The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Saba Nia October 4, 2018

In 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of University of California v. Bakke that using race as a part of the admission decisions was conditional but that strict racial quotas violated the 14th Amendment. In...

Illustration by Anna Gong

Positive Affirmation: Affirmative Action in College Admissions

Nicole Kim March 30, 2017

After her PSAT, Nicole Bahar ’18 marched directly to her dean’s office and burst through the door, not stopping to talk to friends or send a brief text to her parents letting them know she had finished....

Race to the top

Zoe Dutton February 12, 2014

The first thing Avery* ’13 did after finding out that she had been accepted to college was buy a school sweatshirt. A week later, it was buried under a pile of laundry and dirty socks in her closet. “I...

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