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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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Choirs sing in winter concert

Averie Perrin and Kriste An December 22, 2021

The Upper School Performing Arts Department hosted its 2021 Winter Choral Concert, featuring performances from Bel Canto, Wolverine Chorus, Chamber Singers and Jazz Singers, in Rugby Auditorium on Dec....

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Short film exhibition opens on campus

Becca Berlin December 22, 2021

Video Art II students present 30 surrealist short films during an impromptu gallery exhibition in Feldman Horn Gallery on Dec. 14. The event, open through Dec. 17, features back-to-back screenings of the...

Dancers present showcase

Ella Yadegar December 22, 2021

Advanced Dance I students performed student-choreographed dance routines in the 2021 Winter Dance Showcase on Dec. 9. The first of the two performance groups opened the showcase by dancing to “Save...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

“Unforgettable”: Virgil Abloh’s Impact

Mimi Landes and Vasilia Yordanova December 16, 2021

As she opened Instagram on a gloomy Sunday morning, Ally White ’22 stumbled across a post from designer brand Louis Vuitton captioned, “Rest In Peace V.” She scrolled through dozens of comments from...

New Romantics

New Romantics

Georgia Goldberg, Assistant A&E Editor December 16, 2021

Scrolling through the ‘New & Popular’ section on Netflix, Samuel Hines ’24 said he stumbled upon “Single All the Way,” a new holiday romantic comedy about a biracial gay couple. Looking at...

Rockin Around

Rockin’ Around

December 16, 2021

“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” By Barenaked Ladies “This song is a modern, yet grounded approach to a timeless classic. It’s full of beautiful harmonies and vocal techniques. It has a wonderful...

Defining Art

Defining Art

Jina Jeon December 15, 2021

Busy at work on her next collage, Lena Bagley ’22 cut out grayscale photographs and pasted them onto her canvas. Paintbrushes dried in the sink, the room smelled of acrylic paint and linoleum block prints...

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

Ella Yadegar November 18, 2021

When my grandparents immigrated to the United States just before the Iranian Revolution of 1979 , they had never experienced an American holiday. As a result, the food at my family’s first Thanksgiving...

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

Fallon Dern November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, as my mom and I both have birthdays that fall during the week we don’t have work or school. Don't get me wrong, that doesn't mean I like sharing my birthday...

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

Allegra Drago November 18, 2021

Whoever said too many cooks in the kitchen was a bad thing has never been to my house on Thanksgiving. Coming from an Italian family, holidays that revolve around food are made better the more cooks there...

Illustration by Sydney Fener

Coffeehouse Continues

Becca Berlin November 18, 2021

Prefect Council hosted the first Coffeehouse of the year Nov. 15 in Chalmers after school. Featuring student performances in music, poetry and dance, the event marks the return of on-campus Coffeehouses...

Illustration by Sydney Fener

Chorus In The Forest

Vasilia Yordanova November 18, 2021

The Upper School choir program left for an overnight retreat in the San Bernardino Mountains on Nov. 13. Chamber Singers, Bel Canto and Jazz Singers stayed at the Alpine Meadows Retreat Center. All...

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