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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Jason Collins ’97 featured in museum exhibit

Kaitlin Musante March 3, 2017

Jason Collins ’97 is featured in an exhibit in the National African-American Museum recognizing his bravery in becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in any of America’s four major professional...

Jason Collins 97 (left) and his twin Jarron Collins 97 (right) waving after speaking at the Democratic National Convention in support of Hillary Clinton. Jason became the first openly gay professional basketball player in 2013 and praised Clinton for her support of LGBT issues in his speech.

Collins brothers speak in support of Clinton at DNC

Juliana Berger July 25, 2016

Jason Collins ’97 and Jarron Collins ’97 spoke in support of Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on July 25 in Philadelphia. Jason...

Jason Collins ’97 retires from NBA

Joe Levin November 19, 2014

Jason Collins ’97, the first openly gay athlete to play in any of America’s major professional sports, announced his retirement Wednesday from the NBA. Collins announced his decision in a letter to...

Obama, Time Magazine recognize Collins’s ’97 influence, achievements

Patrick Ryan April 30, 2014

Jason Collins ’97, the first active athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay, was recognized by Time Magazine 2014 list of "100 Most Influential People in the World" and by President Barack...

Obama, Time Magazine recognize Collins’s ’97 influence, achievements

Patrick Ryan April 30, 2014

Jason Collins ’97, the first active athlete in a major American sport to come out as gay, was recognized by Time Magazine 2014 list of "100 Most Influential People in the World" and by President Barack...

Collins ’97 signs with Brooklyn Nets for season

Grant Nussbaum March 19, 2014

After playing basketball for four years at Harvard-Westlake, four years at Stanford University and for 12 years in the NBA before coming out as gay in April 2013, Jason Collins became the first openly...

Collins ’97 signs with Brooklyn Nets

February 23, 2014

Wolverine basketball alumnus Jason Collins ’97 became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a major American sports league after signing a 10-day contract with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and playing...

LA Times reporter speaks to The Chronicle

Elizabeth Madden May 29, 2013

Award-winning Los Angeles Times staff writer Kurt Streeter told Chronicle classes about his writing process and career in journalism on Tuesday. Streeter, who has been working at the LA Times since 1998,...

Sports world reacts to coming out announcement by Jason Collins ’97

David Lim April 30, 2013

Former Wolverine court star and NBA player Jason Collins ’97 came out on Monday, becoming the first openly gay male athlete in a major professional sport and creating a media frenzy. The story dominated...

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