The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Why isn’t African history taught in history class?

February 8, 2012

By Alex McNab If black people are African-Americans, why does black history start when we were stolen from Africa? I began asking myself this question last December when I first picked up a copy of "Africana:...

Fac Brat Pack

Chronicle Staff April 28, 2010

  By Jordan Gavens and Lara Sokoloff When some parents drive their children to school, they drop them off at the entrance, tell them to have a great day and then drive away. Yet, while some students...

‘The Day Jack Played’

May 28, 2009

By Dana Glaser Let me introduce you to my little brother, Jake: Jake started 7th grade this year, he’s half my height, wears glasses, plays the guitar and can solve a Rubics cube faster than anyone...

35 paint mural at elementary school for community service

Chronicle Staff May 26, 2009

By Hana Al-Henaid Approximately 35 students and two faculty chaperones helped students at Broadway Elementary school paint a mural on May 16. The event was organized by Jackie Feiler ’10 and Jaqui...

FAC delays midterms for inauguration

December 17, 2008

By Annie Belfield The history midterms scheduled for the morning of Jan. 20 have been pushed back one hour and fifteen minutes to enable students and faculty to watch President-Elect Barack Obama’s...

Art History Students Visit Norton Simon Museum of Art

March 16, 2008

By: Susan Nussbaum  Students in The History and Art of Modern Europe and World walked around the Norton Simon Museum of Art trying to guess the artist of each painting using the themes, colors and styles...

Teacher was €˜abundantly cheerful

Chronicle Staff February 12, 2008

By Ariane Lange   Carl Wilson was remembered as a gracious and wickedly witty man at his memorial service in the St. Saviour’s Chapel Feb. 2. Friends of the art teacher, who retired in 2006...

Dress to distress

February 14, 2007

By Annie Dreyer  Though it occurred some years ago, history teacher Nini Halkett still remembers sitting in the lower part of the lunch area and glancing towards the top half when she saw a girl wearing...

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