The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Handling pressure

David Lim May 29, 2013

On a busy day, school psychologist Sheila Siegel doesn’t have time for lunch between her classes and the students who stop by to see her in her office. "I’ve seen kids every single period so that’s...

Thanks, Dad — it’s all been worth it

David Lim May 29, 2013

Dear Dad, The stories you told about my grandfather and those about how you were born a great white shark probably have something to do with my own inclination to tell stories through this newspaper. You...

Hudnut assures ‘everything is ending well’

David Lim May 29, 2013

When President Thomas C. Hudnut arrived at the Coldwater Canyon campus to take up the post of headmaster in 1987, the all-boys Harvard School was known almost exclusively for its academic reputation as...

Garcetti ’88 to serve as next LA mayor

David Lim May 29, 2013

City Councilman Eric Garcetti ’88 will serve as the next mayor of Los Angeles, after defeating City Controller Wendy Greuel May 21 by a wide margin in an election with only a 19 percent turnout. Garcetti...

Garcetti ’88 wins L.A. mayoral race

David Lim May 22, 2013

City Councilman Eric Garcetti '88 will serve as the next mayor of Los Angeles, after defeating City Controller Wendy Greuel Tuesday by a wide margin in an election with only a 19 percent turnout. Garcetti...

Sports world reacts to coming out announcement by Jason Collins ’97

David Lim April 30, 2013

Former Wolverine court star and NBA player Jason Collins ’97 came out on Monday, becoming the first openly gay male athlete in a major professional sport and creating a media frenzy. The story dominated...

Dudamel to conduct at assembly

Jack Goldfisher April 24, 2013

Gustavo Dudamel, the conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, will be featured as this year’s Brown Family Speaker in an all-school assembly on Thursday, May 23. The Brown Family Speaker series was...

Garcetti ’88 leads in mayoral runoff race

David Lim March 15, 2013

Eric Garcetti ’88 remembers seeing Los Angeles Mayor Tom Bradley speak at an assembly while at Harvard. Now he’s hoping to become mayor himself in the May 21 election, in a run-off with City Controller...

All-school assembly honors Carr’s memory

David Lim February 25, 2013

Remembering his "ubiquitous" presence in and out of class, President Tom Hudnut opened an assembly on Monday in the memory of Justin Carr '14, which featured a performance of Carr's favorite song "Unclouded...

Carr remembered as a ‘caring friend to many’

David Lim February 23, 2013

Students, faculty and parents flooded Facebook with tributes to Justin Carr '14, who died Friday afternoon, remembering him as a smiling friend who could always make them laugh and as a classmate who gave...

1-to-1 program to launch in fall with personal laptops

David Lim February 13, 2013

All seventh grade students will bring their own laptops to class next September in the first stage of the one-to-one computer initiative, Head of School Jeanne Huybrechts said. The new requirement, part...

‘A Diabolical Instrument’

David Lim February 13, 2013

A white line of powder cut across his reflection as he took out a small silver straw to take a hit off a mirror in his desk drawer. Moments after he finished, his students rushed into the office to surprise...

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