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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Keeping Her Composure: Composer Esther Ollivier 18

Keeping Her Composure: Composer Esther Ollivier ’18

Caty Szeto March 21, 2018

Walking through the Norton Simon Museum, Esther Ollivier ’18 stopped at a painting of a ballerina massaging her foot while sitting in a dimly lit room. Ollivier scanned the painting as ideas of how to...

PLAYING BY THE RULES: Esther Grover ’19 created an illustration for a poster for “Rule of Threes,” Uriah Celaya ’18’s play about three sisters who control the strings of mortals’ fates. The play was shown at the Short New Play Festival in New York City. Credit: Esther Grover 19

Senior’s play produced in festival

October 16, 2017

Uriah Celaya’s ’18 original play, “Rule of Threes,” was produced in the seventh annual Short New Play Festival held in New York City at the Lucille Lortel Theater this past summer. Unlike other...

Photo Illustration by Josie Abugov and Alena Rubin

Proud to be BLACC: Profiling Black Leadership, Awareness and Culture Club

Sabrina de Brito April 23, 2017

On any given Monday morning, Chalmers 307 is buzzing. The room is packed with more than 30 students and faculty members, eager to debate and discuss race-related issues. The noise level climbs as friends...

Tabula Rasa

Tabula Rasa

Claire Keller February 16, 2017

Rasa Barzdukas ’17 sits on the quad, occasionally looking up from her sketchpad. Pages are spilling out of her notebook, each covered in sketches waiting to be perfected in the studio. Barzdukas has...

As the season begins, Boden Stringer 18 practices his fundamentals. Credit: Sam McCabe 18 / Chronicle

Boden Stringer ’18 juggles soccer and school

Sam McCabe April 26, 2016

On a sunny afternoon in mid July of 2012, Boden Stringer ’18 practiced juggling a soccer ball. The count went higher and higher as Stringer practiced his skills, until finally he could juggle up to...

Kimura ’18 learns the kendama

Kimura ’18 learns the kendama

Elly Choi March 11, 2016

No matter how many times Yusuke Kimura ’18 repeated the same bend of the knees and slight flick of the wrist, he could not get the wooden ball onto the spike. This was one of the times he felt like...

Andres Walker 18 poses for a photo. Credit: Nicole Kim/Chronicle

Six Seconds of Fame

Nicole Kim January 19, 2016

Andres Walker ’18 does not remember much about his late uncle — just his record player playing his favorite Spanish vallenato on repeat and a cream-colored poncho that he wore to every family dinner. Although...

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