Junior organizes 24-hour event to stage original plays

The first ever student-run Pop-Up Play Festival, also known as the “24 Hour Play Festival,” will occur in Rugby Theater on March 8 and 9. Over the course of these two days, participants will write, cast, direct and perform in original plays. After festival coordinator and Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Zoe Redlich ’20 met other […]

Industry professionals, students convene at first-ever journalism festival

Industry professionals, students convene at first-ever journalism festival

Students and advisers from schools in the Los Angeles area attended workshops co-led by industry professionals and student volunteers at the school’s first-ever journalism festival, “Through the Looking Glass,” on Feb. 9. Emmy-award winning Peter Hamby, a former CNN reporter and the current host of “Good Luck America” on Snapchat, gave the keynote speech. Former […]

Alumna, author of fiction novel leads workshops for student playwrights

Lindsey Rosin ’03 spoke to students interested in submitting plays to this year’s Playwrights Festival the writing and editing process of plays and the importance of being passionate about one’s work. In order to be eligible to enter the festival, writers were required to come to at least one of the workshops, which were held […]

Film Festival holds renaming contest

The Harvard-Westlake Film Festival is holding a contest for students to submit their ideas to rename the festival in order to give it a more inclusive image. The contest ends Oct. 5, when the faculty and student leaders of the festival will determine the name that they believe best rebrands the event. “Many people both […]

Vietnam Initiative Project video wins award in festival

The Vietnam Initiative Project’s video, “My Aunt Kim,” was named a Short Film Official Selection in the Bayou City Inspirational Film Festival Oct. 3-4. The video also received the Audience Award at the Fifth Annual Awareness Festival Sept. 11-21. The Awareness Festival’s goal is to make as many people conscious of problems in the world […]