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HWSAA hosts kids costume party

HWSAA hosts kids costume party

Caroline Plunkett November 28, 2022

The Harvard-Westlake Student Alumni Association (HWSAA) hosted a costume party for alumni and faculty's children Oct. 30. The party included pumpkin decorating and Halloween-themed arts and crafts. The...

Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school communitys creativity

Halloween Coffeehouse showcases school community’s creativity

Hannah Shahidi November 17, 2022

Prefect Council hosted the first Coffeehouse of the year in Chalmers lounge after school Oct. 31. The Halloween-themed event featured performances from students in music, comedy and poetry. Prefect Council...

While scrolling for Halloween costumes, the category of Sexy can seem like the only one for  girls.

From Candy Bars to Eye Candy

Eden Conner November 7, 2022

“In girl world, Halloween is the one night a year when a girl can dress up like a total sl*t and no other girls can say anything about it,” Regina George explained, twirling in her playboy bunny halloween...

BACK In BLACK: Language Department teachers dress up in costume for the Halloween costume contest.

Prefects hold costume contest

William Liu November 3, 2022

Prefect Council hosted the annual Halloween costume contest in front of Chalmers Hall on Oct. 31. The contest was held in addition to the after-school Halloween Coffeehouse, also organized by Prefect Council. The...

Performing Arts Teacher Lisa Peters poses in her Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy costume that she made herself.

A Costume Conundrum

Sasha Aghnatios October 29, 2022

As Andres Alas '25 walked through a costume store to buy his Halloween costume, he looked at the materials discovering that one of his favorites was made of 100 percent synthetic—non-biodegradable—material....

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

Policing Police Halloween Costumes

Alec Rosenthal, Features Editor November 19, 2021

Desperate for a last-minute Halloween costume, I rushed through the Spirit Halloween near my house. I sorted through cheesy inflatable bodysuits and cheap horror movie makeup before stumbling into a wall...

An illustration features bags of candy being placed in a donation box. Two donation boxes were placed on campus, where students could drop candy to be donated to Operation Gratitude.

Community Council holds candy drive

Davis Marks and Abigail Hailu November 5, 2021

Community Council is partnering with Operation Gratitude, a national nonprofit devoted to supporting members of the military, veterans and first responders, to host a leftover Halloween candy drive Nov....

Illustration Credit: Sydney Fener

The Mittle-man on Campus: Spooktober Special

Sarah Mittleman October 19, 2021

‘The Mittle-man on Campus’ is a satirical column centered around high school clichés and the teenage experience. None of the articles in this column are representative of the opinions of The Chronicle...

Not Your Costume

Not Your Costume

Fallon Dern October 17, 2021

Indian American student Anika Kumar ’23 said she never understood why some students choose to wear other cultures’ garments as Halloween costumes. Kumar said, given the  variety of options to choose...

Halloween highlights

Halloween highlights

October 15, 2021

"Girl vs. Monster" "It's a modern classic that deserves credit for its incredible soundtrack. I watch it every October." - Keira Jameson '22 "The Nightmare Before Christmas" "Always and forever...

Makeup or Made-up?

Emma Limor November 13, 2019

Makeup art gains popularity during the Halloween and Day of the Dead, but other artists oppose the validity of the new art form. On Halloween, Adrienne Usher ’22 strutted down the stage at the...

HW Miles of Smiles hosts Halloween-themed photo booth

October 31, 2018

HW Miles of Smiles hosted a Halloween-themed photo booth to support the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles. According to the organizer of the photo booth, Taia Cheng '19, the purpose of the booth was...

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