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

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

Kyra Hudson May 28, 2019

After realizing that the guy she had just had sex with didn’t use a condom, Piper* ’20 had to take Plan B One-Step. The emergency contraception kept Piper from facing an unwanted pregnancy, but under...

Photo Illustration by Samantha Ko

Powering Down: Government Shutdown

Kyra Hudson January 30, 2019

For over 30 days, Tailor Gutierrez, a contact representative for the International Revenue Service, worked without pay, struggling to support herself financially without her daily income. Gutierrez...

The La Femme Club leaders pose with Jasmine Elbarbary, who educated them about skills necessary for holding Pubic Office positions.  Credit: Annie Beckman

Project Coordinator speaks to La Femme

Annie Beckman January 14, 2019

Jasmine Elbarbary, a Project Coordinator for the City of Los Angeles, spoke to La Femme Monday to educate students with the skills needed to run for public office and to discuss the youth programs that...

Anja Clark 19 poses at Joshua Tree National Park.

Government shutdown impacts school community

Casey Kim January 11, 2019

When Sam's* friends first told him about the government shutdown during winter break, he was initially shocked by the news. His disbelief, however, quickly turned into concern as he thought about the...

Graphic by Eshanika Chaudhary.

Rock the Vote: Students Participate in Presidential and Mayoral Election Campaigns as Summer Interns

Josie Abugov September 14, 2016

Audrey Kotick ’17 said she ventured nervously to the Hillary Clinton campaign headquarters on her first day of work in Brooklyn, New York. She would spend the rest of her summer immersed in the world...

A typical voting booth. Image licensed for reuse with modification from Wikimedia Commons.

New To Voting

Sophie Cohen May 20, 2016

As the California primary election draws near, many seniors at Harvard-Westlake say they feel prepared to vote knowledgeably for a presidential candidate, but some juniors who will turn 18 before the June...

Your shutdown rundown: what you need to know

Claire Goldsmith October 15, 2013

You’ve probably heard a lot about the debt ceiling and the shutdown in recent weeks, but it’s admittedly pretty hard to understand the complex fiscal policies and decisions of the United States. So,...

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