The Lambert Post

Five Things Friday: from the Golden Globes to “White Racism”

Photo by Harper Ganesvoort , link to original work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/harper_ganesvoort/39595427021/in/photolist-23jUUYe-FdUfxs-FdUiQQ-X3UUdV-F1ADww-F1AENj-Ay47ZZ-AAmPn8-AeZpty-AAmP4n-Bc2teX-B9HF2d-HnJSKn , link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/legalcode , This year's Golden Globes was fueled by the Time's Up, a movement against sexual harassment and empowering women.

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

01/07/18: 75th Annual Golden Globes The 75th annual Golden Globes, hosted by Seth Meyers at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, was held Sunday evening. The Golden Globes were the first major awards ceremony to be held since the sexual harassment accusations against Harvey Weinstein and several other notable n...

Violence erupts after white power rally in Charlottesville

Photo by Rex Hammock, published on March 21, 2008, Some rights reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/, original link to work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rexblog/2350666104/in/photolist-4zHM8W-6gU42Y-52wxaN-c4XiSh-6otu8-e6L47e-51oyCc-4zDvoX-nqegmH-4zHMcs-6gU2LU-9xwQEZ-6gPQnt-8BbdiR-8gUqgG-pxSgZf-6e71sV-55A53c-NqbKp-9sxtRx-NpFx7-bpex3T-STqRYD-6ebaP9-6ebaWs-4zDvkK-6ebaRm-Nq4Ur-6otAv-384Mb5-VW9F5S-6ebb1L-aAMVAG-55EQcd-6e71rc-hGbY6p-e6RGbQ-J7fyS7-jZTwf-e6RGp3-e6L3Kk-8gYDbE-55zYrn-8BbdiF-aAKbiH-ncovzT-e6RGqs-6gPNrZ-e6L3ZF-4P3csY

The rally was held at the University of Virginia, where officials had planned to take down a Robert E. Lee statue.

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor

August 16, 2017

`America was shocked when, on Saturday, August 12, 2017, a white nationalist rally on the campus of the University of Virginia grew violent when met by counter-protesters. Rally organizer, Jason Kessler, planned the rally for months in response to the removal of a local statue of Robert E. Lee. ...

Living as an Asian-American in a “gun-happy” society

Used with permission from Tyler Ray and Mahima Siripurapu

Mahima Siripurapu, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2017

In the midst of my errands on the unusually warm February afternoon, I found myself walking out of Walmart feeling uncomfortably sweaty in my over-sized "USA" sweatshirt and shorts. In an attempt to get to my car as quickly as possible, I balanced the large trifold board and a gallon 2% milk in my arms,...

Racism in Hollywood Still Exists?

Racism in Hollywood Still Exists?

Nethra Pillai, Online Editor

October 28, 2016

After many Disney fans heard circulating rumors of a ‘whitewashed’ cast for the live-action remake of Mulan, a social media storm ensued. Recently, the petition calling for casting those of Asian descent of Mulan reached its goal of 90,000 signatures. Was the immediate reaction to the rumors questionable...

Zootopia review: Disney impresses yet again with socially conscious, animated hit

Zootopia provides all of the usual Disney charm, but with a surprising message that has many people talking.

Jordan Meaker, Editor-in-Chief

March 14, 2016

Entering the theater to view Zootopia on Sunday, I knew next to nothing about Disney's newest animated flick, except for that Jason Bateman was in it and it received impressively high ratings on IMDB (8.4 out of 10, the same score as movies like The Dark Knight Rises and Citizen Kane, for comparison...

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...

Rudolph is sexist and racist: ruining your childhood one cold hard truth at a time

Rudolph and his elf friend Hermey discuss their marginalization and the discrimination they face.

Jordan Meaker, Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2015

You know Dasher, and Dancer, and Prancer, and Vixen, Comet, and Cupid, and Donner, and Blitzen. But can you recall… their blatant sexism and racism? That’s right folks. Fasten your seatbelts, as I take you on a journey through the derogatory comments and all-around toxic messages taught by the...