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Tastes of the foods on campus

Print layout of campus foods photoessay

Melissa Chen

February 26, 2020

Passing by the 500s wing, students may catch a whiff of something delicious baking or simmering away. During lunch, the whole campus munches on meals of different colors, cuisines, textures and tastes. Sample some of the food that floods the campus day after day. ...

2020 Democratic Primary

A graphic illustration of the issues Democratic presidential candidates have been running on for their 2020 campaign.

Lillian Fu

February 26, 2020

The California primary elections for U.S. president are now less than a week away, and as March 3 approaches, debates among the eight remaining Democratic candidates are heating up. Several issues of national importance divide these candidates as well as the voters they hope to represent. Note that, w...

Coronavirus does not excuse racism

Writer Nicole Ong stands wearing the surgical mask donned by many as protection from the newfound virus; she holds a sign saying

Nicole Ong

February 26, 2020

“My dad said to stay away from you since you might give me Coronavirus,” my classmate laughed, and so did I, failing to realize the implications of the comment. I shrugged, a vague discomfort settling in my gut before I realized her dad’s reasoning: I’m Chinese. These occurrences are far from uncommon; a s...

Disbanded clubs reinstated after changes

After the Sports Analytics and Creative Game Design clubs were disbanded last year under the new ASB club policy, members worked throughout the school year to restructure and repitch their respective clubs.

Renee Ge

February 26, 2020

On Jan. 14, the Legislative Council passed Sports Analytics and Creative Game Design Club. After the clubs were disbanded last year under the new ASB club policy, members worked throughout the school year to restructure and repitch their respective clubs. The clubs reflected on the feedback they rec...

Exploring the unique experiences of grief and loss

Grief, the feeling of deep sorrow, is an emotion that is deeply linked with loss. 

Stella Huang and Elliu Huang

February 26, 2020

Grief, the feeling of deep sorrow, is an emotion that is deeply linked with loss.  Most people will experience grief at some point in their lives due to forces outside of their control.  The five stages — denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance — are a framework often associ...

Science Bowl Team bonds over challenging competitions

Lynbrook Science Bowl team members and the Science Bowl logo

Sharlene Chen

February 26, 2020

Lynbrook’s Science Bowl Team competed at a regional competition on Feb. 8; the team made it past the first round, but did not pass the double-elimination rounds, failing to qualify for the National Science Bowl competition. “I don’t think we reached our full potential during this competition, a...

World Athletics sets new regulations on running shoes

The Nike Vaporfly's traits include a 33 mm midsole and a carbon fiber plate, both of which correspond with a regulation of World Athletics.

Teresa Arisawa

February 26, 2020

On Oct. 12, 2019, Eliud Kipchoge ran the fastest marathon in world history — 1:59:40. However, this impressive time did not replace the marathon world record due to the massive amount of tools used to help him, including laser projected pacer lines, physical pacers by his side and Nike’s revolutio...

San Jose strives to stay green

Claire Chiu

February 26, 2020

While San Jose is best known as the home of technological advancements, it is also one of the leading cities in the effort to combat climate change within the U.S. Despite the stance the Trump administration has taken against the cause, San Jose has translated its desire for an eco-friendly community i...

LHS Model UN models success at SCVMUN conference

In total, Lynbrook competitors received one Best Delegate award, three Outstanding Delegate awards, one Honorable Mention award, two Verbal Commendation awards and four Best Research awards at the Santa Clara Valley MUN Conference.

Jasmine Hou

February 26, 2020

On Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, Lynbrook Model United Nations (MUN) competed at the Santa Clara Valley MUN (SCVMUN) Conference at Santa Teresa High School, earning success at one of the club’s most popular conferences of the year. Several local high schools as well as an international team from Romania atten...

Public benefits: Are they really for the public?

The Statue of Liberty's original inscription of Emma Lazarus's poem is reworded to say

Michelle Zhu

February 26, 2020

On Sept. 27, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a stricter criteria on green card applications.  In a 5-4 vote, it ruled that the Trump administration is allowed to judge applications for green cards more harshly based on an one's dependence on public assistance, or their potential ...

Novel coronavirus: unmasking the epidemic

Coronavirus (COVID-19)’s made its appearance in January, misconceptions and myths have run rampant.

Youqi Huang and Diana Kohr

February 26, 2020

Since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)’s appearance in January, misconceptions and myths have run rampant. The virus originated in the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, China, and has currently infected nearly 80,000 people worldwide. On Jan. 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the situation a ...

Cooking into my culture

For writer Mei Corricello, cooking together with her grandmother allows her to feel a stronger connection to her Chinese heritage.

Mei Corricello

February 26, 2020

It was Chinese New Year, and steaming plates of spring rolls, dumplings, braised fish and oranges were spread across the table. Each dish represented something special for the upcoming year, from fortune to wealth. I smiled across the table at my grandma, proud of the feast we’d prepared. In th...

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