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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Juniors Rashana Dandamudi and Inaaya Yousef blend engaging illustration and narrative to craft a story they hope children will love. Graphic illustration used with permission from Rachana Randamudi.

Juniors foster fantastic tales through Circus of Dreams

Charlotte Bolay, Staffer April 29, 2024

With passion flowing in each brush stroke, junior Rachana Dandamudi paints a picture of a dramatic battle between witches and goblins, surrounding herself with the excitement of a fantasy world as junior...

“Monkey Man” is truly an exceptional vision that has come to life and testimony to Dev Patel’s deserved distinction as both an actor and director.

Dev Patel’s Monkey Man raises the standard for action cinema

Katie Chin, Copy Editor April 24, 2024

Knuckles cracked and bloody, Dev Patel stares up menacingly at the audience from behind the frayed hairs of a monkey mask. In the renowned British actor’s directorial debut, “Monkey Man” is an adrenaline-infused...

Phoebe Tang pursues engineering passions with Funky Monkeys robotics team

Phoebe Tang pursues engineering passions with Funky Monkeys robotics team

Valerie Shu, Design Editor April 22, 2024

Sophomore Phoebe Tang serves as co-drivetrain lead and media lead for Lynbrook’s robotics team, the Funky Monkeys, which competes in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology...

Studio 74’s performance captured the hearts of its viewers, many of whom were entranced by the touching and reflective enactment of the true crime. Photo used with permission from Alex Giaquinta. Graphic illustration by Deeksha Raj.

Studio 74 performers bring ‘the Laramie Project’ to life

Meadow Shen, Staffer April 19, 2024

Captivating the audience with a passionate performance, Studio 74 actors presented “the Laramie Project” from April 4-6. Performers brought the project to life, leaving the audience with powerful messages...

Vertigo and La Pluma Open Mic

Vertigo and La Pluma Open Mic

Alexandra Wu and Robert Yu April 19, 2024

For the first time, the Vertigo and La Pluma Open Mic was held at the Lynbrook Auditorium on March 29. Since 2019, poets and artists from Lynbrook and Monta Vista High School’s literary magazines have...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (Olivia Yuan)

Communities built out of books

Olivia Yuan, Staffer April 10, 2024

Cherishing books and the people and institutions that nurture them has always come naturally to school psychologist Brittany Stevens.  Countless memories, milestones and obstacles alike have marked...

Students gathered in the parking lot on March 29 for ASBs first school-sanctioned celebration of Holi.

Adding a little color with Holi

Vidushi Upadhyay, Staffer April 10, 2024

Celebrations of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, have been organized across the Bay Area over the last few years, but through the efforts of many students and staff members, ASB was able to bring...

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Senior Prom Fashion Show

Qianzi Loo and Inaaya Yousuf April 7, 2024

Rows of models strutted down the runway in stunning dresses and elegant tuxedos on Friday in the quad for the annual Senior Prom Fashion Show. The strong afternoon winds delayed the start of the fashion...

Farewell Rally 2024: the End of an Era

Farewell Rally 2024: the End of an Era

Claire Guo and David Zhu April 7, 2024

Students gathered in the gym on Friday to commemorate the graduating seniors in their final rally, the End of an Era Farewell Rally. As the lights darkened, the classes tumbled through a time machine,...

Women who inspire Lynbrook

Inaaya Yousuf, Staffer April 5, 2024

the Epic Staffer Inaaya Yousuf interviews students at Lynbrook to learn more about the women who inspire them.

A. CGI was frst introduced in the 1958 live-action flm, “Vertigo,” in the opening sequence animation. John Whitney, a pioneer of the age, experimented to bring about a feeling of vertigo.

B. In 1986 “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” introduced novel concepts like the digital morphing of face. CGI was quickly becoming an indispensable and increasingly popular tool for directors and flmmakers.

C. In 1999, “The Matrix” made a breakthrough in CGI. With multiple cameras, flm directors Katsuhiro Otomo and Yuen Woo-ping created the famous airborne fght scenes and bullet-dodging slow-motion shots.

D. “Dune 2” was lauded for its fght scenes and the fact that it was almost impossible to tell what was and wasn’t CGI, with the general public praising the seamless integration of the special efects.

The digital frontier of Computer Generated Images

Claire Guo and Yvonne Wu April 1, 2024

The theater darkens and lights flash across the faces of a crowd of entranced movie-goers. In mere seconds, the room is transformed into a desert oasis, with fantastical fight scenes and magical battles,...

Switching their mics on, Lynbrook podcasters sit down to open discussions about everything from psychology to immunology. Photo used with permission from Himani Kunjal.

Lynbrook podcasters share stories and insight

Deeksha Raj, Business Manager April 1, 2024

Switching their mics on, Lynbrook podcasters sit down to open discussions about everything from psychology to immunology. Juniors Anvita Sharma, Nitya Singh and Alyssa Wang use their voices to spark conversations...