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While scrolling for Halloween costumes, the category of Sexy can seem like the only one for  girls.

From Candy Bars to Eye Candy

Eden Conner November 7, 2022

“In girl world, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress up like a total sl*t and no other girls can say anything about it,” Regina George explained, twirling in her playboy bunny halloween...

Performing Arts Teacher Lisa Peters poses in her Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy costume that she made herself.

A Costume Conundrum

Sasha Aghnatios October 29, 2022

As Andres Alas '25 walked through a costume store to buy his Halloween costume, he looked at the materials discovering that one of his favorites was made of 100 percent synthetic—non-biodegradable—material....

Designers in Action

Designers in Action

Jina Jeon and Claire Conner March 23, 2022

Sitting in front of a wall covered in magazine scraps, sketches and patterns, Paisley Kandler ’22 traced over her fashion designs on Procreate, a digital illustration app. A sewing machine hummed in...

From right to left: Wearing costumes they got from the giveaway, Hunter Griswold 22, Will Cramer 22, Ty Gatins 22, Santiago Kelly 22, Tosa Odiase 22, Oliver Wyman 22 and Assistant Features Editor Harry Tarses 23 pose for a photo.

Performing Arts Department organizes costume giveaway

Natasha Speiss and James Hess September 7, 2021

The Performing Arts Department hosted an impromptu costume giveaway in Rugby Auditorium in order to manage their limited storage space Friday. Prior to the event, many of the department's costumes were...

Appreciate dont appropriate

Appreciate don’t appropriate

Casey Kim February 2, 2019

Though Ariana Grande’s latest single “7 Rings” may have landed a place on Spotify’s Global Top 50 playlist, it also landed the artist in a pool of angry listeners that have accused her of culturally...

Students celebrate Halloween

Jenny Li November 22, 2016

Students participated in a Social Committee-organized costume contest and took photos in a photo booth to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Halloween. The committee organized the...

‘Theater geek’ turns to costume design

November 16, 2011

By Sydney Foreman Costume design teacher Lisa Peters has been "holding a needle and stabbing it through things" since she learned how to read, she said. "You wear a costume every day," Peters said....

Harry Potter screening to be held on Nov. 16

September 21, 2010

By Chloe Lister An advance screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" is being sponsored by the Harvard-Westlake Entertainment network and the Harvard-Westlake...

Photo Gallery: Halloween on Campus

November 2, 2009

Students wore costumes of all shapes and sizes on Friday, October 30, the day before Halloween.

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