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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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From a sit down home cooked meal to convenient packaged pastries, breakfast items evolve to fit our lifestyle.

The rise of breakfast

Audrey Wong and Ethan Lee May 27, 2021

With the plethora of sugary, carbohydrate-packed, grab-and-go breakfast choices that claim to be “healthy,” sit-down meals with family seem to be vestiges of the past.  During the Middle Ages,...

From legislation to dating preferences and media portrayals, Asian women have been stereotyped and objectified in what is known as the Asian Fetish. (Graphic Illustration by Christy Yu.)

Stop fetishizing Asian women

Rachel Wu and Renee Ge May 23, 2021

Asian women are often forced into a caricature as either docile or sexually alluring, dutiful or domineering, the “wilting flower” or the “dragon lady,” caught between two contradictory labels...

Tesla, Oracle and HP are among the companies relocating headquarters or operations to Texas.

California tech giants find new home in Texas

Claire Chiu and Lina Mezerreg May 13, 2021

One of California’s largest assets is its tech giants, such as Apple, Facebook and Google, in what is commonly known as the Silicon Valley. Although these companies are the face of Silicon Valley and...

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Saratoga City Hall to protest AAPI hate on March 27, holding signs with powerful messages like the one pictured above.

Editorial: Acknowledging the complexity of our Asian American experience

Epic Staff May 7, 2021

At Lynbrook, one of the most predominantly Asian high schools in the country, the recent surge in anti-Asian hate crimes has hit heavily. Many feel shocked, fearful or angry at the atrocities committed...

Fulk retires as DECA adviser after 9 years

Fulk retires as DECA adviser after 9 years

Youqi Huang May 7, 2021

After nine years as DECA’s adviser, computer science teacher Brad Fulk will be leaving his role as adviser next year to make time for personal endeavors, including pursuing a master's degree in educational...

In a season like no other, the Lynbrook football team has played the game they love despite facing setbacks. Here, they celebrate their win against Cupertino high school.

Lynbrook football touches down on another season

Anwen Huang May 6, 2021

Under the glaring stadium lights and setting sun, the Lynbrook football team gears up for a game. Since summer, the team of 30 players and 8 coaches has practiced rigorously in anticipation for the 2021...

The NCAA invests millions of dollars to ensure promotion, equipment and coverage for their male athletes. However, for their female athletes, it’s a different story.

The history of sexism of the NCAA

Alara Dasdan April 23, 2021

The NCAA has recently come under scrutiny after a video from Sedona Prince, a member of the University of Oregon’s Women’s Basketball team, went viral on Tiktok. The NCAA responded to outraged viewers...

Staff members worked hard to prepare the campus in accordance with public health guidelines in the weeks leading into the return to campus.

The realities and challenges of returning to campus

Stella Huang April 21, 2021

Many students did not expect the opportunity to return to school for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. After Santa Clara County dropped to the orange tier on March 23, FUHSD decided to offer a...

Growing up, I’ve always tried to cover up my ethnic name.  It wasn’t until I began to appreciate and coincide with my Chinese culture that I began to embrace my name.

Embracing my ethnic name without shame

Anwen Huang April 21, 2021

“What’s your name?” the Starbucks employee asks. “Ann,” I say, as she hastily scribbles it onto a plastic cup.  But my name isn’t Ann, it’s Anwen. Yet I find myself assuming this identity...

My family’s Andhra tiffin, a dish prominent in my childhood days, is simply irresistible. It is a breakfast platter traditionally served on a large banana leaf with a crispy crepe called dosa, thick rice cakes called idli, a spicy bottle gourd soup called sambar, any chutney and a spicy pickle of your choice.

My favorite South Indian breakfast: The Andhra tiffin

Shamita Gurusu April 21, 2021

My family’s Andhra tiffin, a dish prominent in my childhood days, is simply irresistible. It is a breakfast platter traditionally served on a large banana leaf with a crispy crepe called dosa, thick...

Pope Francis has suddenly changed his views on LGBTQ rights this year.

Be more mindful of your words, Your Holiness

Sharlene Chen April 21, 2021

“God can’t bless sin.”  This is how the Vatican responded when asked if the Catholic clergy have the authority to bless same-sex marriages. When this message was announced on March 15, Catholics...

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