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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

Why should swing states weigh so much more than safe states?

The eroding, expired Electoral College

Renee Ge and Sharlene Chen November 4, 2020

The Electoral College needs to go. It’s outdated, wastes votes, lowers turnout, gives a select few states complete control over the outcome of the election and does not accurately reflect the will of...

Here are the candidates for the local elections.

Local elections begin for the City of San Jose

Mei Corricello, Editor-in-Chief October 30, 2020

Although the 2020 presidential election has the nation’s attention, local election results may have a greater impact on citizens’ everyday lives. Among the many candidates and propositions on the Nov....

JSA created the Viking Vote Program to encourage voter registration and pre-registration.

Viking votes promotes voter registration among students

Claire Chiu, Writer October 30, 2020

Nov. 3, 2020’s elections will determine who will serve as the president and other key roles, represent Americans and determine the future of the country. To encourage political engagement, Lynbrook’s...

A crowd stares adoringly at a godlike politician with horrible qualities.

Idolizing politicians: The destruction of democracy

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor October 30, 2020

Throughout history, idolizing major political figures and parties has led countries down paths of destruction and dictatorship. In the most extreme example, as Adolf Hitler rose to prominence in Nazi Germany,...

Informed voting: Guide to measures on the 2020 General Election ballot

Sunny Li, Youqi Huang, Lillian Fu and Sophie Au October 30, 2020

The California General Election will be Nov. 3, and all registered voters in California will receive a vote-by-mail ballot for the election, which has been mailed out by county elections offices starting...

Since the 1960s, presidential debates have helped Americans decide who to vote for.

The history of presidential debates

Ron Aich and Bennie Chang October 30, 2020

After repeated interruptions, vehement arguments and personal jabs, the first 2020 presidential debate on Sept. 29 between President Donald J. Trump and former Vice President Joe R. Biden was over. As...