The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

My Path to Confidence

Jessica Spitz May 27, 2015

Seventh grade is an unfortunate year. Nervous 12-year-olds flooded onto the middle school campus in all their pre-pubescent glory, desperate to find a place at their new school. Almost six years ago, I...

Quad Talk March: Mandatory Lunch Period

Jessica Spitz March 18, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUbCzkVCaCY

Photo illustration by Jacob Goodman

Taking the High Road

Jessica Spitz March 18, 2015

As Sophia* drove down her street on the way to a party, her excitement gradually turned into paranoia. It took a conscious effort for her to focus on the road, and the laughter of her three friends became...

School may provide faculty measles vaccine

Jessica Spitz February 13, 2015

As a child, science teacher Walt Werner contracted the measles. As an adult, Werner developed non-Hodgkins lymphoma and took a five-month medical leave last year to undergo treatment, which included chemotherapy...

‘As You Like It’: Behind the Scenes

Jessica Spitz February 6, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2P_1CCRgp0

Online Quad Talk

Jessica Spitz January 14, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4xG4doS6KY

Weathering the Storms

Jessica Spitz January 14, 2015

As Matt Karo ’14 prepared to leave his dorm room at Columbia University for baseball practice, he and his teammates received an e-mail from their coach notifying them that practice was canceled. The...

Appreciate your teachers

Jessica Spitz November 19, 2014

The last issue of the Chronicle each year includes a senior supplement, and within the supplement, senior columns. Usually, the writers either reminisce about significant aspects of their high school careers,...

“Company”: Behind the Scenes

Nikta Mansouri November 14, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRo0_I2DzZQ

Homecoming 2014

Nikta Mansouri September 30, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3Bx_TJbqVk&index=1&list=UUp35920WUWLLmrUv2CN5i1Q

Crossing the line

Jessica Spitz September 26, 2014

"You run like a girl!" "You hit like a girl!" "You throw like a girl!" We’ve all heard these taunts. Coaches, parents and children often equate a boy’s bad performance with femininity. However, we...

Watching the news unfold

Jessica Spitz September 3, 2014

Every time he heard warning sirens, Judd Liebman ’12 calmly made his way to the fortified safe room in the Tel Aviv building where he was working. In northern Israeli cities including Tel Aviv, the warning...

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