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2019: Here we go

We’ve all heard the phrase “new year, new me” before. Everybody strives to make the New Year their best year, but how often does this…



Georgia O’Keeffe in North Carolina

On the sprawling grounds of NCMA, there is a constant cycle of patrons entering and exiting the East Building. Within the brick walls and past…




Leesville AP Exam Registration Opens

With first semester exams approaching, AP exam registration also lurks. The online registration opened on December 6, 2018 and is open until March 4, 2019….


Advertising Impact

Whether you realize it or not, someone is always trying to sell you something. Every day you will see approximately 5000 advertisements. With a large…




Early graduates depart Leesville

For most high school students, June 13 of 2019 will be a day for rejoicing, but for some that day came sooner. Friday, December 14…




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…




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…



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…