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Twitter’s Thoughts on Therapy

Twitter takes on many different roles as a social media platform — from offering a platform for commercial businesses to connect to an audience, to…




RJ Wilson’s Commitment to Basketball

Basketball season has finally arrived with thrills and excitement with its persistence, tough grind, and outstanding leadership. RJ Wilson, four-year men’s varsity basketball player at…


ASMR: Brain Tingles

One of the most debated topics about high school is the stress that it brings to students. Whether the stress is coming from a difficult…


The magic of Santa Claus

Starting when I was very young, my parents convinced me that Santa Claus visits our house every Christmas Eve. I, a young girl with an…



Honor in Investigating

Colorful chords against navy blue graduation gowns are worn with pride on the day of graduation. Each is a symbol of some honor society or…



Why Are We So Into Satisfying Videos?

It seems that social media users just can’t get enough of the tingling that they are receiving from watching satisfying ASMR videos. ASMR formally stands…




Fantastic Beasts 2 Wasn’t that Fantastic

Harry Potter fans seem to be slightly disappointed with the second Fantastic Beasts movie, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. It released the week before…




Remembering Stephen Hillenburg

1999 was a year focused on the future — a turn of the century — bringing on innovation in music, toys, and especially television. This…


Winter Track Preps For Season

As the air gets colder and the snow begins to fall, most high school sports head inside for the season to train–but not winter track….



Leesville’s New Book Club

Book Club kicked off their first meeting on November 28. The biography section of the library hosted a group of about a dozen potential members…








My Battle of the Bands Experience

Sunday, November 11, I had the experience of a lifetime. Through the freezing cold weather of the night, I was still able to laugh and…



Saving Grace: Every Dog’s Safe Haven

Hundreds of stray dogs wander lonely streets, either thrown out by their owners, lost from their homes, or born onto the streets. Saving Grace is…



Raleigh: The City of Emo

Emo music has origins that reach into the mid-1980’s, slowly gaining traction with younger people who wanted music that they could relate to. About ten…


UNC Splash; The Experience

Getting into the college of their choice is one of the most important goals for upperclassman a Leesville Road High School. To achieve said goal,…


Opinion on Apathy

What is Apathy and Why Does It Matter? Apathy is one of the most salient issues in our society today, and almost everyone at one…


Wait, Leesville has a dress code?

Basic rules and regulations are undeniably necessary in order to keep authority and structure in schools, but how much have school dress codes truly been…





Why A Nap After School May Help You

In a first period classroom, the teacher is usually the most bright and energetic out of all the people in the room. He/she looks across…


Erika Youman Takes On Search and Rescue

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group is a collection of adults across the world trained in finding and saving people in distress or imminent…


Fall 2018 Math 3 EOC

This year’s first semester Math 3 students (honors and academic) will be the first to take the Math 3 end of course EOC. All guardians…


The Death Of A Legend: Stan Lee

On November 12, 2018, the world lost a real life hero; the world lost Stan Lee, an innovator, an artist, an absolute legend, whose work…



Lime and Bird: The New Kids on the Block

If you’ve recently been to downtown Raleigh, Charlotte, or any other major city, you’ve probably noticed the sudden plethora of bicycles and electric scooters. Two…


Travel Tips During The Holidays

Excitement fills the air as you walk through the airport doors. Thanksgiving is in three days, and you are flying out to spend time with…


Yo Vikings!: A Play for All Ages

After working tirelessly for months, Leesville Road High School proudly presented, “Yo Vikings!” on November 15 through the 17, with a small preview on the…



Apple Music or Spotify?

Streaming music is not a new concept and is easily accessible via smartphones, laptops and any other device. With the increasing number of options to…




RTP Involved in Scouts

In RTP (Research Triangle Park), you’ll find many technology companies. Businesses there aren’t only focused on innovation, though. Many have extensive outreach programs in place…