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Balancing music and academics: Student performer struggles to find her path

Hannah Ferguson

January 11, 2018

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Junior reporter Hannah Ferguson performs at VocalizeU camp. Photo courtesy of VocalizeUI was never that kid who was dragged to auditions from the time that I could speak. While many stars begin their life in the spotlight at a youn...

Sashays are the new sprints: Why dance should count for PE

January 10, 2018

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EditorialSophomore Lucy Webb finishes playing hockey in PE and heads to the dance studio for her seventh block advanced dance class. She warms up with plies, tendus and Rond de Jambes and learns a new dance combination. Class ends ...

Reporter finds her passions: Doing extracurricular activities for herself and not college

Kaya Brown

December 20, 2017

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Junior Kaya Brown ponders about her passion. Photo by Tobi KawanamiO n one of the first few days of school, freshman year, my peer mentor asked me what extracurriculars I was thinking of doing. The first time she asked, I to...

Gay Pride… Citywide?

Allison Dummel

October 27, 2017

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Illustration by Allison Dummel When I was in middle school, my friends would spend hours talking about boys. I would sit quietly during conversations about who was cute and who was not, and most importantly, who we had crushes o...

Not the ‘smart Asian girl’ anymore: How I learned that everyone has a different story and started…

Giping Huang

June 9, 2017

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Junior Giping Huang shares how she learns of her individuality through other students. Photo by Ciara KosaiIadmit it. I, like many other Asians, like boba. In case you don’t know, boba is milk tea with chewy tapioca balls. Just in San Francisco alone, th...

Senior asks teachers not to let personal opinions influence college advice

May 21, 2017

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Letter to the EditorDear Lowell Students,In the process of searching for schools, I had many different people tell me many different things, and it got awfully confusing. I remember looking over my Common Application, and asking myself,...

Breaking out of my comfort zone helped me grow as a person, junior says

May 21, 2017

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Letter to the EditorDear Editor,One of the biggest challenges I faced freshman year was public speaking and meeting new people. I was a relatively quiet person. I never initiated conversations with those other than my family and...

Reporters review Bay Area food cuisine

April 18, 2017

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