The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Social isolation let my own, unfiltered personality unfold in the comfort of my home after being stagnant for so many years.

Becoming confident in social isolation

Chelsea Lee October 11, 2021

I always remind myself, “Fake it ‘till you make it.” But I’m no actress. I’ve been fighting my introversion for years, trying to pretend that I’m an outgoing, charismatic person who is comfortable...

Homecoming: Football Game 21-22

Homecoming: Football Game 21-22

Jasmine Rihal, Emma Cionca, and Neha Ayyer October 7, 2021

Over a sea of cheers and chants, varsity football won their Homecoming game against Monta Vista 40-13 on Friday, Oct. 8. This game marks the first time Lynbrook has won a Homecoming game since 2013. During...

Homecoming: Rally 21-22

Homecoming: Rally 21-22

Elliu Huang, Lina Mezerreg, and Timothy Kim October 7, 2021

Thunder sticks pounding, feet stomping and lungs bursting, Lynbrook students gathered together on the quad as the school’s first Homecoming since 2019 came to a close.  Commencing the rally, Lynbrook...

Homecoming: Senior Skit 21-22

Homecoming: Senior Skit 21-22

Crystal Qian, Meera Nambiar, and Anirudh Seshadri October 7, 2021

The seniors entered the stage with an air of mystery to follow Alice's journey through Wonderland. Throughout her imaginary voyage, Alice encountered Bixby and Buxbaum from Dr. Seuss; Sharpay, Troy and...

Avocado moisturizing mask

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

We have all jumped on the avocado bandwagon at some point, whether it was eating avocado toast 24/7 or watching fitness influencers explain how many nutrients and fats are packed into this one tasty fruit....

Turmeric honey mask

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

This is the first mask that comes to mind when mentioning homemade masks. Unlike with the other masks, I actually have friends and classmates who swear by this for their pristine skin. Turmeric contains...

Cocoa avocado mask

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

This mask's ingredients are almost exactly the same as the first avocado mask, but with the addition of cocoa powder. Raw cacao in its purest form has a high amount of cancer fighting, disease busting,...

Cucumber probiotic mask

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

I’ve seen pictures of people reclining with cucumbers over their eyes all over the internet, but never attempted it myself. This mask may just emulate that practice. Cucumbers reduce swelling and puffiness...

Freshmen are earning no PE credits after a season of sports. (Graphic Illustration by  Nicole Ge and Audrey Sun)

Freshmen should receive PE credits from sports

Nicole Ge October 6, 2021

Most student-athletes can earn five PE credits from a sports season. However, freshmen cannot and may only earn elective credits, which are easily fulfilled requirements. It is unfair for freshmen to put...

The boys and girls golf teams stand together showing their team spirit. (Photo by Anton Ouyang)

Annual Lynbrook boys and girls golf face-off tradition resumes

Anirudh Seshadri October 6, 2021

The Lynbrook girls and boys golf teams played among themselves in a friendly competition on Sept. 25 at Los Lagos Golf Course. Unlike previous years, when the boys and girls teams competed against each...

This is a map of traffic before and after school. (Graphic Illustration by Catherine Zhou)

Traffic congestion before and after school

Elizabeth Cheng October 6, 2021

Traffic flow for student and parent drivers before and after school has changed due to Lynbrook’s 2020-21 campus construction projects. Crossing guards and other faculty help direct traffic before school,...

Although I started learning Spanish on Duolingo for fun, the daily habit has made me significantly more fluent in the language. (Photo by Elizabeth Cheng)

Exploring new languages with Duolingo

Emma Constable October 6, 2021

Five young Guatemalan girls clamored around me with sweet smiles on their faces, reaching for my hands and rushing me over to the shade under a nearby tree.  “Jugar con nosotros?” Maria asked eagerly...

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