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PRINT EDITION March

April 24, 2014

THE ONLINE STUDENT NEWSPAPER
OF HARVARD-WESTLAKE SCHOOL
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA



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Brian Ginsberg ’14 (#22) fields a ball in the varsity baseball team’s 1-0 win over Chatsworth March 11, as Jake Suddleson ’16 (#33) runs to backup.

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In the March Issue

Front Page Stories
  • Game Face

  • Brian Ginsberg ’14 (#22) fields a ball in the varsity baseball team’s 1-0 win over Chatsworth March 11, as Jake Suddleson ’16 (#33) runs to backup.

  • Brown assembly to feature biographer

  • A. Scott Berg, a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning biographer whose writings on various subjects and personal life have made him capable of speaking on a wide array of topics, will be featured as this year’s Brown Family Speaker at an all-school assembly April 28.

  • July conference to promote extracurricular learning

  • The theme for the second annual World Leading Schools Association Student Conference, hosted by Harvard-Westlake this July, will be “Learning Outside the Curriculum.” The conference will be preceded by the World Youth Leadership Institute.

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While some students use e-cigarettes socially or to relieve stress, controversy remains in the medical world as to what effects they have, and many parents are unfamiliar with them.

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Jonathan Martin ’08 wants to be left alone. After being bullied by his teammates and leaving the NFL Dolphins, Jonathan Martin’s ’08 harassment controversy has sparked many debates on the topic of bullying, including that of what he claims happened in his high school career.


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Allow me to tweak a line from Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character John Blake in “The Dark Knight Rises” and say that, as a journalist, I am not allowed to believe in coincidences. The reality is it’s no coincidence that both Collins and Martin have stood up and brought to the forefront issues that go beyond the realm of a hardwood court or turf field.

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Editorial

March issue

Don’t sacrifice diversity for convenience

Although most students have been unaware of the fact, this has been the inaugural year for a new approach to all-school assemblies: two great speakers in the fall, two great speakers in the spring, with no requirement to schedule certain types of people to come in certain months due to the month’s historical significance, most notably the Black History Month and Women’s History Month assemblies in February and March.

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Ignorance is not bliss

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We sometimes fall prey to the normal tendencies of a teenager—to focus on the problems we’re faced with every day, from the most significant to the petty and least important.

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Long-time baker Sloane Chmara ’15 turned her passion into a business. Sloane’s Sweets and Treats offers desserts such as cookies, brownies and s’mores bars.

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The 11th annual Harvard-Westlake Film Festival screened 25 California high school films at the ArcLight Cinerama Dome.


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