Community Council ends can drive with Dippin' Dots

Community Council brought a Dippin’ Dots truck to the quad today to reward students from dean Sharon Cuseo’s group for bringing the most cans to a canned food drive held this past week. Community Council had announced that the food drive would be a competition between dean groups in an email Nov. 12. Free Dippin’ […]

Seniors choose Scene Monkey salutatorian

By Derek Schlom Jon Haile ’09, a Scene Monkey and Harvard-Westlake Film Festival co-chair, was voted salutatorian by the senior class in class meetings April 16, Dean Sharon Cuseo said Monday. Haile will speak to fellow classmates, faculty and guests at the graduation ceremony June 5. The salutatorian typically delivers a humorous address. He was […]

Online college message boards comfort, concern applicants

By Lucy Jackson When Danelle* ’09 applied early to the University of Pennsylvania, she checked College Confidential’s online discussion boards every day. She read over other applicants’ posts, hoping to get a glimpse at the competition. That knowledge of her rivals’ 2400s and 4.7 GPAs, though, only made her more anxious, she said. But she […]

Applying for two

By Sophie Mancall-Bitel At the quintessentially ivy-covered South Philadelphia campus of the University of Pennsylvania, there are about 60 Harvard-Westlake alums pursuing higher education. Of the 60, at least two are wandering from class-to-class holding hands. Although Carolyna DeLaurentiis ’06 and Steven Lundy ’06 chose to apply to the university separately, they had been dating […]