Admiring fun from afar

 By Allison Hamburger I will probably never go to Coachella. As I settled for watching some of my favorite artists perform at the festival via YouTube’s live broadcast two weekends ago, this sad realization sunk in. My college kid-sized budget and schedule will probably not allow me to attend any time soon, and there’s no […]

Curiosity is no killer

By Allison Hamburger A few weeks ago, I lost my pencil case. (Fascinating, I know. Bear with me.) After searching places I had potentially left it, it occurred to me to check Lost and Found, but I had no clue where it is located. So I asked. And I soon realized how foreign the situation […]

Student-run radio station draws increased number of DJs

By Allison Hamburger More than 30 students will DJ this year for student-run radio station KHWS, which premiered on Oct. 3 with three one-hour sets. The online station has added two additional nights this year, broadcasting Sunday through Thursday evenings from 5 until midnight. The founders, Jamie Feiler ’12, Jackson Hudgins ’12, Nora Kroopf ’12 […]

Sokoloff, Liebman to lead 2011-2012 Chronicle

Lara Sokoloff ’12 and Judd Liebman ’12 will serve as editors-in-chief of the 2011-2012 Chronicle, Chronicle adviser Kathy Neumeyer announced Thursday. Eli Haims ’12 and Austin Lee ’12 will be the first editors in chief of the Chronicle Online and will also serve as managing editors of the print version of the Chronicle, along with […]

Gay-Straight Alliance hosts Pride Day

By Allison Hamburger The quad was covered with messages in chalk about love and gay rights on May 27, an element of the Gay-Straight Alliance’s Pride Day. The club also hosted a scavenger hunt around campus and provided face paint in the quad.   Chalk messages, including “Love is Love” and “Born this way,” were […]

Speakers make us smarter

By Allison Hamburger When I hear that we have a guest speaker, my first instinct, like many of my classmates, is to groan. A foreign schedule, a prolonged day and uncomfortable plastic chairs just don’t seem to add up to a pleasant experience. Yet my first instinct is odd, as it usually proves false. I […]

Vox nominated for NSPA Yearbook Pacemaker

By Allison Hamburger Vox Populi was named a finalist for the 2010 National Scholastic Press Association Yearbook Pacemaker Award, the most prestigious high school journalism award. The editors of the 2010 yearbook were Julia Cambre ’10 and Olivia Van Iderstine ’10. Pacemaker winners will be announced April 17 at the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press […]

School receptionist leaves to pursue comic writing

By Allison Hamburger Former receptionist Susan Damon departed from her position March 15 to pursue her interest in comic book writing. She said she is now the assistant of a “prominent comic book writer” and is helping him with his new book. “I started a blog last November, and it just sort of took off,” […]

KABC honors sophomre for non-profit organization

By Allison Hamburger   Jordan Elist ’13 was featured as a KABC Cool Kid for his non-profit organization “Save a Bottle, Save a Life” on Aug. 26. The organization, which he founded last year, donates food to the Jewish Family Services Food Bank bought with money raised from recycling bottles and cans. Elist has collected […]