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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Fear is temporary: a senior’s advice on making the most of high school

Fear is temporary: a senior’s advice on making the most of high school

Srinidhi Seshadri May 27, 2019

August 17, 2015. My very first day of high school. I had just moved from India and was new to the area. I wondered if I would make friends, and I feared my introverted nature would prevent me from doing...

My favorite F-words: friends, fashion and f*** gender norms

My favorite F-words: friends, fashion and f*** gender norms

Hatim Saifee May 26, 2019

Navy blue t-shirt. Grey Gap jacket. Straight cut dark blue jeans. Grey sports shoes. Combed hair, messy brows. Scared of judgment, eyes staring at my bland clothes, never lifting my head. Not acquainted...

Don’t take every opportunity: knowing your limits

Don’t take every opportunity: knowing your limits

Michelle Lum May 25, 2019

“Take every opportunity.” That’s something we’ve been told all our lives, and a principle that I wholeheartedly embraced as I entered high school. This resulted in me taking the most classes I...

In My Opinion

A year after Parkland: don’t let the momentum die

Srinidhi Seshadri May 15, 2019

February 2018: news of a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, jolted Americans across the nation. Within a month, students across the country organized a national...

2019 Indian Elections: changing democracy

2019 Indian Elections: changing democracy

Priyanka Anand May 3, 2019

As my school bus drove on bumpy lanes in India every morning, I often saw colorful posters endorsing low-level politicians plastered on walls and hung up on poles. Many of the posters simply wished those...

You like my nails? Gee thanks, just got them (done)!

You like my nails? Gee thanks, just got them (done)!

Hatim Saifee May 3, 2019

As the manicurist finished shaping my nails and prepared to let them dry, I asked her for lavender nail polish. Her shocked look made me second guess the words I had just uttered. Was it acceptable for...

Out of stock: lack of NASA spacesuit sizes highlights gender inequality in STEM

NASA’s cancelled all-female spacewalk: persisting gender inequality in STEM

Michelle Lum April 29, 2019

Imagine being one of the two women set to participate in the first all-female spacewalk. Then, imagine being told that only one woman would be able to go — the other would be replaced by a male astronaut....

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Divya Nelakonda April 1, 2019

Nearly 30 years after “Driving Ms. Daisy” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, “Green Book’s” Best Picture win at the 2019 Academy Awards feels like déjà vu. When “Green Book” was first...

K-pop collab met with disrespect

K-pop collab met with disrespect

Kelsey Lu March 29, 2019

When I first heard that Jason Derulo was going to collaborate with Korean pop (K-pop) group NCT 127 (NCT) and Mandarin pop music artist LAY, I couldn’t express how excited I was. The collaboration song...

Im Muslim — do I have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

I’m Muslim — do I possess the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

Hatim Saifee March 25, 2019

“All terrorists are Muslim, but not all Muslims are terrorists.” It’s not uncommon for me to hear this sentence in public or online. Ten words that encapsulate the views of today’s global population...

Political causes, traffic pauses

Political causes, traffic pauses

Michelle Lum March 1, 2019

It was 2:15 p.m. It would only take my dad and me 15 minutes to drive from the Mission District to the college admissions office near Market Street in San Francisco where my 3 p.m. interview would take...

Who owns a dance move?

Who owns a dance move?

Enzo Cabaltica March 1, 2019

Viral dance moves such as the floss, orange justice and shoot caught on because they were so unique. However, these moves were used by video game company Epic Games in its popular game Fortnite. As a result,...