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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

A&E Assistant Editor Sarah Reiff  ’20 uses a ridesharing app to reach the polls. Companies, like Lyft and Uber, partnered with nonprofit organizations to offer free rides for voters. Staged photo by Lindsay Wu and Luke Schneider/Chronicle

Uber and Lyft offer free rides for voters

Emma Shapiro November 15, 2018

Ridesharing companies announced a nonpartisan campaign for the midterm elections to offer free rides to the polls for voters. Uber and Lyft both hoped to increase the voter turnout on election day, according...

Students chat with Uber, Checchi Capital execs

Kendall Dees October 7, 2016

Conrad Whelan of Uber as well as Adam Checchi ’95, Sam Pfister ’95 and Danny Seo ’96 of Checchi Capital Advisors, a Beverly Hills based investment advisor, offered students career and life advice...

Photo by Su Jin Nam/Chronicle

Driven to Drink: Do personal driver apps facilitate teen drinking?

Sophie Cohen May 25, 2016

"Don’t drink and drive," is a maxim drilled into every adolescent mind. So when *Harry Smith ’17 set out for a Friday night house party with friends as the designated driver, he had no intentions of...

Uber Dangerous

Zoe Dutton April 30, 2014

Mothers always say never to get in a stranger’s car, but that’s exactly what many students are doing. According to a Chronicle poll of 508 students, 63 percent of upper school students have used Uber...

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