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Saying goodbye, part 3 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for…

July 3, 2017

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Saying goodbye, part 3 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for themBy Jocelyn XieAP Chinese teacher Xiaolin Chang (left) and Spanish teacher Gregory Collins (right)Photo by Jennifer CheungXiaolin Chan...

Saying goodbye, part 2 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for…

July 3, 2017

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Saying goodbye, part 2 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for themBy Sarah Magen, Olivia Sohn and Ian WangFrom left to right: English teacher Cathy Innis, science teacher Chris Newhouse and VPA department head Teresa Bookwalter...

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...

Saying goodbye, part 1 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for…

May 25, 2017

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Saying goodbye, part 1 of 3: Retiring teachers talk about their time at Lowell and what’s next for themBy Sarah Magen, Olivia Sohn and Jocelyn XiePhoto by Tobi KawanamiSharn Matusek, English teacherBy Jocelyn XieSharn Matusek has been an English teacher at Lowell,...

Beyond the myth: Asian-Americans challenging stereotypes of the model minority

May 24, 2017

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By Sofia WooSenior Crizalyn Dela Rosa, junior Yun Liu and senior Quang Truong challenge stereotypes of the model minority myth. Photo by Tobi KawanamiJunior Takumi Mitchell is half Japanese and half white. He grew up in Lake ...

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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Originally published on March 26, 2015...

Why these Lowell students took part in a walk-out and protest downtown after the police shooting of…

Whitney C. Lim

April 11, 2017

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Originally published on December 18, 2015Flyers passed out at the protest, advocating for justice in the Dec. 2 fatal police shooting of Mario Woods. Photo courtesy of Rose LeeSeveral Lowell students took part in a walk-out and pr...

Meet the teachers: New staff on campus, part four

March 20, 2017

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By Aaron Nguyen, Emily Sobelman, Tammie TamFrom left to right: transition resource learning teacher Aaron Buckley, English teacher Maurisa Thompson, chemistry teacher Geoffrey Gould, social studies teacher Steven Saltzgaber. Phot...

Brunch on a student budget? Here’s where to find it.

March 16, 2017

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By Cynthia Leung and Stephanie LiScroll through Instagram on any late Saturday or Sunday morning, and posts of brunch dishes will flood your screen. Over the past few months, brunch, a fun way to grab a meal with a few friend...

Applying across the pond: Senior applies to universities in the UK

Caleb Hilladakis

March 2, 2017

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Originally published on February 9, 2016When I was 12, my family toured Great Britain and Ireland, with a particular focus on Harry Potter locales. One of the highlights was watching my grandmother’s wig fly off in a gust ...

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