Immigration attorney discusses asylum seekers

Immigration attorney Lori Schoenberg spoke to students about immigration at the United States-Mexico border and the current administration’s policies regarding asylum seekers in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on May 20. Schoenberg, who volunteers with the Harvard-Westlake Immigration Assistance Club, addressed the immigration process and challenges that the system is facing. Schoenberg discussed asylum seekers’ motivations for […]

Faculty explain how they balance parenting and work

Faculty explain how they balance parenting and work

Every Thursday morning, Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church’s wife takes their 4-year-old daughter Elsie and their 20-month-old son Owen to Elsie’s ballet class. Afterward, the three of them go to a doughnut shop nearby where Owen has one spot where he must sit with his favorite doughnut in hand. “Even if there are people […]

Outreach Performers give holiday performances

The Harvard-Westlake Outreach Performers club sang classic holiday songs and recited poetry to children and senior citizens in two performances Dec. 13. The group presented the poem “The Nightmare Before Christmas” by Tim Burton, which became the basis for the 1993 film, to the children at the Ronald McDonald House. They performed “A Child’s Christmas […]

A Balancing Act

An 8 year-old Kenny Lopez ’13 anxiously sat in a room at his doctor’s office, waiting to hear back from his pediatrician. Lopez had been experiencing extreme hunger, weight loss and had been making frequent visits to the restroom for a few weeks before his appointment. “They tested my blood sugar and my doctor said […]