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19 going on 30: Reviewing Adeles new album

19 going on 30: Reviewing Adele’s new album

Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au January 11, 2022

Staffers Catherine Zhou and Sophie Au review Adele's newest album "30", released on Nov. 19, 2021.

Seniors Crystal Qian and Anton Ouyang commit to Stanford athletics.

Stanford recruits

Anushka Anand and Neha Ayyer December 8, 2021

Crystal Qian Senior Crystal Qian started fencing at the age of 8. After years of hard work and ambition, she committed to Stanford after being recruited for her internationally recognized achievements. At...

Students paint a mural featuring a puppy with a fall-themed background

Murals bring fall and winter spirit to campus

Susanna Tang December 7, 2021

Skiing skeletons, a fall-themed puppy and a spooky viking boat. Public Art Club is working on three murals to hang around campus to spread seasonal cheer this winter. The first mural is of a viking...

To celebrate the holiday season, Starbucks released six festive drinks, each served with unique flavors: Peppermint Mocha, Iced Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino, Chestnut Praline Latte, Caramel Brulée Latte and Irish Cream Cold Brew.

Jumping into the holiday season with festive Starbucks drinks

Tanika Anbu December 7, 2021

To celebrate the holiday season, Starbucks released six festive drinks, each served with unique flavors: Peppermint Mocha, Iced Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino,...

To complete their projects like the new science wing, the Blach Construction team has become a familiar presence on campus.

Blach company staff build a career in construction

Emma Constable December 7, 2021

To complete their projects like the new science wing, scheduled to be completed by July 2023, the Blach Construction team has become a familiar presence on campus. In previous years, the company’s employees...

Project Homekey offers new solutions for homeless families in the Bay Area.

Homekey: A key to a better future for homeless families

Catherine Zhou and Sruthi Medepalli December 7, 2021

Project Homekey aims to combat the homelessness crisis in the Bay Area by converting commercial properties and existing buildings into housing for the homeless. While advertised as an effective and sustainable...

Most U.S. imports arrive from overseas in containers, and the lack of cargo space has rendered imported goods too expensive for some local retailers.

Supply chain shortages slow deliveries and production

Anirudh Seshadri and Timothy Kim December 7, 2021

Supply chain shortages and increasing inflation from the COVID-19 pandemic have hindered the exportation of different items, ranging from fruit syrups to computer chips, to the Bay Area and across the...

Electrical boxes add a splash of colorful artwork to San Jose’s streets.

Student artists paint life into San Jose’s streets

Chelsea Lee December 7, 2021

On daily drives and evening walks, local residents find art ranging from scenic snow-capped mountains to a giant book. Local student artists are the visionaries behind these pieces, thinking outside of...

Every year, an increasing number of Americans are pulled into the Christmas scheme of spending money on lavish gifts to impress family and friends as they disregard the true meaning behind holiday gift-giving.

Don’t catch the Christmas consumerism craze

Amy Liu December 7, 2021

The day after Halloween, homogenous marketing greets shoppers in each store: Posters and signs glare at passersby from front windows, holiday music screams in customers’ ears and mountains of Christmas...

The cheer team steps into their new uniforms as they cheer on boys basketball.

Cheer team takes over basketball court sidelines

Deeksha Raj December 7, 2021

As the football season came to an end, the cheer team said goodbye to the football field and hello to the basketball courts, transitioning to cheering for the boys basketball teams for the winter sports...

Lynbrook is home to a variety of plants that can be found around campus.

A walk through our campus’s foliage and flowers

Samyukta Sarma December 7, 2021

Plants on campus can go unnoticed in the busy atmosphere of Lynbrook, but stopping to appreciate the foliage can offer a moment of calm and appreciation.  Magnolia magnolia grandiflora- Magnolia trees...

There are significant disparities between the number of male and female students present in certain classes, especially in AP-level STEM classes, which feature an average 3-2 ratio of boys to girls.

Editorial: Gender disparities in AP courses influence classroom dynamics

Epic Staff December 7, 2021

Although Lynbrook is widely viewed as an encouraging environment for students to pursue their aspirations regardless of sex, there are still significant disparities between the number of male and female...