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New year, new staff: Meet your new teachers, part 4

New year, new staff: Meet your new teachers, part 4

Kaya Brown, Hannah Ferguson, Olivia Sohn, and Jocelyn Xie

December 21, 2017


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Stuart Kaler, math teacher By Hannah Ferguson Photo by Tobi Kawanami “A good teacher is a shaman guide through the thicket, that’s what you need,” math teacher Stuart Kaler said. He is currently teaching geometry and algebra 2. While math was always a subject he enjoyed in school, he we...

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

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

Allison Dummel, Yolanda Feng, and Hannah Ferguson

December 21, 2017


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Anjana Amirapu, biology teacher By Yolanda Feng After letting go of her medical school plans, biology teacher Anjana Amirapu set off on her career path of becoming a high school teacher. Along with the positive impact her high school English teachers had on her, her passion for biology broug...

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

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

Sofia Woo

December 20, 2017


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Being 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. “You didn’t ask for the tattoo and it’s an awful tattoo but everyone identifies you by that.” Havin...

LOWELL LOOKS F/W ‘17

LOWELL LOOKS F/W ‘17

By Jennifer Cheung, Tobi Kawanami, Ciara Kosai, and Ethan Lei

December 18, 2017


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Featured 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 clothing: Senior LUIS ZARAGOZA: Zaragoza wears Bianca Chandon top, Supreme Jacket, and Acne Studios jeans. Photo by Ethan Lei Who/what are you w...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Artist Abigail Falk

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Artist Abigail Falk

December 8, 2017


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All photos by Jennifer Cheung Although junior Abigail Falk only started taking art classes at Lowell her sophomore year, she has been studying art since she was six years old. What is your favorite medium and why? I really like paints because I feel like you have a lot of freedom with them...

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

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

Michelle Kim, Olivia Moss, Susan Wong, and Raine Hu

November 7, 2017


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Anne Marie Ullman, Drama teacher By Susan Wong Photo by Jennifer Cheung Lowell alumni Anne Marie Ullman is the Video Production, Advanced Drama and Drama 1 and 2 teacher. Ullman also directs the fall plays and spring musicals at Lowell. Ullman has been teaching for five years. Prior to teaching ...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior illustrator Jun Lee

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior illustrator Jun Lee

Ciara Kosai, Author

November 1, 2017


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  When did you start making art? It sounds cliche, but I have done art all my life pretty much, but I decided to pursue art as a career pretty recently, like last winter. I realized my grades weren’t good enough to go to a half-decent UC. My first drawing that I remember was of Winnie the...

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 counselor, and finally being an assistant principal, Orlando Beltran, Lowe...

A dream deferred

A dream deferred

Allison Dummel, Opinions Editor

September 8, 2017


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Illustration by Naomi Hawksley Attorney 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 the United States as children from deportation and allows them to get wor...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior printmaker Naomi Hawksley

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Senior printmaker Naomi Hawksley

Ciara Kosai, Author

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 the many ways in which students express themselves through their passions. All pho...

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 Chang, AP Chinese teacher and language department headXiaolin ...

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 BookwalterPhoto by Jacky HuangCathy Innis, ...

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