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An illustration included in the Society section of the Westlake School for Girls 1919 newspaper, the Vox Puellarum, which depicts a soldier and a Westlake student.

Two Pandemics: From the Past to the Present

Katharine Steers March 23, 2021

Every morning at 7:45 a.m., Sofia Llevat ’22 wakes up to her phone alarm. She stands in front of her closet, contemplating what to wear to virtual school. While Llevat resists the urge to stay in her...

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Locking in on Affirmative Action: Focusing on the recent Department of Justice investigation.

Saba Nia October 4, 2018

In 1978, the Supreme Court ruled in Regents of University of California v. Bakke that using race as a part of the admission decisions was conditional but that strict racial quotas violated the 14th Amendment. In...

The Indu-sputed truth: Part 8

Indu Pandey May 30, 2018

Former Chronicle News Associate gives her take on current pop culture and politics in a recurring satire column. In this issue, she shares the  supplementary college essay she sumbitted to Harvard...

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Hook, Line and Sinker: Admission Hooks

Sammi Handler May 5, 2016

Three months ago, Paige Howard ’17 committed to University of Pennsylvania for soccer, essentially finishing her college process months before juniors had even started to put together a preliminary list. "It...

Harvard professor and author to address parents, faculty

Noa Schwartz February 1, 2016

Professor and author Richard Weissbourd will address the Parents' Association Wednesday evening at the Middle School to discuss parenting and developing children’s moral compasses. Weissbourd works...

Alum to play in NCAA tournament for Harvard

Henry Vogel March 19, 2014

Three years after winning CIF as a junior on the boys’ basketball team, Zena Edosomwan ’12 is preparing for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball tournament as a freshman forward on the Harvard University...

‘Big Sibs’ program creates 9th grade advisory board

September 7, 2011

Middle school chaplain Rabbi Emily Feigenson has revitalized the "Big Sibs" program by creating advisory boards made up of freshman who will help the ninth graders bond with their "little sibs" more effectively....

Alum speaks about entrepreneurship

March 14, 2011

By Arielle Maxner Scott Becker ’05 spoke in Rugby Theater during Activities period about entrepreneurship. Becker sold his startup company, Invite Media, to Google for $70 million in June 2010. Becker...

Student e-mail addresses to change in August

Chronicle Staff May 25, 2010

By Saj Sri-Kumar A new student e-mail system to be introduced next school year will address privacy concerns and include updated technology, said Director of Computer Services Dave Ruben. Due to privacy...

Senior seeks place in 2012 Olympics

November 10, 2009

By Austin Block It seems like it all comes down to friends and family. Without a friend to suggest that Michael Raynis ’10 give fencing a try, he might never have become the highest ranked high school...

Science teacher to leave school

May 29, 2007

By Seth Goldman Science teacher Kathleen Moran, who has taught at the Upper School for three years, will move to Santa Cruz to live with her husband, leaving her position at the school.  She and her...

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