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

Rebecca Chapman

Rebecca Chapman, Staff Reporter

Rebecca is a senior, as well as an artist, feminist, and author. She can't wait for her first year on staff!

All content by Rebecca Chapman
Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

Newest God of War Game Meets Expectations

May 23, 2018

God of War 4 is an open world game full of lore, puzzles, quests, and battles. You play in a world based off of Norse mythology as a fallen Greek god named Kratos, accompanied by his son Atreus. Does that...

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Episode 2: Finstas

May 14, 2018

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Learning Something New...Again

Learning Something New…Again

April 8, 2018

Motivation to learn, for me at least, tends to come in periodic bursts. Something has to happen to kick it off and usually, it comes as a class requirement, like a vocabulary test (that is coming soon...

Dunbars Current Events Class

Dunbar’s Current Events Class

April 6, 2018

"Current Events" is a discussion-based class that is purely student-led and is ever-changing based on the news and evolving events around us. It’s a little-to-no homework kind of class, but students...

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...

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

Lexington Comic Con Grows Beyond Capacity

March 19, 2018

I can guarantee that the hosts of 2018 Lexcon were not expecting as many people as they got. But I guess that’s what you get for inviting John Barrowman, Chuck Norris and Matthew Mercer, among other...

Creative Writing Club Spotlight

Creative Writing Club Spotlight

March 12, 2018

Your computer hums monotonously on the desk, the white noise a backdrop for the argument in the background. Your laboratory’s bright LED lights have become quite a nuisance because all you want to do...

How to Get Ready for Lexington Comic Con

How to Get Ready for Lexington Comic Con

March 7, 2018

I have attended Comic Cons since 2013's Lexington Comic and Toy Convention also known as Lex-con. People were dressed up in crazy costumes as my favorite characters, and I later learned the correct term...

Never Too Late: Learning New Languages

Never Too Late: Learning New Languages

January 22, 2018

Americans are notorious for knowing only one language; only 20% of Americans are bilingual compared to a 56% of Europeans. To know more than a single language opens many possibilities socially and culturally,...

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

January 10, 2018

During finals, seniors tend to take it easy. They’ve done this a million times; by now, they know the drill. Freshman, however, don’t.

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

January 10, 2018

Many people get gifts or resolutions for New Year's. Our cartoonist, Rebecca Chapman, got a cold.

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

December 7, 2017

Mrs. Turner is the advisor for the Lamplighter. Though, more often than not, she is quite like a mother to us! When students can’t get along, she is quick to put out the fire and help people get...

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

November 14, 2017

PLD Lamplighter is self-funded, so that means equipment and software purchases are based on fundraisers, advertising and donations. Because this is such an important part of what we are able to...

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

November 2, 2017

The Editors-in-Chief run the show, and sometimes it can feel like a circus with 60 staff members and 15 section editors to manage. Senior Abby Hendren is one of our EICs, and most would agree that...

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

November 2, 2017

  At PLD Lamplighter, we have a tiny studio. I mean tiny. In fact, the studio-classroom hybrid's front door opens straight into our recording space. You can see how this might be frustrating...

Dunbars School Spirit Store

Dunbar’s School Spirit Store

October 20, 2017

The Booktique was established along with Dunbar in 1990. It serves to sell Dunbar spiritwear to the student body during B3 lunches and, this year, has taken over management of the Dunbar Den. Students...

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

October 13, 2017

  One of the hardest things to do every week is come up with segment ideas for WPLD. We have four maestro teams, each led by a "maestro mama." Senior Mercedes Adams leads team Delta....

Its Always Illuminating

It’s Always Illuminating

October 13, 2017

Senior Rebecca Chapman is this year's cartoonist at PLD Lamplighter. Rebecca, who plans to attend art school, had no idea that being our cartoonist would end up being one of her favorite things...

Its Time to Fall in Love with Fall

It’s Time to Fall in Love with Fall

October 9, 2017

It’s officially the time of year when people are allowed to dress in costumes without judgment, while Starbucks brings back pumpkin spice lattes and people bust out the sweatshirts, sweaters and...

Senior Rebecca Chapman wants to pursue a career in video game design or sequential art. However, she has found that Dunbar does not offer the courses she desires to get a head start.

Why Don’t We Have More Digital Arts Classes?

September 29, 2017

The art industry is vast and expansive, and it is growing every year. Because of this, more and more students are becoming interested. While art colleges offer over 90 art majors to choose from, many...

PLD Drama’s Upcoming Season

September 15, 2017

There has been a surge of students attending drama courses this year. Lining the walls in the foyer of Dunbar are a multitude of drama trophies from performances years before. Junior J.T. Jett performed...

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