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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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Time to Take Out the Trash

Editorial Board November 20, 2021

Empty plastic containers, half-empty water bottles, broken paper cups and an unidentifiable sticky residue line the tables on the quad as wasps crowd around in search of chicken scraps. Only a handful...

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

(Un)traditional: Spice it Up!

Ella Yadegar November 18, 2021

When my grandparents immigrated to the United States just before the Iranian Revolution of 1979 , they had never experienced an American holiday. As a result, the food at my family’s first Thanksgiving...

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

(Un)traditional: A Dern Dinner

Fallon Dern November 18, 2021

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, as my mom and I both have birthdays that fall during the week we don’t have work or school. Don't get me wrong, that doesn't mean I like sharing my birthday...

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

(Un)traditional: Grazie-Giving

Allegra Drago November 18, 2021

Whoever said too many cooks in the kitchen was a bad thing has never been to my house on Thanksgiving. Coming from an Italian family, holidays that revolve around food are made better the more cooks there...

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...

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...

Photo Illustration by Spencer Klink 20.

1-800-Postmates: Food Delivery App Usage on Campus

Jeanine Kim May 2, 2019

Every weekend, when Jaya Nayar ’20 sits down to dinner with her family, she sees a spread of food ordered from Postmates. After enjoying a meal filled with a variety of foods from many different restaurants,...

Thank you, Amazon

Thank you, Amazon

Keila McCabe March 6, 2018

Organic foods. Are they a business or a healthy asset for our lives? For all our lifetimes, Whole Foods has been a craze. We’ve been surrounded by much more kale, avocado and green juice than Dairy Queens....

Berry Delicious

Kaelyn Bowers November 20, 2017

Standing before a line of television cameras, Berry Nakash ’20 cooked her favorite risotto for the judges of “MasterChef Junior.” Nakash said she wasn’t planning on going onto “MasterChef Junior”...

At Risk

At Risk

Eshanika Chaudhary March 17, 2016

 A junior at a Los Angeles area high school, Zaria* remembers how her mother used to measure her waist and compare it to her own. "If we were close, she would be really excited," Zaria said. "I thought...

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Welcoming the (Lunar) New Year

Sacha Lin February 10, 2016

Like millions of others across the country, Anna Gong ’18 and her family had the television on for hours last weekend, but Chinese opera performers, lion dancers and dragon dancers in colorful costumes...

Cooking with Chemistry

Sarah Novicoff November 7, 2012

The smell of onion wafts out of the classroom as Zachary Getelman ’13, surrounded by soy lecithin and lime, chops ingredients. He then adds them to a blender and prepares a salsa verde foam, with a texture...

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