The Lambert Post

Education around the world according to students

Education around the world according to students

Allie Tatoy and Emma North

March 31, 2018

“It was probably like every other school day on this planet. Starts way to early in the morning, ends way too late in the afternoon, and between that you and your friends try to not fall asleep in countless boring classes," says Felix Garcia who went to Berthold-Brecht_Schule in Darmstadt, Germany.

Lambert Linguist: Tips from a Speaker of 15 Languages (Part 1)

Born in southeast Slovakia, Skultety was exposed to multiple languages from a young age. By the time he was 15, he had learned Slovakian, Hungarian, Czech, English, and German to a native level. (Although now, he says he has lost the fully native speech of his English and German after so many years.) For more information, read his blog, Forever A Student.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016

Vladimir Skultety speaks 15 languages. He translates three for a living: English, Slovak, and Mandarin Chinese. Eight of these languages (including the ones he translates) he has learned at a C1-C2 level, the highest grade for fluency according to the Common European Framework of Reference. He is...

Lambert Linguist: Music Videos of Sign Language (Yeah, That’s Right)

Sign language is completely visual. This unique feature enables the language to become perhaps even more expressive than spoken language. It uses words, visual cues, and a

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

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An Oversimplified Retelling of the al Shabab

At the beginning of February, a bomb was detonated in a passenger plane, creating a hole on its side. Authorities were unable to find who was  to blame until the al Shabab claimed responsibility online. The extremists said that it was to wage war on Somali Muslims.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Terrorism is a wide spread phenomenon today, but its major rise did not occur until the birth of the modern military technology. After countries such as the United States mobilized with large forces and weapons such as the atomic bomb, anybody who wanted to confront those countries could no longer do...

Lambert Linguist: Ricardo Arjona (Artist Spotlight)

Arjona took on teaching in rural areas and professional basketball for his national team before settling on music. His music has addressed romance, social issues, and other topics. It has also traveled through pop sounds and a stripped-down acoustic style.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 7, 2016

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Lambert Linguist: iKON (Artist Spotlight)

Each member is between the age of 18 to 22. Most of them have not finished high-school and college. In order to graduate, they took a replacement test for a diploma.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

February 18, 2016

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20 Students Dead (at least): Terrorism in Pakistan

The flag of the Tehrik-i-Taliban flies to unify the members in their goal of imposing upon the world what is right in their own eyes.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

January 28, 2016

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Lambert Linguist: Indila (Artist Spotlight)

Though she has only released one album so far, she has already become a French sensation. Her top single not only made platinum in France but it has topped the charts of other countries. For example, her single remained first in Greece for seven weeks, until it was knocked to second by Pharrell Williams'

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

Artist: Indila Language: French Location: Paris, France https://open.spotify.com/album/1r7XjAgjwlakmXC2GbPXjH Adila Sedraïa was born in Paris, France, but she also rises from a mix of Egyptian, Algerian, Indian, and Cambodian heritage. Naming herself as a "child of the world," she is the face of diversity ...

What Our Muslim Neighbors Probably Think About the Islamic State

The Grande Mosquée de Paris looms over the city, welcoming adherents since 1926.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

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Is Russia too cold for Edward Snowden?

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SungMin Park, Staff Writer

October 26, 2015

After two years in Russia, Edward Snowden wishes to return to the United States. Snowden’s lawyer in Russia, Anatoly Kucherena, stated, “Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the condition that he will be given guarantees on receiving a fair and impartial trial.” But Obama a...

Study Abroad in North Korea? Yes, even for Americans

Located in the capital of North Korea, Kim Il-Sung University is a premier destination for the foreign students.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

October 7, 2015

Two Brown University graduates, Nicholas Young and Matthew Reichel, initiated the Pyongyang Project in 2009. The two have been able to penetrate through the shrouded nation by sending students of post-secondary education to North Korea for study abroad. And yes, it is open to Americans. According to Wor...

Iran Deal secured: how it happened and what it means

Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, and Wendy Sherman join foreign ministers to discuss a dicey topic in the Salle Forum of Lausanne, Switzerland

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

September 18, 2015

On July 14, 2015, seven countries – United States, United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, Germany, and Iran – and the European Union settled the Iran Nuclear Deal. The world only had to w­­­­­­ait for Iran’s approval and Congress’s response. The Obama administration granted the Senate ...