The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

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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Misrepresentation in Media

Jina Jeon October 13, 2021

Fernanda Herrera ’23 flipped through the channels on her television, wondering why she did not look like any of the characters on screen. Could she ever be like the princesses and superheroes in her...

Appreciating my ethnicity

Appreciating my ethnicity

Hannah Han November 15, 2019

Eight years ago, in the mornings before school, I brushed my teeth with Colgate toothpaste and glanced at my reflection in the bathroom mirror, lips stinging from the cold mint. I imagined myself morphing...

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Changing Faces: “Westerning” Facial Features through Surgery

Angela Chon April 29, 2015

When Katie* ’14 was in high school, she used to use a glue strip on her eyelid to create a temporary crease and to boost her self-confidence. Without the artificial double eyelid, she felt "ugly" and...

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