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In the November 2020 election, FUHSD voters approved Measure M with 73.5% support, extending a $98 parcel tax for the next 8 years after 2022.

FUHSD community approves Measure M for continued funding

Sunny Li January 6, 2021

In the November 2020 election, FUHSD voters approved Measure M with 73.5% of the vote to renew the existing $98 parcel tax providing extra funding for FUHSD schools for another eight years. This tax will...

FUHSD recently updated its policies on sexual harassment — what happens next?

Policy and practice: Creating a safer culture for sexual harassment survivors

Epic Staff December 15, 2020

FUHSD Board members recently passed a measure that amended their sexual harassment policy to be more compliant with Title IX, a federal educational amendment which protects students from discrimination...

2020: Year in review

Elizabeth Park December 12, 2020

2020 has been a pretty low year for many people. So, as the holidays draw near, we asked the Lynbrook community: what are you thankful for this year? Thank you to all the participants in the video!...

As the holiday spirit comes around, the USPIS launches into its century year old tradition: Operation Santa.

The Christmas spirit: Dear Santa

Shamita Gurusu December 9, 2020

The Dear Santa documentary, released on Dec. 4, covers the century old Operation Santa program. Run by the United States Postal Service (USPS), Operation Santa was created in 1914 when Postmaster General...

While many have been focused on the reckless behavior of celebrities, those around us have also been engaging in similar activities.

COVID-19: It’s time to be a shut-in

Anwen Huang December 9, 2020

Partying is an essential part of the influencer lifestyle. For some, a global pandemic is not a reason to stop. Celebrities like the Kardashians, D'Amelios, Bryce Hall and James Charles are just a few...

From the Beatles to Why Don’t We, boy-bands have consistently been garnering large followings over the years, a trend likely to continue into the future.

Boy-band fever

Kavya Iyer and Sruthi Medepalli December 9, 2020

Boy-bands have been around for a while—cue the familiar image of good-looking boys performing catchy songs to screaming crowds. These music groups have been collecting fans, primarily swooning teenage...

As the year comes to a close, we look back on 12 of the weirdest consecutive months on record, in the hopes that none of this will ever happen again.

The year that felt like a decade: 2020 in review

Elena Williams and Mei Corricello December 9, 2020

“3...2...1...Happy New Year! 2020’s going to be a year to remember.” From murder hornets and impeachment trials to nonstop wildfires and the election of the century, 2020 has definitely earned...

Google is the default search engine for all Apple devices.

Google and Apple’s agreement: Does it break antitrust laws?

Sharlene Chen and Kavya Iyer December 9, 2020

The Google logo embedded within the Safari app is a familiar sight for any Apple product user. However, its place on the homepage recently raised concerns about Google paying billions of dollars to be...

Kruk models her wearable art sculptures: “Fly for Peanuts,“ a flight attendant uniform made of peanut packages, “Traje de Luces,” a costume made of M&M wrappers and “Lady Lifesaver: Race for the Covid cure,” a nurse outfit made of Lifesavers candy wrappers.

From scraps to sculptures: Kruk’s wearable art

Christy Yu December 9, 2020

With her creative dresses made of wrappers, parts from trophies and packaging paper from airplane snacks, art teacher Charlotte Kruk uses artistic skill and imagination to turn what others see as garbage...

Harriet Tubman hovering over Andrew Jackson to replace him on the $20 bill.

It’s time for a $20 makeover

Crystal Qian December 9, 2020

In 2016, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew shocked the public when he declared that African American abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace former president Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. With dissenting...

Elementary and middle schools in each of the four quadrants in the CUSD map.

CUSD tables school closures but has no long-term solution in-place

Anirudh Seshadri and Diana Kohr December 9, 2020

To address a budget deficit and declining enrollment, the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) has recently been forced to consider shutting down schools, outraging community members and sparking community...

The media often portrays teenage life to be more carefree than it actually is.

The false portrayal of teens in media

Stella Huang December 9, 2020

Every teenager experiences struggles while going through adolescence, but in many high school movies and TV shows, the main characters tend to spend most of their time in glamorous and unrealistic social...

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