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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Halloween highlights

Halloween highlights

October 15, 2021

"Girl vs. Monster" "It's a modern classic that deserves credit for its incredible soundtrack. I watch it every October." - Keira Jameson '22 "The Nightmare Before Christmas" "Always and forever...

Singer-songwriter Kiki Cooper 23 performs at the Hynes Convention Center pop rock jam session in Boston.

Summer Spotlight: Kiki Cooper ’23

Natasha Speiss August 27, 2021

Deep in thought, Kiki Cooper ’23 sits at her piano and distractedly taps out notes. The faint sounds of the keys echo throughout the room. When surrounded by music, Cooper said she feels at home and...

Happier Than Ever review

Happier Than Ever review

Natalie Cosgrove August 25, 2021

From Billie Eilish’s first EP at 15, to her latest album at 19, Eilish’s fans have watched the singer evolve with every piece of work she releases. Her listeners have followed her transformation from...

The spotlights focus in on Brandon Liang 21 as he performs onstage with the schools Jazz Band.

Senior Star: Brandon Liang

Vasilia Yordanova June 3, 2021

When saxophonist Brandon Liang ’21 stepped on stage to perform at the 2018 Worldstrides Heritage Festival in Seattle with his fellow Jazz Band musicians, adrenaline rushed through his veins. As the...

Students are able to sign up for time slots and share music with their peers through the schools radio station, KHWS.

Celebrating 10 Years of KHWS

Fallon Dern March 11, 2021

With one click to khwsradio.com, you are greeted with a gif of Bart Simpson jamming out to music and the club’s name formed out of white computer mice. The front page holds a setlist from April 2020,...

Teachers’ Tastes in Music

Leo Saperstein March 4, 2021

Faculty members took time to reflect on music through their lives, both during COVID-19 and leading up to it, revealing what it has meant for them on a grander scale. Science Teacher and Coordinator...

Spotify and Apple Music wrap up the songs of 2020

Natalie Cosgrove February 3, 2021

Spotify celebrated an unprecedented year for their users with a list of their most streamed songs, artists, podcasts and genres for the culmination of 2020 on Dec. 2. Lavinia Tyagi '23 said she enjoyed...

Virtual Community Chapel gatherings unite community

Emmy Zhang and Lily Lee February 3, 2021

Despite the absence of the collective voices of student performers and the colored stained glass windows that illuminate St. Saviour's Chapel , the Community Chapel Time continues to unite students and...

Summer quarantunes

Sydney Fener August 27, 2020

Tongue Tied - Grouplove “I love ‘Tongue Tied.’ It banged when it first came out, has banged since and will bang forever.” — Kyle Reims ’21 Ribs - Lorde “‘Ribs’ is one of those...

Industry Insiders

Industry Insiders

Keira Jameson August 26, 2020

Producer and songwriter Gabe Yaron '22 sat down at his piano to play and sing to his pop song “No Obligation.”  Throughout quarantine, he has been constantly making new music and collaborating with...

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Tunes Through Time

Ethan Lachman January 29, 2020

Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus influenced artists that are famous today. When he was younger, if someone had told Blink-182 bassist and co-lead vocalist Mark Hoppus (Jack ’20) that he would influence...

YoungArts winners announced for 2020 school year

Sarah Mittleman November 29, 2019

The YoungArts Foundation awarded 10 students Tuesday for their accomplishments in music, photography, writing, visual arts and singing. 10 artists, writers and musicians receive awards The annual YoungArts...

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