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A space for debate

Liz Yount September 5, 2015

Last year students had the privilege of hearing from several speakers who brought us inspiring messages of acceptance, struggle and perseverance. Terrence Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine, shared...

Heroes or Villains: Superfoods are costly but have advocates

Heroes or Villains: Superfoods are costly but have advocates

Eshanika Chaudhary September 1, 2015

Every morning to jumpstart her day Alyse Tran ’18 opens her refrigerator and pulls out mulberries, matcha powder and maca powder to blend her superfood smoothie, which she says instantly wakes her up...

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Editorial: Maintaining our Core Values

Chronicle Staff September 1, 2015

For the past year now, anyone who drives down Coldwater Canyon can see that our neighbors are unhappy with us. Along the way to a school that prioritizes integrity and purpose beyond ourselves, signs emblazoned...

What we learned during March of the Living

Chronicle Staff June 8, 2015

If you didn’t notice, during the two weeks after spring break, 24 seniors were absent from school. We were part of that group, the group that embarked on the two-week journey to Poland and Israel called...

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...

Missing an Actual Community

Sophie Kupiec-Weglinski May 27, 2015

In the last 1st and 3rd assembly, we all watched a video recap of the school year. This video was virtually all clips of various goals, touchdowns and other sports-related celebrations. Following this...

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...

It’s the Little Things

Jake Saferstein May 27, 2015

As my time at Harvard-Westlake comes to an end, I’d like to share one of the most important things I have learned. “The little things matter,” Coach Scot Ruggles would constantly tell us. “We...

Chronicling my Journalism Experience

Scott Nussbaum May 27, 2015

It was the summer before I started attending Harvard-Westlake. My mom said it would help me make friends before I started at a new school. However, I got much more out of the summer course in journalism...

Dear Class of 2015

Aimee Misaki May 27, 2015

Dear graduating class of 2015,   Now that I’m graduating in a few weeks, there’s something I want to get off of my chest.   First, I want to say that Harvard-Westlake’s teachers...

I was Dumb Last Year, I will be Dumb this Year

Marcella Park May 27, 2015

I always think the same thing when I look back on the past: “Wow. I was kind of dumb last year.” Let’s start with sixth grade, when I was a plain dork. Then in seventh grade, I looked back on sixth...

Hi, My Name is

Nikta Mansouri May 27, 2015

It was one of the last days of the sixth grade and Rebecca Katz ’15 and I were in the bathroom of our elementary school waiting to be picked up to go to the Harvard-Westlake seventh Grade Barbeque. I...

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