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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Local restaurants review: Tasting the best of Santa Clara eats

Local restaurants review: Tasting the best of Santa Clara eats

Maple Leung, Staffer February 6, 2023

Join the Epic Staffer Maple Leung as she reviews local restaurants around Cupertino and San Jose!  

Faculty friendships and dynamic duos

Faculty friendships and dynamic duos

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief February 6, 2023

Epic staffer Susanna Tang sees what Lynbrook teachers have to say about their friendships!  

Minimum wages across the Bay Area increased after the enactment of Senate Bill Three.

New year updates to minimum wages and taxes

Ashley Huang, Sports Editor February 6, 2023

In January, minimum wages increased across the Bay Area after the enactment of Senate Bill 3 and the ongoing voting of the Fair Tax Act. With these two updates, household incomes may dramatically change...

Despite being met with uncertainties throughout the 2022 season, the San Francisco 49ers were still able to carry on their Faithful legacy.

San Francisco 49ers stay Faithful through their season

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager February 6, 2023

Despite a rough start to the 2022-23 NFL season, the San Francisco 49ers were able to gain momentum since Week 8, building their 13-4 game winning streak, which they lost in the National Football Conference...

 A studio executive adding another uncessary spinoff to pile of previous sequels, spinoffs and remakes, while neglecting to fund newer, more creative film efforts.

The pitfalls of sequels and spinoffs

Inaaya Yousuf, Staffer February 6, 2023

“What happens next?” is often the question lingering in viewers’ minds at the end of a movie. While best answered by viewers’ imagination, studios take it upon themselves to do it, often corrupting...

Some believe that the integration of patriotism is at the core of an education that will prepare citizens to join American industries and become active voters.

Incorporating patriotism in American education

Neha Ayyer and Sophie Au February 6, 2023

Since its development, the American school system has been continuously reworked to provide all American children a comprehensive education. Some believe that the integration of patriotism is at the core...

Ankita Chatterjee wears wings made from To Kill a Mockingbird pages.

Ankita Chatterjee sculpts her representation of society

Tanika Anbu, Staffer February 6, 2023

Equipped with Photoshop and her trusty camera, senior Ankita Chatterjee spends months bringing the artistic vision brewing in her sketchbook and notebook margins to life, communicating critical messages...

the Epic’s predictions for Super Bowl LVII

the Epic’s predictions for Super Bowl LVII

Jasmine Rihal and Meera Nambiar February 6, 2023

Staffers Meera Nambiar and Jasmine Rihal discuss predictions for the NFL Super Bowl LVII regarding teams.

A game of monopoly that is rigged to favor the wealthy permanently reflecting the systems that characterize everyday life.

Money can buy everything

Amishi Chandra, Staffer February 6, 2023

The popular saying money can’t buy everything isn’t always true. Wealthy individuals have found a loophole in the rule, gaining advantages such as nepotism in employment and legacies in college admissions....

A U.S. airplane makes its away around the globe, leaving money and foreign aid in its path, and establishing its military presence in developing countries.

Is America’s power far-reaching or overreaching?

Surya Saraf and Larry Wang February 6, 2023

“We will defend our freedom, we will bring freedom to others and we will prevail,” President George W. Bush said on March 19, 2003, just before the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Three years later, over 300,000...

ChatGPT is an AI chatbot capable of generating humanlike text, working computer code and more in a wide range of styles and lengths.

Editorial: A controversial chat on ChatGPT

Epic Staff February 6, 2023

As the popularity of artificial intelligence chatbots has risen, so too have concerns surrounding the ethics and risks of AI’s presence in educational environments. Created by OpenAI, an artificial intelligence...

For many immigrants who stream into the United States through New York, Lady Liberty is the first thing that greets them. It has since then become an symbol symbol of hope and opportunities for immigrants achieve their dreams.

Immigrant dream, American reality

Emily Pedroza and Apurva Krishnamurthy February 6, 2023

Inscribed on the Statue of Liberty are the U.S.’s claims to provide refuge for “masses yearning to breathe free.” Many immigrants reap the country’s benefits by achieving their greatest desires....