Articles by Virginia Reed, Online Editor




The Korean War Memorial, while eerie, is still very important to our nation’s history. During my trip to the capital, I was surprised at the disinterest in this particular tribute and the few visitors that lingered at this spot.

The varied reactions to DC memorials

Our nation’s capital is home to several war and presidential memorials, all of which are beautifully designed and appropriately reflect our patriotic appreciation of the…





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Safe House a safe bet

Car chases, gun fire, explosions, violence, Denzel Washington – all are the earmarks of a great Saturday night movie. In the case of my night,…






Redbox features many movies, both recently released and older. Easy to use Redbox machines can be found at many convenient locations.

Redbox round-up of recent releases

As going to the movies becomes more and more expensive, many Americans are opting for the $1 alternative known as Redbox. One dollar can rent…







The corrupt Marks forces Editor-in-Chief Huis to listen to a remix of Katy Perry's E.T. by the group Pentatonix. Try as she might, Huis cannot escape the beat boxing.

Lies of a news writer – EXPOSED!

For many years, Leesville Road High School’s Mycenaean staff have been providing devoted readers with factual, relevant and entertaining information. But on a dark November…









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In Memoriam: Steve Jobs

On October 5, 2011, the world lost the visionary creator of Apple, Steve Jobs to pancreatic cancer. Jobs had been battling cancer for several years,…


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Wise wows with pet squirrel

On Thursday, September 29 every Leesville student who drives to school wondered the same thing: Who is that kid with the squirrel, and why is…


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Byrum sees path for brighter future

As many seniors are focused on GPAs, AP classes, college applications, and impending ‘senioritis,’ one Leesville senior is focused on a more global concern.  Andrew…










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Day of Silence at Leesville

On Friday, April 25, I participated in the Day of Silence along with many students from Leesville. DOS is the deliberate silence by lesbians, gays,…


The ten thousand pairs of collected shoes piled into a regular sized bus.

One Day Without Shoes

On April 5, the A.E. Finley YMCA hosted the “One Day Without Shoes” (ODWS)  walk to raise money and collect shoes for less fortunate children…








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Prom planners broaden musical horizons

Leesville’s 2011 prom planners are diversifying the dance’s soundtrack by asking students to request the songs that they would like to hear. Puja Patel, junior,…


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Super Bowl snacks

On February 6, sports fans alike will gather to watch the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers face off in Super Bowl XLV. Whether…


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ITS fall inductions

Twice a year, aspiring Thespians don silly hats and do whatever ridiculous things their theatrical predecessors demand in the hopes of becoming International Thespian Society…


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Snow days

On Monday, January 10, weathermen across the Triangle preached endlessly that severe winter weather was fast approaching. Families stocked up on necessities while Wake County…


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Fundraising plagues Leesville

On Monday, November 15, two conflicting, Leesville-hosted fundraisers began: the annual food drive and the candy bar sales. While both may be for worthy causes,…