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A love letter to Wuhan, China

Kaylin Li

March 24, 2020

You may know Wuhan as the epicenter of a global public health emergency. But people forget that before the coronavirus outbreak and the now-empty streets, there was once bustling traffic, street vendors selling kebabs and cyclists biking to the neighborhood grocery market. First, some context: my mom was born in Anlu...

Some March 14 SAT test centers closed due to COVID-19

Audrey Wong, Contributions by Nicole Ong

March 15, 2020

Like many other events that would warrant a large gathering of people, many Bay Area administrations of the March 14 SAT were cancelled due to COVID-19.  On March 13, the CollegeBoard sent an email to certain students taking the March SAT, confirming that their test was cancelled and that they ...

Lynbrook to be closed for three weeks in response to COVID-19

Lynbrook to be closed for three weeks in response to COVID-19

Kaylin Li

March 15, 2020

After the bell rang on Friday, March 13, releasing students from their fourth period class, students chattered and ran up to each other in the hallways more than usual. The cause: an announcement made by principal Maria Jackson during fourth period, stating that school would be closed until April 3. ...

COVID-19 causes the cancellation of junior prom

COVID-19 causes the cancellation of junior prom

Audrey Wong

March 14, 2020

Considered one of high school’s most important milestones, Junior Prom is a highly anticipated event among Lynbrook students. The Class of 2021 was set to have their Junior Prom on March 21, with many students preparing months ahead of time to ensure a perfect night. From shopping for dresses to pl...

Coronavirus does not excuse racism

Coronavirus does not excuse racism

Nicole Ong

February 26, 2020

“My dad said to stay away from you since you might give me Coronavirus,” my classmate laughed, and so did I, failing to realize the implications of the comment. I shrugged, a vague discomfort settling in my gut before I realized her dad’s reasoning: I’m Chinese. These occurrences are far from uncommon; a s...

Novel coronavirus: unmasking the epidemic

Novel coronavirus: unmasking the epidemic

Youqi Huang and Diana Kohr

February 26, 2020

Since the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)’s appearance in January, misconceptions and myths have run rampant. The virus originated in the Huanan seafood market in Wuhan, China, and has currently infected nearly 80,000 people worldwide. On Jan. 31, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the situation a ...

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