A Case for Integrity

A Case for Integrity

On March 12, the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicted over 30 parents across the country, in addition to college coaches and a college counselor, on charges including mail fraud, tax fraud and bribery. This exposition may only be the beginning, as prosecutors indicated that more indictments may follow. Walking into class that Tuesday, talk of […]

Squad hopes record improves in league

Squad hopes record improves in league

Following a 3-1 victory against Cathedral High School on March 14, the Boys’ Volleyball team improved to an overall record of 10-5 and 1-0 in league. The team the started the season off with a four game winning streak, followed by a 6-5 run.  Outside hitter Jasper Richards ’20 said he believes that better communication […]

Don’t Stop Believing: Conspiracy Theories

Don’t Stop Believing: Conspiracy Theories

Abraham Gallardo ’20 may seem crazy, but he swears he isn’t. Standing in an empty Rugby classroom, Gallardo wildly gestured at the chalkboard filled with arrows and names, explaining how it was possible for Hitler to have escaped to Argentina. Gallardo is not the only one who believes in such theories. Conspiracy theories have become […]

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

DEI holds first recruiting event on West Coast

Faculty, staff and administrators from 43 independent institutions gathered together to participate in the first West Coast Diversity Job Fair on Feb. 23. The fair, which was co-hosted with the Brentwood School, gave an opportunity for participants to discuss their experiences working in independent school environments and promote open job positions to potential educators of […]

By the Book: Fitting Teachers’ Expectations

By the Book: Fitting Teachers’ Expectations

Alexa* let out a sigh of disappointment as she trudged out of the English department office with a page of edits in one hand and a laptop in another. After meeting with her teacher about an upcoming writing assignment, she came to a realization that the words on her edited paper were not hers. Dreading […]

Girls’ soccer wins round one of CIF Regional Tournament

Girls’ soccer defeated Carlsbad High School 3-2 in overtime tonight in round one of the CIF Regional Tournament, capping their record off at 18-1-6. The Wolverines’ first two goals came during the second half from midfielder Whitney Elson ’19 and forward Daniela Quintero ’22. The Lancers also scored two goals in the second half, sending […]

Students submit geotags for contest

Students submit geotags for contest

Prefect Council hosted the first-ever all-school geotag design contest from Jan.11 to Jan. 25. Sophomore Prefect Chelsea Cho said the goal of the contest was to enrich campus life and to provide a platform for students to showcase their design talents. Geotags are Snapchat filters that are unique to a location. Creating a new geotag […]

Don’t parade your grades

Don’t parade your grades

Students should remain civil rather than cutthroat following the release of semester grades. Harvard-Westlake is a community that thrives thanks to its academically rigorous environment. After all, our Honor Code, the doctrine establishing Harvard-Westlake’s fundamental values, states that our community is “united by the joyful pursuit of educational excellence.” Although some level of competition is […]

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