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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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Driven to Drink: Do personal driver apps facilitate teen drinking?

Sophie Cohen May 25, 2016

"Don’t drink and drive," is a maxim drilled into every adolescent mind. So when *Harry Smith ’17 set out for a Friday night house party with friends as the designated driver, he had no intentions of...

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Different DMV Preferences

Layla Moghavem April 30, 2016

When Naomi Barlava ’17 made her appointment last May for a behind-the-wheel driving test, she did the unspeakable — she made the appointment at the Santa Monica branch of the California Department...

Making it worth the extra mile

Making it worth the extra mile

Claire Dennis April 27, 2016

Ever since I turned 16, my friends and older sisters have been asking me if I’m going to get my driver’s license soon. Each time I reply “not yet,” pushing it to the back of my mind until someone...

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Long Way Home: Students who Commute (A Lot)

Sammi Handler October 9, 2015

When Haden Modisett ’16 leaves school for the day, he has a choice between driving for an hour and 15 minutes to his family’s house in Manhattan Beach or walking 10 minutes to his apartment on Coldwater...

Waze Around It

Waze Around It

Carly Berger March 18, 2015

Rachel Persky ’15 rushes out the door and into her car to drive to her friend’s beach house, pulling up the navigation app Waze on her iPhone. She is running 10 minutes late and is stressed that she...

Sitting in morning traffic: a shared experience

Chronicle Staff March 19, 2014

I wait in my driveway, annoyed, for my sophomore sister to run out of the house clutching two smoothies and poorly buttered toast. I demand she "DJ," God forbid I waste my own phone battery, and once again...

In no hurry to drive

Noa Yadidi March 13, 2013

Jordan Brewington ’13 can join the military, vote and buy cigarettes, but she can’t drive. Brewington took driving lessons and got her permit on time in 2010 at 15 and a half, but her mother wouldn’t...

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