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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

Party themes shouldn’t degrade women

David Lim November 7, 2012

Variations on the phrase "Bros and Hoes," seem to inspire the theme of every private high school party I hear of: "CEOs and Office Hoes," "Dinosaurs and Sluts,"  "Football Bros and Cheerleading Hoes,"...

Courtney* chooses Williams

Rachel Schwartz October 10, 2012

Courtney* Caitie Benell ’13 has finished her college process and is overjoyed with the results. "I visited Williams on Sunday [Sept. 30]," Benell said. "I will apply early decision and they will support...

School transitions to Google Drive online storage system

Aaron Lyons October 10, 2012

Thanks to Ethan Madison’s ’15 initiative, Harvard-Westlake has adopted Google Drive as a media platform and created accounts for all students and faculty. Students do not sign into their drives directly...

Admit One

October 10, 2012

Waiting alone in a local Starbucks, Andrew Meepos ’13 sips a coffee as he waits to meet a complete stranger. Strewn across the table in front of him are concert tickets that he has sold over the internet....

Interview with Dean Chris Jones

David Lim September 5, 2012

Junior addresses conference in Mandarin

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

Hang Yang ’14 spoke in Shanghai at the July international conference for the World Leading Schools Association. A native Mandarin speaker, Yang was talking to Head of Upper School Audrius Barzdukas,...

New faces on campus: Christopher Jones

Aaron Lyons September 5, 2012

Having endured freezing winters his entire life, Upper School Dean Christopher Jones is looking forward to a California winter. "You get to a point where that cold really gets in your bones and you kind...

Gaulke explores motherhood, feminism in regional exhibitions

March 15, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz An art exhibition at the Santa Monica Airport gallery called "Breaking in Two: Provocative Visions of Motherhood" features a dyptich that includes images of upper school Visual Arts...

Beijing students stop during college tour to visit school, attend classes

February 8, 2012

By Rachel Schwartz Twelve Beijing teenagers were surprised by the sense of freedom and teamwork they observed in the classes they audited during their visit to the Upper School on Feb. 1. The High School...

Egg cartons soundproof walls of noisy MiniMudd library

December 16, 2011

By Rachel Schwartz What appears to be textured wallpaper in MiniMudd library is really a puzzle of cardboard egg cartons plastered on the walls to soundproof the temporary space. Maintenance imported...

Vote based on merit, not gender

April 27, 2011

By Rachel Schwartz This year, almost twice as many girls as boys ran for Junior Prefect. This was not a surprise to me, as this gap in numbers has occurred every year since seventh grade. Yet once again,...

LAFD to offer crisis training for students

March 24, 2011

By Rachel Schwartz Students will have a chance to learn search and rescue, triage, disaster readiness and emergency planning skills that could help them in emergency situations at Community Emergency...

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