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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Needle in a Haystack: Anti-Vaccination on Campus

December 12, 2018

A wave of frustration washed over Angela Wheaton (Sirus ’19) when she saw the vaccination policies of her son’s college, forcing him to receive a potentially dangerous injection. “[My older son]...

Don’t Suffer from Sickness

Don’t Suffer from Sickness

Tammer Bagdasarian October 4, 2018

It’s nighttime, and I can feel the virus spread through my body, creeping up my throat and exiting with a weak cough. I know that tomorrow, I will wake up exhausted and sick, and that there is nothing...

Illustration by Nicole Kim/Chronicle

Going Viral: Last month, illness related absences reached an all time high in one of the worst flu seasons to date

Danielle Spitz February 13, 2018

It wasn’t until she couldn’t stand up without getting a headache that Alyse Tran ’18 finally decided she was too sick to come to school. She had endured three days of body aches to avoid missing...

Community Health Officer informs students of flu and cold season

Kaitlin Musante January 16, 2018

Community Health Officer Milo Sini warned students about the upcoming flu and cold season and advised them to stay healthy in an email this morning. The flu is a highly contagious disease that affects...

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