The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Call me by Antoine

Anthony Weinraub June 1, 2018

Believe it or not, I’ve never written a Chronicle opinion piece, despite being the Opinion Editor for our illustrious middle school magazine, The Spectrum, and the writer of the nationally-acclaimed...

Committee visits campus as part of accreditation process, offers suggestions

Anthony Weinraub February 13, 2018

The school received preliminary recommendations from the California Association of Independent Schools and Western Association of Schools and College after representatives visited campus from Jan. 28-31...

The home page of the now-defunct website LAist. The site was shut down after an attempt by staff members of its sister site, Gothamist, to unionize.

Alum’s website shut down after bid to unionize

Anthony Weinraub November 21, 2017

Julia Wick ’07, the then-editor-in-chief of local news website LAist, was finishing her lunch when she noticed an email from billionaire Joe Ricketts in her inbox. Ricketts, the owner of news website...

Tune back in: ignorance often isn’t bliss

Chronicle Staff October 12, 2017

In the past month, there have been a seemingly unprecedented amount of natural disasters, political turmoil and a tragic shooting in Las Vegas. When faced with a flood of information every day, there's...

20 seniors named National Merit Semifinalists

Anthony Weinraub September 13, 2017

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation selected 20 seniors as National Merit Semifinalists Wednesday. Approximately 16,000 students from across the country are picked as semifinalists, with students...

Alumni make strides in government roles

Anthony Weinraub August 30, 2017

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...

Photo Illustration by Kristin Kuwada

Environmental Footprints

Anthony Weinraub May 1, 2017

Last month, Governor Jerry Brown declared an end to the six-year drought that plagued California. At that point, Environmental Club leader Hannah Tuchman ’17 breathed a sign of relief. “I also think...



Anthony Weinraub March 29, 2017

In the school’s production of "West Side Story" last year, Elizabeth Edel ’16, a white student, played the role of Maria, the lead female character, and a Latina. "The hardest part about Maria specifically...

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

Anthony Weinraub March 8, 2017

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...

Alumna hops on Trump Train

Anthony Weinraub February 16, 2017

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...

Bakari Sellers speaks to students at an all-school sssembly Monday. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Bakari Sellers urges students to ‘journey to excellence’

Anthony Weinraub February 13, 2017

CNN political commentator and former South Carolina Representative Bakari Sellers urged students to reflect on the progress made toward racial equality and how to best continue such progress at an all-school...

Alumna expected to join Trump administration

Anthony Weinraub January 23, 2017

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...

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