The LHS Review

America’s Gun Epidemic and Its Epic Stalemate

Sophia Mirabal February 28, 2022

Gun violence in the U.S. remains one of the country’s defining standstills. As it returns to the forefront of public consciousness, intermittently, the wave of fury and protest that follows seems only...

A Brief History of EC Comics

Douglas Forsythe October 1, 2021

While not as well known as Marvel or DC, EC Comics has still left its mark on everything from Television to Music or even Horror as a whole. We have all seen its influence; For some, it might have been...

LHS is Unusually Quiet

Sophia Mirabal September 28, 2021

Pre-pandemic, LHS was characterized by the hustle and bustle of hallway crowds and classroom chatter, blooming with fervent talk and easy conversation. As in-person learning returns, we have been reintroduced...


Cluster 9 Student June 11, 2021

This is it—the one final push. The great wall of success is getting closer but yet so far. It's close to the end, just got to run some more. One hand on the last stretch, put your hand in that last spot,...

National Independent Bookstore Day

Douglas Forsythe April 13, 2021

The story for this article starts a week or so back when I was, like a normal teenager, watching a little documentary on the Rare Book Business in New York. I could literally describe the film for an entire...

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....

Sarah Everard’s Murder and the Questions We Should Be Asking Ourselves

Sophia Mirabal April 6, 2021

Alarm, grief, and unshakable anger swept through the UK after the kidnapping and death of 33-year-old Sarah Everard, who disappeared during her walk home in South London on March 3rd. The following week,...

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...

In Pursuit of a Vaccination

Edna Bonsu March 29, 2021

The past year has been dreadful. From social distancing to remote learning, COVID-19 has pushed communities worldwide to lengths that once seemed inconceivable. In a year lives have changed completely,...

Everyone’s a Critic

Sophia Schwartz March 24, 2021

If you are a beginner artist, I have a question for you. Was there ever a person who made fun of your art? Did it make you feel insecure about the way you draw? If yes, then let me tell you something......

One Year In Quarantine

Sophia Mirabal, Author March 16, 2021

The week began with premonitions. It was not hard to believe that there seemed to be some sort of disparity between the presented risks of the virus and our medical administration's cognition and grasp...

The Time I Had COVID-19

Brandon Quach March 1, 2021

  Not so long ago, in January, it was a Friday and was normal like any other Friday's before. I was getting fried chicken for lunch for my Mom and myself, from next door. It was then I started...

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