The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Defining Empowerment

Kate Burry December 10, 2020

To a certified feminist seven days a week, the lyrics of Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s hit “WAP” (an acronym for “Wet Ass P**** ”) invite the discussion of modern day female empowerment...

Evie de Rubertis ’21 builds a model for her studies on the representations of the female form. Credit: Evie de Rubertis, used with permission

Evie de Rubertis studies women in art

Harry Tarses August 30, 2020

Evie de Rubertis ’21, one of the seven recipients of the Junior Summer Fellowships, used her resources to explore the history and evolution of women in art and examine how these feminist works relate...

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

Abort Mission: Newest Abortion Laws

Kyra Hudson May 28, 2019

After realizing that the guy she had just had sex with didn’t use a condom, Piper* ’20 had to take Plan B One-Step. The emergency contraception kept Piper from facing an unwanted pregnancy, but under...

Illustration by Samantha Ko.

More than Words: Exploring Microaggressions on Campus

Alison Oh March 20, 2019

As Xenia Bernal ’19 flipped through the pages of the 2017 yearbook, she was taken aback. Alongside silly photos of seniors in heart-shaped sunglasses and cheetah-print hats was a large photo of a group...

Illustration by Spencer Klink

Wonder Women: Exploring the increasing female presence in Advanced Placement courses

Lindsay Wu January 30, 2019

On the first day of her senior year, Tivoli Nguyen ’17 entered her Advanced Placement Physics C class and chose a desk between two boys already seated. After the rest of Nguyen’s classmates filed...

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