Articles by Yazmin Battee, staff writer 2016-17

Apple Watch Review

Apple is constantly creating new products to make the lives of their customers more convenient and entertaining. Fortunately for the customers, that’s exactly what they…


Yachty sailed to the wrong venue

The Ritz is a very popular venue for artists performing in Raleigh — but, how popular is The Ritz amongst the concert attendees? Artists such…


Community HOPE

Community HOPE is a program created by the YMCA for compassionate teens willing to give attention, assistance, and guidance to an underprivileged child. Through this…



DIY Terrariums

DIY TERRARIUMS Ever wanted to create your own terrarium? Well the process is simpler than it may seem. Commonly seen on Tumblr, Instagram, home furnishing…





The Importance of Traveling

Throughout the year, the school provides many opportunities and breaks for students to travel. Summer vacation, winter break and spring break are perfect times to…


Migos takes on Raleigh

On Tuesday, March 8 at 8:00 p.m., Migos took on North Carolina at The Ritz in downtown Raleigh. Migos is a well known trio in…




VS Fashion Show: New York City Review

Victoria Secret has held this annual fashion show since 1995, and each year becomes more articulated and entertaining. It’s not all about who’s walking down…


The stress of high school

Teens suffering from depression or anxiety experience a decrease in self esteem, a lack of interest in once-enjoyed activities, and a change in behavior. These…


Students outraged by Snapchat

On Monday, September 21, students discovered a popular social media app was blocked through all Wake County Public School wifi networks due to lack of…


The Intern

‘The Intern’ is a comedy following a senior citizen, Ben Whitaker, who receives an internship at ‘About the Fit’ which is completely based on new…




Friday Night Food Drive a Success

Last Friday, August 28, courtesy of the Football Families of Leesville Road High School, a food drive took place at the very first home game…