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2010s decade recap

Relive the 2010s with our decade package!

February 24, 2020

Remember when TikTok was spelled TiK ToK and it was a song by Ke$ha? Or when you watched six-second videos on Vine and not YouTube? Or when the idea of a hashtag starting a social movement sounded revolutionary? Relive the years of the 2010s through our decades package!

Tortellini: pasta of the day

Graphic illustration of tortellini's with the Italian flag in the background.

Kavya Iyer

February 13, 2020

Pasta. Just the word can make your mouth water. There are so many varieties, each with its own charm: spaghetti, macaroni, ravioli. But today, we are celebrating one specific pasta — tortellini.  Yes, you heard right, tortellini! Tortellini tends to be pushed out of the spotlight by its more popular...

On-campus entrepreneurs pave their own path

Kavya Iyer and Jasmine Hou

January 29, 2020

Running a business requires grit, time and patience. While Lynbrook is typically known for students that excel in STEM, there are also many students who have found their passion within the world of business. Follow the journeys of several Lynbrook students who have found success in starting their own b...

Talking sense with Kitchen-sensei

Japanese teacher Jeremy Kitchen, also known as Kitchen-sensei

Stella Huang

January 29, 2020

Every morning, Japanese teacher Jeremy Kitchen, known as Kitchen-sensei by his students, prepares for a busy day as he enters his classroom. As the only Japanese teacher on campus, he is tasked with teaching all five levels of the language’s classes, from Level 1 to AP. Lynbrook Japanese classe...

Rate the date spot

Headline with cupid arrow

Nicole Ong and Dhriti Iyer

January 29, 2020

Ah, Valentine’s Day: the time of year when grocery stores start carrying sappy heart-wielding teddy bears and corny (almost cringeworthy) greeting cards. Whether it means cheesy pick-up lines or the biggest bouquet of roses you can afford, finding the perfect place for a date can be the most arduous...

Breaking up with my food

Writer Diana Kohr holds a Hot Cheeto sadly.

Diana Xu

January 29, 2020

In middle school, I was one of those annoying kids who stood by the classroom door every day, ready to sprint to the lunch line for my bag of Hot Cheetos and fight anyone who stood in my way. Looking back at that girl now, I would have never thought that I would willingly push away the flamin’ hot sna...

IV Classic Super Bowl Snacks

Headline with graphic illustration of Superbowl logo

Renee Ge

January 29, 2020

Quarterback it up, the Super Bowl is approaching! Whether you’ll be watching by yourself at home or going the whole nine yards and throwing a party, here are four classic snacks to kick off the San Francisco 49ers game against the Kansas City Chiefs. 1: A super bowl of snacks To start the g...

The best bops for stressed students

It's the season for final exams. This playlist is created to help with studying!

Emma Cionca

December 11, 2019

When I began high school, my workload and study time increased drastically, as many warned me it would. To avoid the boredom of sitting in a chair for hours on end, people I knew listened to music or even watched Netflix as they worked. However, I quickly realized I couldn’t concentrate on my work if I lis...

Songs to help cope with borderline grades during finals season

Some songs to help study for finals.

Michelle Zhu

December 11, 2019

Finals. It kind of feels like walking on fire, but for a whole week. Many of us develop coping mechanisms to alleviate the heavy burden it puts on our shoulders. Maybe it’s your favorite recipe for hot chocolate, or maybe it’s the small doodles in the margins of your study guide. For those who pref...

Kings of bridge: finding success in competition

Junior Michael Hu (om the right) and sophomore Arthur Zhou (on the left) are teammates who play competitive bridge at an international level

Ethan Lee

December 11, 2019

Junior Michael Hu and sophomore Arthur Zhou are teammates who play competitive bridge at an international level. Both Hu and Zhou were introduced to the game by their parents and continued playing recreationally. It wasn’t until they began taking serious classes, they realized that they could also p...

Holiday Movies: Frozen 2

Happy holidays! Released Nov. 22,

Medha Upadhyay

December 11, 2019

It’s official: Disney has managed to recreate the magic. Anna and Elsa are back with the whole gang, and Frozen fever is back in full force.   The royal sisters don’t feel quite the same as they did six years ago; though it’s subtle, they have both grown as people. This time around...

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