Current Events
  • May 22Pop Concerts
  • May 24InDesign Fashion Show
  • May 25Senior Prom
  • May 27Memorial Day
  • Jun 6Last Day of School
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

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee.

Abigail Chen’s Not-So-Par-fect Golf Journey

Meadow Shen, Staffer February 1, 2024

VIKING CHRONICLES — Growing up, sophomore Abigail Chen would eagerly watch her older sister play golf until she realized that she, too, fell in love with the sport. During those early years, Chen often...

Shine a light on Diwali and its true meaning

Shine a light on Diwali and its true meaning

Vidushi Upadhyay, Staffer December 22, 2023

Learn about Diwali, the South Asian festival of lights, and how different families of Lynbrook students celebrate this occasion.

Out of the options presented at the board meeting, the district should choose to pursue the second option: phasing out one world language class from each FUHSD school besides Lynbrook and Homestead High School.

Editorial: District should preserve world language classes

Epic Staff December 11, 2023

Following a period of deliberation, during the Nov. 7 meetings the FUHSD board announced their updated proposals concerning the future of the schools’ world language courses amid declining enrollment.....

Many celebrities use activism as a way to garner popularity and maintain a good public image when they dont actually care about the issue.

The complicated truth behind #CelebrityActivism

Grace Zhu and Alyssa Wang December 11, 2023

Behind the podium of the United Nations Headquarters stands a proud ambassador of a climate change organization. She advocates for people to be more aware of their actions and how they may affect future...

People should be aware of the inevitable biases in AI and use these tools with caution.

Trusting AI is trusting bias

Yvonne Wu, Staffer December 11, 2023

Within the last decade, there has been a burgeoning demand for incorporating artificial intelligence in everyday tasks. Due to its growing prevalence in online advertising, healthcare and various algorithms,...

Through tutoring refugees, Taek became more open-minded and could better relate to other people.

Tutoring cures my indifference

Taek Kim, Staffer December 11, 2023

When I think of my old self, I think of a narrow-minded person who found it difficult to empathize with others. If I had not gone through a similar experience, I could not relate to and help others going...

In high school, Olivia worked hard to improve her Mandarin skills, which led her back to her Chinese roots.

Rediscovering fluency

Olivia Yuan, Staffer December 11, 2023

Olivia is the name my friends and teachers call me. For the most part, it’s an adequate definition of who I am. But it’s not the full story; in fact, Olivia began as an extension, added only to accompany...

Behind the fall musical ‘Ranked’ (ft. Studio 74 and Lynbrook Choir)

Qianzi Loo and Irene Hwang December 11, 2023

Explore the makings of Lynbrook’s first in-person musical since 2019, "Ranked," which opened on Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 and features students from both the drama and music department. *Correction in...

Formula 1: Pit lane Talk

Formula 1: Pit lane Talk

Inaaya Yousuf and Vidushi Upadhyay December 11, 2023

Formula One, the highest class of racing for open roofed, single seater vehicles, is the largest motorsport in the world and has gained increasing popularity over the last few years. Join the Epic for...

What are Vikings thankful for?

What are Vikings thankful for?

Alyssa Wang and Emily Pedroza December 11, 2023

the Epic staffers, Alyssa Wang and Emily Pedroza, interview Lynbrook students to find out what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Many celebrities use activism as a way to garner popularity and maintain a good public image when they dont actually care about the issue.

The complicated truth behind #CelebrityActivism

Alyssa Wang and Grace Zhu December 11, 2023

Behind the podium of the United Nations Headquarters stands a proud ambassador of a climate change organization. She advocates for people to be more aware of their actions and how they may affect future...

Narcan is administered into a victim’s nostrils and can help rapidly reverse the overdose and restore the person’s breathing to normal within 2 to 3 minutes.

Melanie’s Law, Narcan and the fight against overdose

Robert Yu, Staffer December 11, 2023

Amid soaring overdose deaths, Melanie's Law tackles fentanyl in schools, emphasizing prevention strategies. New resources are being put towards staff training on Narcan for swift intervention. ...