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Students at Tam High School in Calif. participate in a vigil for victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, showing that the grief and anger is experienced by us all. Photo by Fabrice Florin under Creative Commons license.

I am angry that this is our reality: Reacting to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief February 22, 2018

I am scared. I am sad. Above all, I am angry. When I first heard the news of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, my first thought was, “Another school shooting?” At this point, school shootings...

The aftermath of Larry Nassars sentencing

The aftermath of Larry Nassar’s sentencing

Chelsea Li, Content Editor February 17, 2018

As each woman stepped up to the witness platform and addressed the established, kind doctor they had once trusted, their words traveled beyond the walls of Michigan’s Ingham County Courthouse, deeply...

Why I hate New Years resolutions

Why I hate New Year’s resolutions

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor January 31, 2018

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you’ve probably  made a New Year's resolution sometime in your life — maybe even this past new year! Now, I’m not here to deliver some sort of uplifting...

The injustice of test skipping

Hsinyen Huang, Managing Editor January 25, 2018

The frustration I feel when a teacher is waiting on one student to make up an important test before passing it back is unparalleled. Yet classrooms always feel emptier on test days, as unprepared students...

SSS: Semester of serenity or stress?

Chelsea Li, Content Editor January 25, 2018

As I submitted my last college application on Dec. 31, I felt like a new person. At long last, I had come out of my house to the bright sunshine and sound of birds chirping, finally breathing a sigh of...

Policing viral videos turning difficult in a digital age

Policing viral videos turning difficult in a digital age

Meera Balaji, Public Relations Manager January 25, 2018

When he saw a dead man’s body hanging from a branch in the Aokigahara Forest in Japan, colloquially known as the “suicide forest,” all Logan Paul could do was laugh while he recorded the tragedy...

Editorial: New bell schedule allows for better use of additional tutorial

January 25, 2018

To address concerns regarding student stress and sleep deprivation, the Wellness Taskforce assembled by FUHSD proposed new schedules for the 2018-19 school year. At Lynbrook, school will start at 8:00...

Apple in hot water for draining older iPhone batteries

Jocy He, Business Editor January 25, 2018

The rumor is confirmed: Apple has been slowing down older iPhones, causing users to experience longer app launch times, shorter battery life and lower speaker volume. On Dec. 20, the tech giant’s statement...

Claire’s case highlights lack of FDA oversight

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor January 25, 2018

While looking for makeup, shoppers often consider brand, price and quality. But it may be time to add a new factor: toxicity. In America, where a sense of false security is common among consumers due to...

A supposed prank may land 5 teenagers in jail for life

A supposed prank may land 5 teenagers in jail for life

Hatim Saifee and Belinda Zhou December 18, 2017

Construction worker Kenneth White was driving down Interstate-75 on Oct. 18, ready to spend time with his fiancée and his 5-year-old son when suddenly, a 6-pound rock came plunging down from the overpass....

Spacey uses gay identity as excuse for sexual assault

Spacey uses gay identity as excuse for sexual assault

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor December 7, 2017

The coming out of a prominent figure in entertainment usually induces a warm welcome from the LGBTQ community. Actor Kevin Spacey’s recent coming out, however, was met with strong disapproval and rejection....

Editorial: Raise student substance abuse awareness

Editorial: Raise student substance abuse awareness

December 7, 2017

Lighting up during school hours and drinking prior to school events are activities that are occasionally pursued by Lynbrook student body. While trends in drug and alcohol abuse at a school like Lynbrook...