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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

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Editorial: Maintaining our Core Values

Chronicle Staff September 1, 2015

For the past year now, anyone who drives down Coldwater Canyon can see that our neighbors are unhappy with us. Along the way to a school that prioritizes integrity and purpose beyond ourselves, signs emblazoned...

Don’t let drugs or alcohol negatively impact the school

February 13, 2015

Following recent allegations of students attending the home basketball game against Loyola while under the influence of alcohol and drugs, the editorial board agreed that the issue of substance use on...

Live every day in the real world

Claudia Wong October 14, 2014

Backpacks full of valuables are strewn across campus and left unattended on a daily basis. Students believe their personal items will always be waiting wherever they left them, putting faith in their classmates’...

A step in the right direction

September 3, 2014

In the condensed new mission statement, the most significant change lies in the phrase, “the joyful pursuit of educational excellence.” It acknowledges the emotional aspect of learning, reminding the...

Reevaluate Civitalks

April 30, 2014

Contrary to what the five tests you have this week might lead you to believe, the year is winding down, and fast. It’s the season of assessment (and promposals and Assassin 3.0) — AP exams, finals...

Don’t sacrifice diversity for convenience

March 19, 2014

Despite this, the Black Leadership and Culture Club maintained the tradition by bringing in Wes Moore, one of the most popular speakers in recent years. It wasn’t his race that made him a great speaker,...

A step towards increased transparency

February 12, 2014

Previous efforts to address the transparency issue included school-wide emails, which it’s doubtful the entire student body read, and optional meetings in Father J. Young’s office, which very few students,...

Take service seriously

December 18, 2013

When we students use our talents to do good for others and the greater community around us in areas that we are passionate about, we become passionate about and connected to the hands-on service that we’re...

Be more supportive

December 18, 2013

For weeks, only one topic has occupied the minds, and unfortunately the mouths, of the senior class. With acceptances, deferrals and rejections streaming in from colleges, chatter about where our peers...

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