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Photos of the FUHSD Adult School from 1923 to 2024. Photos used with permission from Liz Ambra, Photo by Audrey Sun

Never too late to learn at FUHSD’s adult school

Vihaan Patel and Rohan Kakhandiki May 20, 2024

Since 1923, FUHSD’s Adult School has provided learning opportunities for adults looking to learn new material, find jobs and earn high school diplomas — all for free. Throughout its years of service,...

Although the discriminatory practice of redlining, beginning in 1934, has technically been outlawed, its shadow continues to loom through the segregation and inequality that persist in the present day.

Redlining: forming urban and suburban divisions

Qianzi Loo and Emily Pedroza May 20, 2024

From the literal red lines that encircle dated communities to invisible socioeconomic barriers, redlining is characterized as the discriminatory practice that refused minority groups the same financial...

Nostalgia offers the opportunity to relive the past, yet the concept and acceptance of nostalgia has shiften throughout the years.

Nostalgia’s journey from disorder to emotion

Anushka Anand and Apurva Krishnamurthy April 29, 2024

Hailing from the Greek words nostos, or homecoming, and algos, meaning longing, nostalgia offers us an opportunity to relive the past. Although it is generally accepted as an emotional phenomenon that...

Although genocide does not have a singular definition, the crime can be broken down into eight different stages: classification, symbolization, dehumanization, organization, polarization, preparation, extermination and denial.

Genocide is not a thing of the past: Recognizing it in modern day

Alex Cotterel and Inaaya Yousuf April 29, 2024

The term “genocide” was coined in 1944 by Rafael Lemkin as “acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group.” Despite the creation of...

Hong hopes to breathe new life into these artifacts and preserve their historic significance in his collection of militaria, or military memorabilia.

A blast to the past with Steven Hong

Robert Yu, Staffer March 11, 2024

With an ever-developing collection of olive-drab helmets and vintage water canteens, sophomore Steven Hong found himself in a heart-pounding race against time. As the seconds ticked away, Steven watched...

Lets Chat Historys team, John Jou, Aarit Parekh and Isaiah Sit, meet at Rainbow Park to record their new episode of their history podcast.

Behind the history of Let’s Chat History

Gathered on the benches at Rainbow Park, sophomores John Jou, Aarit Parekh and Isaiah Sit prepared their scripts and began recording the first episode of their podcast, “Let’s Chat History.” After...

After reading the World War II accounts in Wakatsuki’s memoir, Students visited JAMsj to learn more about Japanese American history.

ELD students visit Japanese American Museum for WWII history

Jason Shan, Web Editor December 12, 2022

After reading Jeanne Wakatsuki’s memoir, “Farewell to Manzanar,” English Language Development students from the American Literature and Writing Sheltered class further explored the historical accounts...

The pledge of allegiance is a ritual to students throughout their years of American schooling, but the real meaning of it has been lost.

The Pledge of Allegiance: Patriotism or outdated routine?

Neha Ayyer, In-Depth Editor October 6, 2021

“Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance”: a statement that makes students instinctively place their right hand over their heart and utter an oath in unison. Whether they like it or not, American...

The valley has gone through a complete transformation in the last 100 years from a primarily agrarian society to an urban region with a high concentration of tech companies.

Silicon Valley: From fruit trees to computer chips

Youqi Huang and Rachel Wu November 4, 2020

The Silicon Valley we know today had its roots as a primarily agricultural region. Now, it stands as the birthplace of an unique culture of innovation, home to numerous companies in the tech industry regarded...

Lynbrook alumni Luca Signore now teacher PE, World History and US History

Meet new history teacher and cross country coach, Luca Signore!

Stella Huang, Photo Editor October 7, 2019

Lynbrook alumnus Luca Signore’s passion for teaching was sparked during his high school years. Nine years later, Signore has returned to Lynbrook as a history teacher as well as the cross country and...