Hudnut, Walch talk about shared memories

In honor of President Thomas Hudnut’s final year at Harvard-Westlake, the school hosted a special event April 13 for 375 parents, alumni, faculty and friends of the school. All of the proceeds from the event went to support the Thomas C. Hudnut Scholar Endowment Fund for financial aid created earlier this year. A cocktail hour […]

What's in a name?

I Googled myself today. I wasn’t feeling particularly narcissistic, nor did I actually expect to find anything new since my last self-Googling, which probably took place about four or five months ago. I guess I did it more out of curiosity than anything else; it almost seems like a normal thing to do in times […]

Iñárritu encourages personal creativity in speech at 10th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival

In a speech to more than 800 people, including high school filmmakers and students from across the country, Oscar-nominated director Alejandro González Iñárritu stressed that filmmaking should be fun, and not motivated by any outside interests, at the 10th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival Friday. “I think it’s one of the most beautiful jobs that anyone can dream to have,” […]

Chinese teacher Zhou will retire, continue scholarship next year

When some people retire, they play golf,  watch television and play with their grandkids. Chinese teacher Qinru Zhou, however, plans to fill his life after teaching with even more scholarly pursuit. “Leaving from the school is just changing track from ‘working with an institute’ to ‘working on one’s own will,’” Zhou said. “Fortunately, I am […]

Moot Court team wins national tournament

The night before the Moot Court team’s national tournament in Durham, N.C., the entire 6-person team huddled together in one hotel room, weeping loudly after hearing that Justin Carr ’14, a close friend to many of them, had died. They did not know whether or not they would be able to compete in their 10-hour […]

Moot Court teams take 1st and 2nd at Duke tournament

For the third time, a Harvard-Westlake team has won the Duke national moot court tournament. The final round pitted one Harvard-Westlake team against another Harvard-Westlake team. Two Harvard-Westlake teams made it to the final round of the  tournament in Durham, North Carolina Feb. 23 and 24. In the eighth and final round of the tournament, […]

Event to be held in Hudnut's honor

In honor of President Thomas Hudnut’s final year at Harvard-Westlake, the school will host a special event for parents of alumni and friends of the school. The event will take place on the middle school campus Saturday, Feb. 23, and will begin at 6 p.m. A dinner in the Marshall Center will kick off the […]