Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

Affinity groups spread cultural awareness at third annual Multicultural Fair

To share the various aspects of their cultures with the student body, affinity groups played different genres of music and distributed food at the third annual Multicultural Fair on the quad April 17. “I think the Multicultural Fair is a representation of our mission statement in that it both embraces and celebrates diversity and inclusivity,” […]

Faculty to vote on schedules for 2020

Following the second pair of late-start block schedule days March 11-12, members of the Scheduling Committee have prepared two proposals for altering the current schedule, Head of Upper School Laura Ross said. Academic departments are currently reviewing the proposed changes to the schedule, and the Faculty Academic Committee will vote on the two final proposals […]

Lucy Kim ’19 studies political uprisings in South Korea

In an effort to discover South Korea’s history and learn more about the culture that her family grew up in, Lucy Kim ’19 traveledmet Na Kyung Taek, a famous photographer who risked his life to take photos of the Gwangju Uprising, and interviewed Spokesperson Kim Hyun, who was a major figure for the Democratic Party […]

Junior State of America hosts one-day conference

Junior State of America hosts one-day conference

The Harvard Westlake chapter of Junior State of America hosted a conference on civil rights that gave students the opportunity to participate in a variety of debates and activities Feb. 3. Participants debated topics including the effectiveness of the Women’s March, the pay that prisoners should receive for their work and a fictional debate about […]

JSA members run for regional office

Two members of the Harvard-Westlake Junior State of America club will run for regional office positions within the organization. Lucy Kim ’19 and Eleanor Halloran ’18 declared their candidacy during the Los Angeles Region Winter Congress Feb. 20-21 for Los Angeles Region Senator and Mayor, respectively. Senators represent their region on the JSA State Senate, […]