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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Despite the seemingly innocuous nature of these childrens shows, studies have shown the large impact they have on children’s development

Watching the impact of children’s shows

Anushka Anand and Meera Nambiar April 10, 2023

Gathering in front of a screen, ready to watch cartoons has been a staple of American childhood for generations; yet despite the seemingly innocuous nature of these shows, studies have shown the large...

After June 1, city officials have until Sept. 19 to accept the final report, which will then open the pathway for supervisors on the board to develop plans toward funding chosen recommendations.

Addressing racial injustice with reparations

Jason Shan and Eileen Zhu April 10, 2023

On March 14, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a draft plan for reparations for the African American community, as proposed by the San Francisco African American Reparations Advisory...

Most banks in the U.S. act as intermediaries, receiving money from deposits or by issuing stock to provide loans and other financial services

Silicon Valley Bank failure leads to unrest

Amishi Chandra and Valerie Shu April 10, 2023

The power of banks in the U.S. economy has grown abundantly clear as recent collapses have sent shockwaves through the banking sector, leaving devastating impacts on depositors and the economy as a whole....

Sports betting is currently legal in 31 states while mobile betting is legal in 21 states. The thrill of making risky money drives fans to bet more money causing this industry to grow at unimaginable rates.

The sports betting industry fights against the odds

Jasmine Rihal and Inaaya Yousuf March 10, 2023

Participating in sports has become an integral part of everyday life, whether cheering for a team, playing a sport, or most recently, placing wagers on certain events or games. Sports betting is a rising...

While some brands make genuine efforts to meet their claims, companies that greenwash undermine public trust in brands and green initiatives, preventing actual environmental steps from being taken.

Painting false shades of reality with greenwashing

Valerie Shu and Eileen Zhu March 10, 2023

As consumers have become increasingly aware of their environmental impact, companies have begun marketing themselves as eco-friendly. However, many do not truly follow through with fulfilling their “green”...

The physical and emotional toll that sleep deprivation takes on ones body is clear through two phenomena caused by natural brain activity: daydreaming and REM-sleep dreaming.

Wake up. Let’s look into sleep deprivation.

Ashley Huang and Susanna Tang March 10, 2023

77% of Lynbrook students sleep for an average of fewer than seven hours daily according to an Instagram survey of 201 respondents. When compared to the recommended eight to 10 hours of sleep the American...

In November 2022, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors initially approved the San Francisco Police Department’s proposal to use robots that integrate artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to identify criminals.

Behind SF police’s controversial killer robots

Daeun Chung and Qianzi Loo March 10, 2023

In November 2022, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors initially approved the San Francisco Police Department’s proposal on giving local police rights to kill criminal suspects using lethal autonomous...

Snapping back to reality

Ashley Huang, Sports Editor March 10, 2023

While dreaming is most associated with sleeping, daydreaming is a common phenomenon while one is conscious. A daydream is a series of wandering thoughts or fantasies that occur while a person is awake,...

Good night, sweet dreams

Susanna Tang, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2023

A grotesque plaster statue is chasing you. You fall into a manhole and land on the sandy beaches of Antarctica. Suddenly gravity dissipates and you find yourself floating through the clouds below. Fortunately,...

Some believe that the integration of patriotism is at the core of an education that will prepare citizens to join American industries and become active voters.

Incorporating patriotism in American education

Neha Ayyer and Sophie Au February 6, 2023

Since its development, the American school system has been continuously reworked to provide all American children a comprehensive education. Some believe that the integration of patriotism is at the core...

A U.S. airplane makes its away around the globe, leaving money and foreign aid in its path, and establishing its military presence in developing countries.

Is America’s power far-reaching or overreaching?

Surya Saraf and Larry Wang February 6, 2023

“We will defend our freedom, we will bring freedom to others and we will prevail,” President George W. Bush said on March 19, 2003, just before the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Three years later, over 300,000...

For many immigrants who stream into the United States through New York, Lady Liberty is the first thing that greets them. It has since then become an symbol symbol of hope and opportunities for immigrants achieve their dreams.

Immigrant dream, American reality

Emily Pedroza and Apurva Krishnamurthy February 6, 2023

Inscribed on the Statue of Liberty are the U.S.’s claims to provide refuge for “masses yearning to breathe free.” Many immigrants reap the country’s benefits by achieving their greatest desires....