As a closing event to the Harvard-Westlake (HW) school year, two of the dance classes, Introduction to Contemporary Dance and Dance Production, held showcases in the dance studio. Introduction to Contemporary Dance, a course that requires little experience, is a full year elective. The class was given a whole semester to put together their dances.
Author: Andrew Reiter
The arrival of Blue Ribbon Sushi to the new Palisades Village boasts tasteful Japanese cuisine. Along with its many other locations, the Blue Ribbon chain features a unique menu, offering items from sushi and handrolls to steak and fried chicken dishes. It is important to make a reservation before you go because Blue Ribbon is
Spotify and Apple Music are two popular music streaming services around the world. Spotify was founded in 2006, while Apple Music was founded in 2015 as an add-on to iTunes, a service where listeners can purchase music from prices of $0.69 to $1.99. Each streaming service has its strengths and after using both, I have
New ninth grade students have been adjusting to the school year since they began Harvard-Westlake. These students are entering an environment that has already been developing for two years, so their adjustment is bound to be challenging. The new students have to break through the mold and make all new friends, even after everyone has
The Middle Eastern American Culture Club (MEACC) is a student club led by Spectrum Staffer Mia Feizbakhsh ‘22 and Joey Schoenberg ‘22. It was created in the 2017-18 school year by Emma Limor ‘21 and Alon Moradi ‘21. They started this club with the intention of representing everyone from the Middle East and to teach
The new Javier’s restaurant is an amazing addition to the Century City Mall because of its incredible cuisine and ambiance. The restaurant offers Mexican cuisine with touches of American foods, including salads and steak. First opened in Laguna Beach in 1995, its delectable food, like the chips and salsa appetizer, have brought it great success.
The Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) was celebrated internationally on Nov. 20, 2018. It was founded in 1999 by Gwendolyn Ann Smith, a transgender activist and writer. She founded a website called Remembering Our Dead, and also created the first public forum on an online major service, the Transgender Community Forum. Smith founded this forum
The Harvard-Westlake (HW) community gathered in the Saperstein Theatre for an emergency drill on Monday, Oct. 22, during activities period. Once the students were seated, John Wimbish introduced Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Captain, John Ingatczyk. During his speech, Ingatcyzk mentioned the protocol for an active shooter, an earthquake, or during a fire situation. The
With every new school year comes new students. There are about 90 new ninth graders who came to our school, and every student has a different perspective on their transition into Harvard-Westlake and how the school year has gone so far. Many students play a sport and have to balance school with extracurriculars. Each and