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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

Dr. Emmett G. Price III ’92, the the inaugural Dean of Africana Studies at Berklee College of Music, recalls core memories from his time at the school, including harrowing experiences of racism on campus.

Alumnus and scholar speaks during Community Flex Time webinar

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff February 12, 2022

Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club (BLACC) hosted educator, musician and speaker Dr. Emmett G. Price III ’92 in a webinar honoring Black History Month on Feb. 7. Price, who serves as the inaugural...

Students gather in the Ahmanson Lecture Hall to meet with members of HWSAA remotely.

HWSAA holds Alumni in Entertainment event

Chloe Park February 4, 2022

The Harvard- Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) hosted the event HW4L Campus: Alumni in Entertainment on Monday. Students had the option of attending the event on Zoom or in-person at Ahmanson...

Ben Sherwood ’81 (Assistant News Section Editor Will ’23) spoke to HW Venture about his career path during Conference Time on Thursday. Sherwood is currently the CEO and co-founder of MOJO, a youth sports app meant to make coaching easier for parents.

CEO and co-founder visits HW Venture

Natalie Cosgrove December 7, 2021

HW Venture hosted Founder and Chief Executive Officer of MOJO Benjamin Sherwood ’81 (Will Sherwood '23)to speak with students in the Drama Lab on Dec. 12. According to Sherwood, MOJO is a sports app...

Lieutenant Earle LeMasters ’04 and Captain Colin Weidmann ’08 answer Reverend Anne Gardner’s question about what an average day looks like for a member of the U.S. military. Both said the day-to-day experience is more mundane than most people think.

Veteran alumni discuss paths to military careers

Will Sherwood November 18, 2021

In honor of Veterans Day, the school hosted two alumni to share their military experiences. Reverend Anne Gardner interviewed Captain Colin Weidmann ’08 and Lieutenant Earle LeMasters ’04 in Taper...

Various alumni showcase their work inspired by different endeavors
pursued at the school.

Stardom Young

Allegra Drago, Assistant Features Editor November 18, 2021

Overwhelmed by the chatter of his childhood friend and the cacophony of cicadas, alumnus Nick Lee quietly sat at the breakfast table. Jaw agape, he stared in disbelief at the Instagram notification that...

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 and Leo Saperstein 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...

Westflix hosts first virtual premiere event

Natalie Cosgrove March 27, 2021

Westflix members hosted the first virtual Westflix Film Festival for students in Southern California using the virtual screening platforms BingeWave and Zoom on Friday and Saturday. Golden Globe Award-winning...

DEI Alumni Advisory Council convenes for inaugural meeting

Mimi Landes March 26, 2021

The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Alumni Advisory Council, comprised of volunteer alumni working in conjunction with school administrators from the Office of DEI, hosted its inaugural meeting March...

Students share their experiences during the Q&A portion of the panel.

HW Jewish Family Alliance hosts Jewish student activist panel

Kate Burry March 6, 2021

Members of the Harvard-Westlake Jewish Family Alliance (HWJFA) joined a virtual panel of Pro-Israel college students and listened to their experiences pursuing Jewish activism on campus at 7 pm on March...

Student Alumni Association runs thank-a-thon for alumni donors

Student Alumni Association runs thank-a-thon for alumni donors

Will Sheehy March 2, 2021

The Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) wrote letters to alumni donors as part of a thank-a-thon March 1. Organized by Assistant Director of Alumni Relations Katie Lim ’13, students hand-wrote...

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

Sophia Musante and Mia Feizbakhsh August 26, 2020

As Jack Shane ’19 frantically ran into baseball practice, he felt the judgmental gazes of his teammates upon him. Late from dropping off his girlfriend, he rushed to apologize, only to be met with taunts...

The accounts first post outlined its goals for the initiative. There are currently 28 posts total.

Alumni start ‘blackathw’ Instagram account

Ethan Lachman July 13, 2020

Class of 2019 alumni founded an Instagram account named “blackathw” June 21 to highlight the experiences and injustices Black students and people of color face at the school. The account is one of...

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