Articles by William Sease, senior editor 2016-2017

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The Future and Covfefe

  Almost four Covfefe ago, the Covfefe class of 2017 arrived on this campus unmolded young men and women. Today, we leave with our hearts…


Pictured is the album art for Blondie’s Pollinator, released May 5th. It’s their first since 2014’s Ghosts of Download. (Photo Credit to BMG)

Blondie’s Pollinator Tires Out Quickly

Musical entities that endure for decades, age with the eras are always worth consideration. Artists who can’t hold back the drive to create throughout their…




Nigel Farage, Brexit Advocate, and Donald Trump pose at Trump Tower shortly after Election Night. Trump once referred to himself as “Mr. BREXIT!” to show his support for the Leave campaign. Photo Credit to Nigel Farage on Twitter.

Meet the “Trumpalikes”

The election of Donald Trump, much like the Brexit vote, rocked the world. Donald Trump’s candidacy, campaign and election were unprecedented in so many ways…









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What does Peanuts mean to us?

2016 marked sixty-six years since the first Charles Shultz’s Peanuts strips ran in American newspapers, and sixteen years since new strips were inked. One of…



Republican nominee Donald Trump, in front of blinding lights, addresses a crowd of supporters in a field near Selma, North Carolina on November 3, 2016. Donald himself announced that the crowd was “over 15,000 people” strong. (Photo Courtesy of William Sease.)

The Air at a Trump Rally

I-95 northbound came to a complete stop Thursday night as cars one-by-one filed off the exit. The parking lot behind the Trump rally’s location was…






The album art for Radiohead’s 9th LP, A Moon Shaped Pool. It is the first album released by the group in half a decade.

Moon Shaped Pool Review

On May 8, Radiohead released their ninth full length album, titled A Moon Shaped Pool. It is their first release in five years, following 2011’s…


The actors on stage. In the foreground, in a brown outfit, is the man portraying Sir Walter Raleigh, who is also a Leesville dad. (Photo Courtesy of William Sease)

Renaissance troupe comes to Leesville

On Friday, April 29, a historical reenactment troupe (site) came to Leesville and held a series of interactive presentations, each lasting a bit over an…




Ms. Bryant, a mathematics teacher at Leesville. Her teaching style is based on principles of openness and freedom.

Mrs. Bryant employs relaxed teaching style

Mrs. Bryant, formerly Ms. Howard, is a math teacher at Leesville. She graduated from Meredith University in 2012. Her teaching style involves treating students as…






















An American flag in a Leesville classroom. America ranked #36 among 65 nations in the 2012 PISA tests.

Education abroad

The United States of America currently enjoys the #2 seat in the rank of nations by adjusted GDP, directly behind China. These rankings, however, are…


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On Mogwai

The rock scene, both in North Carolina and abroad, is constantly changing. Rock, being one of the larger genres of music, has constant innovation that…