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Waking up and walking out: How marching against Trump gave me a voice

Olivia Sohn

February 22, 2017

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Photo courtesy of Olivia SohnThe day that early voting opened in late October, I canvassed for the first time in Reno because I did not want Donald Trump to be elected president. I woke up at 5 a.m. in the morning, drove for four ho...

Meet the teachers: New staff on campus, part three

February 15, 2017

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By Adolfo Barrales, Aaron Nguyen, Ian WangFrom left to right: chemistry teacher Ai Lian, math teacher Conrad Chu, Japanese teacher Sarah Wong, wellness counselor Ashley Hamilton. Photo illustration by Emily TengPhoto by Kelley...

Meet the teachers: New staff on campus, part two

January 26, 2017

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By Adolfo Barrales and Ian WangFrom left to right: social studies teacher Benjamin Finch, counselor Jaymie Frazier, counselor Amber Wilson. Photo illustration by Hannah CosselmonNew counselor aims to help struggling students ...

HBCU-BOUND: Senior shares her thoughts about applying to Historically Black Colleges and…

Nia Coats

January 20, 2017

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Originally published on February 9, 2016Photo by Alexis PicacheDuring freshman year, I survived my classes with my best friends Chrislyn and Sara, who helped me feel more comfortable because of our common backgrounds and intere...

Do you Uber? Students respond to growing trend

Arthur Register

January 20, 2017

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Originally published on May 29, 2015Illustration by Emily TengJust a few weeks ago, I had to get to a job interview across the city right after school. The interview started at 4:10 p.m., but it was already 3:30 p.m. There was ...

Un-rapped: How this sub lays down life lessons with lyrics

Zahra Rothschild

January 18, 2017

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Originally published on May 26, 2016Dowaliby on his Mercedes-Benz. Photo by Leonard CaoiliTo any Lowell student who knows the struggle of nodding off during a monotonous class, an engaging, friendly substitute teacher is just the fix. A student who ha...

Meet the teachers: New staff on campus, part one

January 13, 2017

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By Michelle Cai and Esteban QuinonezFrom left to right: English teacher Natalie Sommerville, English teacher Adela Arriaga, math teacher Henry Nghe. Photo illustration by Hannah CosselmonBook enthusiast teaches students real w...

Who’s who? New staff join the Lowell team, part three

January 8, 2017

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Originally published on November 25, 2015Not pictured: counselor DeLainya KazarianHorse trainer and marathoner dashes into the history departmentAndrea Struve, history teacherWhat are some of your hobbies/interests?I train horses. I cou...

It’s not all black or white: reporter struggles with mixed-race identity

Rachael Schmidt

January 8, 2017

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Originally published on November 24, 2015Reporter Rachael Schmidt is half white and half black. Photo by Kiara GilI arrived at my cousin Angela’s fourteenth birthday party and was the first one there. Her mom is from Malay...

Who’s who? New staff join the Lowell team, part two

January 8, 2017

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Originally published on November 13, 2015Spiritual reader shares love for danceJudith Brooks, PE and College & CareerWhat are some of your hobbies/interests?I like reading, writing, and walking. I’m a spiritual person. A ...

Who’s who? New staff join the Lowell team, part one

January 6, 2017

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Originally published on October 16, 2015Fly fishing enthusiast shares her acquired taste for scienceBonnie Daley, science teacherWhat are some of your hobbies/interests?My favorite hobby is fly fishing. I usually go over the summer and on weekend tri...

The “picture perfect” high school experience

Danielle Flores

January 5, 2017

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Originally published on June 2, 2015When I was young, I always watched cliche high school movies like Bring It On and High School Musical, in which the main characters discovered their true identities in high school and lived...

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