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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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Tastes of the foods on campus

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....

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

2020 Democratic Primary

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...

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

Coronavirus does not excuse racism

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...

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.

Disbanded clubs reinstated after changes

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...

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

Exploring the unique experiences of grief and 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...

Lynbrook Science Bowl team members and the Science Bowl logo

Science Bowl Team bonds over challenging competitions

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...

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

World Athletics sets new regulations on running shoes

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...

Everything concerning climate is really urgent. Faster is better, but it is not
always achievable without large funding. - Ken Davies, Climate Smart San Jose

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...

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.

LHS Model UN models success at SCVMUN 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...

The Statue of Libertys original inscription of Emma Lazaruss poem is reworded to say Give me your independent, your affluent, your huddled masses who dont need my help, symbolizing the Supreme Court decisions message to Americas immigrant population.

Public benefits: Are they really for the public?

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...

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

Novel coronavirus: unmasking the epidemic

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...

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

Cooking into my culture

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...

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