Current Events
  • April 1-5Spring Egg Hunt
  • April 5Farewell Rally
  • April 5Senior Prom Fashion Show
  • April 12Students vs. Teachers Dodgeball Game
  • April 15-19Spring Break
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

As the season end approaches, the team hopes to qualify for the Central Coast Section Championships.

Boys volleyball serves on and off the court

Emma Constable, Staffer May 3, 2022

Beating hearts and suspended breaths lock spectators in anticipation as a serve echoes off the gym walls. As the ball soars over the net, the sidelines erupt in cheers and chants, engaging the varsity...

Tattoos have evolved into a way for people to express themselves and recognize important symbols in their life.

Viking bodies become canvases for personality

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager May 3, 2022

As the stigma against them declines, tattoos have become more common among young adults. Once a taboo activity, getting a tattoo was seen as rebellious, antisocial and the mark of an outcast. Tattoos have...

I pick my favorite team, Mumbai Indians, from the ten different teams that play in the IPL and cheer my heart out for them, learning how to connect to my culture and family.

Hitting the ball out of the park

Amishi Chandra, Staffer May 3, 2022

The sound of cheering hits my 7-year-old ears, and I jolt up in bed before the break of dawn. Disgruntled, I run through all the possible scenarios of why people are cheering at the television at 3 a.m....

Entrance to the quad includes both stairs and an accessible ramp.

Editorial: Including students with disabilities

Epic Staff May 3, 2022

Ableism is defined as “discrimination in favor of able-bodied people.” Personal and systemic ableism is frequently witnessed throughout most high schools, including Lynbrook, and needs to be addressed...

I consume media mainly to escape the dull routine of my daily life.

The art of creating problems by running away

Myles Kim, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2022

The incessant noise that often fills my head with doubts and carries my pessimistic attitude towards life is briefly lost in the wind as I ride out my fantasies as an outlaw during America's gilded age...

The global surrogacy industry is facing an unprecedented shortage of surrogate mothers.

Global crises create surrogate shortage

Tanika Anbu and Anushka Anand May 3, 2022

From the scare of new COVID-19 variants to vaccine reluctance, prospective parents and surrogate mothers have faced a variety of new issues amid the pandemic. Exacerbated even further by the recent Russian...

There are a myriad of factors that must be considered when planting.

Mr. Clarke cultivates his garden

Lauren Liu, Staffer May 3, 2022

Plants are picky. From the amount of sunlight they receive to the pH level of their soil, there are a myriad of factors that must be considered when planting. For English teacher David Clarke, monitoring...

A person’s appearance should not matter in the workplace — only their skills truly matter.

Why does appearance matter in the workplace?

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager May 3, 2022

In a majority of professional environments, there has been evident prejudice against those with tattoos, brightly dyed hair and afros. But a person’s appearance should not matter in the workplace —...

Snapchat’s optimistic mission is masked by users’ compulsive desires to maintain streaks and to illustrate a perfect life.

Snapchat: Fostering friendships or competition?

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief May 3, 2022

Approximately 319 million users every day tap on the iconic white ghost centered within a yellow box to reply to a friend’s “snap” — a picture or short video. Snapchat’s mission is to “empower...

With the guidance of Maker Nexus instructors, Lynbrook student volunteers created switch-adapted toys by soldering and connecting wires to larger external buttons.

Learning is limitless with switch-adapted toys

Sam Sarma, News Editor May 3, 2022

Children begin their education with toys: learning the different senses, the alphabet, colors and more. For children and adults with motor disabilities, small switches on electronic toys limit their access...

Elton John, Young Thug, Billy Porter, Bad Bunny, and Stray Kids are just a few of the prominent trailblazers of androgynous fashion.

Harry Styles isn’t the epitome of androgynous fashion

Lina Mezerreg, Staffer May 3, 2022

Fashion has long been a form of self-expression, but as androgynous or gender non-conforming fashion begins to enter the mainstream, public figures have often received polarizing media attention for their...

I still have a long way to reach that point in my life where I can discard what other people think, but I’m slowly changing my attitude.

“What will people say?”

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor May 3, 2022

I looked in awe at my mother getting dressed for a party in traditional Indian clothes, jewelry and makeup. It was expected of me to dress similarly, but I couldn’t help feeling that it simply wasn’t...

Comments (0)

All the Epic Picks Reader Picks Sort: Newest