Articles by Laura Della Badia, staff writer

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Altered Reality

Even though Sigmund Freud had been the first psychoanalyst to discuss the importance of dreams, dreams have been in our eyes long before he tried…







Meet the broadcasting team

Twice a year, a group of select students converge together to broadcast the Leesville assemblies. In February, the Broadcasting Crew records Winterfest and Senior Assembly,…


Safe Haven Sparks flames

The latest movie adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks book had been released in movie theaters on Valentine’s day. Safe Haven centers around families, relationships and…





The surprises of college

After weeks of advertising, the Senior College Panel was held on January 3. At 6:30, Leesville seniors, juniors and parents met in the media center…





Sleeping and driving threatens lives

The driver who initiated the incident had not been intoxicated with alcohol and drugs or even distracted by unruly passengers. Instead, the driver lacked hours…


Supporting juvenile diabetes research

At times it feels as if charities exists for any and every cause. There are some for cancer, heart transplants, orphans and obesity. One charitable…


Movie, meal and madness

Is it too much to ask to watch a movie and eat a decent meal in peace? Apparently so. I have attended Raleighwood Grill Cinema,…



Leesville Olympic Games

Homecoming week has always been a tradition among students and teachers here at Leesville. However, participation in the week has continually declined. This year, to…


Pride TV: Behind the pride

For the past few weeks, students passed by flyers advertising “Leesville’s Got Talent” throughout the school. “Leesville’s Got Talent”  happens to be one of four…



Allergy Season Peaks And Evolves

With the changing of seasons, allergies evolve and attack the senses of Leesville students. It is common to find students sneezing and coughing at campus…


Homecoming hangout

Attendance at Leesville dances has declined from 900 to a low 300 in the past several years. Last year’s Winterfest dance was canceled due to…


Creating actors

The time came once again for the LRHS theater department to hold its bi-annual audition workshop for this year’s fall play. The workshop took place…