The Epic

Unathletic n’ unafraid

Unathletic n’ unafraid

Ashley Song

April 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

It is safe to say that anyone who even remotely knows me is aware that I am no athlete. Despite my lifelong wishes to be fast, strong or agile, I have never acquired any of these qualities during my fifteen years. In fact, I am one of the clumsiest people you will ever meet. Now don’t get me wrong...

There’s no I in team: why I wished I joined a sport

There’s no I in team: why I wished I joined a sport

Hsinyen Huang

March 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

As a freshman, I walked into high school with many objectives. I wanted to make new friends, participate in clubs and play a school sport. As time progressed, I checked each of these items off of my check list — all except for playing a sport. I completed all of the necessary forms to participate ...

Olympics: a unifying force between divided nations

Olympics: a unifying force between divided nations

Noela Bae

March 1, 2018


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After years of rising tension, political strife and military aggression, North and South Korea put their differences aside and walked under a common flag that displayed the peninsula as one nation during the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. In what seemed a gesture of peace and unity, t...

Does powderpuff empower female athletes or perpetuate stereotypes?

Medha Upadhyay

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Web Exclusive

Powderpuff lets girls play football while the guys take a break and cheer them on. But there’s something very wrong with this picture. Girls don’t need the boys to step aside so that they can take their place on the field. And thinking that way is dangerously old-fashioned. Across the country, girls are j...

The aftermath of Larry Nassar’s sentencing

The aftermath of Larry Nassar’s sentencing

Chelsea Li

February 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Columns, Opinion, Sports, Web Exclusive

As each woman stepped up to the witness platform and addressed the established, kind doctor they had once trusted, their words traveled beyond the walls of Michigan’s Ingham County Courthouse, deeply felt by all who had watched the case unfold. Larry Nassar’s world began to crumble around him. ...

The unexpected costs of school soccer

Sadhana Sarma

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

It’s a dark and stormy night under the non-existent lighting on Stober Field. Another school soccer practice has come to an end and the team is gathered in a circle to stretch and listen to announcements. The melancholy voice of our team captain sounds, as she pleads the team to be sure to bring ...

Reinstate girls’ tennis to upper league

Michelle Lum

December 7, 2017


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I’ll be blunt: the Lynbrook girls’ tennis team has not had its best season. We’ve experienced loss after loss and come out facing the harsh reality that we will have to move down from the upper De Anza League to the lower El Camino League of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) next se...

Lavar Ball: a genius or a narcissist?

Lavar Ball: a genius or a narcissist?

Catherine Huang, Editor In Chief

September 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Print, Sports

Since the NCAA playoffs and NBA draft season, the press has been eating up Lavar Ball’s antics. The most popular topic among sports journalists, along with the recent ESPN articles, has been about the Ball family. Lavar owns a compilation of controversial statements, but however misogynistic, racis...

An outdoor adventure

An outdoor adventure

Michelle Lum, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

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