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

Julia Radhakrishnan

Julia Radhakrishnan, Staff Reporter

My name is Julia Radhakrishnan and I am a sophomore in MSTC. This is my first year on the Lamplighter and I am very excited to be part of such a talented staff. I am a gymnast and have been for six years. I enjoy writing and want to pursue either broadcasting or journalism as a career.

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MSTC Seniors Capstone Research

MSTC Seniors Capstone Research

April 30, 2018

On April 28, Dunbar hosted the annual Senior Symposium where seniors in the Math, Science and Technology Center (MSTC) had the chance to present their 360-hour Capstone research projects, which are a...

Young Democrats Hold Voter Registration Drive

Young Democrats Hold Voter Registration Drive

April 2, 2018

A voter registration drive for Dunbar students took place in the cafeteria during all lunches on Tuesday and Thursday. Although the drive was organized by the PLD Young Democrats club, it was a nonpartisan...

New Club at Dunbar Prepares Students for KYA

New Club at Dunbar Prepares Students for KYA

March 30, 2018

For years, Dunbar students have been attending YMCA conferences such as the Kentucky Youth Assembly (KYA) and the Kentucky United Nations Assembly (KUNA). However, unlike many other schools that attend,...

Gun Stockpiling Case Sparks Student Discussion

Gun Stockpiling Case Sparks Student Discussion

March 27, 2018

Just days after students across America took gun-related activism into their own hands, a Texas couple staying in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was arrested for possession of a mass number of firearms. 59...

Students March Across the Nation For Safer Schools

Students March Across the Nation For Safer Schools

March 24, 2018

The day after the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, Chelsey Morgeson received a message from a former classmate asking if she wanted to organize an activism event. She started a Facebook group and...

Dunbar Students Compete at State Science Fair

Dunbar Students Compete at State Science Fair

March 24, 2018

Every March, Lexmark sponsors the Kentucky Science and Engineering Fair (KY-SEF) at Eastern Kentucky University for select students who advance from the regional fair. On Saturday, five special awards...

Dunbar Students March for Their Lives

March 14, 2018

On March 14, schools and other organizations around the nation participated in the March for our Lives walkout to protest congressional inaction on issues of violence, particularly in schools. Dunbar’s...

Adding Weapons Will Not Reduce Violence

Adding Weapons Will Not Reduce Violence

March 8, 2018

Since the lives of 17 students and faculty were taken at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, people have been calling for a change. Teenagers, in particular, have taken a stand and...

A Pension is a Promise

November 30, 2017

After paying a consulting firm a sum of $556,300, Governor Matt Bevin presented a 505 page bill he dubbed “Keeping a Promise,” to make significant changes to the pension system in order to pay back...

Dunbar Alum Authors Scientific Publication

Dunbar Alum Authors Scientific Publication

November 1, 2017

Emily Liu, a member of Dunbar's graduating class of 2017, was a student in the Math, Science and Technology Center (MSTC). Liu completed a 360-hour Capstone Research Project at the University of Kentucky...

The Student Voice Team at Dunbar

October 28, 2017

The Dunbar Student Voice Team learns more about how the school works, and what it looks like "behind the scenes" for teachers and administrators. The work of the team is also connected to College and...

Boys Soccer Defeated By Lexington Catholic

Boys’ Soccer Defeated By Lexington Catholic

October 25, 2017
The Bulldogs played Lexington Catholic on Oct. 21 in the Regional Championship. They lost 1-2.
Boys Soccer Win Region Semi-Finals

Boys’ Soccer Win Region Semi-Finals

October 20, 2017
The Bulldogs played against Madison Central and won 1-0 in the Region Semi-Finals on Oct. 19.
Cross Country competes at Invitational

Cross Country competes at Invitational

October 11, 2017
Girls' varsity placed 12th and boys' varsity placed 10th with a sixth place finish from Austin Mathews.
Cross Country Shines at the Bluegrass Invitational

Cross Country Shines at the Bluegrass Invitational

September 11, 2017

Dunbar's cross country team competed in the Bluegrass Cross Country Invitational on Sept. 9. The team had a first place finisher in both boys' (Austin Mathews) and girls' (Caroline Inman) varsity races...

Incriminating Ink Celebrates 15 Years

Incriminating Ink Celebrates 15 Years

June 6, 2017

Dunbar's literary magazine, Incriminating Ink, is a collection of poems, illustrations, short stories and photographs created by students. Every year, the compilation is published under the instruction...

A Non-Traditional Path

May 18, 2017

Many of Dunbar’s seniors are looking forward to starting college in the fall, but some seniors will be pursuing a different path such as taking a gap year, working, or pursuing new challenges and interests....

Everything You Should Know about FCPS Lunch Programs

Everything You Should Know about FCPS Lunch Programs

May 15, 2017

As a rule, students complain about cafeteria food. It is a phenomenon that can be seen on television, in the media and in daily life. However, few students are aware of the behind-the-scenes processes...

Dunbar’s Memorial Gardens Annual Plant Sale

Dunbar’s Memorial Garden’s Annual Plant Sale

May 11, 2017
The Memorial Garden's annual native plant sale will be held on May 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of PLD.
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