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The Festival of Lights: From My Diwali to Yours

The Festival of Lights: From My Diwali to Yours

Siya Patel November 2, 2021

Diwali, known as the ‘festival of lights’ by many, is the most popular holiday in India and for Indians living all over the world. It marks the start of the Hindu new year, which falls in the month...

Racist Email Sent to UMass Amherst Black Student Organizations

Weslee Var October 1, 2021

AMHERST, Mass. — University officials and campus police are investigating after a racist anti-Black email was sent to multiple Black student organizations at UMass Amherst.   “The content...

Students protesting a book ban in their school district

Pennsylvania School District Overturns Book Ban

Portia Yeboah September 25, 2021

A southern Pennsylvania school district has reversed its ban on anti-racism resources. Banning books can be defined as a request to or the active action of removing books/information from a classroom,...

Pride Haiku

Erin Shetler June 9, 2021

This poem was written by a member of Rainbow Connections (LHS’s Gay-Straight Alliance). The colors of the rainbow pride flag each have a word that is associated with them. Red is life, orange is healing,...

What Pride Means to Us

Erin Shetler June 9, 2021

As many already know, June is National Pride Month. To celebrate pride this year, the LHS Rainbow Alliance, including myself, have written this paper to tell the history of pride and share what pride means...

LHS’ Sixth Annual Women’s Conference: Recap and Thoughts of an MC

Alejandro Bonilla April 7, 2021

On Tuesday, March 22, Lowell High School hosted its sixth annual Women’s Month conference via Zoom, courtesy of the event’s planning committee and technology instructional specialist, Ms. Malinda Pires....

More Than a Hashtag

Edna Bonsu April 6, 2021

150%. Hate crimes and violence towards Asian Americans have increased by 150% in the last year. Take a moment to process that. In the last twelve months, Asian Americans worldwide have reported discrimination...

Being An Ally

Erin Shetler January 5, 2021

In 2020 going into 2021, the word 'ally' has been used a lot. Overall, it means someone who supports a cause or a group of people. In this case, we will be discussing what it means in terms of the LGBTQIA+...

Feminism: What It Is And Isn’t

Natasha Watts December 3, 2020

“The advocacy of women’s rights based on the equality of the sexes.” This is the dictionary definition of feminism. But what does it mean exactly? Is feminism about knocking men down a notch? About...

Diversity in Career Paths

Natasha Watts December 1, 2020

To quote an extremely overused phrase, “Monkey see, monkey do.” When children see people who look like them, speak the same language as them, have the same sexual orientation as they do, or grew up...

The Minority is the Majority

Kimleng Kit March 10, 2020

Children who are exposed to diverse environments tend to get a headstart in career preparation. Since students from different backgrounds tend to approach a problem according to their experiences, they...

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