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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Joining a new sport as a senior

Joining a new sport as a senior

Patricia Wei May 3, 2019

On Feb. 26, I winced as I heard the loud sound of the starting pistol mark the beginning of my race. I kept up for the first 10 seconds, but I found myself falling behind. One lap in, my shoelace became...

To quit, or not to quit?

To quit, or not to quit?

Srinidhi Seshadri March 1, 2019

Why was I hesitant to rejoin the badminton team for my fourth and final season? I had made the effort to get my physical done ahead of time. I had spent an afternoon taking the baseline concussion test....

In My Opinion  | Why Kevin Durant’s tirade against the media is valid

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari February 27, 2019

“Let us play basketball.” The moment Golden State Warriors’ All-NBA forward Kevin Durant uttered these words, sports networks rushed to dissect them, as well as the entirety of Durant’s post-game...

Dedicated or desensitized?: Athletes continue to train hard as smoke envelops California

Dedicated or desensitized?: Athletes continue to train hard as smoke envelops California

Medha Upadhyay November 30, 2018

“Practice is cancelled again today! How will I race next weekend?” My sister bursts through the door, her voice laced with concern. We launch into a discussion, trying to decide the best workaround....

Love one team, respect all

Love one team, respect all

Anusha Kothari November 9, 2018

I walked into SAP Center, anticipating the sea of blue and gold I had seen the last time I watched a Golden State Warriors game in person. Instead, I saw fans decked in blue, gold, black and purple. Despite...

Female athletes face unfair sexism

Female athletes face unfair sexism

Michelle Lum October 5, 2018

After years of having the same uniforms, the girls tennis team was excited for a change: new tank tops. We quickly placed orders to ensure that our uniforms would arrive in time for matches, not realizing...

Cross country team takes season in stride

Arul Gnanasivam October 5, 2018

His lungs burn. 50 meters. Sweat drips down his face. 40 meters. His breath gets heavier and heavier with each step. 30 meters. His legs feel like collapsing, but his mind refuses to let them stop. 20...

Unathletic n unafraid

Unathletic n’ unafraid

Ashley Song April 26, 2018

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...

Theres 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

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...

Olympics: a unifying force between divided nations

Olympics: a unifying force between divided nations

Noela Bae March 1, 2018

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...

Does powderpuff empower female athletes or perpetuate stereotypes?

Medha Upadhyay March 1, 2018

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...

The aftermath of Larry Nassars sentencing

The aftermath of Larry Nassar’s sentencing

Chelsea Li February 17, 2018

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...