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

Reintroducing herself to the art of unicycling, Medha Belwadi balances on one wheel.

Medha Belwadi tackles the world on one wheel

Sruthi Medepalli November 9, 2021

Quarantine has revealed a host of unexpectedly talented Lynbrook students, including junior Medha Belwadi, who reintroduced herself to the art of balancing on one wheel. Despite discovering the unicycle...

Toan Phuong and Allen Chan are the backbone behind Lynbrook’s technology-based learning environment.

Phuong and Chan keep campus technology running

Sophie Au November 9, 2021

From setting up computers to managing the school Wi-Fi to fixing projectors in classrooms, Lynbrook’s network and computer support specialists Toan Phuong and Allen Chan do it all. Even though students...

In No Time to Die, the character development of Bond is successful and much needed, but the nearly three-hour plot lacks clarity and fails to do justice to its main character.

No Time to Die: Daniel Craig’s final act as Bond

Bennie Chang November 9, 2021

For decades, James Bond has been the epitome of emotionless, brutal masculinity. However, in Daniel Craig’s final appearance as 007, the actor exists in the most pleasant of twists, one centered around...

Section leaders drive the magic behind Lynbrooks marching band, acting as mentors for each marching band member in their section.

Section leaders mentor marching band members

Amishi Chandra November 9, 2021

More than 100 students synchronize their moves and practice relentlessly at sectionals, all to present their captivating show and make the crowd go wild. The people who drive this magic are the section...

Lynbrook welcomes six new teachers on campus during the 2021-22 school year.

Meet the new teachers at Lynbrook during the 2021-22 school year

Anushka Anand and Deeksha Raj October 6, 2021

Lynbrook welcomes six new staff members for the 2021-22 school year, and they are prepared to kickstart a new school year after remote learning during the 2020-21 school year. Ranging from History to Chinese,...

Drake and Kanyes long rivalry has come into picture with the releases of Certified Lover Boy and Donda.

Certified Lover Boy versus Donda: Lineup of the year

Tanika Anbu and Samiya Anwar October 6, 2021

Drake and Kanye West, 10-year-old rivals started off on the wrong foot when Kanye allegedly removed Drake’s verse in his song “All of the Lights.” Their feud reignited this year when both artists...

Staffer Bennie Chang holds up a mini American flag, symbolizing his love for politics.

Polled into politics

Bennie Chang October 6, 2021

At the beach, showers of silky sand and armies of sculptured cliffs have allured adventurers, swimmers and casual water waders for centuries. The breeze of savory oceans and goose-bumped skins are almost...

Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” follows the tale of martial-arts master Shang-Chi and is a thrilling journey of action and graphics.

“Shang-Chi” punches its way into cinematic history

Anwen Huang October 6, 2021

With thrilling graphics and an action-packed plot, Marvel’s latest superhero installment, “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings,” breaks crucial barriers in representation for people of color...

Ni uses his passion for coding to connect with new people and positively impact the community.

Oliver Ni contributes to his community through coding

Katie Chin October 6, 2021

While the Lynbrook app is an essential element of the school’s community, many may not know its origins. The creation of the app was spearheaded by senior Oliver Ni, who pursues all things computer science,...

Assistant Principal Yukari Salazar greets students with a bright smile on freshman Viking Day.

A new smile on campus: Lynbrook welcomes Assistant Principal Yukari Salazar

Samiya Anwar, Catherine Zhou, and Katie Chin August 24, 2021

As Lynbrook students walk onto campus, they are greeted by a smile belonging to Assistant Principal Yukari Salazar, new to Lynbrook this year. With dyed purple hair and an office filled with snacks for...

Class of 2005 alumnus Spencer Trinwith is a rising actor and director who has appeared in works such as “Law & Order” and “Wonder Woman: 1984.”

Alumnus Spencer Trinwith: Lynbrook drama to Hollywood talent

Anusha Kothari May 27, 2021

“Law & Order,” “Wonder Woman: 1984” and “King of K Street” are just a few of the works Class of 2005 alumnus Spencer Trinwith has lent his creative talents to as a rising actor and director....

In addition to his coaching duties, Coach Jake White, who had a long career as a runner himself, often shares light-hearted stories of his experiences with his track and cross country runners.

Tracking Coach Jake’s long running and coaching career

Melissa Chen May 26, 2021

A gray van parked near the Lynbrook track is a familiar sight on a typical afternoon in the fall and spring. Those not involved in cross country and track and field may not know the van belongs to Coach...