The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

An analysis of Affirmative Action

Lucas Gelfond March 21, 2019

Last year, the Chronicle published an article called “Slipping Through the Safety Net: Students deal with lower acceptance rates at universities.” The matriculation statistics in big text were terrifying,...

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi speaks to students about mental health in an all-school assembly hosted by the Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club in Taper Gym. Credit: Ryan Albert

Kid Cudi addresses mental health stigma

Lucas Gelfond March 4, 2019

Grammy award-winning musical artist Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi spoke about the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community in an all-school assembly hosted by the Black Leadership Awareness...

Senioritis: don’t let it catch you

Senioritis: don’t let it catch you

Lucas Gelfond December 13, 2018

Senioritis, noun. An illness afflicting second semester seniors that renders them incapable of completing their work or engaging in their classes as usual. Our school seems to have a particularly dramatic...

Illustration by Hannah Mittleman

Activities List: Beyond 150 Characters

Lucas Gelfond October 30, 2018

“Reporting activities can help a college better understand your life outside of the classroom,” the Common Application reads. “Your activities may include arts, athletics, clubs, employment, personal...

Chronicle Staff Writer and Layout Assistant Alice He ’21 shuffles through binders inside the newly designed and structured Math department office in Chalmers. Several offices have moved to accomodate the extra space in the math office. Credit: Allie Landecker/Chronicle

Offices in Chalmers redesigned

Lucas Gelfond August 29, 2018

The school completed a remodel of Chalmers Hall over the summer, including the relocation and expansion of several administrative offices and a remodel of the math department office.In addition to its...

Moore says, ‘every day [was] a new experience’

Lucas Gelfond June 1, 2018

Performing arts teacher Christopher Moore will be leaving the school this year to what he describes as "semi-retire" in Ashland, Ore. shortly after graduation. In his 26 years at the school, Moore produced...

Students do not organize annual school-wide Assassin game, juniors start independent round

Lucas Gelfond May 30, 2018

The school-wide Assassin game will not continue for the first time in six years because no seniors stepped forward to organize it. In the game, students are assigned targets who they “kill” by sneaking...

Keon Mazdisnian ’19 runsin the 1600-meter race in the schools first 75-54 win over the Loyola Cubs. Photo Credit: Ryan Kim/Chronicle

Track runners overachieve in historic season

Lucas Gelfond May 30, 2018

Against odds and disadvantages, the track and field team exceeded expectations and dominated in season. The team was notable for breaking school records, qualifying members for CIF and notching third for...

Redefining the route to success

Lucas Gelfond May 2, 2018

No month is complete without an email from Chaplain James Young with the subject, “Recent honor board cases.” I’ll usually take a minute to scan through the cases, often much of the same: a copied...

Tennis players win doubles tournament for first time in 15 years

Lucas Gelfond April 30, 2018

The doubles pairing of Timothy Li ’20 and Sacha Pritzker ’18 emerged victorious at the 2018 Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament Saturday. The victory marks the first time the Wolverines were able to capture...

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