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

September 28, 2017

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

A dream deferred

September 8, 2017

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

July 3, 2017

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

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...

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

May 25, 2017

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

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 ...

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

Whitney C. Lim

April 11, 2017

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

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

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...

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

Olivia Sohn

February 22, 2017

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...

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