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ADHD medication: pros and cons

ADHD medication: pros and cons

Elizabeth Findley, Associate Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute on Drug Abuse American Academy of Pediatrics CHADD The National Resource on ADHD...

Diversity through extracurriculars

Diversity through extracurriculars

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Diversity is important to a society that values being different. Individuality however can be rather difficult considering the temptation that can accompany the “I just want to fit in” mindset. This mindset can be heavily applied to High school as it is a time in a person’s life that typically...

Student voice: Welcome to office, Donald Trump

Student voice: Welcome to office, Donald Trump

Ansley Mitchell, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

On Friday, January 20, 2017, the United States welcomed a new president: Donald Trump. The new presidency has brought a lot of tension into our country and society. With this tension, students have come out of the woodworks to give Trump some advice going into his presidency.   Ansley Mitchell “H...

Hooked on Books: Lambert’s new book club and the Freshman behind it

Hooked on Books: Lambert’s new book club and the Freshman behind it

Allie Tatoy, Staff Writer
January 29, 2017
Filed under Features

No matter how much we sit behind our glowing screens, there will always be those with a passion for books. “I love books,” club creator Ananya Buxi said simply when asked why she created Hooked on Books, explaining how she and a group of friends came up with the idea. “We decided a book ...

Homework Around the World

Homework Around the World

Eric Kim, Staff Writer
January 28, 2017
Filed under Features

  Students at Lambert are feeling overwhelmed with all the AP courses piled on us, along with extracurricular activities like work and sports.  However students across the nation have dealt with homework their whole lives with very little say in the methods that our government has deemed wa...

Perspectives on homework from two Lambert students

Perspectives on homework from two Lambert students

Emma Bryant, Staff Writer
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features

  The nonsensical excuse, “my dog ate my homework” stopped working many years ago for many high-school students in Forsyth County. Today, with the pressure and competitiveness that abides in schools, students find themselves loading up on courses, classwork, and extracurricular activities. This i...

Driving under distraction

Driving under distraction

Skylar Aledia and Christine Park
January 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As more unexperienced drivers take over the road, one of the main leading causes for car accidents is road rage. For many drivers, the road may be an outlet to let out their anger; drivers have been found cutting people off while driving, swearing, making rude gestures, and honking their horns. The ...

The Affordable Care Act: a curse or a blessing?

The Affordable Care Act: a curse or a blessing?

Cayla Vanderzanden, Opinions Editor
January 22, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

From the initial day of its announcement, it has remained evident that The Affordable Care Act (frequently known as Obama care) is a subject of profound controversy; although it is a result of decades of both political parties’ designs, the disagreement is derived from a split in American views and noti...

New year, new me with Cross-Fit club

New year, new me with Cross-Fit club

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead
January 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

A new year means new resolutions. Among the 7 billion people in the world facing the start of 2017, many start making their way to the gym or at least start planning to. They hope to see themselves in much healthier and fitter conditions as they dedicate their days to workout. They hope to strengthen...

Students say, “Farewell, Obama”

Students say, “Farewell, Obama”

Ansley Mitchell, Staff Writer
January 20, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Americans have voiced their opinions throughout Barrack Obama's presidency, but as Obama has exited the office, these opinions have become more verbose and intense. The halls of Lambert were a perfect place to hear some of these opinions. As Obama says farewell to the country, Lambert students also...

Resolutions and traditions

Resolutions and traditions

Emma Bryant, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

As 2017 swings into full gear, resolutions are either just getting started, or already vanishing into thin air. Every year grants a chance to transform and enhance life as the transition is made into a new season of time. There is newfound optimism at the beginning of a new year, a determination in...

New Orleans, the inspiring city on the river

New Orleans, the inspiring city on the river

Sarah Sander, Resident Artist
January 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Vision, Mission Statement, and My Lambert

Looking out my car window, the view of the Mississippi River below sparkled in the morning sunrise taking on a pink and orange hue. I was on my way to one of the most beautiful historical riverfront towns in eastern America. Driving down the crowded streets provided me with a scenic route of all the ...

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