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New year, new staff: Meet your new teachers, part 3

December 21, 2017

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By Allison Dummel, Yolanda Feng, and Hannah FergusonPhoto illustration by Hannah CosselmonAnjana Amirapu, biology teacherBy Yolanda FengAfter letting go of her medical school plans, biology teacher Anjana Amirapu set off on her career path of bec...

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...

Gender Redefined: What it’s like to be transgender or nonbinary at Lowell

Sofia Woo

December 20, 2017

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Illustration by Valentin NguyenBeing misgendered has haunted Alex, a sophomore who identifies as non-binary and whose name has been changed for privacy reasons. “It’s like having a tattoo but you hate it,” said Alex. ...

LOWELL LOOKS F/W ‘17

December 18, 2017

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By Jennifer Cheung, Tobi Kawanami, Ciara Kosai, Ethan LeiFeatured below are some of Lowell’s own fashion fanatics. Here’s a look at what they are wearing for the fall/winter and their thoughts on fashion trends and clothin...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Artist Abigail Falk

Jennifer Cheung

December 8, 2017

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All photos by Jennifer CheungJunior Abigail Falk works on a wearable sculpture made of discarded electronics.Although junior Abigail Falk only started taking art classes at Lowell her sophomore year, she has been studying art sinc...

New year, new staff: Meet your new teachers, part 2

November 7, 2017

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By Michelle Kim, Olivia Moss, Susan Wong and Raine HuPhoto illustration by Hannah CosselmonAnne Marie Ullman, Drama teacherBy Susan WongPhoto by Jennifer CheungLowell alumni Anne Marie Ullman is the Video Production, Advanced Drama and Drama 1 ...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior illustrator Jun Lee

Ciara Kosai

November 1, 2017

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Senior Jun Lee is an illustrator at Lowell High. Every day after school, Lee commutes to HooSSo Art Studio in San Jose to work on his portfolio.When did you start making art?It sounds cliche, but I have done art all my life pr...

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...

New year, new staff: Meet your new teachers, part 1

September 28, 2017

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By Jocelyn Xie and Kate GreenPhoto illustration by Hannah CosselmonOrlando Beltran, Assistant PrincipalBy Jocelyn XieFrom being a college football player to a CNN floor manager, from being a language teacher to a middle school co...

A dream deferred

Allison Dummel

September 8, 2017

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Illustration by Naomi HawksleyAttorney General Jeff Sessions recently announced that the Trump administration will be rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.DACA protects people who illegally entered th...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior printmaker Naomi Hawksley

Ciara Kosai

September 1, 2017

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This is the first story in a new series about the hidden gems at Lowell High School. Often times, Lowell’s reputation for rigorous academics overshadows its many creative and artistic students. In this series, we will uncover th...

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