Board approves budget for 2013-2014 year

New additions to campus and new technological additions to classrooms played little part in the tuition and salary budget recommended by the Finance Committee that the Board of Trustees approved on Dec. 3 for the 2013-2014 school year, Chief Financial Officer Rob Levin said. The tuition increase, which is not yet public, will be published […]

Nation editor emphasizes journalistic integrity in presentation to Chronicle

A history professor at University of California, Irvine, and contributing editor to the Nation magazine shared his contrasting experiences of online and print journalism with the Chronicle staff Nov. 16. Jon Wiener, who successfully sued the FBI for the release of its files on John Lennon’s murder, works as a contributing editor for the Nation, […]

Janowitz earns distinction

The Senior Advancement Administrator for the Office of Advancement will be commended for her hard work at a conference with over 1,000 advancement professionals. Brenda Janowitz was selected by the Council for the Advancement of Supportive Education in conjunction with the National Association of Independent Schools to receive the Support Staff Distinguished Service Award. She […]

Film editor visits video art classes

Eric Myerson ’98 spoke to a Video Art III class last week about his work editing feature films, documentaries and reality television. Myerson was an all-around talented video student at Harvard-Westlake, Visual Arts Chair Cheri Gaulke said. “[He was] a great director, writer, editor and cinematographer,” she said, but Myerson decided to work as an […]

Superstorm Sandy shuts down colleges across the Northeast

“It sounded like the wind was trying to rip the windows out of the wall,” Meghan Hartman’12 said. A freshman at Barnard College, Hartman ’12 had just finished midterms when superstorm Sandy struck the Northeast, wreaking havoc on New York City, the Jersey Shore, homes and college campuses all along the East Coast. Sandy, the […]

Alum co-hosts on HuffPost Live

After the first presidential candidate debate last week, Jacob Soboroff’s ’01 night was just beginning. Alternating between a Twitter feed, a Google Plus video conference, a live guest and clips of each candidate, Soboroff and two other co-hosts broke down the debate, dissecting each candidate’s effectiveness and honesty. Soboroff is a host for the Huffington […]

Alumnus launches political discussion website before election

Austin Sherman ’12 launched his website thepoliticalparty last week after finishing new features such as the “Party,” “The Soapbox,” and “Challenges.” These features improve communication between the website users. When Sherman created the website last year, only the election correlation quiz was ready. The quiz matches up the user’s political views with those of the […]

APES students boat down LA River

Eight AP Environmental Science students kayaked down the Los Angeles River on Sept. 23,   which was declared navigable in 2008. George Wolfe, a political activist, helped deem the river navigable after a vagabond expedition down the river four years ago. Wolfe’s goal was to revitalize the river and make it “a connector between the LA […]

Main gate reopens, pipe construction continues to sporadically block Coldwater

Despite pipeline installation under Coldwater Canyon in front of campus, the main South Entrance will open for the 2012-2013 school year. However, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power flagmen will continue to restrict Coldwater to one lane of traffic between 9 and 3 p.m. In an email to parents, Director of Communications Jill Shaw […]

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