Letter from the Editors: Better Together

Letter from the Editors: Better Together

BREAKING NEWS. It seems as if the words flash across our phone screens, laptops and television sets every other minute. In this current day and age, often the only constant is the endless stream of new information. And we at The Chronicle want to keep up. As the primary source of school news on campus, […]

Ethics team wins regional competition

Ethics Bowl team members Cameron Cabo ’16, Nathan Lee ’16 and Kathleen Edmiston ’17 won first place at the National High School Ethics Bowl regional qualifying competition Jan. 30. Students prepared to debate the ethical dilemmas of 15 different cases by doing the recommended research and discussing all pertinent moral issues relating to a situation. […]

Team to participate in first Ethics Bowl

Seven members of the Ethics Bowl Club will attend the inaugural Southern California High School Ethics Bowl Dec. 6 at the University of Southern California. The students will be accompanied by English teachers Malina Mamigonian and Charles Berezin. In each round of the bowl, two teams will be given an everyday or historical situation, and […]

Not enough enrollment to fill Ethics, Gender Studies classes

The Ethics and Gender Studies courses will not be offered next year due to a lack of student sign-ups. Only three students signed up for Ethics next year, and two for Gender Studies, English teacher Malina Mamigonian said. Mamigonian, who teaches both classes, said that courses in the Interdisciplinary Studies and Independent Research department contribute […]

Neuroscientist presents research on behavior, brain to Ethics classes

A neuroeconomics postdoctoral scholar from Caltech talked to Ethics students in the Kutler Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Oct. 12 about how brain chemistry affects people’s behavior and introduced what the students said was a different way of looking at morals, Ethics teacher Malina Mamigonian said. Mamigonian said she invited neuroscientist Cendri Hutcherson to speak in […]

After finishing a film on suffrage, Wheelock wants to teach girls abroad

By Austin Block   Martha Wheelock didn’t want to be a teacher. Her father was a teacher, and she did everything possible to do something different. She tried to join the Peace Corps. Then she did social work. She was a psychologist. But she had a realization. “I did all sorts of things because I […]

Chronicle earns All-American status from NSPA

By Judd Liebman Last year’s Chronicle earned All-American status with five Marks of Distinction from the National Scholastic Press Association for the 18th consecutive year. The Chronicle has maintained its All American status for the past 18 years, adviser Kathy Neumeyer said. This contest has been held every year in June since 1912. Open to […]

Can we try to rewrite?

By Dana GlaserAll they had to do was sign their names, indicating the school could charge a dollar to their accounts. What they didn’t know was that the Prefect Council was testing them to see who would pay for their donut, and who would steal one. When I heard this story I thought back to […]