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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

Apple product design engineer speaks about career experience

Iona Lee May 29, 2022

HW Venture hosted design engineer and alumnus Rhett Gentile ’13 to speak about his current job as a mechanical engineer at Apple during Conference Time on May 16. Gentile helped develop speakers for...

HW Venture Head of Speaker Events Sophia Rascoff 23 and advisor Rob Levin present announcements to the event participants before the presentations of the Student Startup Roundtable began March 24.

Venture students present at Student Startup Roundtable

Lucas Cohen-D'Arbeloff March 28, 2021

HW Venture hosted the fifth annual Student Startup Roundtable to feature alumni in business and allow students to present their startup companies to their peers March 24. The event began with announcements...

Illustration by Sydney Fener

Hopeful for Hong Kong

Austin Lee December 12, 2019

As pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong continue to escalate in frequency and violence, the Chinese government is forcing many American businesses to either comply with censorship demands or face penalties. The...

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Double Tap

Siobhan Harms December 11, 2019

  Emma Topp, an Instagram influencer with over fifty thousand followers, scrolled through her morning feed to discover Instagram will be hiding likes from other users. Topp began to wonder how her career...

An update on behalf of business

Lucas Lee November 7, 2019

What do we do? We invest in socially beneficial companies and industries, using the revenue accumulated from selling our student publications. We donate our investment earnings to a nonprofit organization,...

Kickstarter Kids: students in the business world

Kickstarter Kids: students in the business world

Ellis Becker January 16, 2018

Standing in the Tuff warehouse in San Diego, Jonathan Damico ’18 and Cameron Schiller ’18 looked at the first prototype of the backpack that had once been just an idea they had dreamed of. As they...

Next Generation of Investment club increases financial literacy

Angela Chon October 14, 2014

The startup company Next Generation of Investors, known as NextGenVest, is working with a new student club to teach the importance of financial education to students. NextGenVest was created through Grand...

Sweet Tooth

Carly Berger February 12, 2014

Sloane Chmara ’15 opens the refrigerator door on a Monday morning and grabs the pan of crumbled graham crackers and sugar with chocolate ganache in the middle and marshmallows sprinkled on top. Chmara...

Happy birthday ‘Doll Face’

Carly Berger November 7, 2012

On her birthday last July, Tess Kemper ’15 pulled the ribbon off the gift her parents had given her and peered inside. Inside was a product catalog for a cosmetic company called Doll Face. The last...

Surf’s up thanks to board builder

David Gisser November 7, 2012

Colin Lynch ’14 spends many hours in his garage, cutting down large pieces of foam which will eventually be turned into surfboards. “The process of making surfboards takes a lot of time and is not...

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