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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Breaks are important for students to focus during class and not be mentally absent.

It is okay to be absent for your mental health

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager November 9, 2021

Many students experience running on only a few hours of sleep, bubbling with anxiety and dealing with the constant stress that comes with being a teenager. Left unaddressed, these issues can lead to mental...

My last name carries a lot of personal importance to me, and I am never going to change it after marriage.

Saying FU to marital naming traditions

Lillian Fu, Design Editor November 9, 2021

In a second grade classroom, as winter rain darkened the window, my 7-year-old self sat at her desk and thought about how one day, she might not be Lillian Fu anymore. She would have some other last name,...

Recycling bins must be properly used to mitigate waste in landfills.

Being rubbish at recycling is not responsible

Catherine Zhou, Design Editor November 9, 2021

As waste increasingly piles up in landfills, the question of whether to recycle or not is surprisingly still inadequately addressed at Lynbrook. While recycling is an effective way to reduce waste and...

Social isolation let my own, unfiltered personality unfold in the comfort of my home after being stagnant for so many years.

Becoming confident in social isolation

Chelsea Lee, News Editor October 11, 2021

I always remind myself, “Fake it ‘till you make it.” But I’m no actress. I’ve been fighting my introversion for years, trying to pretend that I’m an outgoing, charismatic person who is comfortable...

Although I started learning Spanish on Duolingo for fun, the daily habit has made me significantly more fluent in the language.

Exploring new languages with Duolingo

Emma Constable, Staffer October 6, 2021

Five young Guatemalan girls clamored around me with sweet smiles on their faces, reaching for my hands and rushing me over to the shade under a nearby tree.  “Jugar con nosotros?” Maria asked eagerly...

Texas’s decision to make the abortion law alienated the state from most of the country, but it’s also slowly influencing neighboring southern states.

The dire consequences of Texas’ new abortion law

Timothy Kim, Copy Editor October 6, 2021

Abortion as a right to bodily autonomy for women has been threatened by a recent law passed in Texas that nearly bans all abortion within the state. By using incentives to encourage people both in and...

Dress codes promote an outdated agenda, disturbing progress in individualism and feminism.

Public high school dress codes are out of style

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager October 6, 2021

The sexual revolution of the 1900s has impacted the perception of modesty regarding what women wear. Even today, women still face restrictions based on obsolete ideals. At Lynbrook, dress codes aim to...

The pledge of allegiance is a ritual to students throughout their years of American schooling, but the real meaning of it has been lost.

The Pledge of Allegiance: Patriotism or outdated routine?

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor October 6, 2021

“Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance”: a statement that makes students instinctively place their right hand over their heart and utter an oath in unison. Whether they like it or not, American...

Too many clubs take up the campus’s limited resources, rendering harmful effects.

Editorial: Club abundance overwhelms campus resources

Epic Staff October 6, 2021

During Club Info Week in September, Lynbrook displayed more than 80 service, competition and interest clubs in the quad. Despite the pervasive sense of excitement on campus, some clubs were struggling...

Class curriculums will change as Lynbrook returns to in person school following a 4-block schedule for the first time. ( Graphic Illustration by Allison Hsieh and Sophie Au.)

Editorial: Maximizing the effectiveness of an in person 4-block schedule

Epic Staff June 6, 2021

As Lynbrook moves from more than a year of remote learning to a full return to campus in fall of 2021, plans to keep the 4-block system with a few modifications have been finalized. Students and teachers...

Celebrity candidates’ yard signs in front of the backdrop of Hollywood’s famous white sign.

Celebrities, please do not be a political joke

Bennie Chang, Editor-in-Chief June 1, 2021

Donald Trump, businessman turned reality television star turned U.S. President. He has become one of the most prominent celebrities-turned-politicians in the world, but America has a storied past of celebrities...

Above all of these questions, a clock is ticking: as I sit here, wrestling with myself over which fruit to pick, all the fruits are rotting. I cannot stay young and unaware forever.

Searching for lost time

Renee Ge, In-Depth Editor May 27, 2021

It is one of life’s greatest travesties that so much of our childhoods are spent dreaming and agonizing over what adulthood will be like. As an almost-high school graduate on the cusp of turning 18,...