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Nobel Prize winner and UCLA professor Dr. Andrea M. Ghez speaks at flex time
Natalie Cosgrove and Leo Saperstein April 17, 2021

Nobel Prize winner and Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles...

In-person instruction to resume under new guidelines
Will Sherwood April 17, 2021

For the first time in 404 days, students and teachers will be able to return...

Wider Than The Sky poetry festival kicks off April 10
Will Sheehy April 6, 2021

The Wider Than The Sky Poetry Festival, organized by students and faculty, begins...

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Packing in hyperpartisan politics
James Hess March 30, 2021

In his 2017 opening statement to Congress, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch, a...

When students aren’t back in in-person classes, parents have to make a choice between working or quitting their jobs to stay home.
Calling on Californians
Jack Coleman, Guest Editorialist • March 25, 2021
Aboubakr answers questions from his audience of community members during the Q&A portion of the event.
Switching sides: Hussein Aboubakr's journey from future Jihadist to Israeli educator
Ava Fattahi April 15, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Association (HWJFA) hosted a Zoom event with guest speaker Hussein Aboubakr, a political refugee from Egypt and an educator at StandWithUs (SWU), a nonprofit Los Angeles-based Israeli empowerment and education organization...

Tai becomes first woman of color to serve as top United States Trade Negotiator
Fallon Dern April 19, 2021

Katherine Tai was confirmed as the top United States Trade Negotiator with a 98-0 Senate vote March 17. This decision makes her the first Asian...

Nobel Prize winner and UCLA professor Dr. Andrea M. Ghez speaks at flex time
Natalie Cosgrove and Leo Saperstein April 17, 2021

Nobel Prize winner and Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Department of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Andrea M. Ghez (Evan...

In-person instruction to resume under new guidelines
Will Sherwood April 17, 2021

For the first time in 404 days, students and teachers will be able to return to classrooms together for in-person instruction on Monday, April...

Aboubakr answers questions from his audience of community members during the Q&A portion of the event.
Switching sides: Hussein Aboubakr's journey from future Jihadist to Israeli educator
Ava Fattahi April 15, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Association (HWJFA) hosted a Zoom event with guest speaker Hussein Aboubakr, a political refugee from Egypt...

Illustration by Evie De Rubertis
The Name Game
Melody Tang and Alec Rosenthal March 29, 2021

Late in her junior year, Kimberly Wang ’21 arrived at the Upper School to take her SAT Subject Test. She felt extremely nervous, but her stress...

Olivia Rahhal
Secret Life of Pets (in Quarantine)
Natalie Cosgrove March 27, 2021

When Olivia Rahhal ’23 returned to her house after leaving her sheepadoodle puppy home for the first time, she noticed her dog’s overly exaggerated...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff
Shedding the Stigma
Quincey Dern and Amelia Scharff March 26, 2021

Fighting nausea and counting on Advil to alleviate her menstrual cramps, Camryn Williams ’22 trudged to Chalmers for first period. Clutching...

Max Silver
Frozen in Time
Kate Burry March 26, 2021

    Waking up to a bright, snowy landscape on Presidents’ Day, Allison Park ’21 was baking brownies and playing outside with her cousin...