The Epic

Competitive clubs achieve big wins

Chloe Lee

January 25, 2018


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As competition season begins for many clubs on campus, such as DECA, Speech and Debate, MUN and Mock Trial, members hold last-minute meetings and add final touches to their plans. Each club has their own unique way of preparing for their respective competitions, each resulting in  exceptional achievemen...

FUHSD faculty votes for new bell schedule

Hsinyen Huang

January 25, 2018


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FUHSD recently released two new schedules that will take effect in the 2018-2019 school year after following recommendations from the FUHSD Community Wellness Task Force, a committee formed by superintendent Polly Bove to address student mental health. From Jan. 19 to Jan. 23, teachers at each schoo...

ASB determines second semester goals

ASB determines second semester goals

Justine Chen

January 25, 2018


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Kicking off the semester with the week-long Second Semester Shenanigans event from Jan. 2 to Jan. 5 has set high expectations for ASB events for the rest of the school year. During the week, students participated in a variety of fun activities, such as hunting for churros around campus and bringing thei...

San Jose passes plan to build tiny homes for the homeless

Aileen Xue

January 25, 2018


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Following soaring housing and rental costs, homelessness in Santa Clara County has been rising at an astonishing rate, resulting in more than 7394 people without a home. This 185 percent increase in homelessness since 2015 has led the San Jose City Council to approve a plan to build the first of thre...

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...

French Department holds Bûche De Noël Competition

French Department holds Bûche De Noël Competition

Hatim Saifee

January 5, 2018


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Tasting a delicious cake made out of chocolate, vanilla and icing with a few other toppings was the main highlight on Dec. 4 when students got slices of Yule Log cakes baked for the “Bûche de Noël” competition organized by the French Club and the French teachers. Valerie Aidan, who started teachin...

Arul Gnanasivam

December 7, 2017


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Thousands of students across California rejoiced as Governor Jerry Brown passed a bill granting one year of free community college courses to all students. Announced on Oct. 14, this new measure aims to lower post-graduation student loans, as well as encourage more graduating high school students to attend ...

SELPA Fall Festival brings joy to ACT students

SELPA Fall Festival brings joy to ACT students

Justine Chen

December 7, 2017


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A large crowd of 200 people cheering and dancing fills the fieldhouse. Loud, fast music pumps throughout the room and the energy is high. Others sit in the corners of the room, chatting with each other, waiting in line to receive an intricate face paint design or a balloon animal. Outside of the fieldhou...

Violence sparks at Great America

Patricia Wei

December 7, 2017


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It was midnight at Great America’s Halloween Haunt on Saturday, Oct. 28. As seniors Ashley Kim, Chloe Kim and Evalina Xu were preparing to exit the amusement park, they saw helicopters with searchlights hovering over them. A crowd of people was running, trying to disperse. Two large police cars stood at ...

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 ...

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

California officially recognizes non-binary as the third gender

Hatim Saifee

November 29, 2017


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California achieved a historic feat by becoming one of the first states to offer the option to match legal documents to people’s identity, whether male, female or nonbinary. SB-179, otherwise known as the “Gender Recognition Act,” signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will go into effect on Sept. 1, 2018...

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