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Farewell, High School

Farewell, High School

Cayla Vanderzanden, Senior Editor

May 3, 2018

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...

The possible reality of free or reduced college tuition in America

The possible reality of free or reduced college tuition in America

Quinn Forney, Features Editor

May 19, 2017

Since the late 80s, college tuition prices at public four-year colleges have risen at about 3.8% annually, and 3% at two-year colleges. The rising prices of tuition have prompted a national debate to address them, which primarily centers around the proposal of “free college”. Throughout the 2016 pre...

Costs of College from Five Countries Around the World

Costs of College from Five Countries Around the World

May 19, 2017

Over the past several years, the prospect of going to college in order to hold a stable job has increased. According to the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the immediate college enrollment rate has grown from 51% in 1975 to 69% in 2015.  With more students attending college, and some...

Broke from college, broke for life

Broke from college, broke for life

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead

May 12, 2017

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...

Should college be free?

Should college be free?

Amanda Merritt, Staff Writer

May 10, 2017

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...

Loans designed to fail?

Loans designed to fail?

Eric Kim, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017

College is coming up for our seniors and money is most people's main concern– and for a lot of people, it is the deciding factor. About 44.2 million people are in debt from student loans right now and many are probably regretting taking these massive loans.  The current amount of student loans is $1...

Student Loans: A Lack of Knowledge

Student Loans: A Lack of Knowledge

Ansley Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Going to college: Around or Away

Going to college: Around or Away

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead

March 21, 2017

The college application season is finally over for the seniors of class of 2017. They have made their own decisions in listing their schools, writing essays, submitting their test scores, and stressing out on behalf of getting accepted or declined. As the students start to seriously consider academic ...

ACT finds more spent on tutoring, the better the scores

ACT finds more spent on tutoring, the better the scores

Cameron Adamczyk, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

The ACT announced that, along with partner study schools, the most successful students usually pay from $300 to $500 for extra tutoring. While most people find the fees for taking the actual test to be expensive enough as it is, ACT representatives swear the extra money goes a long way. “The more...

Lambert senior athletes share commitment stories

Lambert senior athletes share commitment stories

Amanda Merritt, Staff Writer

January 15, 2017

Lambert High School has a wide variety of talented students, a fraction of them being affiliated with sports. Out of those athletically-talented students, many have had the honor of receiving college offers and committing to play their sport after high school, such as Jaryd Jean-Felix, Morgan Berman,...

Class of 2017 signing day

Class of 2017 signing day

Amanda Merritt, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016

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Why Generation Z needs more Z’s and less stress

Why Generation Z needs more Z’s and less stress

Jordan Meaker, Editor-in-Chief

April 29, 2016

For years, teenagers have been depicted as the laziest, most apathetic cohort of society, easy punch lines for any stand-up comedian’s routine. Watch any teen movie from the 90’s or early 2000’s, and you’ll no doubt observe the “lazy teenager” trope in all its exaggerated glory. Exasperated...