MexiGO!

MexiGO!

Students traveled to San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico as part of the latest HW GO! Digital Storytelling trip, which allows students to share stories of countries recovering from conflict through short films and photography. Staying true to the focus of these trips, students documented the struggles of those who live near the Mexican-American border and […]

Students document struggles and conflict at Mexican-American border

Students traveled to San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico for a joint video art and photography storytelling trip about the struggles and conflict of those who live near the Mexican-American border. Students began by traveling to San Diego before crossing the border where they toured No Man’s Land, the area between the American and Mexican border, […]

Senior showcases biographic

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle Sports Online Editor Connor Reese ’17 created a HW Go!-sponsored film illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather Chu Yohan which he screened Jan. 26. With funds granted by the Asian Initiative Fellowship, Reese spent 10 days in and around Seoul conducting interviews and primary research, followed […]

Student screens HW Go! film

Student screens HW Go! film

After traveling to Korea last summer, Chronicle sports online editor Connor Reese ’17 screened his HW Go!-sponsored film Jan. 26 illustrating the life and achievements of his great-grandfather, Chu Yohan.   With funds granted by the Asian Initiative Fellowship, Reese spent 10 days in and around Seoul conducting interviews and primary research, followed by two […]

Digital Storytellers to travel to D.C. for Inauguration

Photographers and filmmakers will travel to Washington, D.C. Jan. 15-21 for the HW Go! trip to the presidential inauguration. Students on the trip will make projects that try to depict the American political climate in 2017 or that address other important social issues. The trip was announced in September before the results of the presidential […]

Discovery through lenses

Olivia Bautista ’18 stands at the Starfish Impact School in Guatemala and plays a video of her grandmother talking in Spanish about how, when she was 12 and living in Mexico, she could no longer afford to attend school. Tears fill in the eyes of several Guatemalan teenage girls at the school to whom this […]

Students present digital stories in showcase

Students present digital stories in showcase

Students from the HW Go! Vietnam trip displayed their final film and photography projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on May 18. In January, a group of 16 students traveled to Vietnam with Upper School Visual Arts Department Head Cheri Gaulke. Each student selected an aspect of Vietnamese culture or history to study and on which […]

Students view HW Go! films

Student films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Storytelling Adventure were screened yesterday in Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Filmmakers visited the cities of Battamberg, Phnom Penh and Siem Riep and primarily studied the 1975 genocide, but also learned about other aspects of the Cambodian culture by interacting with the native people and visiting historic […]

Students to screen their HW Go! Cambodia films Tuesday

Students will screen films produced during the summer HW Go! Cambodia Digital Story Telling Adventure on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall. Each of the 16 students who went on the trip created a film reflecting the Cambodian history and culture. Students captured the footage for the films during the summer trip and finished […]