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Club approval and review process continues through remote learning

Club approval and review process continues through remote learning

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager April 21, 2021

Every year, ASB approves new club proposals and reviews its 80 existing clubs to ensure that all contribute value to the student body. Amid the pandemic, ASB has relaxed its club review policies to accommodate...

Lynbrook community reacts to Anti-Asian violence

Anirudh Seshadri, Managing Editor April 21, 2021

In light of the recent rise in hate crimes against the AAPI community, Lynbrook students, staff, and community members came together in this video to react and reflect on how the surge of hate against...

A gifted multi-instrumentalist, Junior Ty Hosein has recently channeled his musical talent into songwriting.

Ty Hosein finds a new groove

Crystal Qian, Copy Editor April 21, 2021

Junior Ty Hosein gently sways along with the melody as his dancing fingers glide across the keyboard in a fantastic, dizzying blur. The crescendo roars, and he hits the final beautiful note, permeating...

“Boba liberals” are criticized for celebrating the trendy, marketable aspects of their culture yet failing to address genuine issues plaguing the Asian American community. In other words, their activism is sweet but harmful in the long run.

The rise and fall of “boba liberalism”

Ron Aich and Emma Constable April 21, 2021

In the wake of recent xenophobic attacks on Asian Americans, the Stop Asian Hate movement has gained significant traction across the country, with the focus shifting toward Asian activists regarding stopping...

Joomi Park looks forward to playing Division III golf at Occidental College.

Joomi Park swings her way to Occidental College

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

Senior Joomi Park first picked up a golf club in middle school. With five years of persistent hard work and determination, she has now committed to play Division III golf for Occidental College, a liberal...

I’ve watched those around me and even myself fall for the addicting world of technology, but I’ve come to the realization that by letting myself get consumed by technology I was only neglecting those around me, and ultimately I don’t need technology to build solid, meaningful relationships.

Falling into the clutches of technology

Elizabeth Park, Writer April 15, 2021

I watch as my friend’s eyes grow glazed and distant as I realize that they are no longer listening to me. I hear their empty words as they reassure me that our friendship has not changed. But something...

I tried cooking porridge and soy sauce chow mein that restaurants serve for breakfast.

Cultural breakfast: Cooking traditional Hong Kong porridge and soy sauce chow mein

Sophie Au, Design Editor April 14, 2021

When I was younger, my family and I would visit Hong Kong every summer. One of my favorite memories is going to Hong Kong cafes  in the morning to eat freshly prepared breakfast; my family and I would...

Community colleges are actually great options for students to consider.

Combatting the community college stigma

Jason Shan, Web Editor April 14, 2021

Community colleges are often viewed as inferior to four-year institutions. At a school that boasts an impressive number of students attending the nation’s top 20 (T20) undergraduate schools, some Lynbrook...

While listening to speakers, toddlers sitting on the ground hold signs to support Stop AAPI Hate efforts.

Community gathers to Stop AAPI Hate

Bennie Chang, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2021

On the morning of March 27, hundreds of people gathered in front of Saratoga’s City Hall to protest the recent surge of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans in the United States.  Organized...

As spring blooms into season, the days start getting longer, and nature starts becoming livelier. There are beautiful scenes, such as colorful sunsets and blooming flowers, everywhere around the neighborhoods; it only takes a second to stop and appreciate them.

Spring scenery

Stella Huang, Photo Editor March 20, 2021

Victoria Hwu set up shop during the pandemic, selling fashionable masks.

Junior Victoria Hwu spreads love with Craftablelove

Jason Shan, Web Editor March 17, 2021

Masks have been “all the rage” since the start of the pandemic and will remain so for at least the next few months, so why not make them fashionable? That’s what junior Victoria Hwu decided to do...

Under the girl boss trope, the rise of some women comes at the expense of others and leaves many separated and behind.

Girl boss stereotype: Empowering or detrimental to gender equality?

Kavya Iyer and Anwen Huang March 17, 2021

One search for the term “girl boss” online yields a plethora of cheesy quotes, decked out in cursive and bright pink, encouraging women to work hard and achieve their goals. While at first glance this...