Cellist applies to music conservatories

By Alex Gura Looking through the application statistics, Devon Breton-Pakozdi’12 turned to the page of a music conservatory and saw one lone name. Most other colleges have at least a half dozen Harvard-Westlake seniors who apply annually, but individual conservatory schools tally only around two or three upper school applicants each fall, Upper School Dean […]

Chronicle and VOX each win 8 CSPA Gold Circles

By Cherish Molezion The 2010-2011 Chronicle and 2010 VOX won 16 total Gold Circles from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. From the Chronicle, Ingrid Chang ’11, Alex Gura ’12, Megan Kawasaki ’12, Joyce Kim ’11, Judd Liebman ’12, Allana Rivera ’13, Daniel Rothberg ’11 and Victor Yoon ’12 won awards. The Chronicle staff won first place […]

Holocaust survivors to share stories

By Alex Gura Three Holocaust survivors will share their stories with students and parents tonight in the I Will Remember: The Righteous Conversations Project seminar in Chalmers at 7 p.m. Students will have a chance to ask survivors about their experiences in a question and answer forum, where noted holocaust expert Michael Barenbaum will join […]

Honor Board, not a court

By Alex Gura For those of us who don’t cheat on tests or regularly skip school, the Honor Board doesn’t play a big part in our lives. True, it is an important part of Harvard-Westlake, but things like the Honor Code and Honor Board don’t come into the minds of people who follow the rules […]

Student speaks at summit

By Alex Gura Sadé Tavangarian ‘11 spoke at the Village School Leadership Summit on Sept. 27 and was honored for being their first senior keynote speaker. Tavangarian, who attended the school through sixth grade, was approached by the head administrator of the school, Sue Slotnick to speak at the conference for parents association committee leaders. […]

Gun Man

By Alex Gura Though Dr. Arthur Tobias may be known as a master potter, a superb teacher, or even a great sketcher, he may be one of the preeminent scholars on a very different topic. With three articles on fraudulent engravings, 12 articles on restoration and a book soon to be finished, Tobias could very […]