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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

Tapping to the beat: Raps influence on culture

Tapping to the beat: Rap’s influence on culture

Ashley Song and Clara Fernandes October 5, 2018

Post Malone, XXXTENTACION, Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, Drake — these renowned rappers have topped Billboard charts this year. Similar to the prevalence of swing music in the 1940s and the dominance of pop...

Nike under fire for featuring Colin Kaepernick in ad

Nike under fire for featuring Colin Kaepernick in ad

Anusha Kothari, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2018

Michael Jordan in 1985. LeBron James and Serena Williams in 2003. Colin Kaepernick in 2011. Nike has been represented by a number of athletes who have transcended social and political barriers. The company...

Seniors Christina Cui and Trinity Yue enjoy free drinks at Bobatino on Sept. 15 at Main Street Cupertino.

Cupertino’s Bobatino eases student stress

Chloe Lee, Art Editor October 5, 2018

The crowd rushed toward the line as volunteers finally came back with another round of boba. As they sipped their drinks, students played the many games provided, including a Spikeball and giant Connect...

Mixing it up: Epic explores cultures

Mixing it up: Epic explores cultures

Sunny Li, Pranav Mishra, Enzo Cabaltica and Risa Mori October 5, 2018

Food brings people together, but it is also what sets each group apart through different cooking methods and ingredients. In this challenge, four Epic staffers create a traditional dish from their respective...

A Definitive Summer Movie Guide

A Definitive Summer Movie Guide

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor October 2, 2018

Summer. The time of year for relaxing, going on vacation and watching every single blockbuster movie that Hollywood tries to shove down your throat. Or not. In case you missed any of this summer’s big-budget...

5 Songs to Sweeten the Heart of the School Year

5 Songs to Sweeten the Heart of the School Year

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor October 1, 2018

To put it simply, Ariana Grande’s fourth studio work, “Sweetener,” is the album I never knew I needed. In her interview with Jimmy Fallon, Grande explains that the album title was inspired by “bringing...

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Songs that will bring Tori Kelly’s “Hiding Place” out of hiding

Jessica Li, Content Editor September 24, 2018

A painstaking wait of more than two years. Black and white visuals. Rad riffs. Full on gospel choir. Welcome to the first Music Monday of the new school year! The music this week: Tori Kelly’s new album...

Senior class officers cheer along with the freshmen Class of 2022.

Lynbrook kicks off school year with Comics rally

Kavya Iyer and Patricia Wei August 31, 2018

The second week of the school year ended with a comics-themed rally. At the rally, students from each class took part in games, cheered on the Water Polo, Girls Tennis and Cross Country teams and watched...

Lynbrook reacts to This Is America by Childish Gambino

Lynbrook reacts to This Is America by Childish Gambino

Srinidhi Seshadri, Web Editor June 28, 2018

Lynbrook staff members Jeffery Bale and Denise Stuart along with students Kristin Lee, Eileen Choi, Arushi Gautam, Maya Abiram and Jessica Peng react to Childish Gambino's controversial music video this...

Hidden food spots for escaping after finals

Hidden food spots for escaping after finals

Michelle Zemlyak, Writer May 24, 2018

The last school bell rings as students spill out of their classrooms, celebrating the end of finals and saying their summer goodbyes. They head out to grab a bite or a drink with their friends, but places...

Trendy and Broke: Thrift Store Challenge

Divya: Model: Shriya Reddy: Casual, Trendy, Comfortable Jacket: $9.15 Dress: $8.75 I was the first to arrive at Goodwill, so I had a look around the store. Hoping to spot some items to snatch...

The consequences of celebrities voicing their political stances

Tzen-Hao Ng, Writer May 24, 2018

In especially egregious cases, it may be difficult to separate artists from their creative work. In recent news, high-profile actors such as Bill Cosby and Kevin Spacey have been accused of sexual assault,...