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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

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Swiss-born multimedia artist discusses surrealist work with senior art class

Sydney Fener February 11, 2021

Swiss artist Nicolas Party visited the AP Studio Art senior class Feb. 9 to discuss his work and career with students. Party not only creates paintings, but also public murals, ceramics and installation...

Writer and attourney Leslie Klinger speaks to members of Adam Levine’s English
IV: Criminal Minds class about the Sherlock Holmes franchise and his passion for stories and their characters.
Credit: Crystal Baik

Mystery writer speaks to English class

Crystal Baik October 14, 2020

Winner of the 2019 Edgar Award and 2015 Anthony Award Leslie Klinger spoke to the English IV: Criminal Minds class about his career studying Sherlock Holmes on Sept. 11. Klinger said he considers himself...

Speaker encourages mental health discussion on campus

Tammer Bagdasarian April 22, 2019

In an effort to encourage discussion about mental health on campus, educator and author Ross Szabo spoke to the junior class during its class meeting April 22. In addition to addressing the steps students...

All school assembly speaker Rosetta Lee addresses the issue of microaggression. (Credit: Crystal Baik /Chronicle)

Speaker discusses methods to address microaggressions

Casey Kim March 8, 2019

In an effort to spark conversation about the impact of microaggressions, educator and diversity speaker Rosetta Lee spoke in an all-school assembly March 8. In addition to debunking myths regarding microaggressions,...

Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi speaks to students about mental health in an all-school assembly hosted by the Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club in Taper Gym. Credit: Ryan Albert

Kid Cudi addresses mental health stigma

Lucas Gelfond March 4, 2019

Grammy award-winning musical artist Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi spoke about the stigma surrounding mental health in the black community in an all-school assembly hosted by the Black Leadership Awareness...

Economics Club to bring Andrew Puzder to assembly, students threaten walkout

Sophie Haber November 4, 2018

Students are planning to walk out of an upcoming all-school assembly tomorrow set to feature Andrew Puzder, former CEO of Carl’s Jr. and former Secretary of Labor nominee for the Trump administration....

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

Speaking on behalf of ASiA

Alison Oh October 4, 2018

This past Monday, Lisa See addressed the school during an all-school assembly. See is a multiple times New York Times bestselling author, with years of leadership in the local Chinese-American community...

Lisa See spoke to the school community regarding the importance of being open to a more fluid interpretation of race and conversations about diversity. Credit: Ryan Albert/Chronicle

‘See’-ing diversity in action: Author speaks to school about cultural identity

Casey Kim October 1, 2018

The Asian Students in Action club invited New York Times Best Selling author Lisa See to speak about her family history and struggles with identity Monday. See is the first all-school assembly speaker...

An LAPD officer conducts a demonstration with her canine companion.  Credit: Laurie Levenson

Can’t teach an old dog new tricks? LAPD K-9 squad visits class

Casey Kim May 3, 2018

Two members of the Los Angeles Police Department K-9 unit discussed training and working with police dogs with Criminal Law & Advocacy students May 1. The officers brought K-9 dogs, also known as...

Speaker educates faculty on cultural awareness

Joanna Im March 21, 2018

Sage Hill School teacher Drew Ishii presented his speech, ‘Asian-Americans and the Model Minority Myth,’ to educate faculty and staff about cultural awareness Wednesday. The school invited Ishii speak...

Seismologist speaks to students about earthquakes

Sam Ko March 9, 2018

Seismologist Lucy Jones spoke to students and faculty about the history of earthquakes and their social effects, her involvement in earthquake research and the improvements that communities can develop...

Champion boxer speaks about boxing’s impact on his life

Alison Oh March 6, 2018

Champion boxer Ricky Quiles spoke to members of the Boxing Club on Monday about the positive impact boxing has had on his life. Quiles shared about his successes over his personal struggles with abusive...

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