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Behind the Scenes: Lynbrook Drama’s Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

Behind the Scenes: Lynbrook Drama’s Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaylin Li and Alisha Naidu

April 25, 2019


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Photos by Kaylin Li. Adobe Spark by Alisha Naidu....

Holi season: Bay Area celebrates spring with color

Holi season: Bay Area celebrates spring with color

Anusha Kothari

April 20, 2019


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Vibrant colors collide in the excitement-filled air as friends and family dance to energetic, upbeat music. To celebrate the Indian festival Holi, which marks the beginning of spring, people come together to splash each other with colored powder and water. Also known as the “Festival of Colors,” ...

Lynbrook students reflect on prominent women in their lives for Women’s History Month

Lynbrook students reflect on prominent women in their lives for Women’s History Month

Srinidhi Seshadri

April 2, 2019


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Every year on March 8, women across the globe come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Not only is it a day of unity meant to commemorate womanhood, but it is also a day of protest against sexism. The official theme for the 2019 International Women’s Day, as announced by the United Nati...

How to finish second semester senior year

How to finish second semester senior year

Jonathan Ye and Kaylin Li

March 29, 2019


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With college applications completed, graduation coming up in a few months and many students soon turning 18, every senior should end his or her high school career with lasting memories. To take advantage of being second semester seniors, here are four ways seniors can end the year with a bang. ...

“Paddleton” tugs at the heart yet remains uninteresting

“Paddleton” tugs at the heart yet remains uninteresting

Belinda Zhou

March 29, 2019


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When a large mass and several lesions are found on his CT scan, all Michael can muster is an “it’s okay.” After watching “Paddleton,” all I could muster was “it’s okay.” “Paddleton” chronicles the tumultuous relationship between Michael and Andy, neighbors-turned-friends who undergo various emotions wh...

Lynbrook vloggers express themselves online

Lynbrook vloggers express themselves online

Dhriti Iyer

March 29, 2019


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Vlogging has become an integral part of internet culture, with millions of people following their favorite influencers as they go through their day-to-day activities. Vlogs are a form of video documentation where people record their lives and post it on the internet. YouTubers share their lives with subscrib...

New Year’s traditions in different cultures

New Year’s traditions in different cultures

Divya Nelakonda

March 22, 2019


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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 in the new year with unique cultural traditions of their own.   Iran: Unlike many other countries, Iran cele...

Boy and Girl Scouts: More than cookies and camping

Boy and Girl Scouts: More than cookies and camping

Anusha Kothari

March 1, 2019


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When most people hear “Girl Scouts,” they immediately picture Thin Mints and Samoas, and when “Boy Scouts” is mentioned, they think of survival skills and flag raising ceremonies. However, Boy and Girl Scouts do more than just cookie-selling and building fires.   Alex Tai (9): Rewarding, adventurous and...

Amber Lee: Transforming struggles into social change

Amber Lee: Transforming struggles into social change

Hatim Saifee

February 7, 2019


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  Standing at the top of the quad in front of a large crowd of students and staff, microphone in hand, Class of 2018 alumna Amber Lee commences the Lynbrook High Walkout with a passionate speech. “We do have a problem, but more importantly we have the intellect, the leadership capabi...

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

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

Claire Chiu

February 2, 2019


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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 of the biggest 2018 YouTube trends. ASMR: Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) videos ...

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