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Fantasy Football Tips: Week Two

Fantasy Football Tips: Week Two

September 15, 2019

Runningbacks Don't start Tevin Coleman got 7.6 points in his team's matchup against Tampa Bay and suffered a high ankle sprain. he is considered to be a game by game decision by the team and is currently listed as out for week 2. Even if this status is to change to a doubtful or a questionable tag a high ankle sprain is a serious injury and it will take a while for him to be back to 100%. If he...

Bulldogs Defeat Generals in Tie Breaking Set

Bulldogs Defeat Generals in Tie Breaking Set

September 14, 2019

On Sept. 12, the first set was taken by storm with the players coming on strong and leading on the scoreboard. Lafayette started to claw back up running their middle hitter, but the Bulldogs kept fighting to win 25-21. It was a tense match. In the second set, both teams battled back and forth. Dunbar libero #3 Caroline Cole was everywhere and seemed to get every ball possible. Lafayette was mainly...

Book Review: Scythe

Book Review: Scythe

September 13, 2019

In the far away future of Scythe, the world has super-advanced technologies. For example, they have self-driving cars, an artificial intelligence named the Thunderhead that has been put in charge to govern humanity, and they have even conquered death. But, even though this seems to be a perfect world, it is not. Because humanity has figured out how to live forever, the population has to be cont...

Gun Sense Group Visits Dunbar Club

Gun Sense Group Visits Dunbar Club

September 13, 2019

On Sept. 4 the Dunbar Young Democrats held their bi-weekly meeting with guest speakers Linsey Sugarman and Kathi Crowe from Moms Demand Action. Moms Demand Action is a non-profit, non-partisan gun safety advocacy organization established after the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012. The organization, which is a part of Everytown for Gun Safety, has nearly six million supporters across the US and a chapter in every state.  The gu...

Dunbar Falls to Tates Creek

Dunbar Falls to Tates Creek

September 12, 2019

The Bulldogs faced the Tates Creek Commodores on Sept. 10. Early in the game, Creek got a quick goal, but the Bulldogs didn’t stop. Dunbar came back and scored off #18 Jed French’s free-kick outside the box which #9 Ben Oser took and scored making the game 1-1. The game at even, the teams started battling. Creek got a goal from a shot outside the 18, making the score 2-1 with the Bulldo...

My Number Neighbor and Me

My Number Neighbor and Me

September 12, 2019

A new trend has sparked interest across many social media platforms: number neighbors. People are blind texting a person whose number is one digit above or below their own cell phone number. For example, if the last digit of a person's cell phone number is 6, they would text numbers ending in either 5 or 7.  Some people are posting the responses they receive, and many are funny and bizarre. I...

My Stick-Shift Story

My Stick-Shift Story

September 12, 2019

I drive a Jeep Wrangler that has a manual transmission in which I literally use a stick to change gears. Most people refer to this as a "stick-shift" and it's astounding how many students have no idea how to drive one. When people discover this about me, there are typically three questions that follow:  “Why do you drive a stick-shift?” “Do you like driving stick-shift?” “Is driving stick-...

Blog: My Weekly ‘What the Heck?’

Blog: My Weekly ‘What the Heck?’

September 12, 2019

The news is everywhere: on our TV’s, our laptops, our computers, our phones. It is one of the most accessible things in our life. The question is how much do we actually read it? And when we do, do we actually enjoy it or do we suffer through the maze of depressing information? It can seem like the newspaper is dripping with stories about fires, shooting, loses in sports games, and dirty poli...

Freshman Lessons from a Senior

Freshman Lessons from a Senior

September 12, 2019

Fumbling around with their schedules in hand and their new backpacks in tow, freshmen are extremely easy to spot. It’s like a new species roaming around in an unfamiliar habitat, trying to adapt but not really sure how.  For the upperclassman, especially seniors like me, this early period is a time to reflect on all of the mistakes we made through our high school year, and the things we wish ...

No Unaccompanied Minors at Games

No Unaccompanied Minors at Games

September 11, 2019

An unexpected incident took place during the fourth quarter of the Bryan Station v. Frederick Douglass football game on Aug. 23. Apparently, “unaccompanied minor students” inaccurately claimed that someone at the stadium had a gun. This false claim caused a panic, so Superintendent Manny Caulk was quick to provide a response. Taking effect on Sept. 6, the following changes were made in order to ...

The Bulldogs Tie 0-0 with Blue Devils

The Bulldogs Tie 0-0 with Blue Devils

September 10, 2019

The Bulldogs played the Henry Clay Devils on Sept. 9. Both teams had high expectations for this game and were expecting solid competition, but it ended without scores from either team. From the beginning, with Dunbar starting in possession, they played an offensive first half, taking multiple shots on goal, although none were successful.  Dunbar had a good look at a goal off a free kick by #19 Olivia B...

Teacher, Students Disappointed by Changes to AP World History

Teacher, Students Disappointed by Changes to AP World History

September 9, 2019

For years, students have struggled their way through social studies teacher Mrs. Michelle Williams' notoriously difficult AP World History class while learning about everything from farming to the fall of the Soviet Union in under 180 days. But change has come to this long-standing subject: AP World History is no longer covering the history of, well, the world. Instead, the College Board (which...