reviews




Tha Carter V Album Review

Lil Wayne released his highly anticipated 12th studio album this past month, Tha Carter V. It debuted No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 albums…


Review: Bikini Body Guide

Although the gym is supposed to be good for you, I’ve always had rather strong suspicion about exercising amongst others. Not only is it unnerving,…


Venom Movie Review

Venom is the origin story of the classic comic anti-hero of–you guessed it–Venom. Eddie Brock, played by Tom Hardy, is an investigative reporter and an…



Apple’s Prosperous Wireless Earbuds

In September 2016, Apple released their version of Bluetooth wireless headphones called “Airpods”. Since their initial launch, Airpods have gained vast popularity, especially amongst high…


Sushi in Raleigh

Being a native of San Diego, California, sushi runs in my blood. I ate my first salmon roll when I was two and I’ve been…


beerbongs & bentleys Review

On Friday, April 27, Austin “Post” Malone released his sophomore album, titled beerbongs & bentleys. Originally expected to drop in December 2017, the rapper has…


ATTENTION ALL SHOPOHOLICS

First things first, I am a shopoholic. I’ve been known to spend a crap ton of money on pointless items that I view as necessities–…


The Wedding Singer

On April 18-21, the LRHS Theatre Department performed the Wedding Singer, a 2006 musical based upon the 1998 movies written by Tim Herlihy. Katrina Tarson,…


P!ATD “Say Amen” Video Review

On March 21, 2018, the American rock band Panic! At The Disco released two new songs, “Say Amen (Saturday Night)” and “Silver Lining.” Both of…


Out of my Mind: A Book Review

Out of my Mind is a inspiring, raw and heart-warming book written by Sharon M. Drapor, New York Times best selling author. The highly rated…


Pela

Jeremy Lang and Matt Bertulli co-founded the company Pela. The company came to be after Lang was in Hawaii with his family and his son…


Leesville’s Newest Trend

New fads are constantly arising among teenagers. Whether it be fashion trends or technological devices, Leesville students are always keeping up with the next big…


The Hazards of Essential Oils

When finding ways to improve one’s life there are many possible paths to take. Recently, the trend of essential oils has sparked people’s interest. Essential…


Book Review: Goodbye Days

It’s the summer before his senior year, and Carver Briggs is attending the funerals of his three best friends–self-named the Sauce Crew. Thurgood ‘Mars’ Edwards,…


Migos release Culture II

Although Migos, a hip-hop trio from Georgia, formed nearly 10 years ago, they didn’t gain popularity until 2013. In 2013, Migos released their first hit…




Les Misérables: The experience

Les Misérables, by Victor Hugo, is a French historical novel originally published in 1862. The novel has been widely regarded as one of the greatest…


Persepolis Book Review

Persepolis, by Marjane (“Marji”) Satrapi, is an autobiography-graphic novel about a young girl growing up in Iran during the time of the Iranian Revolution. Marji…



Apps that help mental health

By the age of six, the brain is about 90-95% the size of an adult brain. When a child enters puberty, the brain completes its…



Black Panther Review

Overall, Black Panther has the fifth-highest gross for an opening weekend in history, and it beat out Deadpool for highest gross for a President’s Day…








Concrete and Gold Album Review

The Foo Fighters have remained a rock powerhouse since their formation in 1994, consistently releasing chart-toppers, Grammy-winning albums, and timeless hits that have solidified their…





Fences Review

Before you start reading this article, fair warning, there will be spoilers! If you plan on going to see Fences at some point, I don’t…



Migos releases “Culture”

On January 27 Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff, known as ‘Migos’, released their album “Culture”. The album consists of 13 songs with features from Gucci Mane,…



Avenged Sevenfold Takes Center “Stage”

Without even a moment’s notice, Avenged Sevenfold released their new album during their live-streamed concert on October 27. I recently summarized and analyzed their highly…