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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Photography, video art students attend storytelling trip

Mak Kriksciun November 18, 2019

Photography and video art students attended a four day HWGo! storytelling trip focused on exploring bodies of water in Southern California. Students were able to visit the Salton Sea and surrounding towns,...

Alex Daum ’20 studies Jewish community in Spain

Lauren Cho August 31, 2019

Latin American and Iberian Studies Fellowship recipient Alex Daum ’20 researched the history and present-day societal status of the Jewish community in Spain by traveling to six different cities: Madrid,...

Otis Gordon ’20 studies the art of Japanese Bonsai

Mia Feizbakhsh August 31, 2019

Otis Gordon ’20, a recipient of the Asia Initiative Fellowship, traveled to Japan for three weeks to study of the art and culture of Japanese Bonsai. During his trip, Gordon visited Osaka, Takamatsu...

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 receives fellowship to research Chinese film industry

Marissa Lee and Sophia Musante August 30, 2019

Scarlett Strasberg ’20 traveled to Shanghai, China to research the development of China’s film industry after receiving the HWGo! Asia Initiative Fellowship. Strasberg attended a filmmaking camp run...

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...

Students visit a historical site in Laos, where they created short films over spring break.  Credit: Astor Wu/Chronicle

Students create films, study culture in Laos

Jessa Glassman April 11, 2019

Students traveled to Laos over spring break as part of an HWGO! Digital Storytelling trip. Planned in collaboration with Peace Works Travel, the trip allowed student to experience Southeast Asian culture,...

Eugean Choi ’21 travels to Bolivia for fellowship

September 18, 2018

After researching South American culture and healing practices, Staff Writer and Layout Assistant Eugean Choi ’21 traveled to Bolivia to meet the healer Kallawaya, the witch doctors of Charazani, Bolivia....

Lucy Kim ’19 studies political uprisings in South Korea

September 18, 2018

In an effort to discover South Korea's history and learn more about the culture that her family grew up in, Lucy Kim ’19 traveled to South Korea Gwangju to learn about the political uprisings...

Zane Grenoble ’19 retraces path of Spanish Reconquista

September 17, 2018

Combining his interests in world history, poetry, the Spanish language and cycling, Zane Grenoble ’19 traveled to southern Spain to retrace the path of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar’s victories over the moors...

Andie Cook ’19 studies the history of Kibbutz

Eugean Choi September 17, 2018

Andie Cook ’19 traveled to Israel to study the history of the Kibbutz, an agricultural community, after receiving the HWGo! Junior Summer Fellowship. Cook chose to visit Israel in order to connect with...

Charlie Ewell ’19 documents Mongolian music traditions

Spencer Klink September 17, 2018

Charlie Ewell ’19 traveled to Mongolia this summer to document musical traditions of the Mongolian people through the HWGo! program's summer fellowship. Ewell travelled to the Inner Mongolia Autonomous...

Samantha Ko ’19 studies traditional painting in Korea

September 17, 2018

Chronicle Art Director Samantha Ko ’19, the recipient of the HWGo! Asia Initiative fellowship, spent the first three weeks of her summer studying how to paint in the Korean traditional style and learned...

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