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Dancers warm audience’s hearts in Winter Showcase

December 16, 2017

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By Jennifer Cheung, Shyla Duong, Tobi Kawanami, Ciara KosaiAdvanced Dance performs “Rain and Sun.” Photo by Ciara KosaiThe Lowell Dance Company and the beginning, intermediate and advanced dance classes filled the Carol Chan...

Lowell hosts first-ever San Francisco Model United Nations conference

Susan Wong

December 8, 2017

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Delegates hold up their country’s name tag to speak. Photo by Jennifer CheungWhat do drugs, disease and gun control have in common? These are topics that students vigorously debate about in a room with approximately 50 other...

HIDDEN GEMS OF LOWELL HIGH: Artist Abigail Falk

Jennifer Cheung

December 8, 2017

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All photos by Jennifer CheungJunior Abigail Falk works on a wearable sculpture made of discarded electronics.Although junior Abigail Falk only started taking art classes at Lowell her sophomore year, she has been studying art sinc...

Reclaiming their honor: Vars girls’ volleyball takes back title from Mustangs

Jocelyn Xie

December 5, 2017

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Junior outside hitter Eunice Go (left), sophomore middle-blocker Mariko Tanaka (middle) and junior right-side hitter Annamarie Kelly blocks the ball during the championship game against the Lincoln Mustangs on Nov. 9. Photo by ...

Vars football ends season with victory against the Pumas 30–12

Susan Wong

December 4, 2017

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Senior tight end and defensive back Nnachetam “Chet” Okorie carries the ball as he hurdles over his teammates and the Pumas on Nov. 10. Photo by Susan WongO n Nov.18, the varsity football team played their last game of the sea...

Running strong: Cross Country crowned champions twelfth consecutive year

November 28, 2017

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By Raine HuThe cross country team competed with several other high schools for the title of All-City Champion on Nov. 15. Photo by Susan WongThe cross country team’s season has come to an end. They emerged victorious in all ...

Vars boys’ football fails to flap their wings against the Eagles 34–12

Susan Wong

November 23, 2017

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Senior tight end and defensive back Chet Okorie attacks a Washington Eagle on Nov 10. Photo by Shyla DuongThe Cardinals unfortunately lost 34–12 on Nov. 10 to the Washington Eagles in the annual Battle of the Birds. Nonetheless, they beat the Burton ...

Brand-new biology curriculum focuses on more relevant big picture problems

Jocelyn Xie

November 17, 2017

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Students immerse themselves into the biology textbook as they read about red bloods cells. Illustration by Valentin NguyenWalking down the hallways, most freshmen are no longer holding the five-pound dragonfly-covered Prentice Hall biology textbooks, but a shiny paperboun...

Varsity girls’ tennis takes All-City title for twentieth year in a row

Michelle Kim

November 16, 2017

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Junior Xian Fong serves against an opponent at the All-City championship. Photo by Tobi KawanamiThe varsity girls’ tennis team once again became the San Francisco Section champions. They defeated the Washington Eagles 6–1 on Nov. 3, claim...

Cross Country runs towards victory

Raine Hu

November 15, 2017

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The cross country team runs the 5,000 meter meet against the Pumas, Huskies, and Wolves on Nov. 9. Photo by Ciara KosaiO n Nov. 9, the cross country team participated in a meet against the Burton Pumas, San Francisco Interna...

Off to championships: JV girls’ volleyball smashes Lions on Oct 24 and defeats Eagles in playoffs

Hannah Ferguson

November 9, 2017

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Freshman Gabriella Quach (middle) sets the ball for sophomore Pearl Vermilyea on Oct. 24 game against the Lions. Photo by Tobi KawanamiThe JV girls’ volleyball team took down the Galileo Lions 2–0 on Oct. 24. This win, along ...

Lowell Mock Trial wins first place at Empire San Francisco 2017 competition

Kate Green

November 9, 2017

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Members of Lowell Mock Trial hoist their first place trophy. Photo courtesy of Cleo BlackketterAn African-American teenager was sentenced to six months in prison, where he was twice left in solitary confinement. Mentally scarred and sufferi...

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