Articles by Regan Harsa, editor in chief 2017-18

The power of Buzzfeed quizzes

Okay, let’s get one thing straight: Buzzfeed quizzes are addicting. But why? The quizzes are pointless, yet we can become addicted and enter a long…


Teenage drug use

After the allegations about Leesville’s student drug use, the Mycenaean felt obligated to explore the truth about teenage drug use. Yes, drugs are a problem…


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–…



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…



And my final Ramen goes to…

Applying to college is stressful enough on its own.. add on top of that finding a roommate!! Craziness! Many schools have Facebook groups for admitted…



Audrey Hemming and her road to states

This Saturday, November 4, the top seven boys and girls on Leesville’s cross country team travel to Kernersville, North Carolina to compete in states. For…



Remembering the month

Many look back at their year and think, “man, this year sucked, next year will be my year.” Although they experienced positives, the negatives create…



It’s about time

On June 8, North Hills is unearthing their time capsule that was buried 50 years ago. What a fun activity to kick off summer break!…


The truth about coral reef ecosystems

Through both Mr. Phillip’s AP English III class and Dr. Stone’s APES class, I have had the opportunity to research and formulate questions concerning the…



The Dangers of Brennan Station

Brennan Station is a hotspot for Leesville students seeking a quick bite. Some of the restaurants included are Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Moe’s, Five Guys, and…



Responsible Dog Ownership Day

Responsible Dog Ownership Day commenced on September 17 at the NC State fair grounds. Hundreds of dog lovers meet up at one location to celebrate…






There is No “I” in Team

Many students at Leesville participate in afterschool programs. Whether it is a sport, theater or chorus, the same principle applies to all members: there is…







Ross Takes on the World

August 1-10, Señor Ross will be leading yet another summer trip out of the country. Two years ago he lead a very successful trip to…


Duck Donuts catching on

Duck Donuts has taken Raleigh by storm. “What started as a whim, far-fetched idea, a fun project, about ten years ago” said Russell DiGilio, founder,…


Three Drug Stores, One Spot

Currently, another drugstore, Walgreens, is being added to the Leesville, Strickland intersection. It seems ridiculous since there is already a CVS and Rite-Aid at this…


The Carolina Lightning

The Carolina Lightning are a girl’s u16 hockey team. Hockey is an intense sport, and these girls are tough enough to handle it.


Leesville Women’s Soccer Preview

Leesville women’s soccer is starting its 2016 season. Compared to last year, there are more girls trying out. The team’s 2015 season had about 45…


S(no)w Excuses to be a Good Neighbor

  The 2015-2016 students of Leesville High School are enjoying the snow that came to Raleigh. One neighborhood is using the time stuck at home…


Leesville Swim Makes a Splash

Leesville High School’s 2015-2016 girl’s swim team blew the other Cap 8 teams out of the water on January 30th. The girls team added another…