The Lowell

2017-2018 Staff

Anita Liu

Sophomore Anita Liu has dedicated many hours to photography and videography since freshman year. When she's not stressed about school and journ, you can find her drinking boba, having brunch around the city, and jamming out to...

Eric Gustafson

Before getting his teaching credential in 2015, Eric Gustafson worked nearly two decades as a journalist. An automotive specialist, he wrote for and edited various print publications. He now much prefers being the journalism ...

Jasmine Liang

Jasmine Liang curates stock photos. Her favorite film is Les Escargots de Joseph and her favorite type of pant is corduroy.

Jacqueline Ruan

Hello! I have been part of The Lowell’s business management team for almost 3 years and I enjoy being the liaison between our editors, advertisers and sponsors, and printing company to keep The Lowell running!

Susan Wong

Susan is a senior who spends way too much time in the Journ room. When she is not editing photos, working on the website, designing pages or editing a story, you can find her running in circles around the track, lifting heavy...

Sofia Woo

Sofia Woo is an Opinions Editor and her favorite articles to cover are controversial opinions. Outside of journalism, Sofia loves to run, eat, read David Sedaris books, and watch The Office. ...

Valentin Nguyen

Born in the summer. Pale. Wallflower. Panicker. Water drinker....

Christina Johnson

I joined the Lowell publication after going to an information meeting. I wanted to become a reporter, but everyone in the information meeting raised their hand to become a photographer...being too shy to be the only one interested ...

Ashley Franco

Ashley Franco is a junior at Lowell. Besides managing numerous social media pages for the Lowell, she is also captain of the K-Pop dance team and is a member of the cheer team. In her free time, she unwinds by watching K-Pop v...

Lauren Caldwell

As an appreciator of the work of photographers such as Annie Leibovitz and Richard Avedon, I have and continue to be fascinated with the faces of people—their expressions, their environment, and how best to represent the essence of t...

Olivia Sohn

Olivia Sohn is currently a senior at Lowell and can be found at any hour of the day in the Journ room. When she’s not stressing about the next print deadline, you can find her planning her next backpacking trip or listening t...

Kate Green

Kate Green is currently a junior at Lowell. She enjoys writing all types of articles for the publication, from editorials to profiles to news features. When not busy reporting, she can often be found with her nose in a book and...

Jocelyn Xie

Her last name, "Xie," is Jocelyn's favorite word to say in life for it means "to thank" in Chinese....

Allison Dummel

When she isn't stressing about the next issue deadline, Allison Dummel spends her time reading, writing stories, drawing comics, and being gay....

Michelle Kim

Zealous fan of David Foster Wallace. Talk Oriental Medicine and Medical Anthropology to her. She lives and breathes journalism, and loves sharing narratives as her own art form. Catch her sharing Trader Joe's food with her Journalism...

Olivia Moss

Olivia Moss likes to use her stories in the Lowell to highlight personal experiences and social issues. In her spare time, she enjoys making and eating food, doing art, music, and thrift shopping....

Allison Jou

Allison is a current junior who has reported for The Lowell for two years. When she isn’t fulfilling her journalism duties, she runs for the cross country and track team, but most of the time the only thing she runs is late....

Crystal Chan

Crystal joined The Lowell in spring 2018 and enjoys writing news articles and features. At school she is President of Days for Girls Club, Historian of Environment Club and participates in Junior State of America. Outside of school...

Elyse Foreman

Elyse Foreman is a junior who listens to her music at full volume and spends excessive amounts of money and time in cafés around the city. She is not really a hipster, but she is always on that APUSH grind and has a psychological...

Anna Kaplan

Anna Kaplan joined The Lowell staff in spring 2018. She also is a member of the girls’ varsity tennis team and is a Youth Outreach Worker for the Wellness Center. In her spare time, Anna enjoys reading nonfiction, memoirs an...

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