The Lambert Post

Interesting Facts about Food

Jamie Chen

March 16, 2020

Often, we eat food without considering what exactly we are eating. However, there is a lot more to that candy or peanut butter you are devouring.  Cochineal, also known by many other names, such as carmine, Natural Red 4, or E120, is a color additive used in many food products. Artificial crab meat, sausage, yogurt, ice cream, gum, and jam are al...

Entomophagy: The Future Of Food?

Entomophagy: The Future Of Food?

Aaron Hsu, News Staff

March 10, 2020

Entomophagy is the practice of eating insects. Some think it’s the future of food and a protein source for a more sustainable future. Insects are already consumed by billions of people worldwide, yet insect-eating is virtually non-existent in the United States, Canada, and several European countries....

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...

Ant Farm

Ant Farm

Madeline Laguaite, Feature Editor

May 6, 2016

Theresa Williams loved bugs. She liked to watch the way they moved, she liked to watch their interaction with other insects, and she liked to watch their tiny eyes blink. Basically, she enjoyed being crouched low to the ground, studying the various bugs that thrived in her cramped backyard. Her moth...