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A cup of nihilism #16

A cup of nihilism #16

Ann Ding, Resident Artist

January 20, 2018

Older generations seem to really enjoy ruining the housing economy and inflating education costs, so why can't later generations enjoy a little industry killing as well?

The possible reality of free or reduced college tuition in America

There have been a few student-led protests against high tuition costs, which has contributed to the national debate on this issue.

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

Photo by Owen Blacker, published on September 25, 2005, Some Rights Reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/, original link to work: http://bit.ly/2qBboHB

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...

Should college be free?

The banners are displayed in the counselors office to show some college options for students.

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...

Student Loans: A Lack of Knowledge

FAFSA, a place to apply for student loans, confuses senior.

Ansley Mitchell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Full-time student workers

(From left to right)
Collin Burt (senior) and Max Kimble (junior) , both full time students at Lambert, smile at the camera during their short break off at Steak 'n Shake.

Kelly Yoon, Social Media Lead

December 1, 2016

Most students (primarily juniors and seniors) at Lambert High start driving at the age of 16 to school, work, and really just anywhere. As they start driving along the road, most head off to their first jobs. As the upperclassmen grow into adulthood, they find themselves with a new problem: insufficient...

Pipeline break causes gas drought in southern states

Many gas stations in Forsyth County were overflowing on Saturday and Sunday as people were trying to fill up their tanks before there was no more gas left. Many customers experienced a raise in gas prices and, in some cases, there being no more gas left to purchase.

Elizabeth Findley, Associate Editor

September 19, 2016

There has been a mass drought in gas due to a pipeline break in Alabama, causing panic throughout many Southern states. The broken pipeline experienced a leak of over 250,000 gallons of fuel. Residents of Georgia have experienced inflated gas prices and, at many gas stations, a complete lack of fuel....

Minimum wage needs a raise

Americans working minimum wage are forced into practically impossible budgets.

Quinn Forney, Online Editor

February 2, 2016

$5.15. That’s the minimum wage in Georgia, at least for those who aren’t protected under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This minimum wage is the lowest in the continental United States of America, tied with Wyoming. Those protected by the FLSA fall under: “A covered enterpris...