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Holiday Movies

Enjoy the holiday by watching these recommended movies.

December 11, 2019

Let It Snow

Sloka Suresh

December 11, 2019

A recent addition to Netflix's Christmas-themed rom-coms, “Let It Snow” stands apart from the bland and predictable holiday releases expected during this time of year. Complete with the quintessential mistletoe romance and winter wonderland setting, the movie’s unique plotline is the perfect mix of ...

Just for kicks: Mr. Nguyen’s shoe collection

Physics teacher Thanh Nguyen stands staring at his shoes, which he has amassed a large collection of.

Enzo Cabaltica

December 11, 2019

Shoes, footwear, kicks. Most people only own one or two pairs. Physics teacher Thanh Nguyen has 37.  Nguyen’s extensive collection boasts a variety of brands ranging from Nike to Puma. Each day of the week, he wears a different sneaker that brings flair to his otherwise formal button-down shirt, t...

Knight Before Christmas

Lillian Fu

December 11, 2019

This winter, Netflix added another holiday original to its supply with “The Knight Before Christmas.” Starring Vanessa Hudgens, a romantic comedy icon, this movie promises everything a rom-com lover wants: a feel-good, cozy ninety minutes of pure romantic bliss. The story follows Sir Cole (Josh Whitehouse)...

Last Christmas

Claire Chiu

December 11, 2019

Even with a sea of rom-coms to choose from, the movie “Last Christmas” stands out. On Nov. 8, “Last Christmas” starring Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke premiered. Unsurprisingly, the movie’s inspiration comes from the lyrics of “Last Christmas” by Wham!, which is also the theme song of...

I can’t believe I’m not vegan!

Writer Elena Williams shares her thoughs on her dietary choices.

Elena Williams

December 11, 2019

Ah, vegetarianism. The easy middle ground for those of us who aren’t quite comfortable with eating meat, but are a bit too attached to our grilled cheeses and milk chocolate to go full vegan.  I grew up more or less vegetarian in observance of my family’s religion. Like many Hindus, I eat no me...

Chill beats for the best of study sessions

Writer Nicole Ong shares some of her favorite songs to listen to when studying.

Nicole Ong

December 4, 2019

My study habits are quirky, to say the least. I have listened to the strangest of songs while studying, from a 10-hour loop of the USSR National Anthem to a trap remix of the Little Einsteins theme song. I even tailor my “study music” to each subject: the “Untitled Goose Game” soundtrack for...

New clubs find their niche on campus

Pranav Mishra

November 11, 2019

If you’ve been feeling the daily pressures of school life build up, perhaps it’s time to unwind by exploring some of the new clubs on campus that Lynbrook has to offer. Whether through passionate discussion at Lynbrook’s brand-new TED-Ed chapter, workshopping with Lynbrook’s brand new Economic...

Why junk food keeps me healthy

Writer Enzo Cabalitica uses junk food to keep himself healthy

Enzo Cabaltica

November 6, 2019

I can’t spend more than two hours without eating. I don’t like feeling hungry. While I eat my fair share of fruits and vegetables, I prefer eating junk food (who doesn’t?). My backpack is always filled with snacks and treats such as chips and cookies. My all-time favorite food comes from In-N-O...

Album review: Jesus Is King

“Jesus is King” by Kanye West

Ron Aich

November 5, 2019

After withholding the release of his album multiple times, Kanye West finally released the gospel-inspired EP “Jesus is King” on October 25. Before its release, the album, previously known to fans as “Yandhi” went through a significant metamorphosis. Initially, Yandhi was meant to be the spir...

Environmentalists on campus

These three students take action to drive change on environmental issues.

Youqi Huang

November 5, 2019

In the face of the global climate crisis, people around the world are combating the issue in a variety of ways, from participating in strikes and protests to making smaller changes toward a sustainable lifestyle. Some activists have gained fame through their involvement, such as Greta Thunberg, who has...

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