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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (David Zhu)

Xara Aman’s journey of growth

David Zhu, Staffer March 27, 2024

The road to courage has not been easy for freshman Xara Aman. In middle school, Aman found herself the victim of sexual harassment.  “It changed a lot for me,” Aman said. “I trusted that...

 Illuminating the stories of Louella and many other characters, this story honors the lives and experiences of Black Americans, contributing to important racial discourse in light of Black History Month. Photo used with permission from Vanessa Miller.

The American Queen: A novel of empowerment and community

Irene Hwang, Staffer March 11, 2024

“The American Queen” by Vanessa Miller is a historical fiction novel that uncovers the semi-realistic story of characters finding freedom and community following enslavement. Published on Jan. 30,...

Hong hopes to breathe new life into these artifacts and preserve their historic significance in his collection of militaria, or military memorabilia.

A blast to the past with Steven Hong

Robert Yu, Staffer March 11, 2024

With an ever-developing collection of olive-drab helmets and vintage water canteens, sophomore Steven Hong found himself in a heart-pounding race against time. As the seconds ticked away, Steven watched...

New Consumer Design Club, Magic Club, Ravens and Taiwanese American Student Assosiation spark new diverse spaces.

Five new clubs provide diverse perspectives to campus

Chelsea Lee and Katie Chin March 11, 2024

Consumer Design Club “I got the idea for this club over the summer when I was thinking about one of my old hobbies — drawing cars — and I really liked that,” junior and President Hao Gu...

Though its presence may seem largely invisible, the organization’s impact on the local Ethiopian community, fueled by its devoted volunteers, is undeniable.

Rainbow Park center supports Ethiopian community

Olivia Yuan, Staffer March 11, 2024

Across the street from Lynbrook’s main office, nestled among the trees in Rainbow Park is a building that many students see daily but may be unable to name. It’s the headquarters of Ethiopian Community...

Participants of the festival play Chinese chess, in which players
capture the opponent’s king using chess pieces imprinted with
Chinese characters.

Clubs show global spirit in first-ever Culture Festival

Audrey Sun and Taek Kim March 11, 2024

The Culture Festival took place on Feb. 15, showcasing a range of performances, food and activities from diverse cultural clubs, including the American Indo Student Association, Spanish Honor Society,...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee. (Yvonne Wu)

Building resilience through basketball

Yvonne Wu, Staffer March 10, 2024

As an avid sports fan and an active individual, freshman Liuen Yu involves himself in a diverse range of activities including basketball, football, track and Boy Scouts, but his favorite by far is...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee.

Building passions with Manav Choudhary

Crystal Zhu, Staffer March 1, 2024

In front of old polyvinyl chloride pipes and pots of plants, senior Manav Choudhary works on assembling a hydroponic garden — a garden in which plants are able to be replenished by nutrient-rich...

Graphic illustration by Chelsea Lee.

Rediscovering Piano in Philanthropy

Claire Guo, Staffer February 16, 2024

A grand piano sits in a room. The room is not a concert hall, nor a recital. There is no audience waiting expectantly for the curtain to rise, nor teary parent, nor eager friends. In fact, this is just...

Alumnus Derrick Cais projects have started to take flight, under collaborative organization Slam Ventures. Their recent creation, Jotbot Ai, can be seen trending through Instagram Reels. Photos used with permission by Derrick Cai.

Alumnus Derrick Cai ventures into entrepreneurship

Sarah Zhang, Staffer February 12, 2024

From selling candy in elementary school to renting out basketball courts as a high school senior to creating an internet-viral artificial intelligence note-taking tool at UC Berkeley, Class of 2022 alumnus...

Mahjong, Yutnori and Loteria are not only sources of entertainment but also reflections of the social dynamics in communities that play them.

Games unlock gateways to culture and tradition

Nicole Ge, Staffer February 12, 2024

Traditional games have a rich history and can offer a unique glimpse into the cultures where they originated. These games are not only sources of entertainment but also reflections of the social dynamics...

Teachers Evyenia Ene, Jane Gilmore, and Erin Levin huddle around their print article, smiling.

Ene, Gilmore and Levin’s article navigates AI

Inaaya Yousuf, Staffer February 12, 2024

Five documents, three laptops, one article. Story and Style teachers Evyenia Ene, Jane Gilmore and Erin Levin typed away to create a piece reflecting their views on artificial intelligence as English teachers....