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Although Metas new feature had good intentions to limit misinformation, it is not effective in achieving its goals.

The downsides of Meta’s new political content feature

Nicole Ge and David Zhu April 29, 2024

In a controversial move, Meta announced in a blog post on Feb. 9 that they would implement a feature limiting the amount of recommended political content to users worldwide on Facebook, Instagram and Threads....

In Mark Twains book The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the use of the racial slurs accurately depicts the time period the book was set in.

Controversial writing communicates powerful messages

Rohan Kakhandiki and Taek Kim April 29, 2024

Lynbrook Drama’s spring play, “The Laramie Project,” stood out and prompted debate due to its mature subject matter. The play is based on the story of Matthew Shepard, a gay man who was beaten and...

At the FUHSD Earth Day Event, students taught one another about environmental and health literacy and emphasized campus sustainability.

Editorial: Campus sustainability should not stop with students

Epic Staff April 29, 2024

From anti-waste measures in FUHSD food service to the district Climate Collective’s recycling initiative, numerous endeavors from FUHSD and student groups have made strides toward greener campuses in...

From Barbie to Mulan, nostalgia has been a marketing strategy to remodel remniscent shows, yet some approaches have entered gray regions between offering fresh perspectives and exploiting the audiences pre-existing connections.

Nostalgia in media: Toeing the line between modernized and contrived

Valerie Shu and Alyssa Wang April 29, 2024

A bright-orange jukebox, references to popular childhood arcade games like PacMan and Wreck-it-Ralph and YMCA by the Village People — all of these are popular images of the past, which many film companies...

Through Weekend Writings, Eileen slowly became more fluent in English and found a new method to express herself.

Expressing myself through pen and paper

Eileen Zhu, In-Depth Editor April 1, 2024

While many of my kindergarten classmates went to lunch ecstatic and hungry, I went to lunch every day on a mission: to make a friend. My dad always advised me to make friends by following the other kids...

Paywalls prevent many people from being able to access accurate and important information.

The detriments of locking truth behind paywalls

Sarah Zhang and Meadow Shen April 1, 2024

It’s the age of misinformation: scrupulous journalism and research are expensive to achieve, while fabrication and conspiracies are readily churned out. Due to these costs, many newspaper and academic...

The growing controversy of consumer boycotts has caused many debates on whether or not these practices are actually effective.

Are consumer boycotts actually effective?

Myles Kim and David Zhu April 1, 2024

Boycotts can work. We just think they can’t. How do we know that boycotts work? Because we live in a country that was founded on them. Repeated economic boycotts of unfair British colonial policies...

When making decisions, there are many factors that class officers may consider that other students may not realize.

Editorial: The importance of empathy for class officers

Epic Staff, Staffer April 1, 2024

From behind-the-scenes projects to class-wide events, class officers are the backbone of making plans a reality. They represent the voice of the student community by generating ideas, organizing events...

Although movie adaptations of books will never be perfect, they deserve more credit than they are currently getting.

Don’t judge a book’s movie adaptation by its cover

Crystal Zhu, Staffer March 11, 2024

It can be easy to catch a die-hard book fan groaning about the new movie adaptation of their favorite book. From “Harry Potter” to the stories of detective Hercule Poirot to “Percy Jackson,” nearly...

Lynbrooks support and promotion for programs such as the Job Shadow helps students explore more unconventional career paths.

Editorial: Encouraging the exploration of post-secondary pathways

Epic Staff March 11, 2024

Exploring career options beyond purely academic pursuits is a crucial aspect of a well-rounded education that nurtures creativity, communication and critical thinking. While all of these traits are important...

Despite only beginning photography recently, Qianzi Loo uses it as a form of self expression.

A world through another lens

Qianzi Loo, Web Editor March 11, 2024

A jumble of thoughts and emotions clouded my vision as stress piled atop my shoulders, the weight suffocating my chest; and yet, as my fingers slipped through the sturdy nylon strap of my camera to rest...

Through the lessons that her grandfather taught her while walking with her to school, Daeun developed a passion for math and incorporated her grandfathers teachings when tutoring her own students.

What mentorship means to me

Daeun Chung, Web Editor March 11, 2024

I remember the mornings of my childhood vividly — the cold breeze, the scent of freshly cut grass, the melody of birds singing in the distance and the anticipation of another day at school. But what...