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Yearbook unveils new format

Claire Connor and Leo Saperstein January 25, 2021

Volume 30 of Vox Populi, the school’s student-run yearbook, will consist of four separate books, each correlated to one school quarter. The first of the four 80-page sections were given to students...

Connections Cut Off

Connections Cut Off

Kate Burry October 14, 2020

  Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, French teacher Amandine Nelaton began every class by stopping at her students’ desks and conversing with them about their goals, passions and lives. Using her positive...

A call to unite all Wolverines

A call to unite all Wolverines

Jessa Glassman January 29, 2020

It was the first day of seventh grade and I sat awkwardly on the bleachers with unfamiliar peers, thoroughly intimidated by the rambunctious senior class just an aisle away. A booming voice came over...

Ridgecrest Earthquake shakes up Garlock Fault and community

Frank Jiang November 15, 2019

The 6.4 and 7.1 magnitude Ridgecrest earthquakes that occurred earlier this month  were the largest earthquakes in Southern California in two  decades. These earthquakes caused the Garlock Fault to  slide...

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...

Illustration By Hannah Mittleman

Weapons of Mass Construction

Casey Kim August 27, 2019

“Do they really need another giant pool?”As lifetime Studio City resident Pam Friedman listened to school representatives describe the new construction plans for the school’s proposed River Park,...

Saba Nia February 1, 2019

Dear Almost High School Saba, Today I wrote this article like I write most of my pieces, late at night, drowsy on my lack of sleep and half-baked ideas. But whether it’s a news brief, thorough feature...

Photo Illustration by Samantha Ko

Powering Down: Government Shutdown

Kyra Hudson January 30, 2019

For over 30 days, Tailor Gutierrez, a contact representative for the International Revenue Service, worked without pay, struggling to support herself financially without her daily income. Gutierrez...

A map of recent hate crimes in each state. Photo illustration by Sarah Healy and Astor Wu.

The Hate They Give

Sophie Haber December 12, 2018

Harsh red swastikas covered the walls of an unassuming Columbia professor's office Nov. 28. Scrawled in spray-paint, the word “Yid” was plastered above her computer screen. NYPD is investigating the...

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Saba Nia October 4, 2018

In 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of University of California v. Bakke that using race as a part of the admission decisions was conditional but that strict racial quotas violated the 14th Amendment. In...

Letter from the Editors: Fighting against fake news

Letter from the Editors: Fighting against fake news

August 28, 2018

Fake news. To some, it’s the Enemy of the People; to others, it’s just a joke. However, it’s not a concept to be taken lightly. At its most, fake news can sway an election. At its least, it can falsely...

Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

Chronicle Staff August 28, 2018

As students and faculty members drove up Coldwater Canyon Ave. on the first day of school, they may have noticed a formerly prominent element missing from the front lawns of the neighboring homes—the...

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