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The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Alumnus appointed to First District Court of Appeals

November 28, 2018

Gabriel Sanchez ’94 was appointed associate justice, Division One of the California First District Court of Appeals Oct. 26 by California Governor Edmund Brown Jr. If confirmed by the California Commission...

Eric Garcetti ’88 wins second term as L.A. Mayor

Anthony Weinraub March 8, 2017

Incumbent Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti '88 won reelection Tuesday in an election marked by low turnout. Garcetti decisively defeated his 10 challengers, earning approximately 81 percent of the vote. Garcetti...

Nick Melvoin '04 is challenging LAUSD school board President Steve Zimmer for the District Four seat. Credit: Noa Schwartz/Chronicle

Alum challenges school board president

Noa Schwartz February 16, 2017

Alum and District Four L.A. Unified School District board candidate Nick Melvoin ’04 aims to lead the charge in implementing necessary change to modernize the LAUSD. Melvoin is in the final month of...

Alumnus designs, prepares to launch new technology website

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski February 13, 2013

Charlie Stigler ’11 created Zaption, a website that allows users to add interactive elements to clips of videos from sites like Youtube. Zaption will be open for public use in the coming weeks.  A user...

Alumnus wins ’20 under 20′ Thiel fellowship

June 4, 2012

By David Lim Charlie Stigler ’11 won the "20 under 20" Thiel Fellowship and will use his $100,000 grant to develop new digital platforms for education over the next two years. Venture capitalist...

Alumnus wins Caltech teaching prize

March 16, 2012

By Eoijin Choi The California Institute of Technology presented professor Paul Asimow ’87 with the Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. Asimow said he felt surprised and gratified...

Alumnus advises students on high-stakes entrepeneurship

March 24, 2011

By Eli Haims and Elana Zeltser Scott Becker ’05, who sold a company he co-founded to Google for $70 million last year, spoke to a nearly packed Rugby Auditorium March 14 at break. Later in the...

Alumnus’ book places on national bestseller list

September 1, 2010

By Vivien Mao "Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.", by Sam Wasson ’99 reached 13 on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover non-fiction books on Aug 13. The book is about the making of the 1961 movie...

Teacher, alumnus perform in play

September 8, 2009

By Michelle Nosratian   English teacher Adam Howard ’93 and former Head of the Performing Arts Department Dan Fishbach ’94 performed side by side in playwright Howard Korder’s...

Alumnus urges integrity

March 19, 2008

As an alumnus of Harvard High School ’91, I was deeply saddened to learn of the cheating scandal. What makes Harvard-Westlake so special is the tremendous pride that students and alumni feel to be...

USC undergraduates elect alumnus student president

May 29, 2007

Sahil Chaudry ’04 was elected President of the Undergraduate Student Government at USC. At Harvard-Westlake, Chaudry represenated his class for five years running. Beginning in eighth grade, he was...

Alumnus plays “Hero” in new NBC drama series

Chronicle Staff October 10, 2006

Masi Oka ’92 is a regular cast member on the new drama series "Heroes." Oka plays Hiro Nakamura, an underachieving Japanese office worker who discovers that he has the ability to bend the space-time...

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