The Lowell

Lack of Synergy

Hannah Ferguson

October 26, 2017

Illustration by Hannah Cosselmon“First of all, it took me forever to login, but when I finally did, I was like, ‘What is this low-budget, before-our-lifetime piece of [junk]?’”This was sophomore Sarah Jiang’s reaction t...

History, culture and fun: Students see Spain in two-week trip

Olivia Sohn

September 27, 2017

Real Alcázar de Seville. Photo courtesy of Kelly Saldaña.During early June, a group of 23 Lowell Spanish students went to Spain for two weeks. This educational trip was coordinated through Centro Mundolengua, a Spanish immersi...

DACA banner wording creates controversy

September 25, 2017

By Olivia Sohn and Sofia WooStudents signing banner after school. Photo by Christina Johnson.Today, during 8th block and after school, the Student Advocacy Committee of the Parent Teacher Student Association held an event to sign a banner reading, “...

The war on stress: Wellness Center introduces new support groups

Olivia Sohn

September 18, 2017

Illustration by Valentin NguyenEver been stressed? Stress can stem from anything, from the college application process to social pressures and expectations to challenging classes and time-consuming extracurriculars. Last sem...

First all-girls robotics team from San Francisco pioneers the Robotics World Championship

Jocelyn Xie

June 10, 2017

Team leader Anya Jensen focuses on driving the robot. Photo courtesy of The MissfitsSan Francisco’s first all-girls robotics team, led by a Lowell senior, met teams from as far as China and Mexico in the world championships in H...

Senior artist wins 2017 Congressional Art Award with Kenyan artist-inspired piece

Hannah Ferguson

June 8, 2017

Senior Sofia Riley’s art piece inspired by Kenyan artist and activist Anne Berenge won her the 2017 Congressional Art Award. Photo courtesy of Sofia RileySenior Sofia Riley was selected by Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi as the winner ...

Lowell’s first all-female parliamentary debate team reaches the finals at state competitions

Kate Green

May 30, 2017

For the first time, an all-female team from Lowell reached the finals at the Parliamentary Debate State Championships in Southern California.Seniors Frances Sutton (left) and Emily Hall (right) won second place at the Parliamentary Debate State Champi...

Senior cautions competition, promotes personal growth

May 26, 2017

Letter to the EditorDear Students of Lowell,As a senior on the cusp of graduating, I’ve been reflecting on my last four years at Lowell and have given some thought to my time here. Overall, I’ll take fond memories from my e...

Senior distance runner makes the third fastest mark in Lowell history

Giping Huang

May 25, 2017

Senior distance runner Miko Krajewski prepares for All-City and States. Photo by Ciara Kosai“I realized when I came through seven laps at eight minutes and eighteen seconds, ‘Wow, this is way faster than anything I have ever ran.’ I ...

Hip Hop, History, and Hamilton: How SFUSD students saw the hit musical unhindered by hefty ticket…

Sofia Woo

May 18, 2017

Photo courtesy of Johanna Klaiman.T he Broadway musical Hamilton has been the talk of the town since mid-2015. Hamilton is about the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton. With 11 Tony Award wins, it is hailed as the mus...

Singers celebrate the season with joyful voices during winter concert

April 21, 2017

Originally published on December 21, 2015Concert choir sings “Noel” arranged by Brad Holmes. Filmed by Ciara KosaiConcluding a successful semester of singing, choir captured the spirit of the season in its annual Winter Co...

Students from abroad dazzle Lowellites with classical Chinese dance and music

April 21, 2017

Originally published on February 12, 2016Students strike a pose during “Song of Night Fox”. Photo by Lily YoungStudents from Tsinghua Affiliated Junior High School in Beijing, Zhengding High School in Hebei, and Third El...

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