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Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns

Rep. Jackie Speier addresses political concerns

Sam Hosmer, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under News

“Truth and Justice for All,” “Resist and Persist,” and “We Support Jackie” were just some of the signs carried into the auditorium of Lowell High School on Feb.11 at the "Conversation about America" event featuring Rep. Jackie Speier. The event, organized by the Lowell PTSA, aimed to provide reside...

America needs to move forward together

America needs to move forward together

Editorial Staff
November 11, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Top News

This is one of the most controversial elections in American history, and instead of bringing us together, it’s driving us apart. Rather than openly hating on each other, we need to unite and remember what makes us human — the ability to listen, understand, and respect others, even if their opinion...

Recent bombings resurrect fear in America

Recent bombings resurrect fear in America

Jordan Hanlon, Staff Writer
September 24, 2016
Filed under News

On Sept. 17, a bomb exploded in Ocean County, New Jersey. Later that day, a second bomb exploded in Chelsea, Manhattan, injuring 31 people. State troopers discovered a third device just a few blocks away. The New Jersey bomb exploded at 9:30 a.m. in the area where the Seaside Semper Five Marine...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

‘Captain America: Civil War’ is one of Marvel’s greatest films

Jason Zheng, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016
Filed under A&E, Opinion

Disney and Marvel Studios have done it once again. "Captain America: Civil War," released May 6, is the latest superhero movie since "Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice." While "Batman v. Superman" was a disappointment for a lot of superhero fans, "Captain America: Civil War," is definitely a...

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Make America great again by silencing Trump

Editorial Staff
March 2, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

Any publicity is good publicity, and Donald Trump is by far the most publicized candidate in the 2016 presidential election. Almost every news site in the nation is constantly covering Trump's every move. This media boost gave the man who everyone originally thought was running as a joke more than...

Why America needs gun control

Why America needs gun control

Kian Karamdashti, Staff Writer
January 26, 2016
Filed under Editorials, Opinion, Top News

More than 90,000 dead. More than 90,000 Americans have lost their lives at the hands of gun violence since the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting in Newton, Connecticut on Dec 14, 2012. The shooting that killed 26 people, including 20 children. The shooting that, when recalled more than thre...

Pizza takes a bite out of America

Pizza takes a bite out of America

Karen Gao, Staff Writer
September 25, 2015
Filed under Multimedia

‘Another Period’ dazzles crowds across America

‘Another Period’ dazzles crowds across America

Holly Chen, Staff Writer
August 27, 2015
Filed under A&E

Imagine "Keeping up with the Kardashians," but set during the Gilded Age in Newport, Rhode Island. This is the premise for "Another Period" on Comedy Central. Meet socialites Lillian and Beatrice Bellacourt (played by comedians Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome), two spoiled and narcissistic aristocrats climbing up t...

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Election Day ushers new plans for America

Victor Li, Staff writer
November 10, 2014
Filed under News, Top News

A seemingly endless line of responsible US citizens pours out of the polling office and down the street, wrapping around block after block of the neighborhood. Here, they wait before Election Day to cast their vote on what they believe is best for their nation. "The poll where I worked at got double...

Obesity in America

Obesity in America

Lara Ostroff, Staff Writer
May 28, 2014
Filed under Multimedia

Drop outs in America

Drop outs in America

April 30, 2014
Filed under Multimedia

Felix Guzman: coming to America

Felix Guzman: coming to America

Jessica Adair, Staff Writer/Columnist
December 11, 2013
Filed under Campus, Staff Bios

For  the majority of his life,  Carlmont chemistry teacher Felix Guzman resided in a country 2,820 miles away from his current home. After many years of living in his home country Guatemala, Guzman decided it was time for a change and came to the United States for better opportunities. Guzman grew...

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