The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

A Wish Unfulfilled…

Jacob Goodman May 27, 2015

I watched the Cum Laude induction ceremony a week and a half ago. I had a lot of friends being honored and I wanted to be there for them. However, I still ended up watching from the tech booth, removed...

Alumnus speaks to cinema studies classes

Jacob Goodman May 17, 2015

Max Baril '06 spoke to two cinema studies classes Friday about the ways villains have been portrayed in superhero movies after the attacks on 9/11. Baril has a bachelors degree in Film Critical Studies...

Gifted Teachers

Gifted Teachers

Jacob Goodman April 29, 2015

Upper School Dean Sharon Cuseo found a gift from a student sitting on her desk. It was a beautiful textile with an intricate pattern made from gorgeous materials. Cuseo wrapped it around herself like a...

HW Works to hold internship workshop

Jacob Goodman March 13, 2015

HW Works will host its third annual internship workshop with various speakers instructing students on how to write resumes, succeed in interviews and find internships. The workshop will be held after school...

Barking Up the Money Tree

Barking Up the Money Tree

Jacob Goodman February 13, 2015

With a $36.4 billion endowment, Harvard University is so rich that it doesn’t need to consider applicants’ financial situations when admitting them. The university promises to meet 100 percent of any...

Geology students retake section of midterm after cheat sheet found, Honor Board Review Board investigates

Jake Saferstein January 8, 2015

Geology and Geology Honors students retook a section of their midyear assessments on Jan. 6 and 7 after a cheat sheet was found in the Geology classroom after the last assessment was completed in December....

Puppies make second appearance to help students fight stress

Jacob Goodman December 18, 2014

Puppies helped midterm assessment test-takers alleviate stress again Thursday, courtesy of the Prefect Council. The puppies were brought through a company called "Puppies and Reptiles for Parties" that...

In Good Company

Jacob Goodman November 19, 2014

Seven hours. That’s all. After 17 hours of rehearsal per week for two months, that’s all you have to show what you’ve done: three performances totaling a little more than seven hours. Auditions began...

Facebook Facade

Jacob Goodman October 14, 2014

Last year, University of Michigan freshman Jonathan Felker ’14 changed his Facebook name to "nutsackface.’’ It was part of a tradition where seniors change their Facebook names to a pun or a joke...

Rationalizing college dreams

Jacob Goodman October 14, 2014

There is too much advice in my life right now. And it’s all about college. My dean, parents, friends, other deans, admissions officers, are endless supplies of application edits, acceptance percentages,...

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