The Lambert Post

Your GPA isn’t a PSA

Prateek Yadav, Opinion Staff

November 8, 2019

Students today are increasingly vocal about their personal grades, which is, in my opinion, an underlying issue in school society.   To begin with, sharing grades has never been particularly encouraged by anyone. In fact, most teachers urge that students keep their grades to themselves. To an extent...

The Joker Controversy: A Classic Case of Backwards Media

Andrew Gu, Opinion Editor

October 30, 2019

There has been a lot of heated discussions that have taken place over 2019’s Joker film, with many claiming that its existence poses a terrible danger to society and will inspire violent acts to take place. Not only are these claims misinformed and ignorant, but they also end up reflecting the ugly...

Mental Health Matters

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

October 29, 2019

Driven by high rates of youth suicide and depression, some states are now providing the legal backing for students to take a “mental health day”. Kids and teens are constantly growing, learning, and figuring out how to navigate the world. Add on the fact that many kids are dealing with anxiety ...

Why We Are Not Our Best Selves

Why We Are Not Our Best Selves

Varun Joshi, Editor-in-Chief

October 23, 2019

There is a pervasive force that surges throughout our lives, controlling nearly all aspects of it, whether we realize it or not. The force that stops you from putting your hand in fire, jumping on shards of glass, or doing any other dangerous activity. But not only does this force stop you from doing ...

Shakespeare: The Most Loved and Hated Writer in History

Andrew Gu, Opinion Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2019

Everyone has experienced or at least heard of, the works of William Shakespeare during their lifetime, even 403 years after his death. One cannot avoid his profound influence on literature, and many of his plays' messages still hold up today. However, one cannot deny that a significant amount of his...

Joker Review: Put On A Happy Face

Joker Review: Put On A Happy Face

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

October 14, 2019

Send in the clowns, for Gotham's iconic villain, has made his origin story debut in all of its haunting, masterful beauty. Given the dark nature of the character, this movie is unapologetic in its telling of the Joker's tragic, yet intriguing upbringing, and there is a lot to praise here. All of the ...

‘Ad Astra’ Movie Review: An Unforgettable Interstellar Odyssey

Andrew Gu, Opinion Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2019

After watching James Gray's latest film, Ad Astra, he most certainly did not disappoint. With gorgeous visuals, powerful performances, and thoughtful messages to remember it by, this film offers a unique and original experience that is hard to come by nowadays. Like driving through a decorated neighb...

Enema of the State is the Best Album of All Time

Varun Joshi, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

Released in 1999, Enema of the State by blink-182 is the single greatest album of all-time. Blink-182 is one of the most influential bands in music history; there is no doubt about this. Nearly every contemporary punk band (Green Day, Panic! at the Disco, Fall Out Boy, etc.) has cited both the band and th...

How does Sigma add up with LHS Overwatch Players?

How does Sigma add up with LHS Overwatch Players?

September 20, 2019

The popular first person shooter Overwatch received a new addition to its diverse roster of playable characters on August 14th: Sigma, an eccentric astrophysicist who is sure to twist up the metagame. I went and asked the Overwatch players at Lambert about their opinions on the character.   ...

Hiding Behind the Screen

Hiding Behind the Screen

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

September 17, 2019

Cyberbullying is a real problem in today’s society and is just as bad as being bullied face-to-face. It can include spreading rumors, verbal harassment, trickery, impersonation, or exclusion from group activities. Although bullying has been around for plenty of years, I believe cyberbullying has been...

Hollywood Today: The Dying Art of Storytelling

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

September 10, 2019

When taking a look at some of the popular movies made over the course of the last 10 years, the oversaturation of low-effort sequels, reboots, remakes, and franchises all point to a serious problem in today’s film industry: it’s getting lazy. As an effort to restore Hollywood to its former glory, ...

Clubs of Lambert: Deliverance from Indifference

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

September 6, 2019

In my opinion, the amount of attention that the clubs get here at Lambert is showing a significant bias towards big organizational ones; there needs to be a more equal sharing of opportunity for every club that Lambert offers in order to help foster club community growth and creativity for years to com...