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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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California fires expose safety oversights

California fires expose safety oversights

Christy Yu , Writer December 14, 2018

As students left for school in late November, parents reminded them to stay indoors as much as possible to protect themselves from the harmful smoke caused by recent wildfires. However, the most tragic...

Editorial: Respecting academic resources in the library

Editorial: Respecting academic resources in the library

December 14, 2018

Walking into Lynbrook's library, one might notice students playing games on school computers as others wait for computers to free up so they can complete schoolwork. While playing video games can alleviate...

Tensions resurface with BTS scandal

Tensions resurface with BTS scandal

Risa Mori, In-Depth Editor December 14, 2018

As I open a message from my Japanese school friends, I see a petition titled: “Get BTS out of Japan” in Japanese — with it, an image of Jimin, a member of the Korean boy group BTS, wearing a shirt...

Diversifying the dance industry

Diversifying the dance industry

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor December 14, 2018

I can’t tell you how many times I have been at dance class with my friends, laughing, talking and having a good time, but feeling like something was off. Not because my friends weren’t interacting...

Food and Drug Administrations drug approval fails to protect public health

FDA drug approval fails to protect public health

Rachel Wu, Design Editor December 14, 2018

When a drug is approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it is typically perceived as safe to consume. After all, its approval means that the drug has been determined by the federal government...

Art illustration by Enzo Cabaltica

Posthumous albums honor artists’ legacy

Noela Bae, Content Editor December 14, 2018

At just 20 years old, XXXTentacion had his life taken away from him in June. But his music continues to live on through posthumous songs, providing solace for many and giving a voice to those who are downtrodden...

Nicole holds a laptop showing an image from the opening sequence of Queer Eye. The photo is black and white and shows all five members of the Fab 5.

Netflix’s “Queer Eye” breaks stereotypes and sparks discussion about race, gender and sexuality

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief November 14, 2018

A Saturday night. As a responsible Lynbrook student, I did what any other responsible student does over any three-day weekend (note the sarcasm): completely abandon the thought of Precalculus homework...

Editorial: Preventative measures to eliminate hazards

Editorial: Preventative measures to eliminate hazards

November 9, 2018

Every morning, parents and students rush in cars, on bikes or on foot to get to class on time. Amid the rush, the chance of an accident or collision is increasingly likely, putting pedestrians and bikers...

Graphic by Opinion Section.

Kavanaugh case reveals flawed past

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor November 9, 2018

When Brett Kavanaugh was nominated for the Supreme Court in July 2018, media attention was relatively minimal. This changed, however, when Senator Dianne Feinstein revealed that she had received a letter...

Chinas oppression of Uighurs

China’s oppression of Uighurs

Jessica Li, Content Editor November 9, 2018

As the words “China holds one million Uighur Muslims in concentration camps” flashed before my eyes on the screen, to say I was shocked would be an understatement. At first glance, I thought it was...

RateMyTeacher: the hate behind the rate

RateMyTeacher: the hate behind the rate

Pranav Mishra, Writer November 9, 2018

When a student sees a two-star review next to her new biology teacher’s name on the website RateMyTeachers, images of a dull classroom and poor grades start to form in her mind. What those two-star reviews...

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Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief November 9, 2018

At surface level, SB 826 seems to be a step forward for women struggling to reach top leadership positions in companies. There are cracks, however, in this apparently progressive stride for workplace diversity. Although...