The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Proud to be a Wolverine

Leily Arzy May 27, 2015

As part of the annual Senior Transition Day, the school organized a screening of “The Hunting Ground,” a shocking documentary about sexual assault on college campuses nationwide, produced by parent...

Living in the present

Leily Arzy February 13, 2015

It is only natural to want a change of pace: to experience new things, try different foods and embark on adventures. More often than not, this desire to break with the monotony of our daily lives can be...

Talking It Over

Leily Arzy January 14, 2015

Camden* ’15 walks over to the brown couch and sits blankly for about a minute. He observes the scenic paintings on the walls and takes note of the five tissue boxes dispersed around the room. The silence...

Reacting to Ferguson

Leily Arzy September 3, 2014

Michael Brown, an unarmed, black 18-year-old, was shot to death by a white police officer, Darren Wilson, on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police allege Brown stole a box of cigars from a local convenience...

All access summers

Lauren Kim September 3, 2014

Finding her inner peace Ahimsa, non-violence. Santosha, contentment. Asteya, non-stealing. These are just three of the eight virtues in yoga that Trishta Dordi ’15 used to shape her life during the...

A Family Affair

Carly Berger May 27, 2014

Emma, You have a birthday on Aug. 5, and you are from Zhanjiang in the Guangdong Province of China. While we don’t know for sure what happened, I believe that your birth mother must have cared about...

The News Fanatics

Leily Arzy April 30, 2014

"I am a news fanatic," history teacher Dror Yaron said shaking his head. "I probably spend too much time keeping up with news. The more you know, the more confusing it is, the more frustrating it is." Yaron...

A House Divided

Morganne Ramsey December 17, 2013

National team setter speaks to squad

Leily Arzy November 13, 2013

Three-time Olympic volleyball player Lindsey Napela Berg visited the varsity volleyball team to stress the importance of teamwork and discuss the difficulties of being a woman in the spotlight. "It was...

Science teacher takes leave of absence

Leily Arzy October 15, 2013

Upper school science teacher Walt Werner has taken a medical leave after being diagnosed this past June with Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue. Doctors are confident that he will be...

Castaneda trains with U.S. U-17 National Team

Leily Arzy September 25, 2013

Soccer player Chloe Castaneda ’15 was one of the six midfielders chosen to attend the U.S. U-17 Women’s National Team’s week long training camp in Lakeland Ranch, Fl. Casteneda, who helped the girls’...

Costume classes to visit downtown fashion district

Leily Arzy September 25, 2013

Theatrical Costume Design I-II students will take an optional field trip to downtown Los Angeles Sept. 26 to enhance their class projects. Students will get materials for future projects and learn more...

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