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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

Admiring fun from afar

April 24, 2012

 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...

Honor Code meant to be ‘long-term benefit that will change the nature of the community’

March 15, 2012

By Allison Hamburger With portions of the Honor Code before them, groups of 10th graders in Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra’s Choices and Challenges class face a hypothetical decision:...

Curiosity is no killer

December 14, 2011

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...

Student-run radio station draws increased number of DJs

October 4, 2011

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...

Sokoloff, Liebman to lead 2011-2012 Chronicle

June 9, 2011

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...

Gay-Straight Alliance hosts Pride Day

May 27, 2011

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...

Speakers make us smarter

May 24, 2011

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...

Vox nominated for NSPA Yearbook Pacemaker

March 22, 2011

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...

School receptionist leaves to pursue comic writing

March 22, 2011

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"...

KABC honors sophomre for non-profit organization

September 21, 2010

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...

School provides swine flu vaccine

February 17, 2010

By Allison Hamburger An adopted woman who searched her roots and discovered she has the status equivalent to a princess of a village in Sierra Leone spoke to the Black History Assembly Feb. 16. Accompanied...

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