Articles by Michael Beauregard, senior editor 2017-18


Go vote!

Primary season fast approaches, with seats ranging from Wake County commissioner to US House member up for grabs. With the current political climate, many believe…






Downtown Raleigh Renaissance

In my article “The Changing Faces of Leesville and Raleigh,” I focused on the absurd pace of development in Raleigh’s outskirts and paid some lip…




It’s World Series Time

After a long postseason, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers face off in the 113 World Series. The Astros managed to beat out the…


Things to do this Fall in Raleigh

As the leaves begin to turn, and the temperature begins to drop, Raleigh enters the season of fall. Although Raleigh only experiences fall weather for…




International Markets in Wake County

    With a population of roughly one million, Wake County would understandably have a sizable international presence. According to the US Census Bureau, 12.9%…


5 Tips for College Visits

This summer, many juniors will be visiting colleges across the US, trying to find out which one fits them best. Here are some tips for…



The Importance of Trees

Trees are important. Very important. Not only do they provide homes for a plethora of wildlife, lumber for the construction of homes and businesses, and…




So You’ve Taken the ACT, Now What?

On February 28, juniors at Leesville and other high schools across North Carolina took the ACT. Along with SAT scores, GPA and extracurriculars, most colleges…










Thanksgiving Has a Purpose

Thanksgiving has been a tradition in America since the age of the pilgrims. It is a time for everyone to reflect on what they are…


President Obama Visits Chapel Hill

On November 2, President Barack Obama visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to drum up support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton….





iOS 10 Review

[View the story “Review of iOS 10 ” on Storify]








Jungle Book Review

When I was little, one of the first movies I ever watched was Disney’s The Jungle Book. It was one of my favorite movies to…










The History of Thanksgiving

Following years of persecution and hate in Holland and England, a group of 102 people left Europe in search of freedom. Following a months-long journey…