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Jason Thompson '22 sits for observation with pharmacist Tiffany Farshi after receiving a dose of the Moderna vaccine at the vaccine clinic.

School holds COVID-19 vaccine clinic on campus

Natasha Speiss April 21, 2021

The school hosted a two-hour COVID-19 vaccine clinic with local pharmacy partner Elements Pharmacy for students older than 18 April 20. The clinic administered the Moderna vaccine and gave out spots on...

Newly-elected Head Prefect Jade Stanford '22 gives her runoff speech in front of the Ted Slavin field.

History-making Head Prefects elected for 2021-2022 school year

Jade Stanford ’22 and Chronicle Assistant Features Editor Quincey Dern ’22 were voted as Head Prefects for the 2021-2022 school year, announced in an email sent to students April 20. This marks the...

Members of the Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) listen to Ray Kim, Alyse Gellis and Sam deCastro Abeger speak about their experiences in the entertainment industry.

Alumni in entertainment share stories about their careers at HWSAA panel

Fallon Dern April 20, 2021

The Harvard Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) hosted an event for students to learn about the entertainment industry through a panel of alumni April 16. HWSAA leaders Mia Shelton '21 and Chelsea...

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...

Wilson Federman ’24 sorts through piles of shoes donated from local students.

Soles4Good collects shoes from students to send to El Salvador

Natasha Speiss March 30, 2021

Soles4Good, an organization founded by Amaan Furniturewala '21 and Alec Katz '19 in 2017 that helps women in developing countries start businesses selling used shoes, sorted through over 4,200 shoes March...

HW Venture Head of Speaker Events Sophia Rascoff '23 and advisor Rob Levin present announcements to the event participants before the presentations of the Student Startup Roundtable began March 24.

Venture students present at Student Startup Roundtable

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff March 28, 2021

HW Venture hosted the fifth annual Student Startup Roundtable to feature alumni in business and allow students to present their startup companies to their peers March 24. The event began with announcements...

Students and community members recognize women in STEM, entertainment, athletics and more during Women's History Month  every March

School community celebrates the achievements of women during Women’s History Month

Tanisha Gunby March 28, 2021

Every year, Women's History Month is celebrated in March to recognize women's accomplishments throughout American history. EMPOWER Club co-president Maddie Boudov '21 said women have not been fairly represented...

The construction at Sportsmen's Lodge Hotel located on the intersection of Coldwater Boulevard and Ventura Boulevard continues.

Construction at Sportsmen’s Lodge Hotel moves ahead

Ava Fattahi March 28, 2021

The centuries-old Studio City gathering place known as Sportsmen's Lodge is currently in the process of a $100 million renovation to become an outdoor mall with locally-based chain restaurants and name-brand...

Rabbi Brous speaks in a discussion moderated by Community Council members (left-right) Jonathan Cosgrove '21 and Mia Shelton '21

Rabbi Sharon Brous speaks on faith-based activism

Claire Conner and James Hess March 27, 2021

Rabbi Sharon Brous, the founder of the Jewish congregation IKAR, discussed the importance of faith and activism to students during Community Flex Time Tuesday, March 23. Brous spoke about the history...

After not seeing each other in person for a few weeks, Wolfy and Walter reunite on campus when they are placed in the same cohort.

Comic-Chron No. 3

Sophia Evans March 26, 2021

Comic-Chron is a new series by The Chronicle. Every issue, we publish a comic illustrating important news updates and interesting stories. This issue, Comic-Chron emphasizes the long-awaited return to...

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