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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

One door closes, but hundreds more open

Audrey Wong, Managing Editor April 16, 2020

Things always happen for a reason. While it might not seem so in the moment, they will help in the long run. Those were the words of wisdom from my mother that continuously resonated within me as I attempted...

Preserving more than just instant ramen

Ashley Song, Design Editor April 14, 2020

I have a problem. Don’t be alarmed, it’s nothing life-altering or severe, and if you know me, it is probably old news. I really like instant ramen. And while I do admit it neither boasts any health...

Too late to join Instagam?

Sloka Suresh, Writer April 3, 2020

I had always envisioned my debut on Instagram as this magical moment marking my first real introduction to all things mainstream. After all, Instagram did pave the way for popular trends like the mannequin...

The Evolution of BTS: Fan Edition

Shamita Gurusu, Business/PR Manager April 3, 2020

When I first heard of BTS, I was not expecting much. I thought that they were simply another regular boy band, with average boy band songs in a language I could not understand. To validate my premature...

The best leftovers ever: how food brings together my family

Melissa Chen, Writer March 27, 2020

When we think of food, our minds usually go to cooking, shopping, ordering take-out or eating in restaurants. Bringing home leftover food, however, is just as meaningful in my family. My dad used to...

A love letter to Wuhan, China

Kaylin Li, Web Editor March 24, 2020

You may know Wuhan as the epicenter of a global public health emergency. But people forget that before the coronavirus outbreak and the now-empty streets, there was once bustling traffic, street vendors...

“Saving face” might mean not saving your face at all

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief March 11, 2020

Perched at my desk, I was ready. I stared intently at a brightly color-coded spreadsheet, prepared to solve the world’s most difficult logic puzzle: my skincare routine. The rules of the game raced in...

The storys headline and writers name superimposed on a  darkened picture of the Cupertino City Center.

Goodbye, Cupertino

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief February 26, 2020

There’s a children’s book that starts like this: Goodnight room, goodnight moon, goodnight cow jumping over the moon. For Cupertino kids, however, perhaps our bedtime stories should read more like...

Writer Nicole Ong stands wearing the surgical mask donned by many as protection from the newfound virus; she holds a sign saying Chinese ≠ Coronavirus.

Coronavirus does not excuse racism

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief February 26, 2020

“My dad said to stay away from you since you might give me Coronavirus,” my classmate laughed, and so did I, failing to realize the implications of the comment. I shrugged, a vague discomfort settling...

Writer Aileen Xue holds up a bag from Trader Joes.

An ode to Trader Joe’s

Aileen Xue, Editors-in-Chief February 26, 2020

I’m going to be blunt here: I love Trader Joe’s. From strolling along the aisles searching for coconut aminos or receiving amused chuckles from workers as my friends and I conducted part two of our...

For writer Mei Corricello, cooking together with her grandmother allows her to feel a stronger connection to her Chinese heritage.

Cooking into my culture

Mei Corricello, Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2020

It was Chinese New Year, and steaming plates of spring rolls, dumplings, braised fish and oranges were spread across the table. Each dish represented something special for the upcoming year, from fortune...

Writer Ethan Lee looks down sadly at a BB8 figurine.

Starwars loses its “force”

Ethan Lee, Writer January 29, 2020

The release of the newest Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker,” was met with significant excitement and a social media frenzy. My friends could not wait to watch it in the theaters as soon as it...