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Syrian forces celebrate the liberation of Raqqa from ISIS control. Credit: Erik De Castro/Reuters, published on October 17, 2017, link to original https://media.pri.org/s3fs-public/styles/story_main/public/story/images/RTS1GUES.jpg?itok=w-7gAkg1

Is this the end of ISIS?

Josh DeRoche, Staff Writer March 22, 2018

Under the Trump administration, America has seen major improvements in the fight against ISIS. In Trump’s first 11 months as president, ISIS lost 18 percent more of its territory compared to the amount...

Photo by Penn State , published January 30, 2015 , link to original work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/pennstatelive/16216912657/in/photolist-qH2V9n-qdJXHU-8q9kJt-7zdjsw-bnSDUP-JvnGQz-4yUWDC-7E4Byy-qJnX2F-6ZHSYK-fAk3Dq-6YfwDo-5fTXpk-Pen6Y-okD3sE-ooPVD7-boJHkD-a7jvgQ-ohoqab-gfqStQ-m9aSoo-VzPVws-YVNK7y-hY2ub-5rN6LE-ekQWVP-4yQjVB-fqQUAB-fpvZJN-bowspW-ogqFXU-fyXgwi-9TkX2a-fzczxq-Sq1ZFw-qkMKLn-8zZAPM-TsC7Sd-fkRZTK-aEfUc3-xGQv1e-23So6oc-J5Kup-TGyaRg-5J1Tdy-odPk8r-crsBmh-eekAAW-5ggXXF-9P19p6/ , link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/legalcode , A multitude of different flags on display, representing the large cultural diversity found in the United States.

One Immigrant’s Perspective of America’s Political Atmosphere

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...

Photo by Frank van Leersum , Taken October 28, 2009 , Link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode , Link to original work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/frankvanleersum/4212500317/in/photolist-7qfazP-dcx3S7-dCnsU2-jKvLGm-dCnsRP-gTym8G-dCnt3g-gTybsh-gTyEBU-4gia8f-gTyvmb-gTxYf2-gTyPAL-3G97N8-kJGUJi-BVMyqe-gTwJeM-4EEPX-gTwuSh-gTywij-gTyYhy-gTzK4r-gTyBEb-9345aZ-gTvZd9-gTz3em-gTzagr-gTy2K9-dCnsKD-gTy7ZC-gTwMuK-gTyuzP-gTx3Kr-gTyRVf-gTxDho-6Fqkkh-TkBCrL-dH1qLR-9FHjH-gTy6p1-gTz1Ay-gTx2pj-gTw6XE-dCsTwq-gTyMoj-gTyZwu-gTzbC4-T3b9CG-gTy46W-gTysa8 , Muslim woman sits alone on a bench She represents one of the billions of peaceful Muslims in the world.

Trump Twitter turmoil

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...

Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour will give millions of Americans the opportunity to rise out of poverty and into financial security.

Why increasing minimum wage is the best thing for American families

Justin Gibbs-Poe, Opinions Editor October 19, 2017

The federal minimum wage is defined as the lowest amount of compensation that an employer can legally provide to their workers. In terms of the amount of low skilled workers around the country, the amount...

Photo by John P. St. John, published March 22, 2012, Some rights reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/legalcode , Original ink of work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jpstjohn/6902290258/in/photolist-bvW3qs-Urq8RY-dapzN9-9uccKK-p2MPpS-t3GS54-cGJxEq-cGb8do-tH1okQ-zgQVmK-doHDow-apErsa-dac1YZ-UUP8TJ-dLmqg7-oKgqW-ajcZYg-Ug1aPu-XqKK6T-5kNb6X-XgPjqE-pKc3Ya-fPrcZp-qH4Rab-fcp1uw-sDiZrb-fQiEJ6-XrxzvF-fDhC8W-amjBTP-p9DmC3-pkZ1zF-amjCZe-amnrfq-6Woxhx-8AmAVQ-amnq2d-Y13ii5-T22kv9-ajfN9u-g47amS-abs3aD-ajd1HF-p5Q6gb-p8JTD7-n2Cg6-paw3ed-M4cK3u-p3dcSZ-fc9JqH , The 9/11 Memeorial South Pool where the South Tower once stood.

