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Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
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Stories from Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
Why We Didn’t Attend the Trump Rally
Opinions

Olivia Doyle | November 8, 2019

President Donald Trump held a campaign rally in Downtown Lexington on Monday, Nov. 4. He hoped to convince supporters to vote for Matt Bevin in the 2019 Kentucky gubernatorial race and campaign for the…

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Why Elections Matter Even if You Can’t Vote
Opinions

Sadie Bograd | November 7, 2019

For many years, I thought of Election Day as nothing more than a day off from school. I’d sleep in late, watch TV or YouTube videos all day, and let my parents tell me whether our government had been…

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The Legacy of Dunbar’s Memorial Garden
Features

Victoria Bravo | October 8, 2019

The sun shines on the small, idyllic garden by the school cafeteria. Monarch butterflies lazily flutter by as birds chirp and a breeze sways the leaves. Most students don’t think much of it, but…

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Still Not Heard
Opinions

Olivia Doyle | May 30, 2019

On April 18, we published “No Seat at the Roundtable,” in response to being denied entry into an open meeting with Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in Lexington. In the words of some news organizations,…

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No Seat at the Roundtable
Opinions

Olivia Doyle | April 28, 2019

When we, members of PLD Lamplighter’s Editorial Board, arrived at the Bluegrass Community Technical College Newtown Pike campus to cover the roundtable discussion on education hosted by Governor Matt…

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“Unsafe, Vulnerable, and Belittled”: The Legal Rights of Transgender Students
Opinions

Aiiden Robinson | December 27, 2018

As a transgender male, I worry every day about losing my life because of being who I am, and some of my biggest worries have come from other students, and even some teachers, at my school.

Students…

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Gun at Douglass Casts Doubts on Metal Detectors
News

Staff Report | November 16, 2018

Frederick Douglass High School principal Lester Diaz sent a letter home to parents this afternoon indicating that a student was caught on their campus with a gun. In the letter, Diaz stated that the male…

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Dr. Ford’s testimony is still important for women
Opinions

Abigail Wheatley | October 16, 2018

Earlier this month, allegations of sexual assault and misconduct halted Federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court of the United States. This led to public hearings, an…

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