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Shake Shack, which is about a 10-minute walk away from campus, opened its new Ventura location in the month of January. There were also a number of renewed discounts, which includes a list of over 10 restaurants in the area.

New discounts feature Shake Shack and Sweet Butter Kitchen

Analeigh Nava, Layout Assistant and Staff Writer February 1, 2024

Prefect Council announced student discounts at Shake Shack and Sweet Butter Kitchen on Jan. 17, with 10% discounts at both restaurants. The two discounts follow 11 other discounts announced in October. The...

Alumni gather to discuss recent school developments

Max Turetzky, Assistant Opinion Editor February 1, 2024

Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) hosted its annual Community Board Meeting in the newly renovated Mudd Library on Jan. 24. The event, which was open to all alumni, highlighted recent...

READY TO REOPEN: Alcove and Ventura Starbucks employees serve guests Nov. 11, the first day back after a three-week long renovation.

Starbucks Coffee renovation ends

Nathan Wang, Assistant News Editor November 15, 2023

The Starbucks location on Ventura and Alcove was temporarily closed for renovations from Oct. 22 to Nov. 11. The renovations, led by PR Construction Inc., featured changes to the store’s bar location,...

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION: On Nov. 8, the L.A. Planning and Land Use Management Committee hearing regarding the school’s River Park athletic facility commenced. The hearing took place at Los Angeles City Hall. Throughout the meeting, any member of the Studio City community was able to give feedback about River Park in the form of short speeches.

LA City Council planning committee approves River Park environmental impact report

Max Turetzky, Assistant Opinion Editor November 15, 2023

The Los Angeles City Council’s Planning and Land Management (PLUM) Committee unanimously approved the school’s proposed River Park project at a public meeting Nov. 7. The project will move to the City...

Save Weddington poster displayed in Studio City as an effort to campaign against River Park.

Rising River Park dissent as approval approaches

William Liu, Assistant Opinion Editor September 21, 2023

Following approval by the Los Angeles City Planning Commission (CPC) on Aug. 24, final approval of the River Park project will be voted on by the Los Angeles (LA) City Council due to an appeal by community...

Van Nuys residents express concern over potential Van Nuys Airport expansion

Nathan Wang May 25, 2023

Communities in the San Fernando Valley have expressed their concern over the possibility of a Van Nuys Airport expansion, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. The Van Nuys Airport, which dedicates...

Studio City Ice Cream Shops

  McConnell's Fine Ice Cream By Sabrina Hamideh McConnell’s is the best ice cream parlor in all of Studio City. From the variety of tasty flavors to the ambiance of the shop and even...

School partners with FoLAR

Max Turetzky February 16, 2023

The school announced a partnership with educational organization Friends of the LA River (FoLAR) in light of the the River Park project Jan. 5. FoLAR will aim to use River Park to educate students across...

RECOGNIZING RIVER PARK’S PARTNERS: The school’s administration hosted an event for River Park’s partners to thank them for their support on Jan. 25. Attendees included the Tatviam Band of Mission Indians, Special Olympics, Angel City Sports and Friends of the LA River.

School holds event to thank community

Alexander Dinh and Olivia So February 8, 2023

The school hosted an event to thank community members  for supporting the River Park project  Jan. 25. Participants spoke with the school’s faculty, administration and prefects about River Park, and...

LAs heavy rain creates mudslides

LA’s heavy rain creates mudslides

Alden Detmer February 8, 2023

Over 20 inches and eight atmospheric rivers of heavy rain across California caused mudslides throughout January, leaving Mulholland Drive between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon Drive closed...

Road work begins on Coldwater

William Liu February 8, 2023

Williams Pipeline Contractors will begin a year of construction to replace an aging pipeline on Coldwater Canyon Drive on Feb. 13. The street will only have one lane open in each direction from Rexford...

Hannah Carbunaru 24 visits a fruit stand at the Studio City Farmers Market, masked up in front of a table of mandarins.

Studio City Farmers Market adapts to Omicron

Iona Lee January 25, 2022

As COVID-19 cases rise to almost 2.5 million cases in total due to the surge of the Omicron variant, the Studio City Farmers Market remains open while enforcing community health guidelines. The Farmers...

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