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NBA honors Bryant during All-Star Game

Ron Aich

March 9, 2020

The National Basketball Association (NBA) lost a legend on Jan. 27 when basketball icon Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, tragically passed in a helicopter crash. Fans and NBA players were shocked at the news and paid homage to Bryant both on and off the court. Many players...

5 new sports coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

5 new sports coming to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rachel Wu

March 6, 2020

Look out for five new sports making their debuts in the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics: surfing, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and baseball and softball. Except for baseball and softball, all of these sports will appear for the first time in Olympic history. Read below for more information on each.&n...

Moving the Oscars into the 21st century

Moving the Oscars into the 21st century

Medha Upadhyay

February 26, 2020

Over the years, the Oscars have emerged as one of the most prestigious award shows in the film industry. Receiving an Oscar can direct the spotlight onto an underrated director or talented actor to help them get more exposure. Most importantly, though, the Oscars promote movies that are made with passi...

2010s decade recap

2010s decade recap

February 24, 2020

Remember when TikTok was spelled TiK ToK and it was a song by Ke$ha? Or when you watched six-second videos on Vine and not YouTube? Or when the idea of a hashtag starting a social movement sounded revolutionary? Relive the years of the 2010s through our decades package!

Movie Review: “Weathering With You”

Movie Review: “Weathering With You”

Diana Xu

February 7, 2020

*Editor’s Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Weathering with You.” Simply put, I loved director Makoto Shinkai’s heart-wrenching new anime “Weathering with You.” Its unpredictable plot line is filled with touching romance and passion that anyone who enjoys love stories ...

“Levanter”: It’s a bop!

Audrey Wong

February 5, 2020

Within six months of releasing their album “Clé 2: Yellow Wood”, Stray Kids dropped another album, “Levanter.” The album is the final installment in the Clé series, which began on March 25, 2019, with the release of “Clé 1: Miroh.” Initially “Levanter” was set to be released on Nov. ...

Starwars loses its “force”

Starwars loses its “force”

Ethan Lee

January 29, 2020

The release of the newest Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker,” was met with significant excitement and a social media frenzy. My friends could not wait to watch it in the theaters as soon as it came out, but I did not feel the same way. To identify why I felt this way, I reflected on my elementary...

Remembering Kobe

Remembering Kobe

Priyanka Anand and Anusha Kothari

January 29, 2020

On the morning of Jan. 26, basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people that passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. People across the world experienced sheer shock and overwhelming sadness. Casual fans and sports fanatics alike felt his influence...

What does success mean to you?

What does success mean to you?

Mei Corricello and Elliu Huang

January 27, 2020

We asked Lynbrook students what success meant to them. Here are their responses.

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