Speaking out: BLACC to host youth activism event

The Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club aims to spark forward-thinking discussions on the current political climate and encourage students to take action at a conference Jan 15. The conference aims to provide a forum for attendees to discuss how the shift in national politics affects students and to consider ways to take action. BLACC […]

Pundit Hugh Hewitt discusses ‘The Happiest Life’

Pundit Hugh Hewitt discusses ‘The Happiest Life’

The first guest speaker to voice conservative political viewpoints on campus, Emmy Award-winning radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, discussed his book, “The Happiest Life” at an all school assembly Monday. Assistant to the Head of School Michelle Bracken said that she was initially apprehensive regarding Hewitt’s presentation, but was pleasantly surprised by his ability […]

Kissing Trump goodbye: alumni launch anti-Trump cosmetics line

Ken Grodin ’13 has transformed makeup application into an act of defiance. Reacting to President Donald Trump’s plans to defund Planned Parenthood and other women’s health resources, the alum founded his cosmetics company the night of the president’s inauguration. The company, dubbed Lipslut, sells lipstick in the shade “F*** Trump” to raise awareness and funds […]

Alumna hops on Trump Train

Julia Hahn ’09 has joined the Trump administration as a Special Assistant to the President after leaving her previous job as a Breitbart News reporter Jan. 24. Hahn works directly under President Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon, her former boss at Breitbart News. “Steve is a fearless voice for people who have been made […]

Fighting hate with empathy

A few months ago, back when many still deemed a Trump presidency impossible, I was sitting on the quad when I heard a friend ask a question that has stuck with me to this day: “If Trump becomes president, will I be affected?” The question wasn’t how would Trump affect our country or the world, […]

Alumna expected to join Trump administration

Julia Hahn ’09, a writer at Breitbart News, is rumored to join the administration of President Donald Trump, Politico reported yesterday. Hahn is expected to be appointed Special Assistant to the President. News surrounding Breitbart News, a right-wing website whose critics contend is a hate site, has increased since Executive Chairman Stephen Bannon was selected as Trump’s senior counselor […]

Students, faculty join protest at Women’s March

Students, faculty join protest at Women’s March

Students and faculty participated in the Women’s March of Los Angeles Jan. 21 alongside an estimated 750,000 other protesters. Cami Katz ’19 was the Chair of the Women’s March Teen Outreach Committee. Prior to the event, she reached out to Harvard-Westlake students and other high schoolers across the city. Her mom, Deena Katz, was a co […]