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

Peyton Humphreys

Peyton Humphreys, Staff Reporter

Peyton is a senior and this is her first year on staff. She loves pugs more than she loves herself.

All content by Peyton Humphreys
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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...

The Growing Popularity of Nerd Culture

The Growing Popularity of Nerd Culture

March 28, 2018

A common stereotype we face is the nerd who got the short end of the stick. The nerd who’s bullied for enjoying certain things or never made many friends because of them. The nerd who spends nights in...

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Traveling Lex: Third Street Stuff

March 20, 2018

In recent years, coffee shops such as Panera and Starbucks have been popular meeting spots and studying locations for students and adults alike. They provide a calm atmosphere with good drinks and food...

The seniors who went on the trip posing in front of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Dunbar Seniors Take on San Francisco

March 12, 2018

We began our trek across the country at 4:15 A.M. at the Bluegrass Airport. The tired yet excited faces of 47 students were quite the sight and both our excitement and exhaustion only grew from there....

Coachella Owner Under Fire for Donating to Anti-LGBTQ Groups

Coachella Owner Under Fire for Donating to Anti-LGBTQ Groups

February 2, 2018

Coachella's 2018 lineup is stacked with numerous top-40 artists with Eminem, Beyonce and The Weeknd as headliners. Yet, a dark cloud looms over this sunny desert music festival. The Washington Post...

Local business owners donated money to solidify a plaque in Petes favorite spot on the corner of Limestone and Main Streets.

The Legend of Lexington’s Smiley Pete

January 22, 2018

There are cities around the world known for their unique mascots.  What few know, though, is Lexington once had a town dog. In 1946, "Smiley Pete" was known by many names, including the Canine Con...

A Closer Look at the Web Site Redesign

October 20, 2017

Along with all other schools in the district, Dunbar’s school website has been updated. “It was a district mandate that we change our website,” said Mrs. Kim Overstreet, a technology research...

Soccer Strives for Success

September 25, 2017

Dunbar has been known in the past for its successful soccer teams. Since 1992, the boys’ soccer team has been to the state championship six times, winning four out of these six championships. In 2014,...

New Teachers and New Roles at Dunbar

September 22, 2017

This school year, Dunbar has welcomed many new staff members. Whether these members are new to Dunbar or have received a new title, 18 new positions have been filled.  Several new staff members...

Closing the Achievement Gap in Kentucky

September 13, 2017

When I first moved to Lexington, I quickly discovered that my prior education was lacking. I grew up in rural southeastern Ohio, and to put it in perspective, I received an award during eighth grade for...

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