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Five Things Friday: from rallies to dinosaurs

Five Things Friday: from rallies to dinosaurs

Berry Choi, Staff Writer
August 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

08/12/17: Violent rally in Charlottesville grabs national attention Early Saturday morning, a violent white supremacists rally in Charlottesville, Virginia erupted, resulting in several injuries and the deaths. Shortly before noon, Governor Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency after state police reporte...

What you need to know about the eclipse

What you need to know about the eclipse

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor
August 18, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

For the first time in 38 years, a total solar eclipse will be crossing the continental United States. People have been flocking to get eclipse-approved glasses, find the best location to watch it, and play “Total Eclipse of the Heart” and "Dark Side of the Moon" when it happens. Occurring on Monda...

Violence erupts after white power rally in Charlottesville

Violence erupts after white power rally in Charlottesville

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor
August 16, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

`America was shocked when, on Saturday, August 12, 2017, a white nationalist rally on the campus of the University of Virginia grew violent when met by counter-protesters. Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, planned the rally for months in response to the removal of a local statue of Robert E. Lee. ...

Broke from college, broke for life

Broke from college, broke for life

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead
May 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

About 68.4 percent of American high school graduates find themselves a part of the new freshmen classes at thousands of colleges and universities across America, which offer enrollment and provide a brand new home. However, after all is said and done, that home is often much too expensive. So, the...

A review of Lambert’s production of Grease

A review of Lambert’s production of Grease

Madeline Parris, Social Media Lead
May 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

This past weekend, the Acting Troupe of Lambert, put on a production of Grease. The show ran from Thursday to Saturday, one each night at 7 and one at 2 on Saturday. The play was directed and choreographed by Carly Ann Berg and Ryan Wason. The play starts out with all the high schoolers returning...

Should college be free?

Should college be free?

Amanda Merritt, Staff Writer
May 10, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Should college be free? The answer is simple, no. My thought process isn’t based solely on the fact that I like to spend money, but also that making something as meaningful as college free would degrade the importance of college, subdue high school importance, and make the college education you receive...

The Atlanta International Night Market: taste the world

The Atlanta International Night Market: taste the world

Mahima Siripurapu, Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Showcase

Gwinnett: the most diverse county in all of Georgia. As of 2015, the county boasted incredible statistics on their demographics, with 42.3% of the population white, 23% black, 12.7% other, and 22% hispanic. This April, Gwinnett County got a chance to celebrate it's multicultural population with the Atlanta International Night Market. The Atlanta Internati...

Active shooter responses; Lambert’s lockdown

Active shooter responses; Lambert’s lockdown

Madeline Parris, Social Media Lead
May 8, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

School shootings have been a recent issue since the start of a zero tolerance to weapons, drugs, and even attitudes that imply terrible actions to come. This zero tolerance policy started with Columbine, an infamous high school shooting in 1999; this event truly opened up the eyes of the public, and...

An open letter to Graduation

An open letter to Graduation

Colin Masterson, Sports Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Dear Graduation, I'll be completely honest, over the course of this my senior year, I never really paid you much attention. However, in the past few weeks, many things have occurred which have forced me to gaze upon your face, which I have come to notice is comprised of equal parts terrifying and...

Saving one life at a time

Saving one life at a time

Christine Park, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The mission of the Thirst Project is to “build a socially-conscious generation of young people who END the global water crisis.” Seth Maxwell, the founder of the Thirst Project, was first exposed to the global water crisis through his friends. Once he heard that people were drinking from swamps,...

The concert in the quarry comes to Forsyth

The concert in the quarry comes to Forsyth

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Staff writer
May 2, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Martin Marietta’s sponsored event "Concert in the Quarry" gives the local Forsyth community  guaranteed access to a night of music, fun and food. The concert's proceedings will be donated to Lambert and South Forsyth High School as the event returns to Suwanee, Georgia on Saturday, May 20th. This uni...

Top advice to underclassmen from Seniors

Top advice to underclassmen from Seniors

Cameron Adamczyk, Staff Writer
May 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, The Red Onion (Lambert's Satirical News)

It’s been a triumphant four years for seniors. When you look around, it is clear that the Class of 2017 dominates the school. The knowledge accumulated over the course of their illustrious high school careers, it is, quite frankly, selfish for us to not share with our predecessors. So, as the underclassmen...