The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Pepsis commercial sugar coats reality

Pepsi’s commercial sugar coats reality

Jocy He April 27, 2017

While scrolling through my Instagram feed one day, I came across a Pepsi commercial and noticed the comments section was full of criticism. Naturally, I watched the video, which features pop culture icon...

Editorial: Adviser approval needed to improve safety of Spoons tradition

Editorial: Adviser approval needed to improve safety of Spoons tradition

Eshani Mehta and Alex Xu April 27, 2017

Amid the chaos of Spoons, concerns about the game’s safety and recent student injuries have brought the game under intense scrutiny. As a tradition, Spoons has been a game that has withstood the test...

Dont judge students who take initiative

Don’t judge students who take initiative

Aurelia Yang April 27, 2017

Whenever students create new clubs or organizations outside of school, brief backlash usually ensues, with judgements of “she’s such a try-hard” or “he’s only doing that to get into a good college”...

Congress authorizes invasion of privacy

Congress authorizes invasion of privacy

Michelle Lum April 27, 2017

With more than 286 million Americans connected to the Internet today, it is a daunting thought that data from their online activity can be collected by Internet service providers (ISPs), such as Comcast...

California school dashboard rankings are misleading

Meera Balaji April 27, 2017

California has recently changed its school ranking system by moving away from the traditional API (Academic Performance Index) score to an assessment utilizing various components within a school. While...

Editorial: Social media usage gives candidates an unfair advantage

March 30, 2017

As campaign season rolls around, students’ Facebook timelines start to overflow with new profile pictures and long, persuasive messages in support of candidates running for ASB or class officer positions....