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Enjoy the holiday by watching these recommended movies.

Holiday Movies

December 11, 2019

Let It Snow

Sloka Suresh, Writer December 11, 2019

A recent addition to Netflix's Christmas-themed rom-coms, “Let It Snow” stands apart from the bland and predictable holiday releases expected during this time of year. Complete with the quintessential...

Project Nightingale allows Google to harvest the medical data of 50 million Ascension Healthcare patients across 21 states and upload it to a cloud database without their consent.

Google’s Project Nightingale infringes on privacy

Katie Chen, Content Editor December 11, 2019

Tech giant Google has broken the mold with its data practices, and its latest brainchild, Project Nightingale, is no exception. With Project Nightingale, a trip to the doctor’s office becomes a statistic...

Physics teacher Thanh Nguyen stands staring at his shoes, which he has amassed a large collection of.

Just for kicks: Mr. Nguyen’s shoe collection

Enzo Cabaltica, Design Editor December 11, 2019

Shoes, footwear, kicks. Most people only own one or two pairs. Physics teacher Thanh Nguyen has 37.  Nguyen’s extensive collection boasts a variety of brands ranging from Nike to Puma. Each day...

On Oct. 26, many park-goers fled Great America after someone falsely identified a shooting.

Halloween Haunt haunts park visitors

Audrey Wong, Managing Editor December 11, 2019

Shooter. The word that sparked a frenzy among park-goers. On Oct. 26, reports of a shooting happening inside Great America caused waves of park-goers to panic as they tried to escape the park. The cause...

Alumna Grace Ling poses with her booth,
showcasing her work on sale.

Craft faire sells holiday cheer

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor December 11, 2019

Lynbrook held its 40th annual Holiday Craft Faire on Saturday, Nov. 23. Hosted by Lynbrook Instrumental Music Boosters (LIMB), an organization that supports Lynbrook’s music program, the faire featured...

Many students choose to come to school even if they are sick due to fear of missing important school work.

Editorial: Reconsidering absence policies to accommodate student and staff needs

Epic Staff December 11, 2019

With finals approaching and flu season rearing its ugly head, it becomes commonplace to see students struggling to maintain both their grades and their health. Eighty-six percent of 126 Lynbrook students...

Knight Before Christmas

Lillian Fu, Design Editor December 11, 2019

This winter, Netflix added another holiday original to its supply with “The Knight Before Christmas.” Starring Vanessa Hudgens, a romantic comedy icon, this movie promises everything a rom-com lover...

If Nike truly wants to support women’s rights, they should first show women the respect they deserve

Respect women. Just do it.

Alara Dasdan, Writer December 11, 2019

Nike’s February 2019 advertisement told women to “show them what crazy can do”, but recent court cases and firsthand accounts from women working at Nike reveal a darker side to the sports brand....

Writer Ron Aich stands with a confused expression, holding a pile of fast fashion clothes.

Being forced into fast fashion

Ron Aich, Opinion Editor December 11, 2019

Fashion will produce 8 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. That’s 2.8 billion tons of carbon dioxide. This makes the fashion industry the world’s second-largest pollutant.  When...

Potential factors for lack of sleep in Lynbrook students include the amount of homework they receive, the number of extracurricular activities they participate in, and the amount of time spent on devices.

Gen Z loses their z’s

Bennie Chang and Rachel Wu December 11, 2019

As each day comes to an end, sophomore Aryan Dwivedi finds himself struggling to stay awake. On a regular school night, he gets around six hours of sleep and sometimes even less after working on extracurricular...

Last Christmas

Claire Chiu, Writer December 11, 2019

Even with a sea of rom-coms to choose from, the movie “Last Christmas” stands out. On Nov. 8, “Last Christmas” starring Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke premiered. Unsurprisingly, the movie’s...