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A Controversy: 2018 YouTube Rewind

A Controversy: 2018 YouTube Rewind

Jonathan Ye

February 8, 2019


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“Yo! It’s Rewind Time!” said Will Smith, the celebrity host of this year’s YouTube Rewind, an annual video that recaps the most popular events and creators of the past year on the platform. This year’s Rewind, however, featured neither. As the most disliked YouTube video of all time, a lot of peo...

Amber Lee: Transforming struggles into social change

Amber Lee: Transforming struggles into social change

Hatim Saifee

February 7, 2019


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  Standing at the top of the quad in front of a large crowd of students and staff, microphone in hand, Class of 2018 alumna Amber Lee commences the Lynbrook High Walkout with a passionate speech. “We do have a problem, but more importantly we have the intellect, the leadership capabi...

Subtle Asian Traits: When do memes become mean?

Subtle Asian Traits: When do memes become mean?

Enzo Cabaltica

February 6, 2019


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Bringing together more than a million members and still growing fast, Subtle Asian Traits (SAT) is a popular Facebook group where members share jokes about life as Asians. Created in Sept. 16, 2018 by nine Asian high school students from Melbourne, Australia, the group quickly gained the attention of...

The 2018 YouTube Scene: The Past Year’s Popular Video Trends

The 2018 YouTube Scene: The Past Year’s Popular Video Trends

Claire Chiu

February 2, 2019


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YouTube fosters creativity with its diverse content creators. With diversity comes the creation of unique content, some that can blow up and become trends. As 2019 begins, let’s take a look back at some of the biggest 2018 YouTube trends. ASMR: Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) videos ...

OBAMACARE: Q&A with Stanford Professors Michelle Mello and Michael McConnell

Elena Williams

February 1, 2019


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On Dec. 14, 2018, Texas Judge Reed O’Connor ruled that the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, was unconstitutional and thus invalid. If the decision is upheld, it will change the face of public health for years. Two Stanford law professors, Michelle Mello and Michael McConnell, we...

Varsity Boys Basketball: Battle for De Anza Boulevard

Varsity Boys Basketball: Battle for De Anza Boulevard

Srinidhi Seshadri and Patricia Wei

January 28, 2019


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Winter Rally 2019: Musicals

Winter Rally 2019: Musicals

Claire Chiu, Katie Chen, and Hatim Saifee

January 26, 2019


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We all love ourselves some Peter Kavinsky

We all love ourselves some Peter Kavinsky

Dhriti Iyer and Aileen Xue

January 18, 2019


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To put it simply, we’re both suckers for romance movies. Name any rom-com, and you can  bet we’ve seen it at least five times. “A Cinderella Story?” We’ve practically memorized the entire movie by heart. “Forever My Girl?” We can’t help ourselves when it comes to high school sweethe...

Epic staff members try to make gingerbread houses in 10 minutes

Epic staff members try to make gingerbread houses in 10 minutes

Dhriti Iyer, Medha Upadhyay, Christy Yu, Anusha Kothari, Srinidhi Seshadri, and Nicole Ong

December 14, 2018


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Epic staff members Medha Upadhyay, Christy Yu, Dhriti Iyer and Anusha Kothari challenged themselves to make a festive gingerbread house in under 10 minutes. ...

Buster lends a helping paw

Buster lends a helping paw

Rachel Wu

December 14, 2018


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One unique member of the Lynbrook community always catches people's eyes as he walks around campus. Just four years old, he has his own staff ID card, walks on all fours and has a unique smile. This is Buster, Lynbrook’s very own service dog. Buster, a goldendoodle with black, curly fur, has a calm...

Lynbrook basketball team plays alumni in annual Alumni Basketball game

Lynbrook basketball team plays alumni in annual Alumni Basketball game

Enzo Cabaltica

December 3, 2018


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On Wednesday, Nov. 21, the Lynbrook varsity basketball team played a team of Lynbrook alumni at the annual Alumni Basketball game. The game was exciting to watch and both teams displayed their skills. The alumni won the game 64-60. All photos by Enzo Cabaltica...

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