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    Guest Speaker Jeffrey Abrams presents at webinar combatting antisemitism

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    HWPA hosts Halloween Senior Appreciation event

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    Remembering Jameson McMullen ’19

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Waze Around It

Waze Around It

Carly Berger March 18, 2015

Rachel Persky ’15 rushes out the door and into her car to drive to her friend’s beach house, pulling up the navigation app Waze on her iPhone. She is running 10 minutes late and is stressed that she...

Kiss & Tell

Kiss & Tell

Carly Berger February 13, 2015

She slipped away from her cabin and rushed down to the beach dunes at her sleep-away camp where Jack, her camp boyfriend, was waiting for her. He gently kissed her nervous lips, his braces touching her...

High Stakes: Closing In

Carly Berger January 14, 2015

Seniors learn the outcomes after submitting their Early Action and Early Decision applications. While some students’ futures are set, other students’ are still up in the air. The All-Around: Walter*...

Under Control

Carly Berger November 19, 2014

Jane* hears her phone alarm ring while sitting with a friend at her house. She grabs it and reads the alert on the screen: "You know what this is," then jets into the bathroom. She takes out the circular...

Growing up with Taylor Swift

Carly Berger November 19, 2014

Oct. 27 marked the beginning of a new era in my life, the start of my transition away from Harvard-Westlake into, well, the real world. No, I didn’t submit my application to college or receive an acceptance...

High Stakes: ‘Hitting Submit’

Carly Berger November 19, 2014

The Athlete: Summer* chose to apply Early Decision to Oberlin College and hit send on the Common Application last week. "It is not at all a Division I track school, or a sports-oriented school whatsoever,...

Prada veep tells La Femme about her job

Carly Berger October 27, 2014

Celine Khavarani ’95, a vice president of the Italian fashion house Prada, told members of the La Femme club Monday about her career in fashion, and her belief in the importance of surrounding herself...

Gone in a Flash

Carly Berger October 14, 2014

Julia Safir ’15 cut out golden tattoos from a sheet. She took off the clear plastic cover on top of the design and placed it face down on her arm. Safir put a wet cloth over the design and held it there...

Geological survey begins on land for garage

Carly Berger September 29, 2014

Geotechnical engineers began conducting new borings on Harvard-Westlake’s property on the west side of Coldwater Canyon Monday. The school has been working to complete its environmental review to build...

Highstakes: Finalizing the college process

Carly Berger September 4, 2014

Each year the Chronicle follows the paths of four seniors through their college processes. Their identities are kept anonymous until the final issue. The Artist: Blair* spent a month in Dublin, Ireland...

Hair today, gone tomorrow

Carly Berger May 28, 2014

Two days after tearing her skin off with Sally Hansen’s Wax Strips, Kristen Gourrier ’16 was in the emergency room with a third-degree chemical burn. Gourrier’s friend had placed a waxing strip made...

2 new deans to replace Bird, Silberman next year

Carly Berger May 28, 2014

Jamie Chan and Kyle Graham will join the deans office next year, replacing deans Mike Bird and Pete Silberman, Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas announced to their counselees in emails. Chan is coming...

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