Articles by Marie Cox

Welcoming New Thespians

The International Thespian Society (ITS) is one of the many honor societies at Leesville. A thespian is generally defined as an actor or actress, but…


Men in Black Returns

Seven years after the last Men in Black movie, Men in Black 3, Sony Pictures is putting forth another MIB film. More than 20 years…




Created Equal Pickets Leesville

On the afternoon of Friday, April 5 there were anti-abortion picketers outside of the bus lot and student parking lot. The picketers are from an…



Art Exhibits to Visit

Title: John James Audubon’s The Birds of America Dates: Ongoing Location: North Carolina Museum of Art John James Audubon is famous for his influential studies…



NC Conservatory’s Outreach

The North Carolina Theatre Conservatory in Raleigh aims to impact the community by offering access to theater for people of all walks of life. “We…



Love Around The World

Valentine’s Day is huge holiday in the U.S and the history of the holiday dates far back. Valentine’s Day rose up at the end of…


Long May They Reign

Like many pop and rock cultural icons, Freddie Mercury is one of the most recognizable figures of the 20th century. Anyone who was alive during…


Moving Forward: The 91st Academy Awards

The Oscars announced their nominees on Tuesday, January 22. The 91st Academy Awards is full of history-making and first-time nominations in film. Netflix finally cracked…


Finals are just around the corner at Leesville. Many seasoned students are entering a state of either denial or rushed studying. Freshmen, however, are entering…


Winter Break: “just a break”

As of December, 2017 about 90% of Americans celebrated Christmas (Pew Research Center). Many students at Leesville also celebrate Christmas, and associate winter break with…






Stan Lee: Superhero Legend

Stan Lee, Marvel icon, died on November 12 at the age of 95. Many remember him as the overseer of the company’s emergence as an…


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…



Gender Imbalance in Books

Researchers have conducted extensive studies focusing on gender balance within literature in the past 20 years. Ultimately, most studies show an unexpected trend from children’s…


The Story of a Naval Officer

 The Spanish American War started on April 21, 1898 — a fact you’ve probably learned in a history class. One fact you probably didn’t…


Schiano’s Outreach with Leesville

The Leesville orchestra has a standing fundraiser at Schiano’s Restaurant on Strickland Road. Every second Thursday of the month, customers can mention the Leesville Road…


Breaking Down Collaborative Work

It’s a common issue: Your partner for a project is unresponsive and unwilling to do their share of the work. You’ve tried to communicate with…


Does Senioritis affect snacking?

Senioritis, a highly contagious (and fictitious) disease, is starting to spread among Leesville students. Most know the mainstream symptoms– a lack of motivation, lazy completion…


Yo, Vikings!: What is it?

School is back in session, and with it the theater department is getting ready to start their fall season. Similar to one of last year’s…