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

Angela Sun is currently the principal cellist of the San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra and the cellist of Quartet Cabaletta as a part of the organization Young Chamber Musicians.

Angela Sun’s cello journey

Elizabeth Cheng April 5, 2022

For senior Angela Sun, the cello is a passion, a dream career, a ticket to some of the most prestigious music schools in the world. First introduced to the instrument when she was 8 years old, Sun now...

Most people see Sun in the front taking charge during Homecoming girls’ dance practices or Winter Rally performances.

Ceci wows the world through dance

Jasmine Rihal April 5, 2022

Music flowing through the surround sound speakers of the dance studio, the low beats of the bass and the melodious tones of the song surround senior Ceci Sun as she expressively and passionately performs...

Disney has diversified its princess cast, continuing to rewrite the princess narrative into a collection of empowering stories instead of a collection of  idealized fairy tales.

Dressing for the occasion

Lina Mezerreg April 5, 2022

Disney’s cast of fairytale princesses have captured the hearts of audiences for years. As decades have gone by, Disney has diversified its princess cast, continuing to rewrite the princess narrative...

There’s nothing to gain from sticking with Spurs, who have proven themselves more likely to ruin than make my weekend. Still, I’m not going anywhere.

Tottenham sucks

Youqi Huang April 5, 2022

It’s not easy being a fan of Tottenham Hotspur. They’re a soccer club that plays in the English Premier League with a reputation for bottling. Spurs just got knocked out of another tournament? Won’t...

“All Of Us Are Dead” offers a fresh perspective into the chaos of modern pandemics as it explores love, sacrifice and political flaws at an epicenter of the walking dead.

“All Of Us Are Dead” ties zombie outbreaks to political endemics

Emma Constable April 5, 2022

More than a stereotypical zombie horror show, South Korean drama “All Of Us Are Dead” offers a fresh perspective into the chaos of modern pandemics as it explores love, sacrifice and political flaws...

A quick scroll through Instagram displays the fruits of Suanna Zhong’s artistic labor — mixed media paintings, collages, photography and clothing pieces fill her page and embrace viewers’ eyes with a coherent mosaic of warm tones.

She who does everything

Sharlene Chen March 8, 2022

The rumble of the sewing machine, the squeak of the marker and the click of the camera shutter form the daily melody of senior Suanna Zhong’s life. A quick scroll through Instagram displays the fruits...

 Through makeup, Johnson has been able to transform her appearance and express herself, boosting her confidence.

Rilyn Johnson’s makeup mesmerizes thousands

Nicole Ge March 8, 2022

After hours of concentration, sophomore Rilyn Johnson finally finishes her makeup look of the day. Smokey black eyeshadow streaks across her eyelids, accented with bold mascara and matched with black lipstick.  Johnson...

I will be somewhere else, I will be someone else too, but I will always be that little girl in a sun-dappled third-story classroom, breathless with wonder and falling in love for the first time.

Creating myself through writing

Lillian Fu March 8, 2022

Swimming in the sticky sunlight spilling through half-open windows, I sat on the linoleum floor of a third-story classroom building in L.A. and watched the wind caress the palm fronds outside, a notebook...

Chen snaps a photo of a Southwest 737 airliner at San Jose Airport.

That’s no bird…it’s a plane

Myles Kim February 1, 2022

Every day, 1.6 million travelers fly in and out of airports around the world. However, some people go to the airport for a different reason: plane spotting. Plane spotters flock to airports to observe,...

Klara and the Sun shares the world from the perspective of a robot or Artificial Friend, “AF,” Klara, who explores human emotions through her assistance of Josie, a sick and dying girl.

Librarians’ picks: Klara and the Sun

Emma Cionca February 1, 2022

Author Kazuo Ishiguro weaves a complex narrative of loss, love and maturity in Klara and the Sun. The protagonist, Klara, gives a captivating critique of human behavior as well as an analysis of what it...

On the outside, Super Fake Love Song may seem like just another romantic comedy to stock young adult shelves from acclaimed author David Yoon, but further exploration reveals the hilariously written story of how far a boy in love will go for the girl of his dreams.

Librarians’ picks: Super Fake Love Song

Lina Mezerreg February 1, 2022

  On the outside, Super Fake Love Song may seem like just another romantic comedy to stock young adult shelves from acclaimed author David Yoon, but further exploration reveals the hilariously...