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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

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The Student News Site of Lynbrook High School

the Epic

While listening to speakers, toddlers sitting on the ground hold signs to support Stop AAPI Hate efforts.

Community gathers to Stop AAPI Hate

Bennie Chang March 29, 2021

On the morning of March 27, hundreds of people gathered in front of Saratoga’s City Hall to protest the recent surge of violence and discrimination against Asian Americans in the United States.  Organized...

Harriet Tubman hovering over Andrew Jackson to replace him on the $20 bill.

It’s time for a $20 makeover

Crystal Qian December 9, 2020

In 2016, former Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew shocked the public when he declared that African American abolitionist Harriet Tubman would replace former president Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. With dissenting...

The Karen meme and similar names have become commonplace on many social media sites.

Get me a manager: The history of Karens

Jason Shan December 9, 2020

The ever-evolving lexicon of Gen Z has recently expanded to encompass a new slang term: Karen. Wielded by youths as an insult that predominantly targets older generations, Karen and similar buzzworthy...

Following the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement, many tech companies have confronted its use of certain technical terms such as “master” and “slave.”

Tech companies update computing terms to promote inclusivity

Melissa Chen and Rachel Wu December 9, 2020

As anti-racism movements, most notably the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Movement, have gained momentum this year, many industries are making a greater effort to address discrimination. In particular, the tech...

The writer, Bennie Chang, staring into the mirror and pondering over the truth about racism.

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s most racist of them all?

Bennie Chang October 7, 2020

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s most racist of them all? He’s vanished, hidden, crawled deep within, lost to all who dare not fall. According to the Oxford Dictionary, racism is “prejudice, discrimination...

Despite the evident lack of diversity in FUHSD, recent racial justice movements have spurred community members to host town hall meetings, send letters and write resolutions to promote anti-racism and equality within the district.

FUHSD community pushes for antiracist curriculum and climate

Mei Corricello and Sruthi Medepalli August 24, 2020

With the recent rise of racial justice movements such as Black Lives Matter (BLM), FUHSD has been pushed to speak up in the anti-racism conversation. Students, teachers, administrators and community members...

BLM mini-dictionary

BLM mini-dictionary

Stella Huang August 17, 2020

Graphic illustrations by Stella Huang

South Bay allies stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Sunny Li June 9, 2020

Protests have erupted across the nation after a horrific video emerged of George Floyd’s death under the knee of a police officer in Minneapolis, in addition to several other recent instances of police...

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