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One Immigrant’s Perspective of America’s Political Atmosphere

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Aniket Adhikari, News Editor

February 6, 2018

The current political atmosphere of the United States is one of dissonance and disconnect between Washington politicians and the general American populous. Major news outlets write opinion pieces slamming congress for being ineffectual, the president for being incompetent, or some combination of both, and the public as a whole seems divided alo...

Trump Twitter turmoil

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Aniket Adhikari, News Editor

December 1, 2017

President Trump is once again under fire for comments and statements released through his Twitter, this time echoing anti-Muslim sentiments. On November 29th, Trump retweeted a series of videos by British Far Right extremist Jayda Fransen that portrayed alleged Muslims in a negative light. The video...

Five Things Friday: from Barcelona to hurricanes

Total solar eclipse over Clemson University. Used with permission from Ethan Santiago.

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

August 25, 2017

08/19/17: An investigation on terror commenced after horrific vehicle attacks  Police have began to investigate suspected terrorism following several consecutive attacks in Spain that occurred on Thursday and Friday. Thursday afternoon, in Barcelona’s Las Ramblas district, a van drove down the...

Do you know the difference between Obama Care and the Affordable Care Act?

Do you know the difference between Obama Care and the Affordable Care Act?

Madeline Parris and Jackson Matray

March 2, 2017

The Lambert Post ventured out into the school to see if students and teachers knew the difference between the Affordable Care Act and Obama Care. Many Longhorns were surprised to learn that there is no difference at all. In fact, they are the same exact thing. This video shows how little or how much...

So, what exactly is an executive order?

While executive orders are the most formal of presidential orders, another form of order is the memorandum. The differences between the two are slim; primarily, executive orders have to state the authority they have to issue said order while memorandums do not.

Elizabeth Findley, Associate Editor

February 16, 2017

The first weeks of Donald Trump presidency have been riddled with controversy largely due to his creation of a multitude of executive orders ranging from the less controversial “Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees”  to those more controversial orders such as the so-called “Muslim...

Student voice: Donald Trump’s executive order on refugees

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Donald Trump speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2011.

Allie Tatoy, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017

Last Friday, President Donald Trump signed an executive action limiting refugees from coming into the US. This action sparked much controversy and many airport protests. The Lambert Post has asked students to voice their opinion on the matter.       “I feel that, for the time being, that it ...

President Obama’s Final Words

Obama makes clear points about the threats to democracy and how we, as a nation, can protect it. Through our unification through understanding and respect, we can make progress and change the world. Some rights reserved, http://bit.ly/2k8z8As

Hannah Kim, Senior Editor

January 12, 2017

The nation watched President Obama deliver his final speech in office in Chicago on Jan. 10. Obama’s speech focused on democracy and the role of Americans. He reminded the audience, both the people present and the viewers, that the government and the future lies in their hands. Change and progre...

Prognostication 2016

The auditorium was decorated with balloons and, later, confetti in line with this year's election. Though the map appears primarily red, the states Hillary won, in blue, had high electoral counts.

Quinn Forney, Features Editor

November 7, 2016

During election years, Lambert’s AP United States History, or APUSH, students participate in a prediction of the presidential election’s results, or a “prognostication”. This event involves a month-long research project, requiring students to examine their assigned state’s demographics, relevan...

Ted Cruz and John Kasich say goodbye to the Presidential race

With Donald Trump's last two competitors out of the Republican race, he is now the only force of the GOP as he drags the Republican population along with him.

Olivia Pastore, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

[<a href="//storify.com/olivpastLHSpost/ted-cruz-says-goodbye-to-the-presidential-race" target="_blank">View the story "Ted Cruz and John Kasich say goodbye to the Presidential race" on Storify</a>]...

Ferguson and its Shiny New Lawsuit

Protesters in multiple locations participated in

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

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 discover a single trace of gunpowder residue. Officer Darren Wilson, the pathologist estimated, the...

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Contributor Evie Lawson has beliefs that she feels a need to share.

Evie Lawson

January 27, 2016

Ah, America. The only place where poverty level income exceeds twenty-thousand bucks, congress must grant your given rights to you, and response to killing is simply to fight fire with fire. In this backwards-upside down country, our moral compass easily contorts to the flow of the crowd, and you might...

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...