Students advocate for voter participation in Georgia

Students advocate for voter participation in Georgia

Members of the senior class are organizing fellow students to increase voter turnout in Georgia in time for the state’s Senate runoff. Allegra Saltzman ’21 is leading Instagram outreach to high school students in Georgia through the nonprofit organization When We All Vote, while Matthew Lee ’21 is spearheading a postcard-writing campaign through a civic […]

Model UN attends UCLA United Nations conference

22 members of the Model United Nations club participated in the UCLA United Nations conference Nov. 16 to 17. Students represented Japan and the United Kingdom and separated into committees to debate topics ranging from malnutrition to the use of technology in aiding humanitarian crises. Each participant wrote and presented a paper stating their country’s […]

Seniors earn honors in national science contest

By Matthew Lee   The Siemens Foundation named Ian Cinnamon ’10 and Andrew Wang ’10 semifinalists of the Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology. Semifinalist is the highest award given to students who submit research. Cinnamon submitted an experiment that analyzed stereoscopic vision, which is the study of how humans perceive what they see. […]

Delivering dinner for dough

By Matthew Lee Jono Wachter’s ’11 cell phone rings as he drove on San Vicente Boulevard. The caller, a friend of his mother, wants one chicken sandini and a large cheese pizza from Patty’s Pizza in Santa Monica. Wachter repeats the order while his partner, Chris Blackwell writes down the order in his notebook. Within […]

Students host 'Night at the Roxy' to help children with rare diseases

By Matthew Lee Five sophomores and juniors raised about $25,000 at a charity event benefitting Madison’s Foundation, which connects parents of children with rare diseases. The event, “Night at the Roxy,” included performances by celebrity musicians Shwayze and Super Mash Bros and was held at the Roxy in West Hollywood March 28. Jackson Foster ’11, […]

Jazz Festival

By Matthew Lee The smooth comping of the guitar and piano enhanced the aura of the auditorium. As the tenor saxophone bellowed over the rhythmic unison of the bass and drums, the energy of audience at the Fourth Annual Harvard-Westlake Jazz festival increased until the audience members were not only bobbing their heads in appreciation […]