$900 worth of sundaes benefit Girl Up

Ice cream sundaes were sold in the quad Monday to support of Girl Up, a United Nations organization dedicated to providing girls in developing countries basic necessities such as education and healthcare. Each sundae was sold for $5, and the fundraiser raised approximately $900 in total. “I am really pleased with how this year’s fundraiser […]

Senior Cum Laude list published

57 seniors with GPAs in the top 20 percent of their class will be inducted into the Harvard-Westlake chapter of the Cum Laude society May 20. The qualifying seniors are listed below: Kevin Adler Charlie Andrews-Jubelt Michael Aronson Daniel Belgrad Austin Chan Wendy Chen Theodora Davis Paheli Desai-Chowdhry Jordan Elist Solange Etessami Brendan Gallagher Rhett […]

Candy, 'WALL-E' screening to kick off Earth Week Monday

Harvard-Westlake will go green next week when the Environmental Club hosts festivities in honor of Green Week . The club plans to expand on their regular Earth Day celebration where they gave away ice cream and candy to raise awareness for Earth Day. This year they hope that a weeklong celebration will help to get […]

Debater advances to state

A novice debater qualified for the California State Tournament Saturday, March 9. Cameron Cohen ’16 is the first member of the team to advance to the state tournament. Cohen made it through six out of seven elimination rounds at the three-day qualifying tournament. The tournament was held at Narbonne High School in Harbor City, CA. […]

Moot Court teams take 1st and 2nd at Duke tournament

For the third time, a Harvard-Westlake team has won the Duke national moot court tournament. The final round pitted one Harvard-Westlake team against another Harvard-Westlake team. Two Harvard-Westlake teams made it to the final round of the  tournament in Durham, North Carolina Feb. 23 and 24. In the eighth and final round of the tournament, […]

Senior class selects Hudnut Scholarship for class gift

The Class of 2013 will donate to the Thomas C. Hudnut Scholar Endowed Fund for its Senior Class Gift, Director of Student Affairs Jordan Church announced. The fund will provide scholarships for six students every year, one student in each grade, to expand the financial aid program. The Senior Gift Committee led a vote for […]

Library reinstitutes book exchange

The library has reinstituted the “Take a book, leave a book” shelf where students may leave a used book and/or take a book another student has left. The program was popular two years ago but stopped during the construction of the new Mudd Library. The shelf currently has about 10 books but head librarian Shannon […]

Science Bowl selects 10 students to compete

The two teams of five students each that will compete this year at the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power Science Bowl competition have been announced. Science Bowl President Kenneth Kim ’13, Vice President Rhett Gentile ’13 and advisor Nathan Cardin determined these ten students based on “participation, seniority, knowledge level, buzzer speed, accuracy, […]

Editor at The Nation visits Chronicle staff

A history professor at University of California, Irvine, and contributing editor to The Nation magazine shared his contrasting experiences with online and print journalism with the fifth period Chronicle class on Friday. Jon Wiener, who successfully sued the FBI for the release of its files on John Lennon, works as a contributing editor for the […]

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