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Behind the Scenes: Lynbrook Drama’s Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

Behind the Scenes: Lynbrook Drama’s Musical “Beauty and the Beast”

Kaylin Li and Alisha Naidu

April 25, 2019


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Photos by Kaylin Li. Adobe Spark by Alisha Naidu....

Holi season: Bay Area celebrates spring with color

Holi season: Bay Area celebrates spring with color

Anusha Kothari

April 20, 2019


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Vibrant colors collide in the excitement-filled air as friends and family dance to energetic, upbeat music. To celebrate the Indian festival Holi, which marks the beginning of spring, people come together to splash each other with colored powder and water. Also known as the “Festival of Colors,” ...

Track and Field: Senior Meet 2019

Track and Field: Senior Meet 2019

April 3, 2019


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On March 26, Lynbrook Track and Field held their final home meet of the season against Milpitas High School. Seniors were recognized with a short celebration at the beginning of the meet. All photos taken by Enzo Cabaltica and Kavya Iyer. ...

Lynbrook students reflect on prominent women in their lives for Women’s History Month

Lynbrook students reflect on prominent women in their lives for Women’s History Month

Srinidhi Seshadri

April 2, 2019


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Every year on March 8, women across the globe come together to celebrate International Women’s Day. Not only is it a day of unity meant to commemorate womanhood, but it is also a day of protest against sexism. The official theme for the 2019 International Women’s Day, as announced by the United Nati...

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Green Book cruises past controversy to pick up problematic Best Picture win

Divya Nelakonda

April 1, 2019


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Nearly 30 years after “Driving Ms. Daisy” won Best Picture at the Academy Awards, “Green Book’s” Best Picture win at the 2019 Academy Awards feels like déjà vu. When “Green Book” was first released, it was met with acclaim for its feel-good story of an interracial friendship. However, such prai...

Life of the party: Exploring Lynbrook’s party culture

Life of the party: Exploring Lynbrook’s party culture

March 29, 2019


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Friday night. Bright lights, excitement shining on faces, worry-free dancing of teenagers with nothing more incriminating than a bottle in one hand. A group of teenagers crowds around bottles of alcohol in a designated corner of the kitchen, some circle around a table of red Solo cups for a game of ...

I’m Muslim — do I possess the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

I’m Muslim — do I possess the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness?

Hatim Saifee

March 25, 2019


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“All terrorists are Muslim, but not all Muslims are terrorists.” It’s not uncommon for me to hear this sentence in public or online. Ten words that encapsulate the views of today’s global population regarding Muslims. Terrorists, “jihadists,” ISIS — all these words have now become synonymou...

New Year’s traditions in different cultures

New Year’s traditions in different cultures

Divya Nelakonda

March 22, 2019


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At midnight on Jan. 1, Americans celebrate the new year with cheers and fireworks, all while watching the iconic ball drop in New York City’s Times Square. But around the world, other countries ring in the new year with unique cultural traditions of their own.   Iran: Unlike many other countries, Iran cele...

Did Maroon 5 miss the beat?

Did Maroon 5 miss the beat?

Pranav Mishra

March 14, 2019


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It is time for the Super Bowl LIII halftime show, and eyes across the nation are glued to their screens. What was once an event characterized by excitement is now wrought with tension as viewers anticipate what will happen next. As Maroon 5’s lead singer Adam Levine takes center stage, some sigh w...

The NBA is not tea time

The NBA is not tea time

Anusha Kothari

February 27, 2019


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“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 rant directed at the press. In particular, Sports Illustrated’s distortion of this statement st...

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