Korean exchange students visit campus

Two exchange students from Ewha Girls’ High School in South Korea visited the school and attended classes Friday to experience daily life in the United States. Because the exchange students both plan to pursue higher education in South Korea, Photography Editor Caitlin Chung ’20 and her family organized the students’ trip to California for a […]

9-1-None

9-1-None

As Natalie Barnouw ’21 ran through the field, her eyes fixed on the rolling soccer ball, she tripped, tumbled to the ground and felt a sharp pull in her ankle. Distracted by the pain, Barnouw limped across the field and toward the trainers, who she hoped would diagnose her injury. What she thought was a […]

Oscar winning cinematographer speaks about movie

Oscar winning cinematographer speaks about movie

Academy Award winner Robert Elswit discussed his role as the cinematographer of “There Will Be Blood,” an Oscar winning film, to Cinema Studies and Video Art students Jan. 13. Elswit spoke about the process of cinematography and his experience working with director Paul Thomas Anderson on numerous films.  “[Elswit] definitely inspired me by sharing his story on how he […]

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Artist displays work in Feldman-Horn Gallery

The visual arts department invited artist Jenny Yurshansky on campus to serve as the Upper School’s first artist in residence. Yurshansky’s exhibition “Blacklisted: A Planted Allegory” in Feldman-Horn gallery was opened to the community on Friday. The Artist in Residence program invites an artist on campus to exhibit their artwork and teach classes about their […]

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty showcase artwork in Feldman-Horn Gallery

Faculty and staff displayed their art in Feldman-Horn Gallery from Nov. 4 to 20. Students in Video Art II and III also created media art with the theme “Time Over Space” for the first 3D media art showcase, which is being displayed from Dec. 9 to 13. Faculty display artwork to community Visual arts teacher […]

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Handcrafted goods sold at Winter Market

Students sold homemade goods including jewelry, ceramics, glass cups and baked goods at the first-ever Winter Market on the quad throughout the day Dec. 2. Prefect Council hosts inaugural Winter Market Members of Prefect Council organized the Winter Market to increase community engagement by providing opportunities for students on campus to show off their interests, […]

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

SASA organizes Diwali Festival

The South Asian Students’ Alliance (SASA) hosted a Diwali festival after school Friday on the Quad. Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights observed in late October and early November primarily on the Indian subcontinent. Founder and President of SASA Mohona Ganguly ’21 organized the event on campus. “Because Diwali is one of the holidays […]

Photography, video art students attend storytelling trip

Photography and video art students attended a four day HWGo! storytelling trip focused on exploring bodies of water in Southern California. Students were able to visit the Salton Sea and surrounding towns, chaperoned by visual arts teacher Jesse Chehak and visual arts substitute Reb Limerick. According to Limerick, HWGo! trips are planned to raise more […]

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists discuss gender identity

Non-binary activists Jacob Tobia and Tyler Ford discussed their experiences as gender-nonconforming individuals at the first all-school assembly of the year Nov. 6. To begin the assembly, Tobia read a part of their memoir, “Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story,” which touches on their experience of growing up while hiding their identity from society. “When queer people […]

Paid to Play

Paid to Play

Students believe athletic compensation will benefit themselves and their families.   After hearing about the Fair Pay to Play Act, which was passed by the California legislature this October, baseball player and Stanford University recruit Drew Bowser ’20 grew excited about how the new regulations would impact his future. Because the act will go into […]

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