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Feminists unite at annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference

Feminists unite at annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference

Medha Upadhyay

March 22, 2018


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Girls and Women attended the 6th annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference, Santa Clara County on March 17, 2018. The video is a short recap of the event. 

The Youth Rise Up: Leading the Charge for Gun Reform

The Youth Rise Up: Leading the Charge for Gun Reform

Patricia Wei and Srinidhi Seshadri

March 16, 2018


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Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, youth all over the country have been making their voices heard and advocating for reform in gun policies. Although the shooting occurred 2,700 miles away from the Bay Area in California, students here have also...

Epic staffer tries his hand at the art of makeup

Arul Gnanasivam

March 1, 2018


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Junior Marie Karpinska lays out a vast collection of brushes, palettes and powders in front of her. She chooses the products she needs and delicately applies the products to the model’s face, precisely adhering to the contours and curves of her face. Only a few minutes later, the model’s face is tr...

Lynbrook French community celebrates Mardi Gras

Lynbrook French community celebrates Mardi Gras

Srinidhi Seshadri

February 23, 2018


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Lynbrook's French program celebrated Mardi Gras on Feb 16, 2018. Students enjoyed a variety of activities and performed songs from classic French musicals. Read more for pictures and a video from the event. ...

Students and Staff try Chinese Snacks

Students and Staff try Chinese Snacks

Kelsey Lu

February 19, 2018


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In honor of Lunar New Year on Feb. 16, the Epic invited students and staff to try popular childhood Chinese snacks. Thank you to juniors Abinaya Anbuchelvan, Ishika Kamchetty and teachers Jason Lee and Miguel Alderete for participating.    ...

Owen Lai takes parkour to new heights

Jonathan Ye

January 25, 2018


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A double frontflip, then a backflip, followed by two 360 degree spins and a jump through a narrow crevice. For senior Owen Lai, these stunts are part of his strict, daily training regimen. Lai practices parkour, an acrobatic and athletic discipline that combines martial arts with gymnastics. As a ...

Yale Acapella Group, the New Blue, performs at Lynbrook.

Yale Acapella Group, the New Blue, performs at Lynbrook.

Srinidhi Seshadri

January 18, 2018


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Yale University's All-Female Acapella group, The New Blue performed at Lynbrook on Jan. 10. Lynbrook students were able to catch an amazing performance featuring Lynbrook Alumni, Amrita Iyer (Class of 2016). Watch this video for a short recap of the event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_JVpITaq...

Lynbrook: 2017 in Photos

Lynbrook: 2017 in Photos

Patricia Wei and Srinidhi Seshadri

January 9, 2018


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A new lesson learned. A game won. A memory made. Every day, Lynbrook students experience meaningful moments that altogether define their time in high school. Here are photos curated by the Epic web team, chronicling student life from January to December 2017. Here's to more lessons learned, more memories...

In the face of terror

In the face of terror

December 7, 2017


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Loud cheering faded into panicked screams of terror as a gunman opened fire on concert goers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas, leaving 58 dead and 515 injured. Only a month later, another gunman shot and killed 26 churchgoers in a small rural Texas town before fleeing. While some have...

Marching Band places second at season-end competition

Marching Band places second at season-end competition

Risa Mori

November 30, 2017


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As students stood still in their positions at the Bands of America (BOA) regional competition awaiting the drum major’s cue, the audience held their breath as they anticipated the performance to come. The competition, hosted by the music organization “Music For All,”  took place on Oct. 28 at the ...

Local community honors Veterans

Local community honors Veterans

Jessica Li and Kelsey Lu

November 25, 2017


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To commemorate the first anniversary of the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1919, “Armistice” Day, now known as Veterans Day, was born. Below is a look at some of the local celebrations honoring those who have bravely served for our country, as well as some of their eye-opening experiences in the ...

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