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The social expectation of a nuclear family assumes the woman the burden of carrying most of the family burden on top of their career ambitions.

Nuclear family: An outdated social construct

Emily Pedroza and Taek Kim October 10, 2023

The nuclear family, a term coined by anthropologist and ethnologist Bronisław Malinowski in 1949 and popularized during the Cold War, is regarded as the quintessential form of family structure by sociologists,...

Emily fills her journals with snippets of dinner table conversations, with hopes theyll later spark joy.

Writing bridges

Emily Pedroza, Features Editor March 10, 2023

After school, I would lean my head against our dinner table — our house too empty, too quiet. With my father gone for business trips and my mother busy writing countless documents for work, their absence...

Lynbrook students and alumni create short film on the relationship between a mother and her daughter.

Alumni and students document cross-generational bonds in “Her Image”

Jason Shan, Web Editor February 6, 2023

“When I look at you, I see so much of myself. But so much of you is not in the image of me.” This line from the closing scenes of “Her Image,” a short film with a crew including nine Lynbrook...

Christmas macaroni and trees

Christmas macaroni and trees

Tanika Anbu, Staffer December 12, 2022

Contrary to the traditional glittering red and white ornaments and popcorn-cranberry garlands, my family’s Christmas tree looks like a five-year-old’s art project, adorned with macaroni-bordered pictures,...

Parenting with filial piety lies on a spectrum and varies from one family to the next; it has not been definitively proven to have a positive or negative effect on children. However, experts say balancing both philosophies, authoritarian and respectful obedience methods, is crucial for successful parenting.

Exploring filial piety in Asian cultures

Shamita Gurusu and Lillian Fu October 7, 2020

Commonly practiced in Asian families, filial piety consists of the virtues of respect, obedience and supportive care given to one’s ancestors and elder family members. It provides a basic structure for...