Chronicle hosts Editors Roundtable

Student journalists from six Los Angeles area schools swapped newspapers, exchanged ideas and talked about censorship Saturday at the Chronicle’s third annual Editors Roundtable. Chronicle alum Michael Sugerman ’13 described what it is like to work on a college daily newspaper and to apply for summer interships. Sugerman covers the student government beat for the […]

Council to develop new system for sign-ins

The Technology Council has begun working on an electronic sign-in and sign-out system for attendance. The program will be installed on an iPad at the security kiosk and students will be able to scan their IDs to sign in and sign out, math teacher and Tech Council faculty adviser Jason Fieldman said. The new system […]

Students receive fellowships to travel abroad

Six students will travel abroad this summer as the 2014 Harvard-Westlake Global Fellows, selected by a faculty selection committee. The students will travel to Cameroon, China, Spain, Korea and Mexico. Annelise Colvin ’15 received the Junior Summer Fellowship to travel to Cameroon to continue studying French and volunteer at local orphanages. She applied for the […]

Biographer, director visits class

Film critic, TV producer, studio publicist, college professor, entertainment commentator, author and biographer Nat Segaloff spoke to the Cinema Studies class April 17. He wrote a biography of Arthur Penn, directed the films “Bonnie and Clyde” and “The Chase” and also was the executive producer of “Law and Order.” He spoke about the making of […]

Choi '15, Winshel '15 win Head Prefect election

Albert Choi ’15 and Sarah Winshel ’15 will serve as as Head Prefects for the 2014-2015 school year, Head Prefects and Senior Prefects announced in an email today. Due to a tie between Choi and Matt Beyer ’15, juniors and sophomores voted in a runoff election yesterday, while Winshel was elected in the first round […]

Male Head Prefect to be decided in runoff election

Matt Beyer ’15 and Albert Choi ’15 will vie for the position of male Head Prefect in a runoff election, Prefect Council announced in an email March 20. Juniors and sophomores have until Friday at 2:30 p.m. to cast their votes. Both the male and female Head Prefects will be announced later that Friday. Brian […]

On the red carpet

Two-time Emmy-nominated producer Debra Martin Chase told aspiring filmmakers at the 11th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival to “learn your craft and do it.” She spoke to an audience of over 400 people at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome in Hollywood March 14. “Because of the changes in technology, and the access to distribution via the internet […]

Women empowerment club presents first speaker

Senior Digital Strategist for PMK*BNC Ashley Felts ’02 spoke about the importance of networking, maintaining an online presence and being confident in any endeavor in the digital age at the first La Femme meeting Monday. “The greatest thing you can do is just make a move and not be fearful it’s not the right move. […]