Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Annika Koch

Annika Koch, Business Manager

My name is Annika Koch and this is my third year on staff and second year on the Editorial Board. I first joined this program as a member of the photography team and slowly worked my way into other positions. My favorite part of learning so many roles is becoming a well rounded journalist. This year I am the business manager for Lamplighter and I am very excited to see what this position has in store for me. Last year I was awarded best of SNO for my published article on Ban Conversion Therapy Kentucky. This year I hope we grow even more and continue to impress nationally. 

All content by Annika Koch
This piece in the basement of the Hotel Museum was accompanied by a video of a woman singing the Mickey song wearing these shoes and socks.

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August 2, 2021
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August 2, 2021
New Women portrait in the 21C Hotel Museum. Qingsong Wang stages his models to show the lush life of stereotypical Asian women.

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August 2, 2021
Museum label for the photograph New Women in the 21C Hotel Museum.

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August 2, 2021
A painting of Candy Darling by American artist Rebecca Campbell.

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August 2, 2021
The blurb to the left of the painting Candy Darling, tells about the artists muse and goal to address the issue with pharmaceutical and recreational drugs.

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August 2, 2021
A piece of the Sugar Daddy collection by Andy Diaz Hope.

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August 2, 2021
A third of the Sugar Daddy collection, a series of images made up of small pills.

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August 2, 2021
The word drugs across the top of the first piece of Sugar Daddy sets the tone for the rest of the series.

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August 2, 2021
The entire Sugar Daddy series by Andy Diaz Hope made of gelatin capsules.

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August 2, 2021
This emotional canvas by Fahamu Pecou depicts the rejection of the stereotypes of Black men.

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August 2, 2021
This label goes into detail on the artists motivation on making this piece. I am both things, I am everything. I am my trauma and my triumph, Pecou said.

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August 2, 2021
This bronze statue of an African American woman is focused on the natural beauty of her hair.

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August 2, 2021
Kehinda Wiley sculpted this to reference the politicization of black hair.

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August 2, 2021
Barack Obamas portrait is made of hundreds of smaller pictures and news clips about him.

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August 2, 2021
The saturated colors in this piece are to have it mirror something you may see in an advertisement. The artist wanted to show African American women in a relaxed environment.

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August 2, 2021
This piece is an accumulation of several real mugshots of black women morphed into one portrait.

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August 2, 2021
This infant that is painted with logos of large companies is to mock the consumer driven attitude.

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August 2, 2021
A celebration of life service was held for Superintendent Emmanuel Caulk on December 12, 2020. His presence will be missed by all who knew and worked with him.

Farewell Partner

December 12, 2020
Samira Kiessling showing off her Dance Blue tattoo in front of a Mardi Gras backdrop.

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March 11, 2020
The 2020 Dunbar Dance Blue t-shirt design.

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March 11, 2020
A group of Juniors waiting to hear the final total of donations announced.

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March 11, 2020
The back drops designed for each sponsored hour.

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March 11, 2020
Caroline Jaeger and Carolyn Swartzentruber dancing for a cause.

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March 11, 2020
Julia Homan and Emily Szydlik wearing beaded necklaces for the Mardi Gras hour.

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March 11, 2020
A group of friends getting ready to learn a new dance at the top of the hour.

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March 11, 2020
Students enjoying the games and inflatables at Dance Blue.

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March 11, 2020
Nina Daman and Reid Noonan ready for a night of dancing at Dunbars 2020 Dance Blue.

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March 11, 2020
Ella Williams and Claire Abra getting their picture taken at the photo booth.

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March 11, 2020
One of Dunbars Dance Blue coordinators, Senior Nasim Zadeh, dressed up for the event.

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March 11, 2020
The whole cast gathers for the last scene of the play after Olivia Wells (Katherine) and Camille Radhakrishnan (Ellie) get switched back.

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December 20, 2019
Olivia Wells (Katherine) and Camile Radhakrishnan(Ellie) are trying to switch back into their original bodies with the magical hour glass.

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December 20, 2019
Olivia Wells (Katherine) and Darin Hinshaw (Mike) are at the alter getting married.

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December 20, 2019
Savannah Scott and Lola Campbell (ensemble) show off their mirroring dance moves to the students.

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December 20, 2019
At the Hunt - a game created by the students, they have a dance line where people can show off their moves. Eli Brown  (ensemble) shows off his moves here.

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December 20, 2019
Fletcher (Jake Thomas)  is running away from home and is then greeted by Adam (Parker Noe) who helps him realize that the right thing to do is not to run away.

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December 20, 2019
Katherine (Olivia Wells) and Ellie (Camille Radhakrishnan) talking to the police after they lose Fletcher (Jake Thomas).

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December 20, 2019
Adam (Parker Noe) finds out that Ellie (Camille Radhakrishnan) likes him too after bringing Fletcher (Jake Thomas) back home.

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December 20, 2019
Fletcher (Jake Thomas) wants to catch a bus and run away from his family.

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December 20, 2019
Fletcher (Jake Thomas)  is upset because of what his mother is telling him about parenting.

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December 20, 2019
Katherine (Olivia Wells) in Ellies (Camille Radhakrishnan) body trying to figure out how to act around Adam (Parker Noe).

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December 20, 2019
The cast performing Oh Biology.

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December 20, 2019
Katherine (Olivia Wells) in Ellies body (Camille Radhakrishnan) trying to learn the ropes of High School.

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December 20, 2019
Katherine (Olivia Wells) and Mike (Darin Henshaw) practicing their wedding dance and knocking over the cake.

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December 20, 2019
A group dance number at Ellies high school to I got this.

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December 20, 2019
Lead roles, Olivia Wells and Camille Radhakrishan, after switching bodies and trying to figure out how to navigate the day.

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December 20, 2019
Mike (Darin Henshaw) and Fletcher (Jake Thomas) dancing during the finale.

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December 20, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
A Dunbar alum, Leah Edmond, retired her jersey last night.

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October 30, 2019
Junior Varsity and middle school players congratulating their Varsity team.

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October 30, 2019
Both teams congratulate each other on a good game.

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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
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October 30, 2019
Bulldogs celebrate a point against the Bryan Station Defenders.

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October 30, 2019
Lang Leavs debut novel is a underrated book that more teens should read.

A Must Read Debut

August 29, 2019
Lamplighter staff members junior Matthew Nichols and senior Darius Derden.

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April 25, 2019
Olivia Doyle and Kristin Bruins take a quick picture before returning to the dance.

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April 25, 2019
Junior, Maddy Bates dances with her friends.

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April 25, 2019
A couple shows off their matching blue prom gear.

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April 25, 2019
The Thomas brothers pose for a picture on the dance floor.

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April 25, 2019
Luke Thomas takes a group video of al his friends dancing to the music.

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April 25, 2019
Seth and Kalinda share a sweet moment at the beginning of the night.

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April 25, 2019
Jenna McCauley and her boyfriend Niraj Rama dance together.

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April 25, 2019
Aiiden Robinson walking to join the rest of the prom king nominees.

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April 25, 2019
Taylor Colony and Adam Talwalker after being crowned prom king and queen.

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April 25, 2019
English teacher, Mrs. Jones, passes out roses to the 2019 prom court.

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April 25, 2019
Parker Noe, Ethan Carlile, and Elizabeth George, on the dance floor flashing a smile to the camera.

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April 25, 2019
A group of friends pose for a picture while enjoying themselves at prom.

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April 25, 2019
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