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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

Students and community members recognize women in STEM, entertainment, athletics and more during Women's History Month  every March

School community celebrates the achievements of women during Women’s History Month

Tanisha Gunby March 28, 2021

Every year, Women's History Month is celebrated in March to recognize women's accomplishments throughout American history. EMPOWER Club co-president Maddie Boudov '21 said women have not been fairly represented...

Freelance music journalist speaks out against anti-Semitism in the workplace

Natalie Cosgrove February 10, 2021

The HW Jewish Association hosted freelance music and culture journalist Eve Barlow on Wednesday. Barlow answered student questions and discussed her experience with anti-Semitism in the music industry...

Junior creates humor magazine club

Natalie Cosgrove November 1, 2020

The Elbow, a humor magazine publication, is organized by Oliver Green '22. The club’s goal is to model after comedic magazines like the Harvard Lampoon, McSweeney’s, The Onion and the Yale Record....

Students bond over reality show in Survivor Club

Natalie Cosgrove November 1, 2020

The Survivor Club, organized by Matthew Lee '21, Lucas Grad '21, Ryan Prybil '21, Matthew Paul '21, Chronicle Digital Managing Editor Kyle Reims '21 and Chronicle Print Managing Editor Jaidev Pant '21,...

Junior students organize Model Congress discussion club

Natalie Cosgrove October 29, 2020

Model Congress is a place to discuss national affair issues. The club gives students a chance to learn more about the government and processes of Congress over Zoom. Model Congress is organized by Daniel...

Movie club unites cinema enthusiasts

Will Sherwood October 24, 2020

Run by Aiden Schiller '22 and Hannah Yanover '22, the HW Movie Club plans to spend its time watching a variety of movies from an assortment of genres. The two leaders hope to unite cinema lovers throughout...

Students discuss politics in new club

Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff October 22, 2020

The Political Discussion Club serves as a space for students to discuss current and recent events on Friday afternoons. Co-Leader Josie Jun '21 said that several topics they covered in the club included...

New programmers join App Development Club

Lucas Cohen D'Arbeloff October 17, 2020

The App Development Club meets in a classroom format, as leader Matteo Dall'Olmo '22 shares his computer screen and helps other students understand the basics of programming. Members have the opportunity...

Science Olympiad Club prepares for tournaments

Konnie Duan October 17, 2020

Members of the Science Olympiad club, run by Helena Wu ’23 and Olivia Wang ’23, prepare for the invitational, regional, state and national Science Olympiad competitions in their weekly meetings on...

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online due to remote learning circumstances. Credit: Alexa Druyanoff/Chronicle

Prefect Council hosts Activities Fair online

Ava Fattahi October 15, 2020

Prefect Council hosted the Activities Fair completely online this year, showcasing all of the student-hosted clubs and offering sign-ups in the week of Sept. 14 to 18. In past years, the Activities Fair...

Gaming Club forms online sports league

Sydney Fener March 3, 2020

Science teacher Richard Vo, the sponsor of the Gaming Club, and several students have formed the school’s first esports team. The group has already begun competing in a league with other West Coast...

Students visit club tables and interact with one another during the Activities Fair. Credit: Frank Jiang/Chronicle

Students explore interests at Activities Fair

Crystal Baik September 18, 2019

The Prefect Council hosted the annual Activities Fair Monday, where eighty clubs and organizations set up bright posters and tables on the quad to display their interests to fellow students. The Fair...

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