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

A Whole New World: Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” recasted

Jordan Murray August 28, 2019

Classic Disney movie, "The Little Mermaid," is being remade with the intent to reflect diversity in its cast. As movies begin giving black women a more prominent voice in Hollywood, students comment...

Illustration by Samantha Ko

Spotify-ing Talent

Tammer Bagdasarian May 1, 2019

As his Spotify follower count ticked up by the minute, Graham Berger-Sacks ’20 grew increasingly curious about what was happening. Checking his phone anxiously between classes, possibilities began to...

Illustration by Samantha Ko

U.S. Belong With Me

Sarah Reiff November 15, 2018

After scrolling past what she expected to be just another photo on Taylor Swift’s Instagram, Rebecca Frischling ’19, co-president of La Femme, was struck by a caption commenting on the then-upcoming...

Political State of Mind

Political State of Mind

Jenny Li November 15, 2018

“Son do you know why I’m stopping you for,” music artist and Grammy-winner Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter rapped in his 2004 song “99 Problems”. “Cause I’m young and I’m black and my hat’s...

Illustration by Samantha Ko

Shake-spirit of Equality

Jordan Murray November 15, 2018

The United States midterm elections marked a historical moment for LGBTQ people, with record numbers of LGBTQ candidates taking office. As the government begins to reflect the diversity within the country,...

Gaulke to screen short film at DTLA Film Festival

Sarah Reiff October 20, 2018

Visual arts teacher Cheri Gaulke produced and directed Gloria's Call, a short film that will be screening at the Downtown Film Festival of Los Angeles Film Festival on Oct. 21. The film uses both...

Passion for Fashion

Passion for Fashion

Jordan Murray October 4, 2018

Fashion is not only about beauty and design, but it has a deeper meaning and impact for Bianca Garfinkle ’20, Jakob Adler ’20, and Juliet Colitre ’21. Acting as a means of self-expression, it can...

Illustration by Samantha Ko

ASMR You Satisfied?

Sarah Reiff October 4, 2018

The crunch of an apple. The tapping of a pencil. The whisper that “everything will be okay.” While these sounds are seemingly random, they have one thing in common: they are all a part of one of the...

Deli Hours: Open for Business

Deli Hours: Open for Business

Joanna Im October 4, 2018

Deli Hours unofficially formed at the beginning of their freshman year in 2016 when the original band members, Otis Gordon ‘20, Lauren Juzang ‘20 and Jasper Richards ‘20, met. “[Richards] and I...

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