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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Ava Tran 22 smiles in front of shrubbery.

Junior Fellowship: Ava Tran

Fallon Dern September 4, 2021

Ava Tran ’22, one of eight upper school students chosen by The Kutler Center Junior Fellowship Program, is using her awarded $4,000 to research environmentalism in Vietnam. The program sponsors independent...

Photo Illustration by Sam Ko 19.

Here Comes the Signs: Protests of the 60s Compared to Now

Kyra Hudson November 15, 2018

When Francine Werner ‘68 thinks back to her years at the then-Westlake School for Girls, she said she recalls the cultural phenomenon of the Beatles and the British Invasion, the counterculture movement...

Alyse Tran ’18 researches Vietnamese herbal medicine outside of Ho Chi Minh City. Printed with permission of Alyse Tran 18.

Alyse Tran ’18 studied herbal medicine in Vietnam

Saba Nia August 29, 2017

After receiving the Asia Initiative Fellowship, Alyse Tran ’18 studied herbal medicine in Vietnam this summer for her HWGo! project. Tran said that she wanted to take advantage of the opportunity to...

BACK IN ‘NAM: Justyn Chang ’18 and Christopher Park ’18 give a brief introduction to their film, “The American War.” Chang and Park were two of 16 students who traveled to Vietnam during semester break in January as part of a Digital Storytelling Adventure. Credit: Danielle Spitz/Chronicle

Students present digital stories in showcase

Caty Szeto May 27, 2016

Students from the HW Go! Vietnam trip displayed their final film and photography projects in Ahmanson Lecture Hall on May 18. In January, a group of 16 students traveled to Vietnam with Upper School...

LENDING A HELPING SHOULDER: James Kanoff ’17 leans on Chance Washburn ’18 in order to capture a picture of the sunset in Vietnam. Students traveled there for over a week to work on digital media projects independently and in groups. Credit: Lauren Kim/Chronicle

Learning Through the Lens: Students journey to Vietnam

Jean Sanders February 10, 2016

When Kinly McCaffery ’18 saw a wall filled with photos of bombing victims of the Vietnam War at the War Remnants Museum in Saigon, she realized that any one of those victims could easily have been her...

Students on Vietnam trip to run social media accounts

Danielle Spitz January 12, 2016

Students going on the HW Go! Vietnam Digital Storytelling trip Jan. 15-24 will run Instagram and Snapchat accounts so students can stay updated with those on the trip. Those interested in social media...

Le Ly Haslip speaks to a journalism class. Credit: Oliver Akhtarzad/Chronicle

‘Hardships only temporary’ says former refugee

Eli Adler November 10, 2015

Author and former Vietnamese refugee Le Ly Hayslip spoke to students Monday about her challenging upbringing and how it has shaped who she is as a person. The San Diego resident, whose life was inspiration...

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