Five Things Friday: From Irma to Freeman High School

Berry Choi, Staff Writer September 15, 2017

09/09/17: Hurricane Irma devastates Cuba and Florida Hurricane Irma devastated Cuba after arriving late Friday evening as a Category 5 hurricane, leaving more than 100 families without a home. Over...

Photo by Gary J. Wood, published March 30, 2016, Some rights reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode, Original link of work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/garyjwood/26235194532/in/photolist-FYjejd-6kmmxH-dFcrce-7VmbZS-9PXUwg-oRTGvo-exxpYx-fmM9Ma-7VnWUy-oBqGbC-oATq54-8F1T1T-7TETJd-9PY2Bg-7TESvJ-7UwLem-7UwK3E-7Utx7K-7TEV7W-7Utrcx-7TEUxA-7UtzaM-p1bz7Q-7P1zWT-7TEVj7-7UsNiz-7P1xPV-7TBENa-7TBEqe-7Uwoqs-7TBEia-7TEVsQ-7UwE7A-7TBExz-sqQ5w-7TBFiF-7P5vFE-7UtaUx-7TEVAm-7P5ynE-7UsPrP-7UtHFp-7UsQZz-7Uvqtu-7Uw1QS-7Uszyc-7UsejT-6kmkSR-6kmiGZ-6kquW9, Ireland’s Katla Volcano in the distance.

Five Things Friday: From volcanoes to solar flares

Berry Choi, Staff Writer September 8, 2017

09/02/17: Icelanders brace for volcanic eruption As September and October approach, the people of Katla, Iceland prepare for the possibility of volcanic eruptions from Katla Volcano. Although the last...

An immigrants perspective of the United States, a land of prosperity and possibility

A “Dreamer’s” nightmare

Aniket Adhikari, News Editor September 4, 2017

For most “Dreamers,” children who have illegally immigrated to the United States and been offered amnesty through Former President Barrack Obama’s immigration programs, the next few weeks will be...

Following Obamas presidency we have finally began to do our part in preserving the environment, unfortunately, all of that has halted coinciding with  President Trumps election.

Trump’s Environmental Regression

Cayla Vanderzanden, Opinion Editor April 25, 2017

A hoax. President Donald Trump once called climate change a hoax fashioned by China, tweeting “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive”....

Senator John McCain speaks about President Trumps inaction in Syria previous to missile strike.




Photo by Olivia Beavers, published on April 4, 2017, Some rights reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/, original link to work: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hinkelstone/33024557263/in/photolist-Sjgujk-fDVnTg-fDVnGH-fDVnPk-fEcYem-Q6KAzo-Qv5NUE-wHAt9D-DFMpGS-fEcXTY-fEcY33-fEcXWm-fEcXQ1-fDVnng-oPq8q4-T41z8h-xCa2E7-xF5R6X-xF6mL8-xnXTB2-xDD42j-xnRYk3-xC9XqW-xEtsmH-wHASdz-xnYpnV-wHAHBr-xnRWxL-xF6kD8-xC9LC3-xnYrd8-xEt2cp-xnY4jZ-xF69Xt-wHAzar-wHAGWZ-xDCDdC-xDD88f-xnS1AW-xDD2jS-xDCSH3-xnXYwc-wHAL64-xC9sAb-wHs8M9-wHAxMB-xC9YpE-xnXWQ6-xnRJ9Y-xF6gT2

President Trump carries out missile strike in Syria

Allie Tatoy, Staff Writer April 14, 2017

Last Thursday, President Trump carried out a missile strike in response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack that killed more than 80 civilians.  The military action is a retaliation to...

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...

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.

So, what exactly is an executive order?

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...

Photo by Gage Skidmore, published February 10, 2011, Some rights reserved, link to license: http://bit.ly/1dsePQq , original link to work: http://bit.ly/2lXB2ki

A closer look at Trump’s travel ban

Nethra Pillai, Online Editor February 13, 2017

On January 27, Trump signed an executive order called, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which barred citizens from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria,...

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