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Public Arts beautifies community

Public Arts beautifies community

Srinidhi Seshadri

March 29, 2018


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A group of students crowd around the blank wall on the side of the children’s museum. Two students  discuss the design, their hands moving enthusiastically as they describe their vision for the wall. Another dips her brush into bright blue paint to begin working on the wall, exercising caution...

Dollar Menu review

Dollar Menu review

Jonathan Ye

March 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Print

Fast food giants such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell, Burger King and Wendy’s are introducing new dollar menu items to win over the growing consumer base that want delicious yet extremely affordable food. To determine which of these restaurant chains would have the tastiest dollar menu item, I taste teste...

Junior Adam Katz roars into the spotlight

Junior Adam Katz roars into the spotlight

Diana Xu

March 29, 2018


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Beneath the striking patterns and bright colors of the magnificent lion, junior Adam Katz’s heartbeat falls in sync with the thundering of drums, gongs and cymbals as he prepares for his next stunt. Katz holds his breath, bends his knees and lifts his partner over his head. The lion stands on its hi...

How to be the perfect Epic staff writer

How to be the perfect Epic staff writer

Michelle Zemlyak

March 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Print

No feeling can compare to opening up a new issue of the school newspaper that you spent countless hours working on, seeing your hard work laid out before you, about to be sent off into the world. Although the process of creating the newspaper may seem simple, it is actually quite complicated. Stories have...

How to exercise your brain

Sadhana Sarma

March 1, 2018


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Ever wanted to be the next whiz kid, improve your memory or just work on your health and wellbeing? Well, exercising your brain is a great place to start! The benefits of brain exercise are endless. The immediate effects include reduced stress, improved mood, increased focus, more mental flexibility,...

Epic staffer tries his hand at the art of makeup

Arul Gnanasivam

March 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Multimedia, Print

Junior Marie Karpinska lays out a vast collection of brushes, palettes and powders in front of her. She chooses the products she needs and delicately applies the products to the model’s face, precisely adhering to the contours and curves of her face. Only a few minutes later, the model’s face is tr...

“Black Panther” marvels audience

“Black Panther” marvels audience

William Guo

March 1, 2018


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As a Marvel movie fan, I was extremely excited to see “Black Panther”, especially after seeing his first movie appearance in “Captain America: Civil War.” The character first made his debut in the Marvel comics published in 1966. The film takes place in Wakanda, a fictional African country, as...

Spring isn’t my season

Spring isn’t my season

Michyla Lin

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Features, Print

Springtime. An ethereal time of the year when the earth awakes from its slightly chilly slumber, flowers decide to puke pollen into the air and baby bunnies are born, I guess. If my intro hasn’t hinted at it enough already, I’m not a huge fan of spring for several reasons. First, I have an i...

Recent award show movements lack lasting impact

Recent award show movements lack lasting impact

Risa Mori

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print

Black, black, and more black — viewers watching the 75th Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 7 were not greeted by the usual red carpet scene. Instead, celebrities had adorned themselves in all-black attire in support of the Time’s Up movement protesting sexual assault and workplace inequality. Such a sy...

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