Advancement Office stops requesting contributions from alumni in college

By Saj Sri-Kumar The school will no longer solicit donations from alumni in college, President Thomas C. Hudnut announced to the senior class on March 6. Chief Advancement Officer Ed Hu said the decision was made because college students usually are not making money, and it was inappropriate to ask for donations when people were […]

27 place in French competition

  By Allana Rivera and Wendy Chen   Twenty-seven upper school students achieved high honors in the National French Contest, a test also known as Le Grand Concours, which over 99,000 students in the United States took this year.  National rankings in each of the five levels were assigned based on the number of mistakes […]

Baseball defeats Loyola in series opener

By Judd Liebman After splitting the Chaminade series, the boys’ baseball team defeated Loyola 6-3 to open its second to last series of the year. Behind Lucas Giolito’s ’12 two-run six innings on 96 pitches, the Wolverines defeated the Mission League opponent to improve to 7-2 in league.  “Like [Head] Coach [Matt] LaCour told us, […]

Not defined by our motto

By Chloe Lister Possunt quia posse videntur. We see these four ancient Latin words, meant to define our school, every day. After all, they are emblazoned across our school emblem, whether we notice them or not. At the start of our Harvard-Westlake careers, we’re told these four words are translated as “they can because they […]

Lacrosse gets new head coach

  By Alex Leichenger Former Loyola lacrosse coach Matt Lewis has accepted an offer to coach lacrosse at Harvard-Westlake, Head of Athletics Audrius Barzdukas said Friday. “Matt Lewis is the man to lead our lacrosse program,” Barzdukas said in a press release. “He knows the game, our community and school. He expects excellence from himself, […]

Cross country looks forward to CIF Meet

By Jack Schwada The girls’ cross country team scraped its way into second place last Tuesday against Flintridge Sacred Heart and Louisville at league finals. The victory pushed the team into third place in the Mission League. The boys’ cross country team took second place in league behind its toughest competitor, Loyola. The girls’ squad’s […]