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The smile behind the ASB Office: Financial Specialist Judy Boehm

The smile behind the ASB Office: Financial Specialist Judy Boehm

Ashley Song

October 12, 2017


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Although ‘easy’ is a subjective term, most students will agree that high school is not easy. From signing up for PSATs to planning budgets for prom, students’ schedules are always packed. But what goes on behind the scenes? Who watches all the money for ASB or clears delinquencies for students who ...

Five Homecoming Hits

Five Homecoming Hits

Ashley Song and Diana Xu

October 2, 2017


Filed under Music Monday, Web Exclusive

It’s Homecoming Week! We don’t know about you, but in our opinion, there is no better way to muster up school spirit than to jam out to these five songs from High School Musical (HSM), varying from sweet and slow to upbeat and dynamic. And since the theme is ‘Games’, let’s play one. Try and liste...

How to appreciate the many wonders of fall

Ashley Song, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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There is nothing more refreshing than fall’s crisp breeze, the cold air on your skin making you sicker by the minute. You might even land yourself in bed due to a fever — the perfect time to reflect and prepare for the rest of the school year. Although fall seems unquestionably flawless, not everyone apprecia...

Greg Gontier launches into Youtube spotlight

Greg Gontier launches into Youtube spotlight

Medha Upadhyay, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Though junior Greg Gontier has been interested in music for years, it was not until May that his YouTube channel catapulted him into the spotlight. In May 2017, his cover of Justin Bieber’s remix of “Despacito” by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee went viral with over 935,000 views; subsequently, hi...

A double take on summer’s greatest movies

A double take on summer’s greatest movies

Arul Gnanasivam, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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From a big budget war film to the first female led superhero movie in recent years, this summer featured a diverse lineup of movies. With an average Rotten Tomato score of 93 percent and a total gross of 2.5 billion dollars, these are three movies that highlight the very best of the summer of 2017. ...

Rollins takes over Cohen’s drama department

Rollins takes over Cohen’s drama department

Michelle Zemlyak, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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In place of a classroom stands a stage with rows of chairs. In place of written exercises, students play improv games and instead of essays are skits. The unique classroom cultivates a close-knit community with boundless creativity and an almost tangible energy. This is Studio 74, Lynbrook’s very...

Misunderstanding new fashion trends

Misunderstanding new fashion trends

Michyla Lin, Design Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Features, Print

At the beginning of this school year, the reality that my final 180 days of youth were coming to an end began to dawn on me like a blue whale eclipsing the sun. In a metaphorical sense, I will be booted from the safety of my nest into the wild unknown that is (hopefully) college, left to fend for mysel...

Five songs to add to YOUR playlist

Five songs to add to YOUR playlist

Kelsey Lu, Photo Editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Music Monday, Web Exclusive

Recently, I’ve been listening to the five songs listed below nonstop. These songs encompass different beats and sounds. Put on a pair of earbuds and let's go on a roller coaster of songs! Havana - Camila Cabello, Young Thug This upbeat song has been played a little too much on my Spotify play...

Five Songs to Evoke Creative Vibes

Five Songs to Evoke Creative Vibes

Srinidhi Seshadri and Patricia Wei

August 28, 2017


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As second-year staff members on the Epic, we’ve spent a lot of time writing and designing. While making graphics, designing layouts, editing photos or writing stories, we often listen music to cultivate a chill and creative atmosphere. Today, we share with you some of the songs that stimulate our cr...

Five Songs to Prepare You for the School Year

Hatim Saifee, Staff Writer

August 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Music Monday

Welcome back to Music Monday! We started off with five timeless summer songs to make the transition from summer to school smooth but energetic. This week, we bring you five songs that will continue the vibe, but also prepare you to get ready for all the assignments and test to come. They are evocativ...

Five Timeless Summer Songs

Clara Fernandes, Staff Writer

August 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Music Monday

Welcome to the start of a new school year. Every Monday, the Epic will be bringing you song suggestions for the week. Today, we start off with five timeless summer songs that will hopefully facilitate the start of your first week of school. These songs will take you back in time: not only to the pas...

Jojo Chen opens Ineffable Muse store

Jojo Chen opens Ineffable Muse store

Kelsey Lu

May 25, 2017


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Colorful bath bombs and aesthetic jewelry are a few of the many items sophomore Jojo Chen sells on her online store, Ineffable Muse. In April 2017, Chen expanded the range of products on Ineffable Muse because she wanted to create a store with a “lifestyle brand” that would appeal to teenagers.   ...

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