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While modern sentiments of these Black History Month and Womens History Month carry a similar message as intended in the 1900s, the traditions have developed widely since through a series of initiatives.

The evolution of Black History Month and Women’s History Month

Eileen Zhu and Alyssa Wang March 11, 2024

During February and March, respectively, it is a renowned tradition to recognize and celebrate Black History Month and Women’s History Month. While modern sentiments of these celebratory months carry...

New Consumer Design Club, Magic Club, Ravens and Taiwanese American Student Assosiation spark new diverse spaces.

Five new clubs provide diverse perspectives to campus

Chelsea Lee and Katie Chin March 11, 2024

Consumer Design Club “I got the idea for this club over the summer when I was thinking about one of my old hobbies — drawing cars — and I really liked that,” junior and President Hao Gu...

Four map scenarios have been drafted and are currently available to be voted on. The Board will use the community input to finalize the official Trustee Area Map for the November Elections.  
Photos used with permission from FUHSD CTAD and District Staff.

Board and Committee make progress towards trustee area map

Amanda Jin, Staffer March 11, 2024

What you need to know: The FUHSD District is going through the transition from At-Large Elections to By-Trustee Area elections which needs new map borders to be drawn. The CTAD Committee and...

In the Bay Area, families who make up the middle income earn anywhere from $77k and $232K annually.

Bay area observes a vanishing middle class

David Zhu and Apurva Krishnamurthy March 11, 2024

White picket fences, suburban homes and a nuclear family unit — the traditional image of middle-class America. Not only is this image not representative of all middle-class Americans, but the comfortable...

With the new bill, schools can no longer enact expulsions or suspensions for acts of willful defiance.

New law protects students from defiance expulsions

Charlotte Bolay, Staffer March 11, 2024

While expulsions and suspensions in schools can be necessary for maintaining a safe school environment and eliminating violence or dangerous behavior, the current criteria for a student being expelled...

Though its presence may seem largely invisible, the organization’s impact on the local Ethiopian community, fueled by its devoted volunteers, is undeniable.

Rainbow Park center supports Ethiopian community

Olivia Yuan, Staffer March 11, 2024

Across the street from Lynbrook’s main office, nestled among the trees in Rainbow Park is a building that many students see daily but may be unable to name. It’s the headquarters of Ethiopian Community...

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...

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