Articles by Isabel Daumen, senior editor 2018-19


Vampire Weekend releases two new singles

Around five or ten years ago, the band “Vampire Weekend” rose in popularity, gaining a large following among the indie scene. However, for many, Vampire…





Rolling Admission vs. Decision Dates

Every senior is all too familiar with the anxiety of college applications. After all of the initial effort associated with college applications– resumes, essays, and…





Are you more than just a number?

4.0. 1600. 36. 100. 5. To any high school student, these numbers are all too familiar. 4.0: the ideal GPA. 1600 and 36: perfect scores…







Why Wake Walks

Walkouts. Marches. Rallies. Fundraisers. Petitions. Protests. The student-led Why Wake Walks movement has spent countless hours organizing various events and activities to fight for common…








Speech and Debate Club Holds Elections

On Friday, Oct. 6, Speech and Debate Club held elections in order to prepare for upcoming club events, such as a tournament at Cumberland Polytechnic…




PSAT Registration at Leesville

On September 5, students began registering to take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Students have until September 20 to register for the…


How One Puerto Rican Prepared for Irma

As Category 5 Hurricane Irma traveled over the Caribbean, inhabitants of islands such as Puerto Rico prepared and responded to the hurricane in many different…





Students turn in hours for Key Club

Key Club is “an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.”  At Leesville, Key Club…






Mainstage Presents a Musical Theatre Cafe

On Wednesday, March 15, Mainstage put on a musical theatre cafe for Leesville. “There’s one unit that Mainstage does every year that changes,” said Mickey…


A Day in the Life of a Techie

This morning, I woke up at 5:30 to get ready to be at school at 6:00. When I arrived at school, various actors and techies…