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The Warriors are fun to watch again

The Warriors are fun to watch again

Ron Aich

December 11, 2019

The moment Steph Curry hit the hardwood, I knew it was over. Just like his hand, the Golden State Warriors’ slim playoff aspirations for the year were brutally crushed under Aron Baynes’ 260- pound frame. Curry was out for three months, and I was devastated.  Bad luck has its peculiar way with the Warri...

Cross training strengthen athletes performance

Cross training strengthen athletes performance

Jasmine Hou

December 11, 2019

From football to swimming to track and field, Lynbrook athletes do it all. But while some students practice multiple sports to explore their interests, others’ intent lies in the practice of cross training.  Through cross training, athletes supplement their exercise routines by training in s...

Trump’s Impeachment

Trump’s Impeachment

Renee Ge

December 11, 2019

The movement to impeach President Donald Trump gained traction after an anonymous White House official reported that Trump had abused his presidential powers to benefit his 2020 presidential campaign, referred to as the whistleblower complaint.  The procedure for an impeachment first calls for an investigatio...

Lynbrook sports through the decade

Stella Huang and Sunny Li

December 11, 2019

2010: The boys’ varsity volleyball team made it to Central Coast Section (CCS) Division I (DI) playoffs and advanced to the quarterfinals before losing to Mountain View High School. 2011: For the first time in 18 years, the football team won its Homecoming game 28-7 against The Harker School on...

Kings of bridge: finding success in competition

Kings of bridge: finding success in competition

Ethan Lee

December 11, 2019

Junior Michael Hu and sophomore Arthur Zhou are teammates who play competitive bridge at an international level. Both Hu and Zhou were introduced to the game by their parents and continued playing recreationally. It wasn’t until they began taking serious classes, they realized that they could also p...

Frozen 2

Medha Upadhyay

December 11, 2019

It’s official: Disney has managed to recreate the magic. Anna and Elsa are back with the whole gang, and Frozen fever is back in full force.   The royal sisters don’t feel quite the same as they did six years ago; though it’s subtle, they have both grown as people. This time around...

Interact supports education in Nicaragua

Elliu Huang

December 11, 2019

Interact Clubs from all five FUHSD schools held a fundraiser, an A12 Annual Charity Mixer: “A Carn1ival 2 Remember,” at Cupertino High School on Nov. 15. The carnival-themed dance was part of their yearly international project titled, "Build for Tomorrow," which aims to help Nicaraguan youths recei...

Esports: the world of competitive gaming

Esports: the world of competitive gaming

Shamita Gurusu and Kaylin Li

December 11, 2019

In 2019, the esports industry has generated more than $1 billion in revenue, and  its earnings are projected to grow to $1.8 billion by 2022. This growth, brought on by recent advances in technology and graphics, has taken many by surprise. In years past, the idea of earning money through gaming...

Drugs, sex, shame — with a side of Rice

Drugs, sex, shame — with a side of Rice

Pranav Mishra

December 11, 2019

Some students compete over athletics, while others compete over academics. All too often, teenagers love competition. Enter the Rice Purity Test. Now, students can spend their time comparing how many times they have used drugs or ways they have had sex. This online quiz claims to measure one’s purit...

Physical glowup, mental glowdown

Physical glowup, mental glowdown

Kavya Iyer

December 11, 2019

Those clear-skinned girls with a tiny waist but wide hips, sporting crop tops and distressed jeans, showcasing an effortless smile bedazzled with teeth whiter than snow. That's who I wanted to be, but I was far from it.  When I moved here from San Diego in 2015, I was absolutely ecstatic that no...

Declining enrollment causes concern

Declining enrollment causes concern

Teresa Arisawa

December 11, 2019

Declining residency in the Cupertino Union School District (CUSD) has lowered enrollment, leading school officials to consider new measures and possible elementary school closure. This has already had effects and may lead to large impacts in CUSD and FUHSD.  As the largest elementary school district in...

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