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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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Miller Middle’s science wing was severely vandalized, causing alarming damage to school property.

Vandalism strikes Miller Middle School

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2022

Joaquin Miller Middle School was severely vandalized on the weekend of March 5. Targeting the science wing, the vandals caused alarming damage and theft to the school’s property and classrooms.  “We...

Most people see Sun in the front taking charge during Homecoming girls’ dance practices or Winter Rally performances.

Ceci wows the world through dance

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager April 5, 2022

Music flowing through the surround sound speakers of the dance studio, the low beats of the bass and the melodious tones of the song surround senior Ceci Sun as she expressively and passionately performs...

Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, there has been heavy propaganda on both sides. Such actions follow historic trends of government wartime propaganda.

What the government doesn’t want you to know

Amy Liu and Catherine Zhou April 5, 2022

In a world dominated by mass media, misinformation is inseparable from daily life, hoodwinking audiences into believing everything they see. Especially during war, politicians use propaganda to promote...

The Li family poses together at Allison Li’s senior night.

Viking superfan: Perennial Lynbrook sports fan and volunteer Ling Yau celebrates six years

Katie Chin, Copy Editor April 5, 2022

As Lynbrook students cheer on the boys basketball team following their extraordinary victory in the Central Coast Section Championships, a familiar face is found in the stands. Lynbrook parent Ling Yau...

Disney has diversified its princess cast, continuing to rewrite the princess narrative into a collection of empowering stories instead of a collection of  idealized fairy tales.

Dressing for the occasion

Lina Mezerreg, Staffer April 5, 2022

Disney’s cast of fairytale princesses have captured the hearts of audiences for years. As decades have gone by, Disney has diversified its princess cast, continuing to rewrite the princess narrative...

With dress expectations, heteronormative stereotypes and the pressure to find a date, prom is not all glamor and fun.

Prom traditions could use a makeover

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor April 5, 2022

Prom is traditionally defined by students as dressing in elegant gowns or tuxedos, dancing, singing and laughing with their friends while capturing memories through photo booths and blurry videos. However,...

Global conflicts raise the concern of nuclear warfare, which would devastate the climate and lives of countless people.

Nuclear spring: How global conflicts threaten the environment

Amishi Chandra and Lauren Liu April 5, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine escalates, concerns over Russia’s large arsenal of nuclear weapons emerged. A nuclear war would devastate the climate and permanently damage future generations. “People...

Tackling the theme of “Brave New Worlds,” seniors Tammi Trujillo and Helena Su, junior Sydney Chao and sophomore Shivam Maji had their art selected for the New Museum of Los Gatos’s ArtNow exhibit.

Students explore Brave New World through art

Meera Nambiar, Web Editor April 5, 2022

Tackling the theme of “Brave New Worlds,” seniors Tammi Trujillo and Helena Su, junior Sydney Chao and sophomore Shivam Maji had their art selected for the New Museum of Los Gatos’s ArtNow exhibit,...

Athletes from lower socioeconomic groups often cannot afford to participate in clubs sports and are significantly disadvantaged in the college sports recruitment process.

Financial inequality for student athletes

Audrey Sun, Staffer April 5, 2022

With varsity sports becoming increasingly competitive, more student athletes are inclined to join sports clubs outside of school to gain an advantage in making their school’s varsity teams. However,...

Western sanctions have devastated the Russian economy, upturning the lives of the ultra-rich oligarchs and everyday citizens alike.

All Russians affected by sanctions

Meera Nambiar and Anushka Anand April 5, 2022

As Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine, many nations have attempted to punish Russia for its actions without direct military involvement. This has been done through sanctions, by which countries place...

Students stamp their thumb prints to conduct their fingerprint analysis.

Forensic Science Club investigates criminal activities

Tanika Anbu, Staffer April 5, 2022

Like every crime TV show, Forensic Science Club has a new lead every week to investigate and inspect. During the month of March, members looked at new topics ranging from fingerprint analysis to police...

Calvin Zhou looks up and prepares to strike a birdie.

Calvin Zhou smashes national rankings

Timothy Kim, Copy Editor April 5, 2022

As Lynbrook’s varsity badminton teams prepare for another successful season, players are feeling more confident than ever before, with many starting to see the rewards of their practice. As of March...