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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Last thoughts before the first day of school

Last thoughts before the first day of school

Patricia Wei August 19, 2018

I still remember my first day of high school, three years ago. I walked into my advisory classroom, where Mr. Alderete gave us not only forms for claiming lockers but also packs of gum. He told us...

Sending my sister off to college

Diana Xu May 24, 2018

Ever since my sister committed to the University of California, Berkeley, I realized that I would soon become the new target of my parents’ expectations. This didn’t excite me at all. I knew I wouldn’t...

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Collegeboard: A Monopoly

Tzen-hao Ng May 17, 2018

The U.S. has a long history of breaking monopolies. When John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil and Andrew Carnegie’s U.S. Steel dominated the oil and steel markets in the 19th and 20th centuries, respectively,...

Sinclair stations democracy

Sinclair stations democracy

Tzen-Hao Ng April 26, 2018

Sinclair Broadcast Group, the largest U.S. telecommunications company, has recently come under fire for demonstrating its lack of regard for the journalistic process. Specifically, it has been revealed...

CHS threats spark unease

CHS threats spark unease

Diana Xu April 26, 2018

It was halfway through lunch on March 27 when my heart lurched and I immediately felt like throwing up. I could not fathom what my friend had just told me: there was a shooter on Cupertino High School’s...

Impact of Buddhism on the development of identity

Impact of Buddhism on the development of identity

Tzen-hao Ng April 14, 2018

Often, one can hear horror stories about overly-religious parents dictating the lives of their children, who may not know anything of a life outside of religion.  Or, one may hear of cults, of ritual...

Why I hate April Fools Day

Why I hate April Fool’s Day

Belinda Zhou April 9, 2018

It’s only 9 a.m. and your best friend has called you and divulged to you her pregnancy. When you awoke from your slumber, your father was dangling a pair of car keys to your dream car, the $123,600 matte...

Weight Watchers targets teenagers

Weight Watchers targets teenagers

Divya Nelakonda March 29, 2018

As part of an initiative to expand to a younger and more loyal customer base, Weight Watchers has announced that it will be launching a free six-week program in July for teens from ages 13 to 17. My immediate...

Americas past: not such a blast

America’s past: not such a blast

Nicole Ong March 29, 2018

My eighth grade U.S. History class sparked a new passion in me to connect the dots between America's past and present. As I researched further, however, I realized I had only learned a fraction of true...

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

March 14, 2018

The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. 17 lives were lost. The U.S. was left shattered with students and parents feeling unsafe at school. the Epic invited...

Who does your feminism include?

Nicole Ong March 1, 2018

Feminism. 8 letters. Years of progress that can not be put together in a single word. From women’s suffrage, to the push for sexual rights, to the recent Women’s Marches, feminism has been a major...