Film from Photography I class finds new life

By Jacob Goodman Although Alyssa Sherwood’s Photography I class’s film “The Darkroom” was not accepted to the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival, it will be screened at the Salon des Refuses or “exhibition of rejects” on Sept. 20, 21. Thirty-two students animated the film during spare time in class, which will be screened along with […]

Students, alumni sing at Hollywood Bowl

By Enya Huang Eight students and recent graduates performed in the choir at the Hollywood Bowl concert “Ray Charles: Genius + Soul = Jazz,” a tribute to the famed musician who specialized in jazz, pop, and country music on July 11. Liane Capiral ’15, Kyla Rhynes ’14, her sister Karin Rhynes ‘15, Chanell Thomas ’13, […]

Junior helps to make commercial

By Emily Segal As a market research intern for Next Engine, a technology design partner for many of the largest companies in the U.S., Krista Knighton’ 14 spent four to six hours a day researching what types of commercials her “own demographic of young people” responded best to. This informatinon will be used to help […]

Sophomore performs onstage for play in Fringe Festival

By Sara Evall Covi Brannan ’15 took a step toward her dream of professional acting when she performed at the world famous Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland this summer. The play “The Smoking Boy,” written by her mother Jenn Robbins, ran from Aug. 3 to 11. Robbins had been working on the production since 2005 […]

Senior works on farm in Maine

By Aaron Lyons Martin Riu ’13 woke up at 5:30 a.m. There was little light outside, but Riu dragged himself out of bed to feed pigs and chickens, move cows and set up fencing. At 7:30 a.m. he went back to make breakfast. Then he went back outside to continue his work. This was just […]

Students work as summer interns

By Ally White and Michael Sugerman Copying fliers and running errands, transcribing speeches and maintaining websites were some of the tasks assigned to students who volunteered during the summer for mayoral, congressional and the presidential campaigns. Tommy Chen ‘13, Jonathan Loewenberg ‘13, Jacob Pardo ‘14 and Miranda Van Iderstine ‘13 interned on Congressman Howard Berman’s […]

Student Teaches Sailing at UCLA Marina

By Kenneth Schrupp Greg Lehroff ’14 taught sailing to underprivileged children during the summer as a counselor in training at the UCLA marina. He was motivated to join the program by his brother, Nick Lehroff. “Nick made good friends and had a great time so I signed up,” Lehroff said. During his tenure at the […]

Junior creates 3-D pictures of brains

By Jivani Gengatharan Only hours after walking into a neuroscience lab for the first time, Liza Woythaler ’14 was bombarded with new tasks and scientific procedures. Although it took four weeks to immerse herself in the tasks, observing three-dimensional images of the hippocampus of the brain was a worthwhile experience, Woythaler said. Woythaler interned at […]

Senior builds acoustics models for physics lab

By Lauren Sonnenberg When Head Prefect Michael Wagmeister ’13 contacted physics teacher Antonio Nassar looking for a summer internship, he expected data recording, but instead found himself discussing the Higgs Boson discovery with physics grad students and designing a scale model of an experimental cell. Wagmeister worked at a UCLA Physics research lab with Professor […]

Group researches stem cells

By Ana Scuric As Kevin Adler ’13 walks into a lab at the University of Southern California’s Eli and Edythe Blythe Broad Center for Stem Cell Research, he grabs his lab coat and prepares a water bath for the media he will work with that day. Adler spent eight weeks working with aditose derived stem […]

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