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Hello, Dolly: Star alum Carol Channing brings smiles to students

April 11, 2017

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Senior Jackson Murphy and sophomore Kate Adler accompany Class of ’38 alumna Carol Channing on stage at the Carol Channing Theater on Nov. 6 during block 6. Photo by Zoe KaiserCarol Channing, class of ’38, winner of three Tony ...

Parli debate wins state champs, senior president leaves on high note

Jennifer Zhang

April 6, 2017

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Originally published on May 26, 2016Junior Frances Sutton, senior Andrew Wilcox, Lowell Alumna Terence Abad, junior Emily Hall and senior Thomas White.This year, one Lowell Parliamentary debate team won the annual California Sp...

Lowell Dragon Boat dominates in the California Dragon Boat Association’s 2016 Youth Race

Adrian Hung

April 6, 2017

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Originally published on May 24, 2016Photo by Leonard CaoiliFinishing the season strong, the dragon boat team swept the competition at the 2016 California Dragon Boat Association’s Youth Race on April 23 at Lake Merced, winnin...

Meditation, graffiti art and a melting ice block help students relax at the annual Stress Free Fair

Giping Huang

April 6, 2017

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Originally published on May 17, 2016From April 19–22, the auditorium was filled with Lowell students who attended Lowell Peer Resources 10th annual student stress free fair (SSF) at Lowell. Some days, the sound of calmness ec...

Award-winning Filipino-American writer returns to alma mater to talk about her success

Luming Yuan

April 6, 2017

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Originally published on March 14, 2016Lowell alumna Jessica Hagedorn (left). Photo by Leonard CaoiliWhen Lowell alumna Jessica Hagedorn (℅ ‘1967) was in high school, she was not satisfied with only taking English classes at school, so she sat in on famous Ame...

Time to spruce things up with Lowell’s green policy

April 6, 2017

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EditorialOriginally published on May 23, 2016In an eco-minded city like San Francisco, Lowell and other San Francisco Unified School District schools have a responsibility to set an example as public institutions educating the ...

Dissonant priming: Poli-sci prof presents new theory on how to change hateful attitudes toward…

Sofia Woo

March 25, 2017

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Melissa Michelson, a political science professor, talks about a new theory on changing attitudes toward the LGBTQ community. Photo by Ciara Kosai“Just like there’s racism and xenophobia against racial minorities, there...

Fiddler on the Roof: A new spin on the Old Tradition

Jocelyn Xie

March 24, 2017

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Tevye (junior Jacob Wiess) has a chat with God. Photo by Christian JohnsonAdvertisement“Tradition! Tradition!” Music resonated throughout the theater as Tevye, played by junior Jacob Weiss, stepped out of the spotlight and joined the dancing villagers.The dancers’ sombe...

American Book Award-winning author talks to students about immigration, literature, and what makes…

Olivia Sohn

March 24, 2017

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American Book Award-winning author Tim Hernandez visits English teacher Nicole Henares’s Literature and Philosophy class on Feb 2. Photo courtesy of Tim Hernandez“At the most human level, we are the same,” American Book Award-winning a...

Administration considers common break period and shifting from daily classes to block schedule

Mia Deno

March 22, 2017

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I n response to concerns about student stress, the administration is currently deciding whether to keep the school’s current daily schedule or change to one of two possible new schedules for the 2017–2018 school year.One is a “D...

Lowell hosts basketball tournament for Special Olympics triad

March 20, 2017

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By Olivia Moss and Kate GreenChristian Caro Yambao shoots a hoop. Photo by Tobi KawanamiTeachers and spectators with foam hands and pom-poms gathered on the sidelines of the half court basketball matches. Everyone cheered enthusiastically, excited ...

Not-so-modern history: School textbooks are becoming antiquated

March 10, 2017

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