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At Lynbrook, the home of more than 80 clubs and even more rejected ones, Research Club’s fast-tracked creation was unique.

Researching the passage of Research Club

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor October 6, 2021

At Lynbrook, the home of more than 80 clubs and even more rejected ones, Research Club’s fast-tracked creation was unique. The club approval process can be notoriously draining, and typically involves...

Dress codes promote an outdated agenda, disturbing progress in individualism and feminism.

Public high school dress codes are out of style

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager October 6, 2021

The sexual revolution of the 1900s has impacted the perception of modesty regarding what women wear. Even today, women still face restrictions based on obsolete ideals. At Lynbrook, dress codes aim to...

Drake and Kanyes long rivalry has come into picture with the releases of Certified Lover Boy and Donda.

Certified Lover Boy versus Donda: Lineup of the year

Tanika Anbu and Samiya Anwar October 6, 2021

Drake and Kanye West, 10-year-old rivals started off on the wrong foot when Kanye allegedly removed Drake’s verse in his song “All of the Lights.” Their feud reignited this year when both artists...

CUSD school closures impact wider community

Lina Mezerreg, Staffer October 6, 2021

For the last few years, school closures have been a constant source of debate within the CUSD community, but a final decision regarding which schools will close is closer than ever. The CUSD administration...

The pledge of allegiance is a ritual to students throughout their years of American schooling, but the real meaning of it has been lost.

The Pledge of Allegiance: Patriotism or outdated routine?

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor October 6, 2021

“Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance”: a statement that makes students instinctively place their right hand over their heart and utter an oath in unison. Whether they like it or not, American...

These are some of the steps that Lynbrook takes to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

COVID-19 contract tracing keeps students and staff safe

Sophie Au and Myles Kim October 6, 2021

On the first day of school, Lynbrook confirmed its first positive case of COVID-19. Since then, the school has reported four additional cases, including both students and staff. Despite COVID-19 outbreaks...

Staffer Bennie Chang holds up a mini American flag, symbolizing his love for politics.

Polled into politics

Bennie Chang, Editor-in-Chief October 6, 2021

At the beach, showers of silky sand and armies of sculptured cliffs have allured adventurers, swimmers and casual water waders for centuries. The breeze of savory oceans and goose-bumped skins are almost...

Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” follows the tale of martial-arts master Shang-Chi and is a thrilling journey of action and graphics.

“Shang-Chi” punches its way into cinematic history

Anwen Huang, In-Depth Editor October 6, 2021

With thrilling graphics and an action-packed plot, Marvel’s latest superhero installment, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” breaks crucial barriers in representation for people of color...

The Bay Area is home to a myriad of wildlife, from mountain lions to snakes to sea lions.

The Bay Area: A hub of wildlife

Amy Liu and Meera Nambiar October 6, 2021

California sea lions, great horned owls, harbor porpoises, Canada geese, western gray squirrels — from the depths of the San Francisco Bay to the peaks of the Santa Cruz Mountains to Lynbrook students’...

The Lynbrook Robotics team works hard for CalGames, an annual robotics competition.

Lynbrook Robotics revives CalGames

Emma Cionca, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

Lynbrook hosted CalGames, an annual robotics competition traditionally organized by the Western Regional Robotics Forum, after Pittsburgh High School cancelled the event due to COVID-19 related concerns....

Homemade face masks are common remedies for skin blemishes, dryness and discoloration.

Unmask your stress with homemade recipes

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor October 6, 2021

Feeling stressed? Pimples and blackheads breaking out from homework? Try one of these easy homemade mask recipes tried and tested by the Epic! All ingredients are common household items easily purchased...

Too many clubs take up the campus’s limited resources, rendering harmful effects.

Editorial: Club abundance overwhelms campus resources

Epic Staff October 6, 2021

During Club Info Week in September, Lynbrook displayed more than 80 service, competition and interest clubs in the quad. Despite the pervasive sense of excitement on campus, some clubs were struggling...