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Chopped: Epic edition

Chopped: Epic edition

Three Epic staffers each create a ramen and mug cake dish to see who is the better chef.

Worst Dates: Couples quiz edition

Worst Dates: Couples quiz edition

Samiya Anwar, Staffer April 7, 2022

Staff member Samiya Anwar conducts a couple quiz with two Lynbrook students, sophomores Empress Ming and Nachiket Joshi.

Graphic Illustration by Crystal Qian

“Back in my day”: Teachers share their high school lives

Crystal Qian, Copy Editor April 6, 2022

Teachers Michael Esquivel, Jeff Bale, Megan Miller and Brad Fulk share playing rantings on their high school experiences “back in my day.”

Many goals outlined in campaigns are often not even pursued once candidates are elected.

ASB election promises are often unachievable

Sophie Au, Design Editor April 5, 2022

Colorful graphics and slogans fill students’ social media feeds during election season. To appeal to voters, candidates set glittering promises and lofty visions. While some goals are achieved, many...

What are Lynbrook students’ opinions on whether to mask or not to mask?

To mask or not to mask?

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager April 5, 2022

Despite FUHSD lifting the mask mandate on March 11, most Lynbrook students have chosen to keep their masks on. What are Lynbrook students’ opinions on whether to mask or not to mask?  “I continue...

The inequitable coverage and difference in government responses are not easily simplified, but are at least partly a result of western double standards and racism, desensitization, a comparative lack of civil society as well as self-interest.

Is the media coverage of Ukraine unfair?

Jason Shan and Deeksha Raj April 5, 2022

The age-old institution of war — which recently ignited ardent public outcry due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine — has in fact been an ongoing conflict for decades even prior to the invasion. The...

The boys tennis team poses for a photo on the tennis courts.

Boys tennis nicknames

Emma Cionca, Sports Editor April 5, 2022

At the start of the boys’ varsity tennis season, a longstanding tradition takes place: the choosing of nicknames for everyone on the team. These unique nicknames usually highlight each player’s most...

Chess is often viewed as just a simple board game; for me, more involvement in the chess community helped me realize that it is a sport even if it is not physically demanding.

Chess: The king of mental sports

Anirudh Seshadri, Managing Editor April 5, 2022

Magnus Carlsen received a standing ovation after winning a brilliant fight against reigning World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand. Carlsen secured his title as the new champion with a grueling draw in...

The game allows you to pick words of different sizes, but the actual answer is always 5 letters long.

Intro to Java classes create their own Wordle

Nicole Ge, Staffer April 5, 2022

The Introduction to Java class completed a month-long project on March 4 to code their own Wordle, a word-guessing game that has gone viral with millions of players daily. The goal of the project was for...

One of the best ways to support gender nonconforming students is by respecting pronouns and names.

Editorial: Take steps to affirm pronouns

Epic Staff April 5, 2022

Amid rising tensions surrounding Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill barring sexual and gender orientation topics from being discussed in schools, it is more important than ever to ensure that Lynbrook’s...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine comes after a long history between the two nations.

Ukraine, explained

Myles Kim, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2022

  When Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the 150,000 Russian troops at the Ukrainian border to move into Ukraine for a “special military operation,” it was a climax to an invasion decades...

Angela Sun is currently the principal cellist of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the cellist of Quartet Cabaletta as a part of the organization Young Chamber Musicians.

Angela Sun’s cello journey

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2022

For senior Angela Sun, the cello is a passion, a dream career, a ticket to some of the most prestigious music schools in the world. First introduced to the instrument when she was 8 years old, Sun now...