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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

According to a survey by the Student Wellness team, 56% of students feel ready to live independently after high school --- a belief shared by 70% of parents.

Graphic illustration by Alexandra Wu and Olivia Yuan

Educational webinar guides students beyond high school

Amanda Jin, Staffer May 20, 2024

The Lynbrook ASB Student Wellness team hosted an online webinar on April 30 titled “Are Lynbrook Graduates Ready for College & Adulting?”, inviting Lynbrook students and alumni to address what...

Going into the next school year, Pathak will compete against other athletes at the collegiate level, hoping to secure many wins for NYU.

Neale Pathak’s journey to the New York University mat

David Zhu, Staffer February 12, 2024

With ten seconds left in the third period, senior Neale Pathak pins his opponent to the ground, forcing their shoulder blades to the wrestling mat. After two seconds, the referee’s shrill whistle ends...

Recent public controversy surrounding the legacy of De Anza College’s namesake has sparked debate over whether a new name is necessary.

Renaming De Anza College respects history

Alex Cotterel, Staffer February 12, 2024

Recently, a movement within the De Anza College community has placed pressure on the college to change its name honoring Juan Bautista de Anza. The controversy surrounds De Anza’s role in the 18th century...

De Anza College will be one of many community colleges to
implement the Vision 2030 framework, providing more dual
enrollment opportunities to high school freshmen and greater
educational opportunities for the community.

Vision 2030 to provide college education to more students

Irene Hwang, Staffer November 6, 2023

In June, the Chancellor of California Community Colleges, Sonya Christian, introduced Vision 2030, a framework aiming to increase enrollment in California community colleges by expanding its dual enrollment...

Senior Yechan Lee will attend the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York.

Yechan Lee marches his way into military academy

Alyssa Wang, Opinion Editor May 8, 2023

“Sound off! One! Two!” For senior Yechan Lee, this army chant will soon become a daily routine while attending the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York for the next four years. There,...

Changes in Berkeley admissions have caused distress among Class of 2022 seniors and their families.

Berkeley admission limits stir controversy

Samiya Anwar, Staffer April 5, 2022

On March 14, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill that overturned a controversial ruling that would have forced UC Berkeley to immediately decrease student enrollment. Bill 118 gives California’s public colleges...

As admissions officers seek to make minute distinctions between equally hard working, promising applicants, they must consider if, and which, students are being provided with the resources to find their fit.

Survival of the fittest

Youqi Huang, Copy Editor March 8, 2022

Why did I apply to 25 colleges, in spite of popular advice and appreciation for my sanity? Besides competitive admissions for my major and uncertainty about my strength among the applicant field, I disregarded...

In the summer, students should participate in activities that they actually care about and be open-minded about nontraditional opportunities.

Don’t waste summer on chasing prestige

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

This time of year, underclassmen are already applying to one summer program after another. Many prioritize resume boosting, leading to missed opportunities to gain fulfilling experiences. Instead, students...

As college rankings gain popularity as ways for students to weed out the best schools, many colleges have discovered loopholes to climb toward the top.

Gaming the rankings: Race to the top

Mei Corricello and Myles Kim December 7, 2021

College education has always been synonymous with social mobility. With more than 4,000 accredited higher education institutions in the U.S., finding the right one can seem like finding a needle in a haystack...