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Prom Consignment

Every girl’s dream resides in picking out the perfect prom dress. Whether the dress be a big princess ball gown or a form-fitting sequined gown,…

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Dorian Gray is very, very good

I recently finished reading The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, and I surprisingly enjoyed it. Why did I decide to read this book?…


My thoughts on Animal Kingdom

A friend of mine first introduced me to Cavetown. She had been pressuring me for a few days to listen to this song called “Lemon…





Local Job Opp.

For teens in high school money can be essential. The need for money in your adolescence comes from what you prioritize as needs and wants….


Dreamville

On April 6 at noon, the gates for the very first Dreamville fest opened with thousands of hip hop fans awaiting. The Dreamville fest kicked…


The Reality of Senioritis

Urban Dictionary defines senioritis as, “a crippling disease that strikes high school seniors…” It goes on to explain common symptoms, including: “laziness” and “an over-excessive…


The Most Important Meal of the Day

Many view breakfast as the most important meal of the day, but how significant is the early morning meal to our daily productivity and success?…



Shazam! Is a missed opportunity

Releasing in the U.S. on April 5, Shazam! was projected to steal the show as DC’s next breakout star—and it did just that. Boasting a…




Tarson goes out with a bang

Pop! Six! Squish! Uh uh! Cicero! Lipschitz! Leesville Road High School presents Chicago the Musical: High School Edition. Being the final show of her career…



UNCG meeting

Wednesday, March 13, I had the opportunity to actually sit, discuss, and have casual conversation with a University of North Carolina at Greensboro Assistant Director…


Madea: Review

I browsed through the list of movies available in my area and A Madea Family Funeral immediately caught my eye. The Madea movies are something…




Queer Eye Season Three Review

On March 15, Netflix released season three of their original series–Queer Eye. The spin off of the early 2000s show–Queer Eye for the Straight Guy–features…


Is lunch off campus really worth it?

An opportunity is bestowed to juniors and seniors to get their lunch from an off campus destination. Although the upperclassman of Leesville love going off…



My Take On Hamlet

Throughout high school, students in every grade level must read an abundance of books for the standard English curriculum. Many times the books are not…


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…


King of Scars Review

King of Scars is part of Leigh Bardugo’s Grisha-verse, the world in which her Six of Crows and Shadow and Bone. It is the first…




PETA: A hotbed of controversy

Meat-lovers shudder upon hearing the acronym “PETA.” This animal rights group, which supports veganism among other causes, has made its way into the spotlight through…




Why everyone needs Venmo

I recently joined the new Venmo wave, and I’m wondering why I didn’t sooner. Venmo is the newest trend for paying your friends and family…






The “extrovert ideal” at Leesville

Picture the ideal Leesville student: He or she would not only be intelligent but also charismatic, holding many leadership positions in clubs and other organizations….




Bird Box: Is it Worth the Hype?

  SPOILER ALERT   I picked up the remote and turned Netflix on. My phone had just sent me a notification that a recommended movie…