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Meet the teachers: New staff on campus, part three

February 15, 2017

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

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 ...

Do you Uber? Students respond to growing trend

Arthur Register

January 20, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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

January 8, 2017

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

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...

How this student movie director makes award-winning films

Jacqueline Nguyen

January 5, 2017

Originally published on June 2, 2015Movie director and producer senior Ruby Drake filming for a group project at SF Art and Film. Photo courtesy of Ruby Drake“Sound speed?”A crew member checks to make sure that the sound...

How mock trial placed among the top teams in the world

Jade Fong

December 19, 2016

Originally published on April 27, 2015Junior Andrew Wilcox cross-examines an expert witness during the Empire Mock Trial. Photo courtesy of Empire Mock TrialThe courtroom doors open as she starts her strut to the defense side...

Insta-nista: junior shares her eye for style on social media

Emily Teng

December 14, 2016

Originally published on March 5, 2015In an oversized beige cardigan and ripped boyfriend jeans, junior Madison Jones strikes a pose against a faded brick wall as her sister snaps a photo with her Nikon D300. With a minimalist ...

How nine students seized the chance to do research on cells, mice and cancer with the pros

Noreen Shaikh

December 14, 2016

Originally published on March 3, 2015She stared down at the agarose gel and up at her mentor. It was only her first day of performing wet lab tasks, and she had already broken the gel, used to separate DNA or protein from ag...

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