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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…



Glass: Make or Break?

The American filmmaker and actor M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film, Glass, hit theaters last Thursday. The film is a combined sequel to two of his…




Aquaman: Saving The DCEU

DC Comics was founded in 1934 and has seen incredible success throughout its 85 years in existence so far. Spawning some of the world’s most…



Ditch that keyboard for a pen

Technology holds an overwhelming presence in our lives today. The glowing screens of smartphones mesmerize us; we use them constantly, from surfing the Internet to…





The magic of Santa Claus

Starting when I was very young, my parents convinced me that Santa Claus visits our house every Christmas Eve. I, a young girl with an…


Students Should Be Eating More Often

When you Google “healthier ways to eat,” millions of websites immediately bring up search results for all kinds of diets and exercises to lose weight….


My Adventure at Publix

On Wednesday, November 28, a new Publix Super Market opened at the intersection of Leesville and Strickland Road. Right across the way from an already…






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…



Mid90’s Movie Review

Skateboarding is typically butchered on film by cliches and stereotypes, Jonah Hill sought to fight the norm in his debut movie Mid90’s. Everything from this…