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

Netflix Addiction

February 12, 2014

Last summer, Alex Kano ’14 watched so many episodes of television through Netflix’s online streaming service that the company felt obligated to check on her well-being. “Netflix sent me an email...

On to the Next One

February 12, 2014

At the start of the year, girls’ soccer players and coaches said that winning a Mission League Championship was a major goal for the team this season, and an important first step towards their main aspiration,...

Wolverines fall to Loyola, look for at-large playoff bid

February 12, 2014

Finishing its regular season with a 66-56 loss Feb. 10 against Loyola, the boys’  varsity basketball team will aim to reach CIF playoffs via an at-large bid after failing to automatically qualify for...

Students develop bracket prediction software robot

Benjamin Most February 12, 2014

A group of students are working with the Math Department to develop the NCAA Basketball Predictor Bot to predict the results of the March Madness tournament using statistics and sports analysis. The Math...

Hooked on the Olympics

Claire Goldsmith February 12, 2014

In the Goldsmith household, we often say that our family sport is sulking. This is partially due to our conflicting personalities – without naming names, I’m just going to say that some of us are a...

Winter Concert to feature small groups

James Hur February 12, 2014

Small groups of two to four students from Symphony, Wind Ensemble and Concert Strings will perform in the Winter Concert Feb. 23 at the First Presbyterian Church in Santa Monica. Unlike most other concerts,...

Coach builds on 2013 finish

Aaron Lyons February 12, 2014

After sending seven athletes to CIF last year, the swimming team has big plans for this upcoming season. Led  by second year coach Jonathan Carroll and the newly built Copses Family Pool, the swimmers’...

Alumnus raises money for HIV vaccine research

Claire Goldsmith February 12, 2014

As Director of Strategy at the Immunity Project, Ian Cinnamon ’10 raises money to fund research leading to a free preventative vaccine for HIV. Cinnamon graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of...

A step towards increased transparency

February 12, 2014

Previous efforts to address the transparency issue included school-wide emails, which it’s doubtful the entire student body read, and optional meetings in Father J. Young’s office, which very few students,...

Happiness expert to advise joint faculty

Noa Yadidi February 12, 2014

An expert on happiness will speak at a joint faculty meeting Feb. 18. Sonja Lyubomirsky, a professor of psychology at University of California, Riverside, will be the second speaker to address both the...

Team notches 73rd league victory

Mila Barzdukas February 12, 2014

Fresh off the Irvine tournament, the girls’ water polo team is cruising to the Mission League title and one of the top seeds for CIF playoffs. The team is 8-0 with two games left in league play. If the...

Students mimic dance video game routines to celebrate end of school week

Sydney Foreman February 12, 2014

Once the clock strikes 2:35 on Friday afternoons, not every classroom gets a full weekend’s rest. Instead, the English classrooms in the Rugby annex welcome students once more, but not for poring over...

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