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Euphoria raises awareness for drugs, sex, violence and mental health.

Euphoria: The fine line between raising awareness and glorification

Elizabeth Cheng and Katie Chin March 8, 2022

Note: This story contains references to content that may be triggering for those who have experienced trauma or are sensitive to topics concerning sexual violence, self-harm or mental illness. With...

Homemade face masks are common remedies for skin blemishes, dryness and discoloration.

Unmask your stress with homemade recipes

Sharlene Chen October 6, 2021

Feeling stressed? Pimples and blackheads breaking out from homework? Try one of these easy homemade mask recipes tried and tested by the Epic! All ingredients are common household items easily purchased...

Raya and the Last Dragon is a movie for fans of all genres and tells a visually and emotionally compelling story.

“Raya and the Last Dragon”: A fresh Disney princess movie

Elliu Huang April 21, 2021

Another story of a princess who finds love on a crazy, magical adventure? Nope. Packed with action scenes and touching moments with the help of well-developed characters and exquisite animation, "Raya...

While “WandaVision” is a confusing show at times, its masterfully placed easter eggs — and their greater implications for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) — makes the show a must-watch for both avid fans and casual watchers.

“WandaVision” magics its way into our hearts

Ron Aich March 17, 2021

Nearly two months after its pilot, producer Kevin Feige’s nine-episode spectacular has come to a close. “WandaVision,” a cryptic sitcom series where nothing is as it seems, has rejuvenated the Marvel...

The limited drama series “The Queens Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat. 

“The Queen’s Gambit” traps us one move at a time

Ria Phelan March 17, 2021

The limited drama series “The Queen's Gambit” may not seem thrilling at first glance, but within a few episodes, each move the characters make keeps viewers at the edge of their seat.  The story follows...

“Lupin” steals the international stage

Lina Mezerreg March 17, 2021

When someone is asked for a classic example of an ethical and righteous criminal, Robin Hood is the expected answer — or at least it is in the English-speaking part of the world. In France, Arsène Lupin,...

2020: Year in review

Elizabeth Park December 12, 2020

2020 has been a pretty low year for many people. So, as the holidays draw near, we asked the Lynbrook community: what are you thankful for this year? Thank you to all the participants in the video!...

Dissecting popular boba drinks.

Staff members review popular boba drinks

Sharlene Chen and Melissa Chen November 4, 2020

For this review, two Epic staff members decided to try classic pearl milk tea, a fruit-flavored tea drink, thai milk tea and taro milk tea, the most popular drinks based on the results of a student survey....

Crash Landing on You

Crash Landing on You

Nicole Ong May 25, 2020

Whether you’re a Korean drama fanatic or new to the genre, “Crash Landing on You” is sure to captivate you and bring on everything that makes a drama special — action, suspense and, you guessed...

Love is Blind

Love is Blind

Michelle Zhu May 25, 2020

For most, marriage is a test of compatibility and longevity for a couple, built on the sturdy foundations of dating and living life together. But in 2020, Netflix decided to unravel this idea in their...

3 shows to binge watch while in quarantine

Ron Aich, Nicole Ong, and Michelle Zhu May 25, 2020

When you’re stuck in quarantine, what else is there to do other than bake many, many loaves of sourdough or whip up some Dalgona coffee? You guessed it: Netflix. But if you’re having trouble finding...

Never Have I Ever

Never Have I Ever

Ron Aich May 25, 2020

The release of Never Have I Ever represents a monumental moment in Hollywood history. For the first time ever, Netflix viewers were treated to an Indian lead character. A stereotype-breaking, first-generation...