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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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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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Texas’s decision to make the abortion law alienated the state from most of the country, but it’s also slowly influencing neighboring southern states.

The dire consequences of Texas’ new abortion law

Timothy Kim October 6, 2021

Abortion as a right to bodily autonomy for women has been threatened by a recent law passed in Texas that nearly bans all abortion within the state. By using incentives to encourage people both in and...