The Indu-sputed truth

Pseudo-intellectual whines until Fake News Media gives her socially acceptable way to bully people. — Failing liberal media gives Indu Pandey a satire column to attract viewers. Sad! Panda will pretend to know what she’s talking about as she embraces bougie intellectualism to hypocritically criticize others. “That’s what the world needs, you know? More leftists […]

Alumni make strides in government roles

With news of nearly daily firings coming from the White House and Congress struggling to pass major legislation, school alumni have experienced mixed success in their own bids for political office. Reelected Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ’88 won his March election by a landslide. Newly minted School Board member Nick Melvoin ’04 won in […]

The Elephant in the Room: Conservative Students Speak As A Minority in a Liberal Environment

The Elephant in the Room: Conservative Students Speak As A Minority in a Liberal Environment

As Patrick’s* ’18 sophomore English class prepared to pack up, he was halted by the sharp words of his teacher in response to a student’s comment about current events: “If you support Trump, get out,” the teacher’s words blared across the room. “I think a lot of people felt restrained in what they could say […]

Sharing posts is not caring

Sharing posts is not caring

Like any diligent junior, I scrolled through Facebook in between homework assignments. Among animal videos and Coachella photo albums, I see articles: “Stand with Standing Rock!,” “What’s wrong with PC culture?” and “Assad murders Syrian children.” While I’m inundated with my friends sharing posts of pressing local and global issues, there seems to be a […]

Eric Garcetti ’88 wins second term as L.A. Mayor

Incumbent Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ’88 won reelection Tuesday in an election marked by low turnout. Garcetti decisively defeated his 10 challengers, earning approximately 81 percent of the vote. Garcetti campaigned on his record as mayor, which included raising the minimum wage and lowering business taxes. Garcetti was endorsed by former President Barack Obama […]

Admissions director weds former mayor

Former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan married Director of Admission Elizabeth Gregory on Feb. 19 after a three-month engagement. Riordan was the 39th Mayor of Los Angeles from 1993 to 2001 and served as Secretary of Education under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He is also a businessman and founder of the Riordan Foundation that was started […]

HWPA to host political roundtable

The Harvard-Westlake Parents’ Association will inform parents about the recent political events and upcoming elections Oct. 13 for the Meeting/Speaker Series. The other three meetings planned this year are scheduled Nov. 10, Feb. 8 and March 8. The October event will be held in Chalmers at the Upper School at 7 p.m., featuring a political discussion regulated […]

Collins brothers speak in support of Clinton at DNC

Collins brothers speak in support of Clinton at DNC

Jason Collins ’97 and Jarron Collins ’97 spoke in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on July 25 in Philadelphia. Jason became the first openly gay professional basketball player in 2013 when he came out in a Sports Illustrated article. He said that he came […]