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

Dylan Stern, Resident Cartoonist

Hi! I’m a senior and this is my second year as a cartoonist for lamplighter. I love all kinds of art, but my favorite medium is ink. I’m excited to tell more stories this year and learn to be more informative in my work!

All content by Dylan Stern
Fayette County Public Schools renews contract with Social Sentinel to monitor the social media sites of students.

Protection Over Privacy?

August 2, 2021

Fayette County Public Schools renews contract with Social Sentinel to monitor the social media sites of students.

Democratic hopeful Charles Booker begins his exploratory committee in the hopes of creating a candidacy for the 2022 U.S. Senate race.

Charles Booker Launches His Exploratory Committee

May 17, 2021

Democratic hopeful Charles Booker begins his exploratory committee in the hopes of creating a candidacy for the 2022 U.S. Senate race.

Social media can cause more harm than good for teenagers when it becomes an addiction.

The Long-Term Effects of Social Media on Teens

May 16, 2021

Social media can cause more harm than good for teenagers when it becomes an addiction.

Last year, Floyds murder sparked hundreds of Black Lives Matter protests across the country.

Derek Chauvin Conviction Brings Hope For Accountability

May 3, 2021

Last year, Floyd's murder sparked hundreds of Black Lives Matter protests across the country.

For many students, online exams are easier than traditional pen-and-paper ones because they can use online resources.

COVID-19 Affects Final Exams

December 11, 2020

For many students, online exams are easier than traditional pen-and-paper ones because they can use online resources.

Leaving candy in a bowl for trick-or-treaters is safer than passing it out in-person.

Corona-Proof Ways to Enjoy Halloween

October 31, 2020

Leaving candy in a bowl for trick-or-treaters is safer than passing it out in-person.

Some studies link social isolation with reduced cognitive function, leading teachers and mental health professionals to worry about the affects of COVID-19 quarantines on students emotional and mental wellness.

Mental Health Looks Different in Online School

November 6, 2020

Some studies link social isolation with reduced cognitive function, leading teachers and mental health professionals to worry about the affects of COVID-19 quarantines on students' emotional and mental...

Although its often used as a joke, OCD is a serious disorder that impacts many peoples lives.

Why Saying “I’m So OCD” is Problematic

October 19, 2020

Although it's often used as a joke, OCD is a serious disorder that impacts many people's lives.

Staff artist Dylan Stern explains how to register to vote and cast a ballot in this years elections.

Students’ Guide to Voting in 2020

October 2, 2020

Staff artist Dylan Stern explains how to register to vote and cast a ballot in this year's elections.

Protective equipment like gloves, masks, and shields is part of the standard outfit for many new teenage workers.

Teens Still Working During COVID-19

October 8, 2020

Protective equipment like gloves, masks, and shields is part of the standard outfit for many new teenage workers.

WPLD Sept. 23 Broadcast

September 23, 2020

This week, we discuss club and school announcements along with a short message about Ruth Bader Ginsburg.   Music | Sappheiros - Lights fanlink.to/QY3

Our Quaranfavorite Songs

Our Quaranfavorite Songs

September 22, 2020

Virtual learning and Zoom classes are in full swing. Check out our tips on the topic!

A Virtual Learning Handbook

September 27, 2020

Virtual learning and Zoom classes are in full swing. Check out our tips on the topic!

Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived long enough to teach the current generations how to raise the next. In her famous words, “Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation.” Rest in peace, RBG. We’ll keep fighting in the meantime.

May Her Memory Be a Blessing

September 19, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg lived long enough to teach the current generations how to raise the next. In her famous words, “Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility...

Many fans of the Netflix thriller believe that the main character is sexy, but are looks everything?

The Inexplicable Lure of Joe Goldberg

February 12, 2020

Many fans of the Netflix thriller believe that the main character is sexy, but are looks everything?

PLD Organ Donation Drive

October 31, 2019

Dunbar has been promoting organ donation through a drive and teaching students what it means to be a donor. Advertising and opening registration in the cafeteria, we have been talking face to face with...

The Glitter Mystery

The Glitter Mystery

October 23, 2019

 A mystery industry in the United States is putting a lot of glitter in their products--and they don’t want you to know about it. A little under a year ago, the New York Times published an article...

The Importance of Taking Art Classes

The Importance of Taking Art Classes

October 15, 2019

As students at Dunbar know, you need at least one art or humanity credit in order to graduate. To some, this requirement can seem trivial and it might raise questions like “Aren’t my common core classes...

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