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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, Design Editor 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, Staffer 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, Design Editor 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, Editor-in-Chief 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, Sports Editor 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, Staffer 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...

Shelving books, checking out devices and providing research resources are all daily responsibilities of Lynbrook librarians Susan Lucas and Amy Ashworth.

Lynbrook’s librarians

Audrey Sun, Staffer February 1, 2022

Shelving books, checking out devices and providing research resources are all daily responsibilities of Lynbrook librarians Susan Lucas and Amy Ashworth. For Lucas and Ashworth, respectively, being a graphic...

 I’ve long since evolved from the girl watching dramas 24/7, but I’m glad I encountered this hobby and further developed my understanding of my culture.

Embracing my culture through Chinese dramas

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor February 1, 2022

A stereotypical binge-watcher, I once watched an entire TV show during finals week. Unlike most other spree-watchers, I spent my hours on a Chinese drama.  I can’t pinpoint the exact moment Chinese...

Love and Other Natural Disasters by Misa Sugiura is a queer young adult novel that follows Nozomi Nagai as she spends her summer in San Francisco.

Librarians’ picks: Love and Other Natural Disasters

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor February 1, 2022

Love and Other Natural Disasters by Misa Sugiura is a queer young adult novel that follows Nozomi Nagai as she spends her summer in San Francisco. As she interns at an art museum, she is instantly attracted...

Students who frequent the quad may find themselves in front row seats to the performance of the Ravens, Lynbrook’s unofficial K-pop dance team.

Lynbrook Ravens

Jason Shan, Web Editor February 1, 2022

Abigail Fong Member Favorite song: 슈퍼 참치 by Kim Seok-jin (of BTS) Why I enjoy dancing with the Ravens: “Everyone’s really welcoming and supportive, even though, as a newcomer, I don’t...

Askings bring liveliness to Lynbrooks campus, returning with balloons, crowns and Mario Kart with shopping carts.

You’re epic. Prom with me?

Meera Nambiar and Samyukta Sarma February 1, 2022

“YES!” As formal dances return to Lynbrook’s campus, asking culture has returned with balloons, crowns and Mario Kart with shopping carts.  After Winter Formal and with Junior Prom around the...

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