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Lexington Latino Festival Kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

Lexington Latino Festival Kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

September 20, 2018

When I first moved to Lexington, the first thing I noticed that it is really diverse, so as a person of Hispanic descent, my family and I were pleased that Lexington hosts an annual Latino festival at the beginning of the Hispanic Heritage Month. This year, the Latino Festival began and was held at the Fayette County Circuit Court on Sept. 14. The festival is a celebration of the Latin Ameri...

The Death of Mac Miller

The Death of Mac Miller

September 11, 2018

Easy Mac’s fans were confused and appalled on Sept. 7 when news came out that Pittsburgh rap artist, Mac Miller, had passed away. The cause of his death was reported to be an apparent drug overdose. Law enforcement further informed the public that Miller was found Friday afternoon in his bedroom in San Fernando Valley. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Before his death, Miller was in a s...

What’s up With the Footprints?

What’s up With the Footprints?

September 11, 2018

Students in Ms. Jamie Preptit’s Art I one class have created a variety of paper footprints with different drawings and sketches along the 700 hallway. The long line of footprints stretches all the way from the main hallway into the 708 art room. Ms. Preptit has been teaching for 10 years, previously at Bourbon County High School, before coming to Paul Laurence Dunbar this year. Inspired by her high ...

We All Scream for Ice Cream

June 3, 2018

The hot days of summer mean it's time for cool treats. With so many options in Lexington, who has the best ice cream in town? Take a look!

Deeper Meanings in ‘This is America’ Music Video

Deeper Meanings in ‘This is America’ Music Video

May 26, 2018

Donald Glover released a new song and music video, "This Is America", under Childish Gambino on Saturday Night Live in May. The four-minute, single-take video is filled with metaphors about race and gun violence in America. The video received millions of views in the first week and currently has 193 million views. Glover has been quiet about his intention, but the theories about his messages hav...

Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

May 23, 2018

God of War 4 is an open world game full of lore, puzzles, quests, and battles. You play in a world based off of Norse mythology as a fallen Greek god named Kratos, accompanied by his son Atreus. Does that sound complicated? It may at first, but as you get through the game, the plot explains itself a little bit. The whole story is that of development and change. The game pushes that Kratos is not the...

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Releases Season 2

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why Releases Season 2

May 20, 2018

The second season of 13 Reasons Why was released on May 18. This series is based on the book by Jay Asher, and focuses on the aftermath of a teen girl's suicide. Season 1 was comprised of 13 episodes, each one dedicated to a character who received a tape recording explaining his or her contribution to the suicide of Hannah Baker, played by Katherine Langford. Season 2 takes place five months a...

I’ll Be Gone In the Dark

I’ll Be Gone In the Dark

May 17, 2018

A new release by true crime blogger, Michelle McNamara, was published posthumously.

Geek Squad Presents: Rapping with Dr. Seuss

April 26, 2018

WPLD's Geek Squad is at it again. This week Matthew and Clay hit the halls to see who could match a beat while reading Dr. Seuss books. Who knew we had such talent at Dunbar!

My Dear Melancholy Lives Up to its Name

April 5, 2018

The Weeknd is known for slow rhythms and sensual ballads. This album provides more of the usual, yet still remains relevant and non-repetitive. Over the course of six songs, The Weeknd explores his innermost feelings about love and the sorrow that accompanies it, in his surprise album, “My Dear Melancholy.” "Call Out My Name" In the first song on the album, The Weeknd heartbreakingly requests...

Five Seconds of Summer Teases Fans

Five Seconds of Summer Teases Fans

April 3, 2018

It all started on Feb. 15 when the band’s official Twitter posted #5SOS3ISCOMING? and the fandom was sent into a frenzy. No one knew just what this meant, but fans were anxious for whatever was about to come. Followers of 5SOS have been awaiting new music since their last album, "Sounds Good Feels Good," which came out in 2015. They released the date for a new song as Feb. 23, 2018, and fans were...

Panic! at the Disco

Panic! at the Disco

March 31, 2018

Panic! At the Disco just released two new songs, “(F**k a) Silver Lining” and “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” as part of their new album, Pray For the Wicked. Each album they have released has been different from the one before. A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out, their first album, had multiple catchy songs such as “I Write Sins Not Tragedies,” one of their most well-known songs and music v...