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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

While in a normal year ELD students would constantly interact with English speakers at school, in remote learning they are surrounded by their native language. This shift has made the year a uniquely challenging one for Lynbrook’s English learners.

Lynbrook’s ELD program adapts to distance learning

Elena Williams and Youqi Huang March 17, 2021

Like many other programs, Lynbrook’s English Language Development (ELD) classes faced challenges in adapting to distance learning this year. Still, teachers, equipped with new digital learning platforms...

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business” and hopes to bring joy to others through her work.

Jewelry sweet as syrup: Freshman Maple Leung’s online store

Alara Dasdan, Writer March 17, 2021

For more than a year, freshman Maple Leung has run a popular handmade jewelry store online, syrup. She brands her business as “POC, female-run, green, 100% designed-by-me, and 100% handmade-by-me business”...

Lynbrook teachers should create curriculum for current events across departments.

Editorial: Teachers should incorporate current events into curriculum

Epic Staff March 17, 2021

Bushfires in Australia rage on. Iranian general Qasem Soleimani killed in a drone strike by the U.S. World Health Organization declares COVID-19 a public health emergency. George Floyd’s death sparks...

Masks before the pandemic

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

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During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy.

Un-BEE-lievable crocheted plushies: Sophomore Annie Liu’s Etsy shop

Alara Dasdan, Writer March 17, 2021

During the pandemic, sophomore Annie Liu has created an Etsy store selling crocheted bees. Inspired to raise money for her charity work, she handmakes and personally delivers each plush toy. Liu originally...

Lynbrook sports teams adjust to COVID precautions

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor March 17, 2021

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Lynbrook marching band won sweepstakes at a competition in Napa during the 2019-20 season.

Band lifts marching band requirement for freshmen

Diana Kohr, Web Editor March 17, 2021

For the first time in more than 10 years, freshmen taking Lynbrook’s band class will not be required to participate in marching band in the 2021-22 school year. This decision was made to preserve freshmen...

A montage of photos of Taylor Swift’s career thus far.

The flashback starts: Taylor Swift rerecording “Fearless”

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor March 17, 2021

Taylor Swift has cycled through an incredible number of phases during her music career, perpetually blurring the lines between musical genres like pop, rap and country. Her first album, “Fearless,”...

The prioritization of profit in Lynbrook STEM culture

Lillian Fu, Design Editor March 17, 2021

Sitting in the heart of Silicon Valley, Lynbrook is an overwhelmingly STEM-based school with a student body that largely goes on to pursue careers in the tech industry. However, the current profitability...

The journey of Lynbrook’s field hockey teams throughout the years.

Lynbrook field hockey: The legacy of Sandi Stober

Stella Huang and Elizabeth Park March 17, 2021

The clacking of the sticks and muffled steps as players rush across the field; the exhilarating, breathless clarity as one takes the shot; the arc of the ball sailing through the air; the crowd’s roar...

“Lupin” steals the international stage

Lina Mezerreg, Staffer March 17, 2021

When someone is asked for a classic example of an ethical and righteous criminal, Robin Hood is the expected answer — or at least it is in the English-speaking part of the world. In France, Arsène Lupin,...

Labeling non-Western cultures as “primitive” not only perpetuates ignorance and disregards the inherent complexity of cultures, but also fosters the idea that there is no room for inclusion of non-Western cultures.

The harmful implications of generalizing cultures

Claire Chiu, Writer March 17, 2021

America is globally known as a multicultural haven. From the Europeans arriving in the 1900s to the wave of Asian immigrants arriving during the technological Gold Rush, America’s success is largely...