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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Heist: 2019’s new cutthroat senior game

The Heist: 2019’s new cutthroat senior game

Ashley Song, Design Editor March 29, 2019

The date is Feb. 26. You wake up and check the weather, seeing the 52 degree forecast and 90 percent chance of rainfall. Not wanting to catch a cold, you throw on layer after layer to brave the harsh weather....

K-pop collab met with disrespect

K-pop collab met with disrespect

Kelsey Lu, Business/PR Manager March 29, 2019

When I first heard that Jason Derulo was going to collaborate with Korean pop (K-pop) group NCT 127 (NCT) and Mandarin pop music artist LAY, I couldn’t express how excited I was. The collaboration song...


New Year’s traditions in different cultures

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor March 22, 2019

At midnight on Jan. 1, Americans celebrate the new year with cheers and fireworks, all while watching the iconic ball drop in New York City’s Times Square. But around the world, other countries ring...

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Did Maroon 5 miss the beat?

Pranav Mishra, Writer March 14, 2019

It is time for the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, and eyes across the nation are glued to their screens. What was once an event characterized by excitement is now wrought with tension as viewers anticipate...

Changes to French Honor Societys Mardi Gras

Changes to French Honor Society’s Mardi Gras

Rachel Wu, Design Editor March 1, 2019

Students gather onto the stage while others begin to sit down to watch. Chatter dies down, and music begins to play. The students on stage begin to sing, voices resonating with joy, and the audience join...

February: New music releases

February: New music releases

Audrey Wong, Managing Editor March 1, 2019

In My Opinion  | Why Kevin Durant’s tirade against the media is valid

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2019

“Let us play basketball.” The moment Golden State Warriors’ All-NBA forward Kevin Durant uttered these words, sports networks rushed to dissect them, as well as the entirety of Durant’s post-game...

YouTubes annual YouTube Rewind video for 2018 sparked a lot of controversy on social media.

A Controversy: 2018 YouTube Rewind

Jonathan Ye, Writer February 8, 2019

“Yo! It’s Rewind Time!” said Will Smith, the celebrity host of this year’s YouTube Rewind, an annual video that recaps the most popular events and creators of the past year on the platform. This...

Subtle Asian Traits Facebook group cover photo depicting Asian tourists.

Subtle Asian Traits: When do memes become mean?

Enzo Cabaltica, Design Editor February 6, 2019

Bringing together more than a million members and still growing fast, Subtle Asian Traits (SAT) is a popular Facebook group where members share jokes about life as Asians. Created in Sept. 16, 2018 by...

Epic staff members attempt ASMR

Risa Mori, Kelsey Lu, Pranav Mishra and Diana Xu February 2, 2019

One of the trends that took 2018 by storm was Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) - videos that help people relax through tingling sensations. Watch Epic staff members Risa Mori, Kelsey Lu, Pranav...

ASMR, slime, conspiracy theories and mukbangs were just a few of the many YouTube trends in 2018.

The 2018 YouTube Scene: The Past Year’s Popular Video Trends

Claire Chiu, Writer February 2, 2019

YouTube fosters creativity with its diverse content creators. With diversity comes the creation of unique content, some that can blow up and become trends. As 2019 begins, let’s take a look back at some...

January: New music releases

January: New music releases

Audrey Wong, Managing Editor February 1, 2019