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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Lieberman to continue tradition of male Scene Monkey salutatorians

Sarah Novicoff June 4, 2014

Scene Monkey, actor and lacrosse player Joey Lieberman ’14 will deliver this year’s salutatory address, typically a funny and light-hearted speech, at graduation June 6. "In the letter I wrote to myself...

Student to work, teach, volunteer on 4 continents

Morganne Ramsey June 4, 2014

Instead of traveling to New York this fall to start at Cornell University, Eojin Choi ’14 will travel to Nepal to start her gap year. Choi, who is one of the winners of this year’s Brownstein Fellowship,...

Record number of graduates plan to attend universities abroad next fall

Sarah Novicoff June 4, 2014

A record seven members of the class of 2014 will attend college abroad next year, five in the United Kingdom and two in Canada. The previous record occurred in 2004 and 2005 when five students each year...

Life is Goodo

Jack Goldfisher May 31, 2014

I’ve written quite a few columns over the past couple of years, and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed writing and editing most of them. There have been ones that have been done weeks ahead of our press deadline,...

Six lessons I learned at Harvard-Westlake

Emily Segal May 31, 2014

Of course, I left my senior column to the absolute last minute. I couldn’t decide how to turn my six years of experiences into a 500 word column that hopefully conveys something other than “it was...

Appreciate your full backpack

James Hur May 31, 2014

A few days ago, I emptied my backpack for the first time in three years. A bit too excited I completed my academic obligations, I opened the zipper and allowed everything to crash down from four feet above...

The Werner Thesis: an example

May 31, 2014

It seems like stress is an inevitable side effect of working hard, of setting goals and of succeeding and failing in our efforts to achieve them—a hallmark of being a student at Harvard-Westlake. At...

Why getting the baseball beat was the best deal I made

May 31, 2014

At the beginning of my senior year I made a bid to get the job of covering the football team for The Chronicle. Instead I made a deal with my boss Grant Nussbaum ’14 that I would get to be the beat writer...

Master and Commander: Tales of a Wolverine sports editor

May 31, 2014

It’s fair to say I was a bit of a nerd in middle school. The hardcore sports fanatic and basketball player side of my identity was rivaled heavily by the video game-playing, superhero-obsessed sci-fi...

Maybe I should have gone to Brentwood instead…

Alex McNab May 31, 2014

I almost went to Brentwood. Harvard-Westlake waitlisted me. I guess there was something on my application that made them think I wasn’t up to snuff, wasn’t good enough so that, now, in the week before...

Appreciate the unexpected

Eojin Choi May 31, 2014

During a layover in Hong Kong for a flight from India to Korea one summer, I settled down at a café with a book. After a couple of hours, I checked my ticket. The flight left at 3:45, and it was 4:30....

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