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Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

Bulldogs lose a tough one to Henry Clay

January 16, 2019

Dunbar boys’ basketball team lost to Henry Clay with a final score of 66-50. The Bulldogs were going into the game without one of their leading scorers, Jared Gadd. Henry Clay was off to a hot start after winning the tip and going on a 4-0 run. Eventually they settled down and took the lead off a Grayson Shively 3. The Devils ended the first quarter on a 8-0 run making it 10-15 after the first. Henry...

Birdbox: Don’t Open Your Eyes

Birdbox: Don’t Open Your Eyes

January 16, 2019

Released in December of 2018, this Netflix original movie set in post-apocalyptic time has people wondering over what symbolic meanings underlies within the plot. Golden Globe Award-winning actress, Sandra Bullock, stars as the main character, Malorie Hayes, who is paired with 2 unnamed children, Boy and Girl, that venture through the forest and river blindfolded to escape the ‘monster’ that...

My Trip to Disney with Marching Band

My Trip to Disney with Marching Band

January 16, 2019

Over Christmas break,the marching band went to various Disney parks and Universal Studios to march in the “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmas time” parade at Magic Kingdom. Before we left on Friday, we had three practices. During these practices, we practiced the piece “Freedom,” which is what we played during the parade and marching for long periods of time, so we would get a feel for what...

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

New Golden Globes Inspired Trends

January 14, 2019

The Golden Globes Awards is a celebration of the movies and television series that were produced and broke many barriers in 2018. From Black Panther to A Star is Born to Killing Eve, the Golden Globes recognizes brilliant pieces of entertainment and is definitely something to watch, including the pre-show red carpet where celebrities strut their stuff wearing the latest couture fashion. A major ...

Henry Clay takes down Bulldogs at home

Henry Clay takes down Bulldogs at home

January 13, 2019

January 10 marked the first game between Paul Laurence Dunbar and Henry Clay of the 2018-19 season. The game itself started off with multiple scores from Henry Clay who were able to gain a 3-point advantage on Dunbar 5-2. Henry Clay continues leading strong, even going up to 10-4. However, Dunbar was able to turn their fortunes around to score multiple layups, getting a 11-10 advantage by the time...

A Promise for the New Year

A Promise for the New Year

January 8, 2019

New Year's Eve is a day when people all over the world promise to make a change for themselves when welcoming the new year. One of these people, Park Jimin of the popular South Korean boy band BTS, released his first single, "약속," which translates into "Promise." Growing up in the Geumsa-dong district, Busan, South Korea, Jimin fell in love with music and dance. Prior to becoming a trainee, Jimin studied c...

Derrick Rose is a Hero

Derrick Rose is a Hero

January 1, 2019

Athletes are more than amazing players, they are our kids' idols and heroes. Watching them chase their dreams and achieving greatness inspires us to follow our dreams. Athletes show us that you can overcome anything that is in front of you despite the obstacles. 18-year-old Hunter Simmons, who is battling leukemia, got to meet his idol Derrick Rose through "Make A Wish" foundation and it was a special...

PLD in Pictures: Ugly Holiday Sweater Contest

December 19, 2018

Finals week isn't easy for students or teachers, so the Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) committee hosted an ugly holiday sweater contest for faculty and staff on Dec. 19. Students voted on the winners: Social Studies teacher, Mickey Campbell; Science teacher, Christian Clark; English teacher, Michael Mau; and Associate Principal, Tony Blackman. ...

Dunbar Graduate Named SEC Player of the Year

Dunbar Graduate Named SEC Player of the Year

December 19, 2018

This fall has been of the University of Kentucky’s best seasons in history. With every cylinder firing in sync, Kentucky was able to defeat every team in the SEC, only dropping a total of six sets. Believe it or not, Dunbar has had a role in this road to victory. A notable alumnus, Leah Edmond, was a starter for the Wildcats and made great contributions to the team this year. When starting...

The Best Two and a Half Minutes

The Best Two and a Half Minutes

December 19, 2018

All 26 cheerleaders were sitting in a circle with our heads down and squeezing each other’s hands, anxiously waiting to see what place we got. The announcer starts stating the top three teams, starting with the third place winner. They looked at the sheet and said into the microphone “Paul Laurence Dunbar.” We released our hands, looking up at each other. We didn’t say much because the...

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

The Grinch is Coming for Christmas Once Again

December 19, 2018

In November 2018 the remake of the Grinch, a classic Christmas movie, hit theaters. The animated remake follows the same plot line as the two before it. The audience saw the Grinch once again as the crotchety Scrooge-like character that attempted to steal Christmas from Whoville. The cast includes the voices of Benedict Cumberbatch as The Grinch, Kenan Thompson as a new character and friend to Grinch...

Mumford & Sons’ Delta Reflects on Personal Experiences

Mumford & Sons’ Delta Reflects on Personal Experiences

December 18, 2018

Mumford and Sons takes it back to their roots with a twist in their new album Delta. They turn from the alternative rock guitars they played in their previous album Wilder Minds back to the banjos which helped catapult them into becoming a big name in music. However, producer Paul Epworth puts effects on the instrumental giving the album undertones of jazz and even rap. Delta also gives their fans a bet...