Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

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Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Illuminating the News for the Students by the Students

Lamplighter Media Productions

Emma Poynter

Emma Poynter, Staff Reporter

My name is Emma Poynter. I am a junior at Dunbar and this is my first year as a Staff Reporter at lamplighter. I joined the program to learn more about article writing and video editing. My goal this year is to find a role that I enjoy and continue to grow as a student and staff member.

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The Shadow and Bone series by Leigh Bardugo is available in the PLD library.

The Shadow and Bone Series Comes to Netflix

Emma Poynter, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

Netflix released Shadow and Bone on April 23, a new series based on the Grishaverse universe featured in the books by Leigh Bardugo. The author has had a heavy influence on the show and the direction...

Students Hope COVID Vaccine will bring a ‘Return to Normal’

Emma Poynter and Sonja Castro April 27, 2021

With the rapid surge of vaccines being administered, many are hopeful that the restrictions of the pandemic will soon come to an end. There are currently three active vaccines being given out in the...

How to Contribute to the Red Cross

Emma Poynter, Staff reporter April 12, 2021

While in the middle of the biggest health crisis the world has seen in over 100 years, it is more important than ever to do your part. March is red cross month, and there are a plethora of options to choose...

What I wish I Had Done Sooner During Remote Learning

Emma Poynter, Staff reporter March 10, 2021

It has been a long road for everyone since the beginning of quarantine--especially for students learning from new environments and in newer ways than before. It will be about a year since schools closed...

Sophomore Sascha Newsam is...

Over 50 ACTs Cancelled

Emma Poynter, Staff reporter March 5, 2021

As of last year, many colleges waved the ACT for incoming freshmen as a response to the global pandemic. But now some juniors at Dunbar are left wondering if their scores will be waived or if they need...

UK Dorms Stay Open During COVID Crisis

UK Dorms Stay Open During COVID Crisis

Emma Poynter, Staff Reporter October 12, 2020

With COVID-19 cases rising on the University of Kentucky's campus, many college students are questioning if it's safe for the dorms to stay open for the rest of the semester. “I get that it's important...

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