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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

Fall sports team captains play a round of dodgeball against a team of teachers.

School hosts Fanatic Fest

Abigail Hailu October 7, 2021

Upper school students, faculty and staff gathered for the all-school annual Fanatic Fest in Taper Gymnasium held by the Prefect Council on Oct. 1. Prefect Council organized the event in which members held...

Illustration by Alexa Druyanoff

The reality of the Fanatics

Jaidev Pant January 29, 2020

As I scrolled through the Instagram explore page, a video of Cassius Stanley captured my attention. But it was not his high-flying dunk or even the catchy background music that drew me in. The post focused...

New head fanatics announced

Keila McCabe August 1, 2018

Brayden Borquez ’19, Asher Early ’19, Vanessa Payne ’19, Lucas Lyons ’19, Loyal Terry ’19 and Bella Carino ’19 have been named the head fanatics for the Wolverines this upcoming school year. “We...

Fanatics announce all-school scavenger hunt

Lucas Gelfond October 5, 2016

The Fanatics announced a campus-wide scavenger hunt for golf balls for various prizes to honor the school's 25th anniversary during assembly on Sept. 7. To redeem their prizes, students can return golf...

Fanatics promote golf ball scavenger hunt at assembly

September 8, 2016

The Fanatics unveiled a scavenger hunt in commemoration of the school's 25th anniversary during this year’s first all-school “First and Third Wednesday” assembly. Because the upper school campus...

QB Jameson Wang escapes pressure and scrambles out of the pocket for a first down.  Wang completed three passing touchdowns and ran for another.  Credit: Aaron Park/Chronicle

Football emerges victorious in first home game

Aaron Park September 3, 2016

Before a raucous crowd of red-garbed Fanatics, the Wolverines defeated the Jefferson Democrats 42-23 in the team’s 2016 home opener Friday night. “We moved the ball very well on offense,” team captain...

Fanatics to use alumnus’ app

Jenny Li July 5, 2016

The Fanatics plan to use former Head Fanatic and soccer captain Matthew Glick's ’14 new app, Gipper, to feature sports highlights. Gipper is a sports highlights phone app which allows users to upload...

Response to Facebook sports controversy

Response to Facebook sports controversy

Alena Rubin March 11, 2016

Emma Watson looked me in the eye and asked, “If not me, who? If not now, when?” Watson delivered a speech entitled “I’m a feminist” to the UN in 2014. Okay, I kind of lied. She didn’t exactly...

Playing for the wrong team

Playing for the wrong team

Kate Schrage March 11, 2016

My ears rang. My body shook. My feet gave in to the vibration of the wooden stands. Sweat gathered on the bridge of my nose as I caught a glimpse of the lively court, just barely able to see above the...

Credit: Nicole Kim/Chronicle

Giving each team a time under the spotlight

Chronicle Staff March 9, 2016

As journalists devoted to bringing campus news to you, we are at many sports game. Whether we are photographing, broadcasting or keeping score, sometimes we are simply one face in rows and rows of screaming...

The Harvard-Westlake section cheers for boys’ Varsity basketball led by Head Fanatics in a game against Notre Dame in the CIF playoffs Feb. 26. The Wolverines lost 56-54, taking them out of the running for the CIF championship. Credit: Kelly Loeb

Fanatics to equally promote both genders for sports

Jonathan Seymour March 9, 2016

The Head Fanatics are working to promote gender equality in sports and are also writing a mission statement. These changes are the result of high tensions on the Fanatics’ Facebook page as members and...

The fanatics section explodes in Taper gym as Cassius Stanley 19 throws down a dunk during a game against the Heritage Christian School Warriors. Credit: Cameron Stine/Big Red

Guest Column: A letter to the Wolverine faithful

Gabe Golob January 6, 2016

I still remember watching my first high school basketball game at Harvard-Westlake like it was yesterday. To add to the hype, the game was against Loyola, and I was as excited and pumped up as ever. I...

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