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The movement to impeach President Donald Trump gained traction after an anonymous White House official reported that Trump had abused his presidential powers to benefit his 2020 presidential campaign. 

Trump’s Impeachment

Renee Ge, In-Depth Editor December 11, 2019

The movement to impeach President Donald Trump gained traction after an anonymous White House official reported that Trump had abused his presidential powers to benefit his 2020 presidential campaign,...

Esports players use various equipment while gaming, such as consoles, large monitors and headphones.

Esports: the world of competitive gaming

Shamita Gurusu and Kaylin Li December 11, 2019

In 2019, the esports industry has generated more than $1 billion in revenue, and  its earnings are projected to grow to $1.8 billion by 2022. This growth, brought on by recent advances in technology...

Potential factors for lack of sleep in Lynbrook students include the amount of homework they receive, the number of extracurricular activities they participate in, and the amount of time spent on devices.

Gen Z loses their z’s

Bennie Chang and Rachel Wu December 11, 2019

As each day comes to an end, sophomore Aryan Dwivedi finds himself struggling to stay awake. On a regular school night, he gets around six hours of sleep and sometimes even less after working on extracurricular...

PG&E outage and fires by the numbers

PG&E outage and fires by the numbers

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor November 15, 2019

When PG&E announced it was cutting powers to millions of Northern Californians in October to prevent wildfires, the proposal seemed simultaneously logical and apocalyptic.

This couple was set up on a date and given a choice as to whether they would like to seal the union, unlike a forced marriage, in which the couple does not get time to familiarize themselves with each other and the family is completely in control regarding the decision

Ring at first sight: exploring arranged marriage

Kavya Iyer and Anusha Kothari November 6, 2019

Every quintessential Bollywood movie centers around a love story and often involves a rebellious relationship between two young lovers. They often find themselves in disagreement with their families, and...

Artist rendition of possible security camera monitoring screen

Examining Lynbrook security cameras

Alara Dasdan and Kaylin Li November 5, 2019

More than a dozen security cameras are placed around Lynbrook's campus, and the Lynbrook administration is planning to install more in the near future. Security cameras have been on Lynbrook’s campus...

Graphic illustration of JUULs in a brightly-colored box reminiscent of a traditional cigarette box. Information about JUUL is also shown.

Rising teen use, dangers of JUULs cause concerns

Priyanka Anand and Sharlene Chen October 2, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, in the early 2000s, adolescent smoking reached new lows due to realization of the health hazards of nicotine and tobacco within communities....

The rights protecting teens in their workplace

Claire Chiu and Melissa Chen October 2, 2019

“I can’t discriminate against you because you’re not a black or white person.” These words are branded into Michyla Lin’s mind. Over the summer of 2019, after her first year of university,...

Where do we draw the line when it comes to free speech in the First Amendment?

The boundaries of free and hate speech online

Katie Chen and Stella Huang October 2, 2019

Throughout history, the U.S. has held steadfastly to the Constitution and Bill of Rights; the First Amendment, in particular, has driven the direction of our nation’s moral compass. Many have debated...

The facts, fiction and fantasy of pseudoscience

The facts, fiction and fantasy of pseudoscience

Christy Yu, Writer May 31, 2019

Science and technology have evolved to be based on the logic and reasoning of the scientific method, a process used to observe scientific experiments in order to answer questions. Pseudosciences, on the...

Politics in the digital age: from daily life to elections

Politics in the digital age: from daily life to elections

Melissa Chen and Kaylin Li May 31, 2019

The U.S. is about to lose everything. At any moment, all electronic devices and databases could be wiped by a single virus and rendered useless, plunging the country into chaos. This is the premise of...

FOMO: Are you really missing out?

FOMO: Are you really missing out?

Kavya Iyer and Divya Nelakonda May 31, 2019

A photo of a friend on vacation, lounging on the beaches in Hawaii, and another zip lining through the tall trees in Costa Rica. A quick click of a group of friends having fun together, ordering food at...

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