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Women compete for equality in sports

Women compete for equality in sports

Courtney Murphy, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

By Courtney Murphy Staff Writer Lowell, MA- A girl on the hockey team? A girl on the wrestling team? What about a woman coaching the football team? Gender equality in sports has been an issue for many years. Whether it means having equal pay and treatment at the professional level or eve...

Preach’n the musical journey

Preach’n the musical journey

David Diaz, Staff Photojournalist
March 2, 2017
Filed under Culture, Features, Showcase

By David Diaz Staff Photojournalist Lowell, MA- Students sat still in shock and awe from an electrifying Blues performance by dynamic musician Rev. Robert Jones, Sr., who visited LHS in honor of Black History month. Then, by the end of his musical preach'n the students were together in-arms...

LHS social action at MLK event

LHS social action at MLK event

Laura Rodriguez, Staff Contributor
February 18, 2017
Filed under Culture, Features, People Making a Difference, Showcase

By Laura Rodriguez Staff Contributor Cambridge, MA - From the moment  the Lowell High School (LHS) students stepped on the bus in Lowell at 1:00pm, anticipation ran high among them to make a difference. Giving up the afternoon on a day off from school didn’t seem so bad when students consi...

Nintendo “Switches” their Idea

Nintendo “Switches” their Idea

David Diaz, Editor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Tech

By David Diaz Tech Editor The Year is 2017 and the Wii U still has barely sold over a million units. Third-party game developers are hesitant to produce games for the awkward Gamepad. Nintendo loyal fans migrate to other consoles like the Xbox One and the PS4. Nintendo needs a new option to keep...

Trump and Clinton in Tight Race after Student Exit Polls

Trump and Clinton in Tight Race after Student Exit Polls

Stephane Silva, Contributor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features, News

  Lowell, MA- Student exit polls on Friday indicate that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are in a very tight race after the Mock Election held at LHS. The student exit polling is not scientific and the actual results will be announced by the Student Council later today.  Exit polls...

Mock Election in Murphy Cafeteria Today

November 4, 2016
Filed under Culture, Features, News, Uncategorized

Lowell, MA-  Decisions, Decisions.  Vote today, Friday. Results Monday. Students and Staff can cast a vote for President of the United States and  3rd Congressional District candidates as part of the Mock Election 2016 in the Murphy Cafeteria, in Freshman Advisory and at the Faculty offices. School...

Young and Passionate

Young and Passionate

November 3, 2016
Filed under Culture, Features, News, Student Features

By Janelle Kelleher Lowell, MA- Rarely, a young, intelligent girl has it all planned out. But it is possible.  One LHS student has a passion for surgery. Nickolaine “Nikki” Encarnacion, a 15-year-old LHS sophomore, has her entire life planned out. Nikki has recently moved to this City this past J...

Poems of Politics, Performance at ‘Louder than a Bomb’

Poems of Politics, Performance at ‘Louder than a Bomb’

June 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Student Features, Uncategorized

By Haley Tran Lowell, Massachusetts- Two in the world of spoken word, the groups Codman and Freeverse,  performed poems soaked with undertones of suffering and emotion on May 6 at the biggest poetry slam and festival in Massachusetts called Louder Than a Bomb. Freeverse took the personas of mothe...

Summer Concert Survival Guide

Summer Concert Survival Guide

June 17, 2016
Filed under Culture, Features, News, Student Features, Uncategorized

By Willow Kelley Lowell, MA - The summer concert season returns this month, and here are reminders to help the more experienced fan thrive and the less experienced concert goer survive. Almost everyone on the face of the earth enjoys live music.  A live music concert experience has no comparison.  However, not everyone understands how much pla...

Shows Not to Miss at Local Venues

Shows Not to Miss at Local Venues

June 17, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Student Features, Uncategorized

SUMMER VENUES AND SHOWS Compiled by Willow Kelley Shows in New England this summer that you may want to apply my ideas and tips to include: PVRIS North American Tour on June 9th and 10th at Royale in Boston, MA  PVRIS Free Show at City Hall Plaza on July 21st in Boston, MA. Twenty One Pilots Emotional Roa...

Help for Depression in High School

Help for Depression in High School

June 16, 2016
Filed under Features, News, Podcasts, Student Features

High School Students Commonly Encounter Depressive Symptoms Written By Esther Kimani Narrated by Andrea Muriuki and Esther Kimani [vimeo 170909334 w=640 h=360] One LHS reporter describes symptoms of depression with the help of an LHS social worker.  See more about peer mentoring and support at t...

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