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Why Midterms Should Not Exist

Emily Weimer, News Staff

December 16, 2019

The week of anxiety-ridden insanity stemming from seven soul-crushing tests- also known as midterm week for high school students- should not exist.  Midterms are about memorization The school system is severely negligent as it promotes the belief that students can accurately display their intelligence...

Die Hard: The Perfect Christmas Movie

Die Hard: The Perfect Christmas Movie

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

December 13, 2019

When Christmastime rolls around, all of us commence our yuletide routine. We play the classic carols, light the fireplace, pour the hot chocolate, and of course, we all gather to watch our favorite Christmas movies. We all know the ones: Home Alone, A Christmas Story, Elf, It’s a Wonderful Life, among ...

Timeless Christmas Songs

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

December 11, 2019

From late-November and onwards, Christmas songs become unavoidable. You’ll hear them at any party, while shopping, and especially when you turn on a TV or radio. When it comes to making your own Christmas playlist, you’ll probably want festive favorites: Wham!, Mariah, Michael Buble, etc. Lambert stu...

Are Our Schools Safe?

Jimena Ruano, News Staff

December 6, 2019

Teachers and students have a type of relationship that requires having respect towards one another, but sometimes the respect between them disappears and, suddenly, the environment can become hostile and unsafe.    Adolescents have a tendency of being “over the top”, but when they decide to t...

McGregor vs Cerrone: The Perfect Fight at the Perfect Time

McGregor vs Cerrone: The Perfect Fight at the Perfect Time

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

December 5, 2019

Very recently, an announcement has been made that may very well be a dream-come-true for MMA fans. Former UFC Two-Division Champion, Conor McGregor, is finally making his return to the octagon, and his opponent couldn’t have been a better pick: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. From the UFC’s perspective, t...

Google Docs vs. Microsoft Word

Greg Chapman, Sports and Entertainment Staff

December 5, 2019

In recent years, Microsoft Word and Google Docs have been inaudibly waging war for the title of the best word processor. While most of us have been using Word for decades to draft everything from school essays to resumes to relevant work documents, the Google Docs web-based platform is a total game-change...

Bugs: Where are their Animal Rights?

Bugs: Where are their Animal Rights?

Aaron Hsu, News Section Editor

November 22, 2019

A lot of insects and arachnids often get a bad rep and are subsequently squashed, but do they deserve this? Most of these fears towards these animals stem from urban legends or their strange alien-like looks, but the overwhelming majority of them are harmless, or even beneficial to humans. We should...

Cool or Not Cool

Livi Wold and Abby Settipani

November 18, 2019

Twenty students were interviewed to determine which celebrities and influencers are still believed to be cool and which are now considered to be “canceled.” When one is canceled, most commonly celebrities, they can lose millions of fans within minutes of saying something that fans do not agree with...

Interviewing Students About Their Favorite Bands

Interviewing Students About Their Favorite Bands

Varun Joshi and Chaney Duskin, Editor-in-Chief and Sports and Entertainment Editor

November 15, 2019

Yesterday, two members of The Lambert Post went around and asked students what they thought about ten popular bands. The bands we asked about were My Chemical Romance, Panic! At the Disco, The Beatles, 5 Seconds of Summer, Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Nirvana, Gwen Stefani, and Metallica. My Ch...

High School Combat Sports: The Main Event We Never Knew We Wanted

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

November 12, 2019

If there is one high school value that is held up to equal, if not, higher standards than its academics, it would be its athletics programs. High schools all over the United States pride themselves in their sports teams, treating its star athletes like celebrities. Here at Lambert High School, the ent...

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...