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

Lynbrook looks back on its history through the gym lobbys monitor.

Gym lobby digitalizes Vikings’ past

Meera Nambiar November 9, 2021

Hidden in a corner of the gym lobby, an unassuming touch screen monitor holds Lynbrook’s history through generations of yearbooks. With volumes dating back to the school’s founding, the interactive...

Epic staffers arm wrestle Lynbrook students

Epic staffers arm wrestle Lynbrook students

Timothy Kim and Lauren Liu November 9, 2021

Timothy Kim and Lauren Liu challenge various students across campus to arm wrestling competitions in a "man on the street" style vlog.

Crystal Qian poses with her fencing gear.

Take a new stab

Crystal Qian November 9, 2021

In a 17,000-seat stadium, the scintillating light beams peel my eyes open. The clanging of fencing blades reverberate through my skull as beads of sweat glisten on my temple. Swallowing my nerves, steadying...

Reintroducing herself to the art of unicycling, Medha Belwadi balances on one wheel.

Medha Belwadi tackles the world on one wheel

Sruthi Medepalli November 9, 2021

Quarantine has revealed a host of unexpectedly talented Lynbrook students, including junior Medha Belwadi, who reintroduced herself to the art of balancing on one wheel. Despite discovering the unicycle...

Security in the online world has become a serious threat, with many different types of malware being utilized to steal information or gain access to personal accounts.

A layperson’s guide to malware and cybersecurity

Elliu Huang November 9, 2021

June 2021: A ransomware attack shut down the Colonial Pipeline, the East Coast’s largest fuel supply line, for nearly a week. As critical infrastructure, personal information and databases rely more...

Toan Phuong and Allen Chan are the backbone behind Lynbrook’s technology-based learning environment.

Phuong and Chan keep campus technology running

Sophie Au November 9, 2021

From setting up computers to managing the school Wi-Fi to fixing projectors in classrooms, Lynbrook’s network and computer support specialists Toan Phuong and Allen Chan do it all. Even though students...

The fall sports — boys and girls water polo, field hockey, girls volleyball, girls and boys golf, football, cross country and girls tennis — concluded their seasons with annual Senior Nights, with many teams advancing to CCS.

Viking athletes conclude successful fall season

Lina Mezerreg and Tanika Anbuchelvan November 9, 2021

Following months of postponed athletics, many teams started conditioning over the summer, and the fall sports season officially commenced in August 2021. Through hassles of mask mandates and Centers for...

Epic staffers try special effects makeup

Epic staffers try special effects makeup

Chelsea Lee, Anwen Huang, and Neha Ayyer November 9, 2021

the Epic staffers Anwen Huang, Neha Ayyer and Chelsea Lee try the art of special effects makeup to get into the Halloween spirit.

In No Time to Die, the character development of Bond is successful and much needed, but the nearly three-hour plot lacks clarity and fails to do justice to its main character.

No Time to Die: Daniel Craig’s final act as Bond

Bennie Chang November 9, 2021

For decades, James Bond has been the epitome of emotionless, brutal masculinity. However, in Daniel Craig’s final appearance as 007, the actor exists in the most pleasant of twists, one centered around...

Epic staffers try pumpkin carving

Epic staffers try pumpkin carving

Timothy Kim, Samyukta Sarma, and Anushka Anand November 9, 2021

Epic staffers Timothy Kim, Samyukta Sarma, and Anushka Anand bring out the spooky spirit of Halloween by carving pumpkins.

Lynbrook athletes try switching sports for a day - ft. girls basketball and volleyball

Lynbrook athletes try switching sports for a day – ft. girls basketball and volleyball

Nicole Ge and Audrey Sun November 9, 2021

Lynbrook's girls basketball and volleyball teams swap sports for a day, teaching each other fundamental skills and ending in a scrimmage.

With goggles and ski poles in hand, I am ready to embark on this year’s skiing adventure.

My ski journey

Amy Liu November 9, 2021

It seemed that my young skiing career was plunging downhill. My six-year-old self and my first-time skier dad had just tumbled off the lift on the easiest green trail at Mount Rose Ski Resort. A quarter...