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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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Bursting through the Bay Area bubble

Bursting through the Bay Area bubble

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2023

Tears flowed down my face as I walked through the San Francisco Airport security check alone. Gazing out the plane window, I was terrified of the four weeks I would be spending at summer programs on the...

Following my head or my heart

Following my head or my heart

Amishi Chandra, Staffer June 2, 2023

Throughout my whole life, whenever I was asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I confidently proclaimed, “I want to be a neurosurgeon.” Yet, as I started exploring more subjects in high school,...

Living an alternate path

Living an alternate path

Timothy Kim, Copy Editor June 2, 2023

For many, freshman year is not much beyond a fond memory of youth, a cringeworthy point in life from which they grew as the rest of their high school years bloomed. When I think back to ninth grade, however,...

If I had not…

If I had not…

Sophie Au, Design Editor June 2, 2023

Link Crew Orientation. Club Info Day. Homecoming. While all my friends were finding out about these opportunities for the first time, it was nothing new to me. I already knew the details of these events...

Four years of bad jokes

Four years of bad jokes

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor June 2, 2023

Why did the scarecrow get an award? Because he was out-standing in his field. [Cue laugh track.] I know; that was a really bad joke. It probably didn’t even make you laugh, but I swear my humor is usually...

Hoarding notes of high school

Hoarding notes of high school

Sruthi Medepalli, Copy Editor June 2, 2023

Music is an unmoving constant in my life. As I became taller, my to-do list longer, my career ambitions uncertain and my stress levels soared, my ears remained plugged with the sounds of Jeff Buckley’s...

Dear Elizabeth . . .

Dear Elizabeth . . .

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2023

Hello! I’m in eighth grade right now, but you already graduated high school. You’re off to college! I’m thinking somewhere still in Calif., and definitely in the U.S.  Williams is in a rural...

Rediscovering home

Rediscovering home

Jasmine Rihal, Social Media Manager June 2, 2023

In the beginning of my senior year, I had no idea where I would end up after high school: whether I would be staying or leaving home for college. As I weighed my options, my friends and peers constantly...

Life lessons my body taught me

Life lessons my body taught me

Sam Sarma, News Editor June 2, 2023

“You never know what someone is going through” is a phrase that I’ve heard throughout my life, usually at the center of some moral lesson. Never did I imagine that I would be that “someone” —...

Hitting life’s curveballs

Hitting life’s curveballs

Anirudh Seshadri, Managing Editor June 2, 2023

Stepping into a bustling fifth-grade classroom, I embraced a life-changing move from Chennai, India to San Jose, California, hoping for better education and brighter opportunities, but unaware of the challenges...

Elizabeth Cheng poses with crayons, showing her love for art.

My art and me

Elizabeth Cheng, Editor-in-Chief November 7, 2022

In the middle of the summer before my senior year, I laid in bed, the same moving frames playing over and over again in my mind. I saw myself running, panting, falling. Flat on the ground, completely expressionless. ...

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