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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Maximizing Minimum Wage Momentum

Claire Conner June 15, 2021

Much has happened since July 24, 2009. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs; America elected its first Black president to a second term; same-sex marriage became legal in all 50 states; 195 nations...

When students aren’t back in in-person classes, parents have to make a choice between working or quitting their jobs to stay home.

Calling on Californians

Jack Coleman, Guest Editorialist March 25, 2021

Gov. Gavin Newsom has failed Californians. It's time to say goodbye. On March 11 last year, we left school for what most believed would be a two-week experiment with online learning. As two weeks turned...

Opinion: Settle for Biden?

Julian Andreone October 26, 2020

On August 18, Joe Biden was nominated to be the Democratic Candidate for the 2020 Presidential Election and a movement called 'Settle for Biden' emerged in the Progressive community. This movement is...

Hugh Hewitt speaks to students, faculty and staff about his book, The Happiest Life. Credit: Pavan Tauh/Chronicle

Pundit Hugh Hewitt discusses ‘The Happiest Life’

Sophie Haber November 6, 2017

The first guest speaker to voice conservative political viewpoints on campus, Emmy Award-winning radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, discussed his book, “The Happiest Life” at an all school assembly...

Graphic by Kristin Kuwada

Seeing Red: Alumni in Conservative States Notice a Shift in Political Atmosphere

Jesse Nadel December 6, 2016

Sitting in the lounge of her dorm at the University of Michigan, Katie Kreshek ’16 felt her stomach sink as she watched Donald Trump’s electoral votes rise. Around her, she heard the cheers of some...

A typical voting booth. Image licensed for reuse with modification from Wikimedia Commons.

New To Voting

Sophie Cohen May 20, 2016

As the California primary election draws near, many seniors at Harvard-Westlake say they feel prepared to vote knowledgeably for a presidential candidate, but some juniors who will turn 18 before the June...

Infographic art by Alexa Zuriff/Chronicle

Some students suppress their politics on campus

Katie Plotkin May 5, 2016

Amid controversial political statements from presidential candidates this election season, conservative and liberal students say they feel pressured to suppress their opinions for fear of retaliation,...

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