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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

In the Nudes: Why do students sext?

In the Nudes: Why do students sext?

Maddy Daum March 21, 2018

As Erica* prepared to press send, a wave of anxiety set in. This wasn’t a controversial text, or a passive-agressive Instagram comment, but rather a picture of her naked body. She said she had never...

Photo illustration by Chronicle Staff.

Two-Faced: Using apps to ‘auto-tune’ your face

Haley Finkelstein May 27, 2015

Gigi* ’15 punches in her iTunes password, charging $3.99 to her father’s credit card so that she can use and abuse the new app which everyone is talking about – Facetune, which is like Auto-tune...

Start accepting yourself

Kelly Riopelle January 14, 2015

Over the years I cannot tell you how many times body image has come up in my various discussions with friends, family and peers or conversations that I’ve overheard. Whether it’s a snide "Has she gained...

Dying to be thin

Sydney Foreman November 13, 2013

When Aurora* ’14 woke up on the floor of the dance locker room, she thought she must have died. Her first instinct was to reach for her thighs. “Nope,” she thought, “these are still here.” If...

Labor activist urges gender equality

April 26, 2012

By Julia Aizuss Labor rights activist Dolores Huerta and school club Girls Learn International emphasized empowering women in presentations they gave for the annual Women’s History Assembly Monday...

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