The Lambert Post

High School Combat Sports: The Main Event We Never Knew We Wanted

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

November 12, 2019

If there is one high school value that is held up to equal, if not, higher standards than its academics, it would be its athletics programs. High schools all over the United States pride themselves in their sports teams, treating its star athletes like celebrities. Here at Lambert High School, the ent...

Your GPA isn’t a PSA

Prateek Yadav, Opinion Staff

November 8, 2019

Students today are increasingly vocal about their personal grades, which is, in my opinion, an underlying issue in school society.   To begin with, sharing grades has never been particularly encouraged by anyone. In fact, most teachers urge that students keep their grades to themselves. To an extent...

Mental Health Matters

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

October 29, 2019

Driven by high rates of youth suicide and depression, some states are now providing the legal backing for students to take a “mental health day”. Kids and teens are constantly growing, learning, and figuring out how to navigate the world. Add on the fact that many kids are dealing with anxiety ...

Shakespeare: The Most Loved and Hated Writer in History

Andrew Gu, Opinion Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2019

Everyone has experienced or at least heard of, the works of William Shakespeare during their lifetime, even 403 years after his death. One cannot avoid his profound influence on literature, and many of his plays' messages still hold up today. However, one cannot deny that a significant amount of his...

Joker Review: Put On A Happy Face

Joker Review: Put On A Happy Face

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

October 14, 2019

Send in the clowns, for Gotham's iconic villain, has made his origin story debut in all of its haunting, masterful beauty. Given the dark nature of the character, this movie is unapologetic in its telling of the Joker's tragic, yet intriguing upbringing, and there is a lot to praise here. All of the ...

Enema of the State is the Best Album of All Time

Varun Joshi, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

Released in 1999, Enema of the State by blink-182 is the single greatest album of all-time. Blink-182 is one of the most influential bands in music history; there is no doubt about this. Nearly every contemporary punk band (Green Day, Panic! at the Disco, Fall Out Boy, etc.) has cited both the band and th...

How does Sigma add up with LHS Overwatch Players?

How does Sigma add up with LHS Overwatch Players?

September 20, 2019

The popular first person shooter Overwatch received a new addition to its diverse roster of playable characters on August 14th: Sigma, an eccentric astrophysicist who is sure to twist up the metagame. I went and asked the Overwatch players at Lambert about their opinions on the character.   ...

Hiding Behind the Screen

Hiding Behind the Screen

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

September 17, 2019

Cyberbullying is a real problem in today’s society and is just as bad as being bullied face-to-face. It can include spreading rumors, verbal harassment, trickery, impersonation, or exclusion from group activities. Although bullying has been around for plenty of years, I believe cyberbullying has been...

Hollywood Today: The Dying Art of Storytelling

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

September 10, 2019

When taking a look at some of the popular movies made over the course of the last 10 years, the oversaturation of low-effort sequels, reboots, remakes, and franchises all point to a serious problem in today’s film industry: it’s getting lazy. As an effort to restore Hollywood to its former glory, ...

Clubs of Lambert: Deliverance from Indifference

Andrew Gu, Opinion Section Editor

September 6, 2019

In my opinion, the amount of attention that the clubs get here at Lambert is showing a significant bias towards big organizational ones; there needs to be a more equal sharing of opportunity for every club that Lambert offers in order to help foster club community growth and creativity for years to com...

Dancing with Diversity

Maha Siripurapu, Opinion Staff

September 6, 2019

The Lambert Dance Company is a well-known club that is supervised by teachers, and provides the audience with entertainment from various types of dances like Tap, K-pop, Bollywood, Traditional, and Lyrical. The Lambert Dance Company has a significant amount of diversity which is beneficial towards the ...

All Drugs Should be Legal

Varun Joshi, Editor-In-Chief

September 3, 2019

If all drugs were legal, we would see lower rates of overdoses, less addictions, and less government money wasted. The current fight against drugs has had a substantial economic cost on America and continues to do so while having very little impact on the illegal drug industry (NBCnews). The problem...