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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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A comic depicting students carrying over pandemic-era study habits back with them into in-person learning. Graphic illustration by Sarah Zhang.

Academic pursuit in a post pandemic classroom

Sarah Zhang, Staffer November 7, 2022

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, some teachers supported distracted students with accommodations including lighter course loads, extensions for late work and adjusted expectations overall. Although...

The FUHSD community waits in line for a COVID-19 test at Lynbrook. Testing centers are paid for by the district and have allowed many more to access proper testing.

Editorial: District perseveres through Omicron spike

Epic Staff February 1, 2022

The new year greeted Lynbrook with a surge in COVID-19 cases, reaching an all-time high in the number of infected students and faculty. While FUHSD’s weekly reported case numbers were in the single digits...

FUHSD COVID-19 cases have skyrocketed since the Omicron variant in January.

101 COVID-19 cases since Jan. 3

Amy Liu, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

Since the beginning of the school year, Lynbrook has reported 108 COVID-19 cases, 101 of which occurred on and after Jan. 3. Faced with the surge in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant during the...

On the evening of May 27, the Class of 2021 gathered on the football field to watch the sunset as one of their Senior Night activities. (Photo by Ethan Lin.)

The sun sets on the Class of 2021’s high school journey

Lillian Fu, Design Editor June 2, 2021

Senior Night, held on May 27, wrapped up the Class of 2021’s high school experience with an opportunity for seniors to make memories in person with their classmates before graduation. Organized by the...

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi turning his back as India struggles to combat the deadly coronavirus, endangering Indian civilians across the country.

Indian government fails to respond to India’s COVID-19 catastrophe

Priyanka Anand, Web Editor May 26, 2021

India is in the midst of a devastating COVID-19 crisis, and any words used to describe it fall short of the horrific reality that millions of Indians are witnessing. The uncontrollable nature of this second...

Masks before the pandemic

Elliu Huang, Managing Editor March 17, 2021

 Adobe Spark by Elliu Huang

Lynbrook sports teams adjust to COVID precautions

Sharlene Chen, Design Editor March 17, 2021

 Adobe Spark by Sharlene Chen

While many have been focused on the reckless behavior of celebrities, those around us have also been engaging in similar activities.

COVID-19: It’s time to be a shut-in

Anwen Huang, In-Depth Editor December 9, 2020

Partying is an essential part of the influencer lifestyle. For some, a global pandemic is not a reason to stop. Celebrities like the Kardashians, D'Amelios, Bryce Hall and James Charles are just a few...

As the year comes to a close, we look back on 12 of the weirdest consecutive months on record, in the hopes that none of this will ever happen again.

The year that felt like a decade: 2020 in review

Elena Williams and Mei Corricello December 9, 2020

“3...2...1...Happy New Year! 2020’s going to be a year to remember.” From murder hornets and impeachment trials to nonstop wildfires and the election of the century, 2020 has definitely earned...

Ultimately, Diwali is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones. No matter what goes on in the world, people can always find a way to celebrate their shared culture.

Diwali: Festival of Lights and Family

Claire Chiu, Writer December 9, 2020

In November, India set a new world record: 33,000 diyas, or clay lamps, were lit in honor of Diwali, the South Asian festival of lights. They are only a small part of the festivities, though. People decorate...

Regardless of whether election mail is classified as first-class for priority shipping, it is highly advisable for voters everywhere to get their ballots in as soon as possible. With delays still present in the USPS’s delivery system, the sooner ballots are mailed, the better.

USPS and COVID-19 protocol may cause delayed votes

Ria Phelan, Business/PR Manager October 7, 2020

With differing social distancing restrictions across the nation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the turnout for in-person voting this November may be lower than in previous years. President Donald Trump’s...

In the Red Tier, gyms and salons can resume indoors, while other operations, such as movie theaters and indoor dining, remain paused.

COVID-19 updates: Unmasked

Mei Corricello and Crystal Qian October 7, 2020

On Sept. 8, Santa Clara County moved from the Purple Tier to the Red Tier on California’s four-tier COVID-19 ranking system. Although counties in the Red Tier are still deemed areas with substantial...