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Wednesday, October 23th, 2013

You're Invited!

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Tuesday, October 08th, 2013

Harvard-Westlake Super-Star Teacher Speaks about Traveling with Us

Cheri Gaulke, the Upper School Head of Visual Arts at Harvard-Westlake School and teacher of Video Art at introductory and advanced levels, and her students are embarking on an educational adventure to Rwanda this upcoming January with Peace Works Travel (PWT). Next year marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide when hundreds of thousands of Tutsi were slaughtered by… [Read Full Article]
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Monday, September 09th, 2013

California Students Document the Aftermath of the U.S. “Secret War” in Laos

Bomb craters create stagnant ponds, often harboringwater-born diseases, in Laotian farming villages.In spring of 2013, a group of 13 aspiring video journalists from Harvard-Westlake School in Studio City, California, spent ten adventurous days in Laos immersing themselves in the culture, volunteering at preschools, and interviewing cluster bomb victims. Forty years earlier, the U.S. military ceased its air war in Southeast Asia, but… [Read Full Article]
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Saturday, April 06th, 2013

Investigative Journalism - Xieng Khuang to Luang Prabang and Home Again

"Thongchanh discusses monastic life with a young novice." We ride aloft in air-conditioned comfort, our safe passage facilitated on a ribbon of concrete threading through bomb-riddled mountains. Scenes of endemic poverty roll by the tinted bus windows like history repeating itself. Thatched-roof dwellings frame the margins of the road, bamboo-woven walls, mud-packed floors.  Barefoot children chase chickens, women bathe unselfconsciously outside,… [Read Full Article]
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Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Investigative Journalism - A Day in Pictures

A sampling of photos represent the magical discoveries of our adventure. As we conclude our last day in Xieng Khuang and prepare for the 6+ hour long bus ride to Luang Prabang, the following snapshots provide a glimpse of the exceptional experiences we've enjoyed in the Laotian highlands.Our intrepid video instructors Jeff Macintyre of ABC News and Cheri Gaulke of… [Read Full Article]
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