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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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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Super Bowl LVI preview

Super Bowl LVI preview

Crystal Qian, Copy Editor February 12, 2022

Jan. 30, 2021: In a blockbuster trade, the Los Angeles Rams acquire Matthew Stafford in exchange for two first-round draft picks, one third-round draft pick and Jared Goff. Exactly one year later: The...

All about crypto

All about crypto

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor February 1, 2022

The Bay Area is less accepting of the LGBTQ+ community than it appears, with a large Asian American immigrant community that perpetuates homophobia based in cultural tradition.

Homophobia prevalent in immigrant communities

Mei Corricello, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

California is the face of progressive legislation and leads the national fight for LGBTQ+ rights. Yet the heart of the state, the Bay Area, is less accepting of the LGBTQ+ community than it appears, with...

Chen snaps a photo of a Southwest 737 airliner at San Jose Airport.

That’s no bird…it’s a plane

Myles Kim, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

Every day, 1.6 million travelers fly in and out of airports around the world. However, some people go to the airport for a different reason: plane spotting. Plane spotters flock to airports to observe,...

Popular culture often chooses glamorized depictions and stereotypes of historical eras, ignoring the more nuanced realities of life during them.

Rose-colored romanticization vs. the reality of historical eras

Anwen Huang and Neha Ayyer February 1, 2022

A web search of “Victorian Era” brings up images of polished women huddled in lavish ballrooms. Likewise, a browse for the “1980s” produces neon graphics and glitzy, shoulder-padded outfits. These...

Campus bike theft

Campus bike theft

News Section February 1, 2022

As of Jan. 25, 46 of the 200 bikes on campus were found unlocked. Bike theft is preventable if one locks their bike. Three students share their past experiences of bike theft.   “I had left my bike...

Many new books have been added to the school’s various literature courses in recent years to diversify and modernize the curriculum.

Students deserve a modern and diverse literature curriculum

Lauren Liu and Lillian Fu February 1, 2022

Earlier this year, sophomores read In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez, which follows the lives of four sisters in the Dominican Republic. The addition of Alvarez’s book is one of many recent...

Although the anonymous administrators of school Instagram pages may only intend to provide students with a quick laugh, negative effects such as cyberbullying and harassment can easily arise from these pages.

The humor and harm of school IG pages

Chelsea Lee, Design Editor February 1, 2022

Like many recent internet jokes among teens, the popularity of school Instagram pages originated on TikTok before spreading to high schools all over the U.S, including those within FUHSD. A variety of...

The FUHSD community waits in line for a COVID-19 test at Lynbrook. Testing centers are paid for by the district and have allowed many more to access proper testing.

Editorial: District perseveres through Omicron spike

Epic Staff February 1, 2022

The new year greeted Lynbrook with a surge in COVID-19 cases, reaching an all-time high in the number of infected students and faculty. While FUHSD’s weekly reported case numbers were in the single digits...