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    Fiona’s Five: Spring Break (episode 1)

  • Often, students are forced to cram and make up school work to go to concerts. Students and teachers agree that going to concerts can threaten students academic responsibilities and that achieving a balance is important for this purpose.


    Concert Culture

  • Student filmmaker and presenter at Westflix Ian Kims film My Sisters in the Stars: The Star of Lee Yong-Soo received the Audience Choice Award for his film.


    20 Years of Westflix

  • An earthquake destroys the ground near a city.


    Turkey’s grim earthquake lessons

  • Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate


    Administration hosts support sessions with Jewish advocate

  • News

    Deans change spring college tour itinerary

  • Kutler Center Scholar in Residence Andrea Ghez poses with EMPOWER. Ghez won the Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering a supermassive blackhole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy.


    School hosts Nobel Laureate and astrophysicist Andrea Ghez

  • Students tend to the hydroponic plant towers.


    Reducing our environmental impact

  • Members of the Upper School Robotics Team and Mathematics Teacher and Robotics Coach Andew Theiss gather around their robot before it competes at the Central Valley Regional Tournament.


    Robotics joins FIRST

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    Addiction specialist presents to juniors

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1-800-Postmates: Food Delivery App Usage on Campus

Jeanine Kim May 2, 2019

Every weekend, when Jaya Nayar ’20 sits down to dinner with her family, she sees a spread of food ordered from Postmates. After enjoying a meal filled with a variety of foods from many different restaurants,...

Photo illustration by Zoe Redlich

Show Me the Money: How campus ID cards have altered student perceptions of the value of money

Sarah Healy December 12, 2018

Cafeteria cashier Phairot Janthep’s daily routine consists of greeting students, some by name, who come in daily to buy their lunches, snacks and drinks. Seeing everyone who comes to the cafeteria, Janthep...

Photo Illustration by Nicole Kim and Josie Abugov

The Cost to Compete: Paying a Steep Price for Extracurriculars

Rian Ratnavale February 15, 2017

When Anya Andrews ’17 and her teammates on the girls’ soccer team got the bill for dinner while at a tournament, she watched as her teammates casually drew money out of their wallets without hesitation....

The high price of fun

The high price of fun

Eugenia Ko April 27, 2016

Being a Harvard-Westlake student is expensive. I’m not talking about our $30,000-plus tuition, textbooks or cafeteria purchases (a lot of which may not cost a thing with financial aid.) I’m not even...

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Welcoming the (Lunar) New Year

Sacha Lin February 10, 2016

Like millions of others across the country, Anna Gong ’18 and her family had the television on for hours last weekend, but Chinese opera performers, lion dancers and dragon dancers in colorful costumes...

Illustration by Vivian Lin/Chronicle

Some students are schooled in stocks at an early age

Benjamin Most May 27, 2015

At age 10, Daniel Singer ’17 realized that he was making little interest off of the money in his savings account. Singer asked his father to open an account for him at E-Trade, a financial services company...

Sharing study guides raises variety of issues

May 29, 2012

By Claire Hong Nikki Volpert ’12 has been making study guides to help herself study for her midterms and finals since the ninth grade. This year was the first time she tried to sell them because...

Liberal views dominate political climate

May 29, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz Bringing up money, religion or politics may be a dinner party sin, but at school there is no such rule against discussion of politics in or out of the classroom. While such potentially...

Kiva picks entrepreneurs to give business loans

May 25, 2011

By Allana Rivera Kiva club chose five entrepreneurs from around the world to donate to with the money raised from their Jamba Juice fundraiser. Rosalina Dela Cerna from the Philippines, Claudia Janeth...

School launches new initiative to expand Asian studies funded by donations from Gunter, Gross

April 28, 2011

By Daniel Rothberg The school announced a new initiative focused on Asian studies that will support curriculum development, faculty grants, an exchange program and a speaker series. Applications for faculty...

Seniors solicit donations for class gift to school

April 27, 2011

By Wendy Chen Seniors in the Student Alumni Association are collecting donations that will go toward the senior gift.The money will go to the Alumni Scholar Endowment Fund, a fund that provides financial...

Choosing the passenger’s seat

April 27, 2011

By Saj Sri-Kumar Like many students who are seeking to purchase their own car, Devon Breton-Pakozdi ’12 started to save his money. Unlike those students, however, Breton-Pakozdi decided not...

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