Two-Faced: Using apps to ‘auto-tune’ your face

Two-Faced: Using apps to ‘auto-tune’ your face

Gigi* ’15 punches in her iTunes password, charging $3.99 to her father’s credit card so that she can use and abuse the new app which everyone is talking about – Facetune, which is like Auto-tune for your face. The App Store describes Facetune as an opportunity “to look your Hollywood best” in photos taken on […]

Hearts on the Line

Hearts on the Line

Drew Mirman ’15 still remembers the warm August night when she and Addison Abdo ’14 reenacted her favorite scene from “The Notebook” in which Ryan Gosling dances with Rachel McAdams in the middle of the street. “It was such a perfect moment,” Mirman said. “It made me realize that the long-distance relationship is so worth […]

Venturing into the big world

With college applications looming and the unavoidable anxiety to press “send” ending, I can’t help but feel nervous. While being Jewish has never posed a problem for me in the Harvard-Westlake community, anti-semitism is a prevalent issue not only in America as a whole but also in our universities. Last week, within hours of Yom […]

Advancement begins 'Share Your Story'

The Advancement Office launched “Share Your Story,” a forum for alumni, teachers, students and family to submit Harvard-Westlake memories on the school website, April 10. Director of Communications Jill Shaw and Director of Advancement Communications Beth Stokes conceptualized the website as an organic way for the community to not only share but read stories. Stokes […]

Debater advances to state

A novice debater qualified for the California State Tournament Saturday, March 9. Cameron Cohen ’16 is the first member of the team to advance to the state tournament. Cohen made it through six out of seven elimination rounds at the three-day qualifying tournament. The tournament was held at Narbonne High School in Harbor City, CA. […]

New faces on campus: Caroline Miller

After teaching Freshman Composition, Intro to Poetry, and Intro to Literary Studies at the University of Michigan, former professor Caroline Miller will begin this school year as a new Upper School English teacher. “I got an award in my kindergarten English class called ‘The Rip Roaring Reader,’” Miller said. “My grandpa still calls me that.” […]