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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Documentary to feature Advanced Dance I class

Sabrina de Brito February 13, 2016

Documentary filmmaker Martha Wheelock will be filming Advanced Dance I students this week to include in her latest film, a biopic on the life and influence of women’s suffragist Inez Milholland in the...

Theology professor discusses human capacity

December 16, 2011

By Chelsey Taylor-Vaughn Amir Hussain, Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University and editor of the journal of the American Academy of Religion, discussed religious ethics and Islamic...

GSA Pride Day to include scavenger hunt, fundraiser for Trevor Project

May 24, 2011

By Allison Hamburger The Gay-Straight Alliance’s Pride Day this Friday will include a scavenger hunt, a rainbow dress-up day and a fundraiser for the Trevor Project (a hotline to prevent suicide...

Wheelock organizes tree protests

May 24, 2011

By Jordan Freisleben The Jacaranda tree in the Rugby garden adjacent to the drama lab was cut down on May 7 in order to accommodate a temporary structure for silent study, Head of Campus Operations JD...

12 to depart from faculty

May 24, 2011

By Wendy Chen At least a dozen teachers are being hired to replace those leaving this summer to retire, take other jobs or pursue higher education. Upper school chemistry teachers Christopher Dartt and...

CNN reporter postpones Women’s History Assembly

March 8, 2011

By Rebecca Nussbaum CNN National political correspondent Jessica Yellin ’89 was supposed to speak at the Women’s History Month Assembly on March 7 but was called out on an assignment,...

Wheelock to discuss feminist movement

February 17, 2011

By Megan Kawasaki English, Ethics, and Gender Studies teacher and Upper School Humanities Department Head Martha Wheelock lectured on the feminist movement and its social, intellectual and political influence...

CNN reporter to speak about women’s history

February 15, 2011

By Chloe Lister   CNN National political correspondent and Westlake alumna Jessica Yellin ’89 will speak March 7 at the Women’s History Month Assembly. English and Gender...

Green Cup Challenge encourages students and teachers to reduce electricity usage

Chronicle Staff January 27, 2011

By Lara Sokoloff After reducing Harvard-Westlake’s energy usage by 13 percent during last year’s Green Cup Challenge, the school will enter the competition once again in hopes of...

Alum advocates physician-assisted suicide option

Chronicle Staff December 14, 2010

By Austin Block "I have a terminal condition," ethicist John West ’74 solemnly announced to Martha Wheelock’s seventh period ethics class on Dec. 6. "It’s called life."  West,...

Students aid in beach clean-up

December 17, 2008

By Alec Caso Twenty-three students, two English teachers and Head of Upper School Harry Salamandra and his wife spent Dec. 7 cleaning Dockweiler Beach at the Environmental Club-sponsored beach cleanup....

Teaching classes with ink

February 13, 2008

By Candace Ravan Former flower child Martha Wheelock still feels connected to the music and times of the ’70s. The English and Gender Studies teacher has a flower and vine tattoo on her left thigh,...

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