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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

Living off the grid

Sydney Foreman May 28, 2014

The grid dictates the layout of the Chronicle. If I could explain it I would, but the section I spend most of my time working on, Features, is "exempt" from following the almighty grid lines. This is because...

The Final Decision

Sydney Foreman April 30, 2014

Jackie Ridgley, The All-Around Having been admitted to Columbia University early decision, Jackie Ridgley ’14 decided to attend the school’s admitted students weekend. There she had the opportunity...

Parenting Under the Influence

Sydney Foreman April 30, 2014

It was dark and neither Billy* ‘14 nor his younger sibling could see from their positions in the backseat of the car their father was driving. It was Thanksgiving, and the family was on its way back...

Fosse biographer speaks on the importance of music in movies

Sydney Foreman March 19, 2014

 During a short break while guest teaching performing arts teacher Ted Walch’s Cinema Studies class March 10, Sam Wasson ’99 learned that his book "Fosse" about choreographer-director Bob Fosse was...

Students mimic dance video game routines to celebrate end of school week

Sydney Foreman February 12, 2014

Once the clock strikes 2:35 on Friday afternoons, not every classroom gets a full weekend’s rest. Instead, the English classrooms in the Rugby annex welcome students once more, but not for poring over...

Cinematographer discusses career, filmmaking with Cinema Studies

Sydney Foreman February 12, 2014

Richmond began his career as a messenger boy for Pathway News. After declining an editor position, he worked for Danziger Studio and Bray Studios. After helping out with the movie “Call Me Bwana,”...

Senior tapes more than 100 “student humor” jokes

Julia Aizuss December 18, 2013

First, Aidan Yetman-Michaelson ’14 was told to order crumbly bread. Then, he was instructed to ask for oil. Next, he had to demand that the sandwich not be cut. While oil was smeared on the bread, shout...

High Stakes: Hearing back from colleges

Sydney Foreman December 18, 2013

Melvin*, The Brain Out of the two schools he applied to, Melvin* has only heard back from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he was deferred. He said it was "kind of disappointing, but definitely...

Dying to be thin

Sydney Foreman November 13, 2013

When Aurora* ’14 woke up on the floor of the dance locker room, she thought she must have died. Her first instinct was to reach for her thighs. “Nope,” she thought, “these are still here.” If...

High Stakes: Finalizing early schools

Sydney Foreman October 15, 2013

Melvin*, The Brain Still very undecided about his college plans, Melvin will be applying Early Action to the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan and MIT. “I’d be happy to go to any of...

Students to voluntarily teach weekend arts classes at public school in honor of Carr ’14

Sydney Foreman September 25, 2013

A bimonthly arts program in memory of Justin Carr ’14 will begin at an Inglewood elementary school Sept. 28. Each of the three-hour workshops in the Justin Carr’s Dare to Dream Arts Program were designed...

High Stakes: Choosing early schools

Sydney Foreman September 25, 2013

Melvin*, The Brain The college process has not changed much for Melvin since August but he is now certain he will apply Early Action to the University of Michigan. He is also sure he will apply to the...

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