie when he was about six years old and is […]

Senior recognized for debate

Debater and Chronicle freelancer Indu Pandey ’18 won the Golden Desert Invitational Tournament at the University of Nevada Las Vegas for Lincoln Douglas debate Feb. 4. Pandey debated for a total of 495 minutes over 11 rounds on whether the plea bargain should be abolished in the U.S. justice system. “We were all really proud […]

Girls’ basketball beats Chaminade

Girls’ basketball beats Chaminade

The Wolverines solidified their perfect league record tonight, defeating Chaminade 69-52. Both teams were undefeated going into the game, so the win set up the girls’ basketball team for a top seed in Mission League. “It feels really good,” team captain Ashlee Wong ’18 said. “Chaminade’s always been a rival of ours, but we knew […]

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Students advocate for intersectional feminism at 2018 Women’s March

Dozens of students and faculty members attended the second annual Women’s March Jan. 20. In addition to supporting women’s rights, this year’s march focused on promoting intersectional feminism and encouraging people to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. Civil rights advocate and critical race theorist Kimberlé Crenshaw, who coined the term intersectional feminism in 1989, […]

Girls’ basketball defeats Alemany

Girls’ basketball defeats Alemany

The Wolverines defeated Alemany 51-47 Thursday night, continuing a perfect league record for the girls’ basketball team. The win will act to jumpstart their path to a Mission League title, team captain Jayda Ruffus-Milner ’18 said. “Throughout my years at Harvard-Westlake on the girls’ basketball team we have always had the short end of the […]

Wrestlers medal at tournament

Wrestlers medal at tournament

The wrestling team closed out the Santa Ynez Tournament with team captain Calvin Kaleel ‘18 placing eighth in the 132 weight class and Daniel Guerrero ‘20 placing sixth in the 170 weight class today. Kaleel said that going into the tournament, the team’s goal was for everyone to wrestle as hard as they could, which […]

Wrestlers advance to second day of tournament

Wrestlers advance to second day of tournament

Two wrestlers will continue to the second day of the Santa Ynez Tournament after a strong meet Jan. 12. Team captain Calvin Kaleel ’18 advanced in the 132 weight class by winning four matches and losing one and Daniel Guerrero ’20 advanced in the 170 weight class by winning one match and losing one. “I […]