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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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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Microchips invade employees privacy

Microchips invade employee’s privacy

Jonathan Ye, Writer September 28, 2017

Implanting microchips into humans may seem like far-fetched science-fiction, but on Aug. 1, Wisconsin technology company Three Square Market (32M) made it a reality by injecting microchips into the hands...

Demystifying boarding schools

Demystifying boarding schools

Clara Fernandes, Writer September 28, 2017

Imagine you’re in the most highly reputed religious Catholic boarding school in the nation. You’d probably expect a very strict educational environment that rigorously disciplines its picture-perfect...

Apples new campus construction disrupts local communities

Apple’s new campus construction disrupts local communities

Patricia Wei, Web Director September 28, 2017

In June 2011, Steve Jobs, the founder and former CEO of Apple Corporation made his last public appearance, presenting his vision for a new Apple Campus to the Cupertino City Council. “I think we...

Editorial: Increased student population initiates on-campus change

Editorial: Increased student population initiates on-campus change

September 28, 2017

With students from both Miller and Hyde Middle Schools, as well as from various other middle schools in the area, this year’s freshman class of 2021, totaling 532, is one of the largest that Lynbrook...

TV shows undermine the gravity of politics

TV shows undermine the gravity of politics

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor September 28, 2017

Picture this: it’s 1 a.m. and you’re cuddling in your blanket with a bag of chips, watching “American Horror Story” on your laptop with the lights dimmed. Your eyes are glued to the screen, expecting...

I broke up a fight

Michyla Lin, Design Editor September 22, 2017

I broke up a fistfight. That is a sentence I thought I would never have to write, but because of the appalling scene I found myself a witness to, I had to make those words a reality. At about 3:15...

Summer Reflections: Lessons learned from a summer of STEM

Summer Reflections: Lessons learned from a summer of STEM

Michelle Lum and Hsin Yen Huang September 22, 2017

STEM summer programs are often considered opportunities for exploration of complex subjects not covered in a traditional high school setting. Students not only grow as budding scientists, but also as people,...

Summer Reflections: Lessons learned in a foreign classroom

Summer Reflections: Lessons learned in a foreign classroom

Chelsea Li, Content Editor September 21, 2017

Four rows of tables, attached to well-worn benches, fill the small room, no bigger than my bedroom. The walls, once light green, are peeled and fading, covered with dirt and vestiges of adhesive tape....

Protestors advocate for fact-based evidence

Hsinyen Huang, Managing Editor May 25, 2017

On April 22, also known as Earth Day, thousands of concerned American citizens, disturbed by the Trump administration’s effortless dismissal of scientific research and fact-based evidence, gathered in...

New Airbnb regulations curb racial discrimination

Divya Nelakonda, News Editor May 25, 2017

On April 19, following numerous complaints of racial discrimination influencing rental denial for over a year, Airbnb signed an agreement with the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH),...

SHREYAS IYER// IN MY OPINION

Revamp Saratoga’s desolate downtown

Shreyas Iyer, Editor-in-chief May 25, 2017

As I depart for college in Washington D.C., I’ll surely miss many things about my hometown of Saratoga; the people, the weather, the food—but not, however, the downtown. In my mind, the town of Saratoga...

Editorial: Awareness of emergency protocols needed to ensure safety

Patricia Wei and Alex Xu May 25, 2017

Lynbrook’s multiple recent fire alarm incidents have shown that safety procedures need to be better communicated to students. Many students are simply unaware of the protocol for both drills and emergency...