The Lambert Post

No country for young pen

Regardless of student journalists' limited rights, they continue to put forth maximum effort, doing their absolute best to become professionals.
May 8, 2017

The argument has been made countless times; the never ending debate: should student journalists be granted freedom of press? Aren't they people too, don't they deserve the same rights as professionals?...

When The Battles of Thames Killed Tecumseh: First and Second Variations

"Last year in AP US History, Mr. Temple required for us to write a creative piece based on the War of 1812. While researching to come up with an idea, an Indian chief named Tecumseh gripped my attention. To make a long story short, he died in action against the Americans and it marked a turning point. Historian Lisa Gilbert has said, "As a result of Tecumseh’s defeat, Natives were never again considered separate and equal partners in international relations." I wrote this poem to remind myself of the Native Americans, who I believe is a neglected people group of our country. I always hear about fighting for the blacks, the women, the LGBT community, and so on. But now I think it is time for us to hear the voice of the original Americans. They are not weaklings awaiting our help, but valuable people who we should listen to. I encourage everybody to become aware of them again, whether it is by Google-ling or by witnessing artistic creations about them like this poem." -SungMin Park
March 16, 2016

The poem is fiction. It comes in two variations and it is written from Tecumseh's point of view. I imagined Tecumseh dying to an American soldier, a soldier who displayed a laughable irony. The irony is...

Ferguson and its Shiny New Lawsuit

Protesters in multiple locations participated in
When the Justice Department decides to sue
February 11, 2016

  The autopsy unveiled a trail of bullet holes. It began from the right hand and led up to the top of the teenager’s head. The pathologist who conducted the autopsy, Dr. Michael Baden, did not...

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