The Lambert Post

Farewell, High School

Farewell, High School

Cayla Vanderzanden, Senior Editor

May 3, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The movies have it wrong. High school isn’t mean girls, mystery meat in the cafeteria, and the relentless attempt to fit in. High school is genuinely knowing yourself for the first time, late nights spent laughing so hard you can’t breathe, and a foundation for the next chapter of your life. It’s t...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: a final word

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: a final word

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


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As the year comes to a close, students can often be caught up in the stress of final exams and the excitement of summer. Between studying and finishing long-term review projects, we tend to focus on ourselves. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; however, motivation and happiness levels can fluctuate ...

Is 2018 the year to come out of the closet?

Is 2018 the year to come out of the closet?

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I came out of the closet in the summer of 2017. Out of anywhere in the world, it happened in Singapore while I was visiting family. After coming out to my closest friends and discovering my untapped courage to step out of my comfort zone, I thought it would be a good idea to get my ears pierced-without ...

Was James Damore right?

Was James Damore right?

Eric Kim Jr., Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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When news regarding the controversial Google memo broke in the August of 2017, I felt that commentary regarding female representation in the technology world, especially in Silicon Valley, had become far too diluted with the unabashed, though not completely unfounded, criticism of the infamous, ex-G...

The Shape of Water: Relating to an incomprehensible romance

The Shape of Water: Relating to an incomprehensible romance

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018


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Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water not only won best picture at the 90th academy awards, but the film also won multiple Oscars for direction, music, and production design. In a cold war time period, the film features a trio of societally oppressed friends, the main protagonist being a mute gi...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: Knowing When to Back Off

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: Knowing When to Back Off

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


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Everyone needs a break from daily stress, and sometimes that requires a moment of solitude. In attempting to make a friend, one must be careful to acknowledge and respect social cues that showcase the desire to be alone. Although some people may truly need the presence of a friend to lift their spiri...

Why I deleted all of my social media accounts

Why I deleted all of my social media accounts

Elizabeth Findley, Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Social media has been one of the single most revolutionary forces within the last decade, vowing to bring people together from all corners of the world and give people the space to share ideas and express their true selves. In the span of 10 years, social media usage in adults rose from just 7 percent to 65 percent- usage in young adults is unsurprisingly even steeper...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: It’s All About Trust

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: It’s All About Trust

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018


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Something most people don’t know about me is that I have a natural inclination to trust anyone and everyone. I have faith in the strangers around me because I believe people are innately good. Following the Parkland Shooting, Lambert administration took certain precautions in an attempt to keep students ...

Should we test on animals for commercial and medical advancements?

Should we test on animals for commercial and medical advancements?

Patrick Bullock, Features Editor

March 1, 2018


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In the United States, various animals are often tested on and used to develop medical treatments, determine the toxicity of medications, check the safety of products that are ultimately destined for human use. There is a large debate regarding the ethicality of the matter; opponents believe that the...

The Prominence of The White Rose

The Prominence of The White Rose

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


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After the Golden Globes, I realized that the repetitive emphasis on social issues had become an overwhelming aspect of any awards show. Due to redundancy used to spread the message, I had felt like the once grand celebration for entertainment is now slightly boring. Going into the Grammys, I was bracing...

Star Wars, more like Star Was

Star Wars, more like Star Was

Thia Haney, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Features, Opinions, Showcase

Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released on December 15, 2017, the day all fans of the series will mark as the worst day of their lives. Overall, the movie consisted of fragmented, undeveloped ideas, resulting in a plot that was hard to follow.   A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…  ...

Child marriage is not just a third-world problem

Child marriage is not just a third-world problem

Emma North, Photography Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The United States typically isn’t the first thing to come to mind when one thinks about child marriage, especially since in most states the legal minimum age to marry is 18, yet between 2000 and 2010 about 248,000 children as young as ten were legally married in the US. Child marriage occurs legal...