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

Martial Arts Club Adviser Andrew Seike

Seike teaches survival and arts through martial arts

Nicole Ge October 10, 2022

Seike has trained in various kinds of martial arts for over twenty years, including karate, Shorinji Kenpo and Aikido. He has also studied mixed martial arts at the Shamrock Submission Fighting System,...

Edward Sha releases his debut album fine pining on Sept. 28, his 17th birthday

Edward Sha illustrates personal journey in debut album

Valerie Shu October 10, 2022

On his album cover, senior Edward Sha stands facing a dusty path, sunlit brush and misty mountains stretching out before him. Entitled “fine pining” — a portmanteau of fine dining and pining —...

The Sharma sisters home-based business, Bake Up, supplies the Bay Area with eggless muffins, cookies and their signature banana bread.

The Sharma sisters Bake Up a business

As amber light slips through thick oven glass, two grinning faces watch a loaf of bread rise. Hot sugar bubbles, and the scent of vanilla diffuses into the kitchen. After photographing their masterpiece,...

Shveta Bagade and Tania Yang are excited to start the school year as part of the guidance team.

Tania Yang and Shveta Bagade join Guidance Department

Lynbrook’s Guidance Department welcomed two new staff members for the 2022-23 school year: former special education teacher Tania Yang joins Malissa Goldstein, Nikki Dang and Shana Howden as a fourth...

A graphic illustration of gelato.

Scooping up gelato in the Bay Area

Samiya Anwar May 26, 2022

Dolce Spazio Gelato: Located in quaint Downtown Los Gatos, Dolce Spazio Gelato was a little too cozy — the tiny shop was cramped even though there were only a few people in line. I settled on the...

Sophomore Aakash Choudhary performs stand-up comedy

Standing out through stand-up comedy acts

Susanna Tang May 26, 2022

“My mom was actually the one who told me to come out and perform here,” sophomore and stand-up comedian Aakash Choudhary said during his act at the Coffeehouse Talent Show. “After my birth, I guess...

Tattoos have evolved into a way for people to express themselves and recognize important symbols in their life.

Viking bodies become canvases for personality

Ria Phelan May 3, 2022

As the stigma against them declines, tattoos have become more common among young adults. Once a taboo activity, getting a tattoo was seen as rebellious, antisocial and the mark of an outcast. Tattoos have...

There are a myriad of factors that must be considered when planting.

Mr. Clarke cultivates his garden

Lauren Liu May 3, 2022

Plants are picky. From the amount of sunlight they receive to the pH level of their soil, there are a myriad of factors that must be considered when planting. For English teacher David Clarke, monitoring...

I see an open path to change — one that I can take part in.

Knock down the house: My path in politics

Mei Corricello May 3, 2022

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez stood with her hand over her mouth with a look of disbelief on her face as the final polling numbers flashed across the TV screen in a bar in the Bronx. She had just beaten longtime...

Superstitions are practiced as a way of carrying on traditions and preserving culture.

The cultural diversity of superstitions

Timothy Kim May 3, 2022

Although some may think of superstitions as far-fetched beliefs that hold little significance, they are still practiced as a way of carrying on traditions and preserving culture. Superstitions, practices...

The Oscars recognized several of last year’s most acclaimed films, including CODA, King Richard and Dune.

Oscar-worthy: Reviewing the year’s best films

Meera Nambiar, Catherine Zhou, and Katie Chin May 3, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards, more commonly known as the Oscars, were held on Sunday, March 27 to recognize the award-winning films of 2021. On top of the memorable confrontation between Will Smith and Chris...