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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Evie de Rubertis ’21 builds a model for her studies on the representations of the female form. Credit: Evie de Rubertis, used with permission

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Harry Tarses August 30, 2020

Evie de Rubertis ’21, one of the seven recipients of the Junior Summer Fellowships, used her resources to explore the history and evolution of women in art and examine how these feminist works relate...

Jonathan Cosgrove ’21 interviews Israeli Chef Addena Sussman. Credit: Jonathan Cosgrove, used with permission.

Jonathan Cosgrove looks at how cuisine unites the Middle East

Ryan Razmjoo August 29, 2020

As a recipient of the Junior Summer Fellowship, Jonathan Cosgrove '21 opened dialogue between chefs from Israel, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates through his podcast "Chef to Chef." Cosgrove said...

Alex Daum ’20 studies Jewish community in Spain

Lauren Cho August 31, 2019

Latin American and Iberian Studies Fellowship recipient Alex Daum ’20 researched the history and present-day societal status of the Jewish community in Spain by traveling to six different cities: Madrid,...

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 receives fellowship to research Chinese film industry

Marissa Lee and Sophia Musante August 30, 2019

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 traveled to Shanghai, China to research the development of China’s film industry after receiving the HWGo! Asia Initiative Fellowship. Strasberg attended a filmmaking camp run...

Recipients of the Faculty Summer Fellowship Program travelled to Shanghai to tour the panda reserves June 20. Although the primary objective of the trip was to learn about the history of Chinese cuisine, faculty members also toured major landmarks within each city.

Faculty explores Chinese culture and history

Lauren Cho August 28, 2019

As a part of the fifth annual Summer Faculty Fellowship Program, 20 faculty members traveled to various locations in China to explore the country’s history and cuisine from June 10 to 20. Director of...

Lucy Kim ’19 studies political uprisings in South Korea

September 18, 2018

In an effort to discover South Korea's history and learn more about the culture that her family grew up in, Lucy Kim ’19 traveled to South Korea Gwangju to learn about the political uprisings...

Andie Cook ’19 studies the history of Kibbutz

Eugean Choi September 17, 2018

Andie Cook ’19 traveled to Israel to study the history of the Kibbutz, an agricultural community, after receiving the HWGo! Junior Summer Fellowship. Cook chose to visit Israel in order to connect with...

Charlie Ewell ’19 documents Mongolian music traditions

Spencer Klink September 17, 2018

Charlie Ewell ’19 traveled to Mongolia this summer to document musical traditions of the Mongolian people through the HWGo! program's summer fellowship. Ewell travelled to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous...

Alec Katz ’19 gives bread to the Talibés, or street youth, for breakfast before they start their  morning studies in Saint-Louis, Senegal. His entrepreneurial venture will benefit these youth after graduation, so they have shoes to start businesses. Credit: Alec Katz '19

Kind ‘sole’: junior uses fellowship funds to send donated shoes to youth in Senegal

Casey Kim May 31, 2018

Alec Katz ’19 received the Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship, a grant that supports entrepreneurial ideas by providing mentors and financial support, and hosted a shoe drive this past week for underprivileged...

Patterson discusses Brownstein fellowship

Lauren Nehorai January 12, 2018

Director of Kutler Center and Summer Programs Jim Patterson presented gap year fellowship opportunities to the senior class Jan 5. Patterson played a video to explain the history of the Brownstein fellowship....

Keila McCabe '20 poses with her art students in the Dominican Republic. Credit: Keila McCabe/Chronicle

Keila McCabe ’20 teaches art in the Dominican Republic

Lindsay Wu September 14, 2017

To share her passion for art, Keila McCabe ’20 taught children’s workshops in Consuelo, Dominican Republic for eight days while on her HWGo! Latin America and Iberian Studies Fellowship this summer. While...

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Jolly Good Fellows: 2016 Summer Fellowships

Sabrina de Brito September 7, 2016

Max Robertson: Japan By Sabrina de Brito Walking through a five-story designer clothing store in Tokyo, Max Robertson ‘17 said he was surprised to find some of the clothes in glass cases, as if the...

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