The reality of the Fanatics

The reality of the Fanatics

As I scrolled through the Instagram explore page, a video of Cassius Stanley captured my attention. But it was not his high-flying dunk or even the catchy background music that drew me in. The post focused on a fan dressed in red, who pretended to pass out as he reacted to Stanley’s dunk. The caption […]

Maintaining our connections

Since the school-wide game of Assassin finished my sophomore year, I could not wait to play again. Being a student seems unimaginable without the relief of Assassin at the end of the year. As the days ticked down, I realized sadly that the game was not going to happen this year. How could such a […]

New Pokémon Go App Is A Summer Trend

New Pokémon Go App Is A Summer Trend

When Assistant to the Head of Upper School Michelle Bracken received a call from her sister-in-law, she was expecting a casual chat about family and friends, she said. Instead, her sister-in-law informed Bracken that her nephew had been robbed at gunpoint while catching Pokemon. Bracken’s nephew had been Pokemon hunting in North Hollywood with a […]

Caught in the web of Reddit and 4chan

Caught in the web of Reddit and 4chan

At the beginning of every math class, Xavier* ’16 opens up his laptop to take notes – at least, until he becomes bored or does not feel the need to pay attention any longer. Then he opens up his web browser and types in a familiar web address:, the self-proclaimed “front page of the […]

Top ranked Mater Dei defeats boys' water polo

By Patrick Ryan The boys’ water polo team fell to the nation’s top team Mater Dei today 14-5. The loss brings the Wolverines record to 4-4 on the season as they head into America’s Finest Tournament in Coronado this coming weekend. The Wolverines were within a goal of Mater Dei at the end of the […]

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 […]

Camille Hooks '11 named Rookie of the Week

  By Luke Holthouse The Collegiate Water Polo Association named Camille Hooks ’11 the Women’s Varsity Southern Division Rookie of the Week on March 1. Hooks scored two goals, assisted on five goals, blocked two shots, drew two ejections and had 15 steals for the Princeton University Tigers. Her contributions helped the Tigers go 5-0 […]

Homecoming brings fans together

On Oct. 23, Harvard-Westlake homecoming brought hundreds of family and fans together to cheer on different teams. Festivities included food, games and entertainment provided by the Fanatics.

Girls' soccer wins CIF title, boys' soccer falls in CIF final

By Austin Block The girls’ soccer team defeated Beckman 2-1 to win the CIF title and the boys’ soccer team fell to JSerra 2-1 in its CIF championship game. Doni Hunter Sallustio ’10 and Haley Boysen ’10 scored first half goals for the girls and AJ Hong ’10 scored the only goal for the boys. Both […]

In his own words:

Q: Were you disappointed with the outcome of the team’s season this year? A: Of course I was disappointed we didn’t make the playoffs, that was our main goal. I felt like I could have produced more in league play and created better opportunities because I did not hit very well in pressure situations this year. […]