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The price of prom

Prom is one of the biggest events for high school students. As soon as prom season rolls around, the hype begins. The rush to get…




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…







Is going “viral” still possible?

Virality is now splintered across age groups and generations, with younger generations and millennials viewing videos that their parents have never heard of. Youtube is…


Is fast fashion worth the price?

All over social media, images of celebrities in the latest Gucci or Louis Vuitton are posted to millions of teenage fans. The fueled obsession with…


An outside look into Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts, otherwise known as QOH, is an annual dance held at Broughton High School. The dance dates back 78 years and will continue…


The Calm Before the Storm: March Madness

From November to February, the international College Basketball fan base mostly keep to themselves. Although trash talking is a near constant phenomena on social media,…



Can We Trust Horoscopes?

A popular app among many teenagers–Snapchat–recently released a new update incorporating astrological signs and horoscope information. The update allows you to read your friend’s horoscope…


The Value Of Success

Success. Why, may I ask, does just the sound that word elicit such emotion? Why does society–from presidents to parents, from bums to lawyers, and…




Parking Spots at Leesville

Driving to school and owning a car is a significant part of being a highschool student. It signifies the increase in responsibility and the impending…



The Night Before: Studying Habits

Let’s be honest: Procrastination is a key studying technique many high schoolers have acquired over the years at Leesville. While most of us don’t like…


Sexual Education in the U.S.

As teens transition through puberty into adulthood, their sexual health and lifestyle begin to develop. High school students are constantly exposed to erotic material, through…


Internet Games of Childhood

The student population at Leesville consists of Generation X kids, meaning people born in the late 1990s and early 2000s. As technology continued to revolutionize…



Behind the Scenes: Mamma Mia!

The Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh put on a production of Mamma Mia!-– a classic musical from the early 2000’s–from February…




Valentine’s Day Blues

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a packed with love, and for many couples it was. With the thought of Valentine’s, automatically I think of…


How Do Stereotypes Affect Students?

The word stereotype is defined as a widely held and fixed image of a particular type of person or thing. Everyday, we meet people and…




Doodle Google Contest

Seniors across the nation are in tremendous competition to earn money for college. Whether the funding comes through an athletic, academic, or outside scholarship, every…



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…


Anticipation of 18

What goes up but never goes down? Take a wild guess! If you guessed age, you are correct. Each year you age and get older…