The SPECTRUM

Volume 30

The SPECTRUM

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IMAX and Dreamscape are excellent VR experiences

Sophia Musante | May 29, 2019

Several virtual reality shops have opened up across Los Angeles. These locations offer interactive experiences, ranging from live-action video games to scenic explorations. With so many options, it can...

Amendments should be made to several required classes

Sophia Musante | May 29, 2019

As an anonymous Harvard-Westlake (HW) seventh grader exited the Munger Library, they witnessed the many complaints of their fellow classmates. These students expressed - not for the first time - annoyance...

Recipe for baking French tartes

Sophia Musante | May 29, 2019

This American spin on a classic French fruit tarte is a delicious and easy way to satisfy a sweet tooth. Composed of a light and flaky crust, a delicate pastry crème and an elegant glaze, this treat...

Bake lemon cake using this easy recipe

Sophia Musante | May 3, 2019

Nothing screams spring quite like a fresh lemon cake. The following four-layer lemon cake is filled with zesty lemon curd and a sweet raspberry compote, frosted with a layer of smooth vanilla buttercream...

Students perform in the Chamber and Solo Music concert

Sophia Musante | March 22, 2019

Student instrumentalists performed in the Chamber and Solo Music concert Feb 24. During this concert, small student chamber groups and soloists composed of members of Harvard-Westlake’s (HW) Symphony...

Fudge is the easiest way to celebrate spring

Sophia Musante | February 21, 2019

There is no better treat to satisfy a sweet tooth than simple, old-fashioned fudge. The perfect dessert for any occasion, fudge is incredibly simple and only takes twenty minutes to make. Furthermore,...

Students experience varying levels of stress at HW

Sophia Musante | December 22, 2018

Harvard-Westlake students appear to experience constant stress. According to a recent survey, the 231 student respondents expressed how their school work and extracurriculars effects them and how they...

Peppermint brownies exude holiday spirit

Sophia Musante | December 21, 2018

Nothing tastes more like winter than peppermint. Inspired by Food and Wine magazine, these peppermint brownies are the perfect seasonal treat to eat during movie nights or by the fire with family. Delicious...

Anthony Ulloa ‘14 visits MS to talk about Bird Scooters

Sophia Musante | December 21, 2018

Anthony Ulloa ‘14, the West Coast Head of Operations for Bird, spoke to students on Dec. 6 in an after school meeting about his experience at Bird. Bird is an electric scooter company which provides...

“The Hate U Give” Review

Sophia Musante | December 7, 2018

Despite beautiful acting, “The Hate U Give” fails to satisfy in its story line. The movie follows Starr Carter, a black teenager who struggles to find her voice after being the sole witness...

Why Bra Straps Should Not Be Included In the Dress Code

Sophia Musante | December 7, 2018

Recent comments made in a ninth grade class meeting have reinvigorated interest in Harvard-Westlake’s dress code. While the school has a better dress code than most in terms of language, the enforcement...

Roll Cake

Sophia Musante | December 7, 2018

As we head into the holiday season, there’s nothing anyone loves more than a classic dessert! Inspired by Life Made Sweeter and Fifteen Spatulas, this vanilla nutmeg roll cake will add an elegant...

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