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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Sen. Nancy Skinner, who authored SB 247 about Expulsions and Suspensions, speaking at a rally. The new law is slated to come into effect on July, 1, 2024. Photo used with permission from Jim Ratliff, Wikimedia Commons.

New California laws to go into effect in 2024-25

Vihaan Patel, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know:  Many new laws were put into place at the start of 2024. New California Laws include a raise to the minimum wage, an update to high school suspension policies and...

Cookies allow users a personalized experience, where they are presented with personalized advertisements or content based on their browsing history. These ads often create a feeling of being watched by discreetly collecting user data.

How website designs manipulate user behavior

Sarah Zhang and Deeksha Raj March 11, 2024

People often navigate websites and applications seamlessly, unaware of the subtle tactics employed by website makers to influence user decisions. They enter the world of “dark patterns” — a term...

The rate of homelessness in San Jose has greatly increased each year with the city reporting the highest numbers it has seen within the past year.

San Jose’s renewed efforts to combat homelessness

Emily Pedroza, Features Editor March 11, 2024

What you need to know: City leaders have renewed their efforts to alleviate the housing crisis: building new units of affordable housing, scaling up homelessness prevention assistance and expanding...

Amid the indoor roller skating rink, sophomore Aarush Channapragada finds his rhythm in competition, his determination evident with every stride.

Aarush Channapragada skates past limits

Nicole Ge, Staffer March 11, 2024

Amid the indoor roller skating rink, sophomore Aarush Channapragada finds his rhythm in competition, his determination evident with every stride. His skates glide effortlessly, propelling him forward as...

Participants of the festival play Chinese chess, in which players
capture the opponent’s king using chess pieces imprinted with
Chinese characters.

Clubs show global spirit in first-ever Culture Festival

Audrey Sun and Taek Kim March 11, 2024

The Culture Festival took place on Feb. 15, showcasing a range of performances, food and activities from diverse cultural clubs, including the American Indo Student Association, Spanish Honor Society,...

Teachers and students could be seen receiving honorary awards to commemorate their contributions to the Lynbrook Community at the Feb. 27 board meeting.

Teachers and students honored at Feb. 27 board meeting

Claire Guo, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know: Anna Kirsh, ASB, Aletheia and Red Cross Club adviser and World Literature teacher, was selected as the Certified Teacher of the Year Adrina Tran was selected as the 2023-24...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (Yvonne Wu)

Building resilience through basketball

Yvonne Wu, Staffer March 10, 2024

As an avid sports fan and an active individual, freshman Liuen Yu involves himself in a diverse range of activities including basketball, football, track and Boy Scouts, but his favorite by far is...

Graphic illustration by Yvonne Wu.

What is love?

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2024

the Epic staffer Susanna Tang interviews students to answer the question: “what is love?”

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee.

Building passions with Manav Choudhary

Crystal Zhu, Staffer March 1, 2024

In front of old polyvinyl chloride pipes and pots of plants, senior Manav Choudhary works on assembling a hydroponic garden — a garden in which plants are able to be replenished by nutrient-rich...

2024 Underclassmen Showdown Rally

2024 Underclassmen Showdown Rally

Olivia Yuan and Crystal Zhu February 17, 2024

Competition and camaraderie abounded over the course of Lynbrook’s first-ever Underclassmen Showdown this week. Racing to rack up points through activities throughout the week, freshmen and sophomores...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee.

Rediscovering Piano in Philanthropy

Claire Guo, Staffer February 16, 2024

A grand piano sits in a room. The room is not a concert hall, nor a recital. There is no audience waiting expectantly for the curtain to rise, nor teary parent, nor eager friends. In fact, this is just...

Gaming the system

Gaming the system

Valerie Shu, Design Editor February 12, 2024