Babel invites students to submit language pieces

Babel, the Upper School’s foreign language publication, received a record number of Spanish submissions for its annual issue coming out in early May. The magazine publishes essays, recipes, poems, short stories, song lyrics and photos to publicize different languages on campus. “Babel helps give people a broader perspective of how many different cultures are represented […]

Babel invites students to submit their work

“Babel,” the Upper School’s foreign language magazine, is open to submissions for this year’s publication. The magazine is accepting all types of works in foreign languages, including essays, poems, reviews and artwork. The works can be in languages offered as classes at the school as well as those not offered. The pieces submitted in languages […]

Babel urges students to submit work

To spread literary art in different languages on campus, Babel, the Upper School’s foreign language magazine is officially accepting submissions for this year’s publication. Submissions include poems, short stories, recipes, essays and photos. “I think that [submitting to babel] gives you an opportunity to expand your ability to speak a language that you really get,” […]

Annual issue of Babel published, distributed

The World Language Department distributed this year’s issue of “Babel” at the National Language Honors Society Assembly May 17. “Babel” featured poems, stories, recipes, drawings and photos from a total of 62 submissions. Submissions were in languages from across the globe, including Chinese, Spanish, French, Latin, Arabic and Korean. Students submitted and edited all works. […]

Babel to be released within the month

Student volunteers will publish the school’s world language magazine “Babel” within the next month. The magazine saw a marked increase in submissions this year and has been in production this month. “I submitted to Babel because I thought it would be fun to do a piece of writing in a different language that didn’t have […]

Students submit works to language magazine

Student-run foreign language and culture magazine Babel received more than 65 submissions for this year’s issue. Students had the opportunity to submit photography, poems, short stories, articles and artwork that are relevant to any culture or people in the world. The deadline to submit work was Feb. 28. Selected submissions will be edited by a […]

Magazine begins to accept submissions

Babel, Harvard-Westlake’s foreign language magazine, is now accepting submissions for its upcoming issue. Students are encouraged to submit stories, articles, reviews, poems and essays to the publication by Feb. 28, which can be written in any foreign language. Submitting to the magazine earns students extra credit in their language classes, even if it is not […]

World Language Honors Society inducts new members

Students were inducted into the World Languages Honor Society for their achievements in studying Chinese, French, Latin and Spanish May 19 in Rugby Auditorium. Following the reception, students and parents were invited to an outdoor reception. In addition to the induction, teachers in each language named the recipient of the outstanding senior award. Xenia Viragh ’15 […]

Babel submissions increase with new incentives

The newly renamed world languages magazine Babel has received 50 student submissions, an increase due to a new extra credit opportunity offered by the World Language department. Babel Editor Lucas Gelfen ’15 believes that students were encouraged to submit to the magazine to receive extra credit in their language classes. “I submitted it because I […]

Foreign Outlook changes name to Babel

Babel will be the new name of the world languages magazine, formerly known as Foreign Outlook. “‘Foreign’ had a negative connotation, especially now that we are not the foreign language department anymore,” Babel adviser and world language teacher Amandine Nelaton said. “We are the world languages department.” “Foreign Outlook has been used for quite a […]