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The cafeteria staff stands smiling for a photo in front of the food.

All in a day’s work

Will Sherwood March 28, 2022

Campus is quiet when the sun begins to peak over the Studio City hills; the sprinklers are just turning off as Cafeteria Chef Oswald Monge begins his work for the next ten hours. Until 4 p.m., Monge and...

Illustrations by Julia Im 23

Coffee Break

Lily Lee October 16, 2021

Piercing through the silence in her bedroom, Liana Wadhwani’s ’22 alarm clock jolted her awake. Wadhwani overcame an urge to hit “snooze” and dragged herself out of bed in order to begin her 4...

Photo by Ethan Lachman | 
Construction for the new upper school cafeteria, which aims to account for the new schedule’s common lunch period for all students, is nearing completion.The cafeteria has an outdoor sitting area nearby and is located near the steps of the Mudd Library.

Outdoor cafeteria undergoes construction

Tanisha Gunby September 4, 2020

In an effort to efficiently provide lunch to the school community,  the administration  decided to build a cafeteria annex at the flag court. Associate Head of School Laura Ross said that while the...

Stephen Purdum ’22 sells baked goods to Micah Gold ’22 on the lower quad. Friday while explaining that proceeds from the bake sale will be donated to the Rainforest Action Network.

Environmental Club supports climate strikes

Siobhan Harms December 15, 2019

The Environmental Club hosted a fundraiser on the quad in conjunction with the Los Angeles Global Climate Strike downtown and the United Nations Climate Conference in Madrid on Dec. 6. Students purchase...

Photo illustration by Zoe Redlich

Show Me the Money: How campus ID cards have altered student perceptions of the value of money

Sarah Healy December 12, 2018

Cafeteria cashier Phairot Janthep’s daily routine consists of greeting students, some by name, who come in daily to buy their lunches, snacks and drinks. Seeing everyone who comes to the cafeteria, Janthep...

Cafeteria sells new Preciado sandwich

Sofia Guillen October 7, 2015

Several times a week since 2009, Attendance Coordinator Gabriel Preciado has requested the same sandwich from the school sandwich bar. But recently, Preciado has been receiving questions and compliments...

Smoothie samples receive mixed reviews

Liz Yount May 11, 2015

Soupure, a sports health drink company, served samples of smoothies on the quad and sold smoothies in the cafeteria on May 11 to test whether the cafeteria should add them as a permanent item. The smoothies,...

Goodbye Gluten

Jake Saferstein November 19, 2014

// Actress Jennifer Lawrence calls it "the new cool eating disorder, the ‘basically I just don’t eat carbs.’" Yet, many students at Harvard-Westlake and across the country still eat gluten-free...

Goodbye Gluten

Pim Otero November 17, 2014

Cafeteria begins selling breath mints

Scott Nussbaum November 13, 2013

The cafeteria began selling mints Nov. 11. Prefect Council led the move to resume selling mints. The cafeteria now sells Altoids and Lifesavers. All candy was banned from the cafeteria five years ago. "It...

Cafeteria to sell protein smoothies

Lauren Sonnenberg October 10, 2012

The cafeteria will offer protein boosts to their fruit smoothies in an effort to bring a healthier option for athletic students, cafeteria manager Nipa Boonyamas said. Students can supplement their smoothies...

Prefect Council launches website to improve communication with student body

April 25, 2012

By Michael Sugerman The Prefect Council launched its own website under the Harvard-Westlake domain Wednesday evening  to "facilitate communications and share events, news and new initiatives"...

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