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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Kennedy Miedema: wrestling for more than just herself

Kennedy Miedema: wrestling for more than just herself

Aileen Xue, Editors-in-Chief April 12, 2018

Before every wrestling meet, senior Kennedy Miedema calls her grandma who lives in Minnesota. Her grandma, who is battling lung cancer, tells her how she may not be able to see her graduate from high school...

Why I hate April Fools Day

Why I hate April Fool’s Day

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor April 9, 2018

It’s only 9 a.m. and your best friend has called you and divulged to you her pregnancy. When you awoke from your slumber, your father was dangling a pair of car keys to your dream car, the $123,600 matte...

This Is Me:

This Is Me:

Religion, upbringing, our interests and the people around us. There is a diverse range of factors that make up our identity, or who we are. As we grow and mature, from our childhood to teenage years to...

Feminists unite at annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference

Feminists unite at annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor March 22, 2018

Girls and Women attended the 6th annual Strong Girls Strong Women Conference, Santa Clara County on March 17, 2018. The video is a short recap of the event. 

The Youth Rise Up: Leading the Charge for Gun Reform

The Youth Rise Up: Leading the Charge for Gun Reform

Patricia Wei and Srinidhi Seshadri March 16, 2018

Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14, youth all over the country have been making their voices heard and advocating for reform in gun policies. Although...

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Students share their opinions on the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

March 14, 2018

The recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14, 2018. 17 lives were lost. The U.S. was left shattered with students and parents feeling unsafe at school. the Epic invited...

Who does your feminism include?

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief March 1, 2018

Feminism. 8 letters. Years of progress that can not be put together in a single word. From women’s suffrage, to the push for sexual rights, to the recent Women’s Marches, feminism has been a major...

Epic staffer tries his hand at the art of makeup

Arul Gnanasivam, Photo Editor March 1, 2018

Junior Marie Karpinska lays out a vast collection of brushes, palettes and powders in front of her. She chooses the products she needs and delicately applies the products to the model’s face, precisely...

Does powderpuff empower female athletes or perpetuate stereotypes?

Medha Upadhyay, Features Editor 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...

One athlete. Two sports. One season.

One athlete. Two sports. One season.

Hatim Saifee, Web Editor February 27, 2018

A Herculean task? Absolutely. A hectic schedule? Definitely. But an impossible task? Not for these athletes, who have achieved the feat of playing two sports in one season. They all agree that with focus...