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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Mittle-man on Campus: Spooktober Special

Sarah Mittleman October 19, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

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Stop conflating female objectification with liberation

Natalie Cosgrove, Assistant News Editor October 16, 2021

Whether it be in Playboy Magazine or sexual education courses, women are often put in the position where they are confused on whether to hyper-sexualize themselves or do the exact opposite. From a young...

Illustration Credit: Caroline Jacoby

Judging classics by their covers

James Hess, Assistant Opinion Editor October 16, 2021

Despite their archaic grammar, complicated prose and out-of-date representation, classic novels continue to find themselves on our curriculum and bookshelves. We spend much of our English courses reading...

Illustration Credit: Alexa Druyanoff

Reconstructing the Honor Board

Georgia Goldberg , Assistant A&E Editor October 15, 2021

Our student government is tasked with the unique role of sitting on the Honor Board. The Honor Board was established to adjudicate academic and social infractions, often through enforcing disciplinary...

From Seaver to Shining Sea

Editorial Board October 15, 2021

In the Sept. 14 California Gubernatorial Recall Election, several members of the senior class cast their first-ever ballots, making their first contribution to a democratic system beyond the borders...

Alliances, Claire-ified

Claire Conner, Assistant Opinion Editor October 15, 2021

French President Emmanuel Macron has never been known to shy away from his own chutzpah. From the moment he stepped under the effulgent glow of the Louvre pyramid to deliver his 2017 election victory speech,...

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Restore women’s right to choose

Daphne Davies, Assistant Opinion Editor October 14, 2021

Six weeks ago, a text message from a classmate broke the news to me: Texas legislators enacted a new law banning most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. More texts and calls lit up my phone screen,...

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The Mittle-man on Campus: Seeking Oscar-Worthy Date for Pivotal High School Experience

Sarah Mittleman, Opinion Editor September 20, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

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It’s a first for everyone: Making up for lost time

James Hess, Assistant Opinion Editor September 1, 2021

As a new ninth grader who came to the school without the friendships and memories usually forged in seventh and eighth grade, I’ve always perceived the upper school campus as a place to make up for lost...

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It’s a first for everyone: Embracing uncertainty

Sarah Mittleman, Opinion Editor September 1, 2021

When students departed for what we expected to be a two-week quarantine, I was a sophomore who had yet to experience a full year at the Upper School. I hadn’t started behind-the-wheel driving lessons,...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

The Mittle-man on Campus: The Best Sequel Ever

Sarah Mittleman, Opinion Editor September 1, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

Embracing Each Other Once Again

Embracing Each Other Once Again

Editorial Board August 28, 2021

In our first issue of Volume 30, published last August, we wrote about missing the "little things" in school that we would normally take for granted. We longed for leisurely walks around campus during...

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