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

Career Day to move to Upper School May 13

Sarah Novicoff May 6, 2014

Juniors and sophomores will have the opportunity to hear from 33 alumni and two current parents during third, fourth and fifth periods at the Upper School May 13 in a major revamp of Career Day. In the...

Squad captures 3OT win

Mila Barzdukas April 30, 2014

 The Wolverines’ non-league season concluded Saturday in a 10-9 win against St. Margaret’s Episcopal. The last time the team faced the Tartans was last year’s 15-8 CIF finals loss, so the win was...

Wolverines prepare for postseason run following Arcadia Invitational

Tyler Graham April 30, 2014

As the postseason approaches, the track and field team is making its final tune-ups and preparations necessary for success. The team is coming off of a dominating performance at the Brentwood Invitational...

Slattery, Cuseo can’t quite seem to ‘Let it Go’

Jack Goldfisher April 30, 2014

"You have a stuffed Olaf?" upper school dean Sharon Cuseo questioned fellow dean Beth Slattery with a hint of envy beneath her curiosity. "Where did you even find one of those?" she added. "They’re sold...

Rebounds to Receptions

Tyler Graham April 30, 2014

For eight years, Erik Swoope ’10 devoted week after week to becoming fluent in the language of basketball. Swoope studied up to perfect his game on both ends of the hardwood day-in and day-out. But starting...

Baseball heats up as playoffs approach

April 30, 2014

The Wolverines travelled more than 400 miles to Horizon High School in Scottsdale, Arizona before they lost their first game. This loss to Horizon started a nine-game stretch from March 24 to April 14...

Award-winning biographer urges students to discover their passions

Jack Goldfisher April 30, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer A. Scott Berg implored students to follow their academic passions and act upon the knowledge they gain from these pursuits in an upper school assembly April 28. The author,...

Take a stand against rape culture

Julia Aizuss April 30, 2014

When I first saw miniature pairs of jeans cut out from denim dangling from the second story of the Munger Science Center, I did a double take. Then I remembered Denim Day. When I walked further into campus...

96 percent value academics, but only 55 percent enjoy classes, study finds

Noa Yadidi April 30, 2014

Although almost all upper school students find their academics valuable, only half find them enjoyable and only a slight majority of students are satisfied and not distressed, according to the workload...

2 teachers win India Fellowship

Elizabeth Madden April 30, 2014

Two members of the faculty have been awarded the India Exploration and Immersion Faculty Fellowship sponsored by the Cultural Heritage and Arts of India Club and the Gunter-Gross Asia Initiative. Visual...

Uber Dangerous

Zoe Dutton April 30, 2014

Mothers always say never to get in a stranger’s car, but that’s exactly what many students are doing. According to a Chronicle poll of 508 students, 63 percent of upper school students have used Uber...

New library batteries to fix service problem

Benjamin Most April 30, 2014

New internal batteries have been ordered for every laptop in the library due to wireless settings issues. A computer services investigation revealed that the frequent removal of the main batteries from...

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