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Mock Trial Takes Home Second Place

Mock Trial Takes Home Second Place

Kelsey Lu

November 2, 2017


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The 2017 Empire Battle of the Bay begins as students dressed in ties and blazers roll in. The event, which took place in San Francisco from Oct. 5 to Oct. 9, was an international mock trial competition in which high school teams participated in a series of rounds to advance to the championships in hopes o...

San Jose sues Trump Administration over DACA repeal

San Jose sues Trump Administration over DACA repeal

Aileen Xue

November 2, 2017


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The Trump administration's plans to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has resulted in uproar across the nation. Cities like San Jose, the first to take legal action against the Trump administration, and states such as California, the first to become a sanctuary state, have all com...

LEXE celebrates fundraising milestone

Tzen-Hao Ng

November 2, 2017


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Lynbrook offers plentiful and varied tools to aid students in their learning; however, many students are often not aware that many of these tools come from charitable donations through Lynbrook Excellence in Education (LEXE). LEXE is a charity based on parent donations and is dedicated to funding pro...

Mock Trial takes home second place

Kelsey Lu

November 2, 2017


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The 2017 Empire Battle of the Bay begins as students dressed in ties and blazers roll in. The event, which took place in San Francisco from Oct. 5 to Oct. 9, was an international mock trial competition in which high school teams participated in a series of rounds to advance to the championships in hopes o...

New gas taxes drive sustainability efforts

Michelle Zemlyak

November 2, 2017


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For the first time since 1993, California’s excise gas tax will be increased, from 18 to 30 cents per gallon. Currently, the average American household spends $2,140 on gas annually, with California’s gas price of $3.03 per gallon even higher than the national average of $2.72. The increasing gasoli...

San Jose sues over DACA repeal

Aileen Xue

November 2, 2017


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The Trump administration's plans to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has resulted in uproar across the nation. Cities like San Jose, the first to take legal action against the Trump administration, and states such as California, the first to become a sanctuary state, have all com...

Cupertino museum displays local history

Cupertino museum displays local history

Divya Nelakonda

November 2, 2017


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On Sept. 9, 1850, California became the 31st state to enter the union. To honor this occasion, the Cupertino Historical Society and Museum opened the “Eureka! Native Americans, Explorers and Innovators” on Sept. 9 in the Quinlan Community Center. The city was preparing for the Cupertino’s fall fest...

Hakone Gardens Renovations Ahead of Upcoming Groundbreaking Event

Hakone Gardens Renovations Ahead of Upcoming Groundbreaking Event

Tzen-Hao Ng

October 6, 2017


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Hakone Gardens in Saratoga hosted a groundbreaking event on Sept. 28 to celebrate the completion of the first of a series of renovations to the historic Japanese-style botanical garden. These new renovations to the koi ponds, including a new filtration system and a redistribution of pipes, as well as a deeper p...

Silicon Valley Fall Festival showcases student work

Silicon Valley Fall Festival showcases student work

Diana Xu, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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The 35th annual Silicon Valley Fall Festival (SVFF) was held on Sept. 9 by the Rotary Club of Cupertino at Memorial Park. The event is an annual fundraiser held in partnership with the City of Cupertino and the World Journal, the Bay Area’s largest Chinese language newspaper. “100 percent of the money we...

Cupertino Village undergoes a multi-phased renovation

Jocy He, Business Editor

September 28, 2017


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Cupertino Village, a 136,553 square foot shopping center in the heart of Silicon Valley, is going through renovations this year. The new restoration will include a four-phased project that features a new two-level parking structure, more retail buildings and upgraded pedestrian courtyards. Kimco Realty, the r...

Lynbrook students win big at International Earth Science Olympiad

Lynbrook students win big at International Earth Science Olympiad

Noela Bae, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017


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Avid learners of the Earth sciences, junior Leslie Pu and senior Abhinav Naikawadi participated in the International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO) in Nice, France from Aug. 22 to Aug. 29 as representatives of the U.S. team. After preparing for countless months, which entailed self-studying with college-leve...

Five new classes introduced at Lynbrook

Five new classes introduced at Lynbrook

Michelle Lum, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017


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As students entered Lynbrook for the new school year, many held schedules that included new classes such as photography, AP Studio Art, ceramics, Accounting 2 and AP Computer Science Principles. These newly introduced courses provide students with the opportunity to delve deeper into a variety of fields...

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