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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

A teenage girl scrolls through her social media feed and finds herself comparing herself to an influencer in her reflection.

The costs of comparison culture

Ava Fattahi March 25, 2021

In a world where self-worth is derived from likes and comments on Instagram posts and replies to Snapchat stories, teenage girls are extremely likely to fall prey to impossibly high standards...

Natalie Barnouw 20 receives a pass in the middle of the field. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Girls’ soccer loses at home

Asa Saperstein February 2, 2018

The girls' soccer team was defeated 2-1 at home Friday night by Flintridge Sacred Heart. On an early goal by Kat Hollis '19, the Wolverines got out to a quick lead before Sacred Heart scored two straight...

Girls’ basketball adds to early-season winning streak

Grant Palmer December 21, 2017

Girls Basketball beat Ventura and Oaks Christian to give them a six game winning streak. Against Oaks Christian, freshman Kiki Iriafen ’20 scored 30 points and got 14 rebounds. Melanie Hirsch ’18...

Squad looks toward CIF title win

Ben Tenzer August 30, 2017

Despite the departure of four senior leaders and the task of adapting to a new coach, the girls’ tennis squad hopes to return to the CIF finals for the third year in a row. Going into the new season,...

Playoff Preview: Girls’ soccer vs. Huntington Beach

Elly Choi February 13, 2017

After winning the Mission League Championship for the sixth consecutive time, the girls’ soccer team is looking to make sure that they do not lose in the playoffs in a penalty kick shootout and go...

Wolverines win Mission League on Senior Night

Elly Choi February 6, 2017

After defeating the Marlborough Mustangs 6-1, on Senior Night, the girls’ soccer team is first in league. This win marks the sixth consecutive Mission League title for the squad. Bridget Stokdyk ’18...

Photo Illustration by Emily Rahhal

Addressing the Dress Code: Faculty to Further Enforce Dress Code Policy

Jean Sanders October 6, 2016

The faculty will begin to enforce the dress code more vigilantly, Interim Head of Upper School Liz Resnick announced in an email to students and parents last Wednesday, sparking controversy among some. Resnick...

Record number of girls enroll in robotics

Benjamin Most October 7, 2015

The upper school robotics course has nine girls and four boys this year, with three times as many girls enrolled as last year. Robotics has historically had more boys than girls, robotics teacher Antonio...

Girls adopt pack strategy to ensure victory

Henry Vogel October 14, 2014

By using the "pack running" strategy that encourages the entire team to run together, the girls cross country team is ranked first in the Mission League. The boys team is tied for second. "Running as a...

Team strives to uphold Mission League legacy

Aaron Lyons October 14, 2014

Despite falling 81-69 to Santa Barbara in a non-league match Oct. 8, the girls’ tennis team remains undefeated in league and aims to win its eighth-straight Mission League title. "I think the team has...

Corrin ’16 wins national long jump title

Tyler Graham June 17, 2013

Track and field phenom Courtney Corrin ’16 can now check "National Champion’" off her list of titles to earn after winning the girls’ long jump championship at the New Balance Nationals Outdoors...

Girls’ track and field team finishes third overall, four advance at CIF Finals

May 20, 2013

At CIF Finals on May 18, the girls' track and field team took third in its division, and four track and field athletes placed high enough to take part in CIF Masters. Ben Gaylord '13, Lizzy Thomas '14,...

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