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Volume 30
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Remembering Rabbi Feigenson

Remembering Rabbi Feigenson

Karen Wu | March 16, 2020

Known for her kindness and contributions to the Harvard Westlake (HW) community both on and off-campus, Rabbi Feigenson will be a deeply missed presence. Her warm personality has helped many students...

LAHSOs art day and local organizations feature Latinx artists

LAHSO’s art day and local organizations feature Latinx artists

Karen Wu | March 10, 2020

The Latin American Hispanic Student Organization (LAHSO), a Harvard-Westlake (HW) Middle School club, organized an art event where students were given drawing materials, and visual arts teacher Flavia...

HW tackles drug education similarly to other LA private schools

HW tackles drug education similarly to other LA private schools

Karen Wu | December 20, 2019

Harvard-Westlake (HW) combines multiple strategies such as health classes, advisory, and FCD (Freedom from Chemical Dependency) to combat student drug use, some of which other Los Angeles private schools...

MS Winter Concert : The Magic of Music

MS Winter Concert : The Magic of Music

Karen Wu | December 17, 2019

Harvard-Westlake (HW) Beginning Band, Concert Band, Beginning Strings, Concert Strings, Symphonic Band, and Middle School (MS) Symphony performed at the winter instrumental concert "The Magic of Music"...

Andrew Yang attends fundraising event hosted by HW family

Karen Wu | September 25, 2019

Andrew Yang, a Democrat presidential candidate, attended an intimate fundraising event hosted by Harvard-Westlake (HW) parent Rachel Yang at her family's home. There are 20 Democrats running for president...

Influential Asian-Americans to celebrate Asian-American Heritage Month

Karen Wu | May 29, 2019

From the wildly popular film “Crazy Rich Asians” to the construction of the First Transcontinental Railroad, Asian-Pacific Americans have had a huge impact on the United States.“Crazy...

Life Site News petition to remove gay superhero

Karen Wu | May 28, 2019

A Life Site News petition that demands Marvel Studios not put a gay character in its movies has reached over 10,000 signatures.The Marvel Cinematic Universe (M.C.U.) has recently begun to include more...

Financial aid concerns effect students’ chances of admission

Karen Wu | May 28, 2019

About 20% of Harvard-Westlake's (HW) student body receives financial aid. Nonetheless, financial aid can make admission to HW more difficult, according to the HW website."In the same way we are limited...

History of Government Shutdowns

Karen Wu | March 22, 2019

Congress has prevented another government shutdown by reaching an agreement that Trump signed on Feb. 15 which keeps the government open through Sept. 30. However, it does not include full funding for...

Harvard-Westlake Should not have Removed the Extra GPA Point for AP and Honors Classes

Karen Wu | March 22, 2019

Harvard-Westlake (HW) removed the extra GPA point for AP and honors classes at the middle school in order to take pressure off students. The removal was a mistake because it is ineffective, hypocritical...

Book Bistro Holding Book Drive for Free Black Women’s Library of L.A.

Karen Wu | March 22, 2019

Harvard-Westlake (HW) Book Bistro, with support from BLACC, is holding a book drive for the Free Black Women’s Library of L.A. with the goal of collecting 300 books before spring break."We’ll...

China’s First Space Blockbuster “The Wandering Earth” has Magnificent Visuals and a Strong Message

Karen Wu | March 22, 2019

Filled with the immenseness of the universe yet telling the story of ordinary people, “The Wandering Earth” (流浪地球) is a tale of humanity prevailing even when extinction...

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