20 acts perform in first Coffee House of the year

Musical acts ranging from pop medleys to originally written songs dominated Prefect Council’s Coffee House on Monday, Nov. 12. Students gathered in the lounge to enjoy ice-blended coffees, cookies and their peers’ performances for the first Coffee House of the year. Prefect Council is planning at least three other shows, Head Prefect Michael Wagmeister ’13 […]

Candidate Statement: Max Rothman '14

1. For what position are you running? I am running for Junior Prefect. 2. What makes you feel that you are qualified for the position? Please describe any leadership experiences you’ve had, if applicable. I feel that I am qualified for Junior prefect simply because I believe I am out-going. I am very easy to […]

Iñárritu tells students nt to plan their lives

By Hank Gerba Best known for his films “Amores Perros” and, more recently, “Biutiful”, Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu (Maria Gonzalez ’13) spoke to three sections of Cinema Studies students on Nov. 30. “My story is simple,” Iñárritu said. “I’m not the 8-year-old boy who went to the cinema with his father and dreamed of one day […]

Driving on with a goal in sight

By Emily Khaykin No matter what the band Rascal Flatts says, life is most definitely not a highway. There is no straight path that leads to success, no formula which yields a correct answer. And there is no better place that exemplifies this better than Harvard-Westlake. This year, especially, I have seen so many of […]

Students to sing for cause at the Roxy

By Daniel Rothberg Seven students will participate in a concert June 10 at the Roxy benefiting the Painted Turtle Camp, which works to provide resources for kids with illnesses. The students have been performing under the name of “Theatre Geeks of America,” or TGA. TGA will sing songs from the Broadway shows “Wicked,” “Spring Awakening” […]

Fashion for Action walks down the runway tonight

Fashion for Action, a student organized fashion show, featured music by the band The Transfer, celebrity host and star of “The Hills” Lauren Conrad and a boutique April 11 in Taper Gymnasium. On the runway were 24 student models wearing designers such as Tory Burch and Vera Wang. Proceeds from the event benefited the Council of […]