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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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  gives his I Have a Dream speech to sign-bearing protesters at the March on Washington.

Marching Forward

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff January 19, 2022

Voicing their demands as they strode across the National Mall, roughly 250,000 people raised signs to protest racial discrimination and lobby for civil rights legislation on August 28, 1963. Attendees...

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

Policing Police Halloween Costumes

Alec Rosenthal, Features Editor November 19, 2021

Desperate for a last-minute Halloween costume, I rushed through the Spirit Halloween near my house. I sorted through cheesy inflatable bodysuits and cheap horror movie makeup before stumbling into a wall...

Ella Watkins 22 and Olivia Sparks 22 gaze upward during their Junior Fellowship at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.

Junior Fellowship: Ella Watkins and Olivia Sparks

Natasha Speiss and Ella Yadegar September 9, 2021

The Kutler Center Junior Fellowship Program selected Ella Watkins ’22 and Olivia Sparks ’22 for their project "Shades of Brown: A Visual & Written Portfolio Capturing the Black Experience in America...

Head of Upper School Beth Slattery shares her reaction to the release of the Chauvin verdict as other participants listen.

Deans and counselors host open discussion after the release of the Derek Chauvin trial verdict

Ava Fattahi and Sandra Koretz April 22, 2021

In the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial decision, the school announced various measures prior to the announcement of the verdict in an attempt to benefit students who may be struggling during the time. George...

Students discuss race, social movements at student activism seminar

Ava Fattahi and Will Sheehy August 6, 2020

Dean and Physical Education Teacher Jon Carroll facilitated an activism seminar for upper school students Wednesday, in which he discussed youth-influenced movements surrounding race and culture.  Carroll...

Students, faculty and parents observed the work of Photography III students for their project about Black Lives Matter.
Credit: Kaitlin Musante/Chronicle

Photography students present ‘How Black Lives Matter to Me’ project

Kaitlin Musante January 23, 2017

Photography III students shared their project “How Black Lives Matter to Me,” a showcase focusing on diversity and race, during break on Monday. Visual arts teacher Kevin O'Malley asked the seniors...

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