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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Photo Illustration by Spencer Klink '20.

1-800-Postmates: Food Delivery App Usage on Campus

Jeanine Kim May 2, 2019

Every weekend, when Jaya Nayar ’20 sits down to dinner with her family, she sees a spread of food ordered from Postmates. After enjoying a meal filled with a variety of foods from many different restaurants,...

HW ATHLETICS NEW APP: Jason Kelly and The Harvard-Westlake Athletics Department present the brand new HW Athletics app.  The app transforms how fans can follow their favorite teams.

Athletics shifts to mobile

William Seymour December 12, 2018

The Harvard-Westlake athletics department released a new HW Athletics App which will allow members of the community to track their favorite Wolverine players and teams. “What we’re finding is that...

Students do not organize annual school-wide Assassin game, juniors start independent round

Lucas Gelfond May 30, 2018

The school-wide Assassin game will not continue for the first time in six years because no seniors stepped forward to organize it. In the game, students are assigned targets who they “kill” by sneaking...

Students make app for censored teens to express thoughts, stories

Kaitlin Musante April 25, 2018

Huddled around their computer, Ari Sokolov ’19 and Izzy Reiff ’18 smiled at each other and clicked the mouse, officially launching the beta for the Trill Project, a safe, anonymous network for LGBTQ...

Alumnus creates Kickstarter’s most funded app

Sophie Haber September 26, 2017

Breaking the Kickstarter record of most funded apps of all time on Tuesday, Gabe Wyner ’01 raised over $340,000 to fund his new language learning app “Fluent Forever.” The app, based on a book that...

Alum launches social media app

Meera Sastry March 13, 2017

Noah Pompan ’14 recently launched BOOM, a social media platform designed to provide college students information about events on or near their campuses. BOOM delivers news to students about local business...

 With the help of Cinton Grusd ’95, founder of the technology company Wermz, the Chronicle released a new and free app for iPhones. The app, shown in screenshots above, provides easier and quicker access to Chronicle articles, videos and photos. Printed with permission of Wermz

Chronicle releases new iPhone app

Eli Adler May 25, 2016

The Chronicle released its new iPhone app this week. Clinton Grusd ’95, who founded the technology company Wermz, offered to develop the app. Wermz is a technology platform that develops news apps...

Photo by Su Jin Nam/Chronicle

Driven to Drink: Do personal driver apps facilitate teen drinking?

Sophie Cohen May 25, 2016

"Don’t drink and drive," is a maxim drilled into every adolescent mind. So when *Harry Smith ’17 set out for a Friday night house party with friends as the designated driver, he had no intentions of...

Student releases HW Lost and Found app

Student releases HW Lost and Found app

Kate Schrage October 7, 2015

Brandon Lim ’16 released a new app called HW Lost and Found on Sept. 24 to create an efficient way for students to report lost items and have them returned. "I came up with the idea last year when I...

Student leaves to develop app

Jean Sanders October 7, 2015

Daniel Singer ’17 left school in September to take a gap year to work on his new social networking app Bond, which will be released in the app store in October. "Bond connects you to the people you should...

Students use new app to play campus-wide Assassin game

Eshanika Chaudhary May 27, 2015

Gabriel Jenkinson ‘16 was one of the top five competitors in this year’s game of Assassin until his killer snuck past his friends, who were acting as bodyguards, and "shot" him in the back. Although...

Administration bans anonymous polling app

Layla Moghavem April 29, 2015

Due to complaints of bullying, the administration blocked the location-based, anonymous polling app What’s Goodly from the school Wi-Fi network April 16. Students have still been able to access the app...

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