The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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

Local restaurants accommodate to COVID-19

Davis Marks August 27, 2021

As cases of the COVID-19 delta variant increase, restaurants near the school have adjusted protocol for customers. Il Tramezzino owner RickWalken said his restaurant persevered despite the challenges...

Tai becomes first woman of color to serve as top United States Trade Negotiator

Fallon Dern April 19, 2021

Katherine Tai was confirmed as the top United States Trade Negotiator with a 98-0 Senate vote March 17. This decision makes her the first Asian American woman and first woman of color to serve this position. Tai,...

Students wearing masks pose in front of a storefront on Sawtelle Boulevard.

ASiA Club speaks with Sawtelle businesses

Charlie Seymour March 15, 2021

Asian Students in Action (ASiA) club members gathered on Sawtelle Boulevard in Japantown to spread awareness to local community members about the recent increase in Asian-targeted hate crimes. Those who...

Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million are needed.

Limited supply of COVID-19 vaccines in Los Angeles County negatively impacts seniors

Tanisha Gunby and Natalie Cosgrove February 17, 2021

Citizens 65 and older in the Los Angeles County district are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination as of Jan. 14. However, only 850,000 vaccine doses were delivered, when more than four million...

Students organize, participate in community volunteer intitatives

Daphne Davies December 12, 2020

In light of Thanksgiving, the upcoming holiday season and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, students and clubs are making an effort to give back to their communities. Some students are adapting and...

Credit: Alexa Druyanoff/Chronicle

COVID-19 cases surge in L.A.

Josh Silbermann December 11, 2020

A recent surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County has led to more restrictions for citizens and local businesses, especially restaurants. The United States leads the world in total cases and deaths,...

Studio City businesses struggle amid pandemic

Liam Razmjoo October 14, 2020

Five months after restaurants reopened for outdoor dining in Los Angeles, the economy is slowly climbing back to where it was before the pandemic. Yet with many shops and offices closed, widespread layoffs...

Smoke produced by several wildfires on the Pacific Coast casts a shadow around the sun in Los Angeles. The fires, most of which started burning in late August, are record-breaking, as they killed over 30 people and burned millions of acres from Oregon to Southern California. Credit: Konnie Duan/Chronicle

Wildfires along the Pacific Coast produce poor air quality, evacuations in Los Angeles

Tessa Augsberger October 14, 2020

Audrey Perkins ’23 watched as a plume of smoke rose out of the Bobcat Fire while at a friend’s house in Pasadena. Before long, a layer of gray smoke blanketed the sky, obscuring the Californian sunshine...

High school volunteers host virtual summer courses for young students

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff and Tanisha Gunby August 29, 2020

In order to break down educational barriers and provide academic support for under-resourced students, some students have expanded their philanthropic organizations.    Founded by Hope Shinderman  ’21...

LA city officials seek to alleviate homelessness

Quincey Dern and Will Sherwood August 28, 2020

Because the COVID-19 pandemic has caused significant economic hardship in Los Angeles, the homeless population has increased by 12.7%, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services. City officials and...

Studio City adapts to COVID-19

Sandra Koretz August 27, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic caused Studio City’s stretch of Ventura Boulevard to transform throughout the summer, as businesses have adapted to stay afloat and provide for others in the community. Granville,...

While Studio City business owners struggle to adapt during the coronavirus pandemic, members of the student body are working to provide their communities with essential needs. Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

Facing coronavirus together

Ethan Lachman June 3, 2020

Having experienced nearly a 90 percent drop in business, Dove Rose does not know how many clients to expect when she opens her computer for virtual wellness sessions.  As a private trainer who began...

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