Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Dancers address diversity in ‘Love’ showcase

Students and faculty danced in response to recent global events at the Upper School Dance Concert March 3-5 in the Rugby Auditorium. “In difficult times, we need one another.  This is our way of giving back to our community,” director and Performing Arts Teacher Cyndy Winter said. “Our means is dance, and our goal is […]

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 […]

Finances affect current college decisions

By Alexia Boyarsky and Cathi Choi After spending years studying at Harvard-Westlake, Delilah* ’09 aimed high. Although she had “okay” grades, she applied to an Ivy League school and other reach schools hoping that she would get in. Not even considering the finances, Delilah believed that she would eventually end up at the best school […]

Hilliard wins 500th game with Wolverines

By Jack Davis In defeating Ridgeview High School 70-47, Greg Hilliard not only advanced his Wolverines to the state quarterfinals, but also captured his 500th career victory as head coach of Harvard-Westlake boys’ basketball. In his 24-year Harvard-Westlake career, besides the 500 victories, Hilliard’s teams have produced two NBA players, numerous Division 1 athletes and […]


By Lesley Whitaker June 6 is fast approaching, and somehow I am graduating.  It’s unreal. Most of us have been here six years — a third of our lives. Looking back now, it seems so long ago; sometimes I see a person I haven’t spoken to since an eighth grade English class, and how we’ve […]

Love's Labor's Lost opens with laughter

By Esther Zuckerman “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” one of Shakespeare’s “problem plays,” neither a comedy, nor a tragedy, was performed last weekend. In the play, the King of Navarre (Andrew Pattison ‘07) and his court swear off women for three years, but when a beautiful princess (Ellie Bensinger ’09) and her retinue arrive, their determination is […]