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Fences stars Denzel Washington playing the role of Troy Maxson and Viola Davis as Troy’s wife Rose Maxson. The newly released movie was adapted from it’s original form-- a play by August Wilson. Photo credit to fencesmovie.com

Fences Review

Before you start reading this article, fair warning, there will be spoilers! If you plan on going to see Fences at some point, I don’t…



The cover of 1984 by George Orwell. Donald Trump’s recent actions have drawn comparisons to the book. Photo Courtesy of Collider.com

Migos releases “Culture”

On January 27 Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff, known as ‘Migos’, released their album “Culture”. The album consists of 13 songs with features from Gucci Mane,…



Above is the album cover for Avenged Sevenfold’s new album, “The Stage”. The release of this album has been one of the most unique methods, utilizing various forms of social media and technology. (Photo courtesy Will Hollerung)

Avenged Sevenfold Takes Center “Stage”

Without even a moment’s notice, Avenged Sevenfold released their new album during their live-streamed concert on October 27. I recently summarized and analyzed their highly…







The album cover for Lemonade features a side shot of Beyonce with blonde cornrows, a now iconic shot. There are 12 songs in total.

Lemonade Review

After dropping the self-titled album Beyonce in December of 2013 without any warning, many imagined it would be difficult for Beyonce to surprise fans in…


Here at Leesville many students use GroupMe as a great way to keep in touch with their classmates. One class that uses GroupMe is newspaper for reminders, writing ideas, and more.

GroupMe App Review

Inspired by a project conceived at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, GroupMe is now a well known app used by thousands. In 2010, founders Jarad Hecht…


While the 1967 and 2016 versions of The Jungle Book may differ, they both share a sense of childlike wonder. Above are the posters for both of the films.

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…


On Felly’s website, there is a Youtube video he had made that explains his tour. Also on the website there is a full list of tour dates and locations.

Hidden Artist Felly Review

North Carolinians are not as exposed to the popular artist Felly because of is favoring popularity only being in upper New England and California —…






Photo taken at The Ritz on March 8 of the crowd during “Migos.” Anxiously, the crowd awaits for the group to come on stage as they jam to familiar jams with their DJ.

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…


Fashion week is an industry wide event where designers release their new collections. The most noteworthy fashion weeks are in New York, Paris, London, and Milan.

Fashion Week Review

Fashion week: an industry event where fashion designers, brands, and houses release their latest collections in runway shows to the most prestigious and prominent buyers….












Pictured here is the downtown Raleigh YMCA, the charity event took place here.

The Spirit of Volunteerism

Saturday, December 11, the downtown Raleigh YMCA (Young Male Christian Association) held an annual event to help families without resources buy Christmas presents for kids….


The Force Awakens has taken the world  by storm breaking box office record after box office record. Below is my own personal review/analysis of the seventh movie in the Star Wars saga.

The Force has clearly awakened

Disclaimer: This article contains spoilers. For those who plan on seeing the movie and don’t want to know anything about it before going in —…


Of the three reviewed albums, Adele's album, 25, was the only one to receive 5/5 stars. Photo courtesy: Thirtyseventh

What to stream and listen to over break

Breaking Bad Length: 5 seasons (13 episodes per season) Medium: Netflix Rating: TV-MA Description: Honestly, if you haven’t seen this television masterpiece by the amazing…


One of Raleigh’s local restaurants, Chow, is constantly growing in popularity. This sports bar has a little something everyone who is just looking to have a good time.

Chow down at Chow

One of Raleigh’s native restaurants, Chow, is becoming the place to be for anyone in the North Raleigh area looking to have a good time….



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Review: The 33

Five years after the accident in the Chilean mine of San Jose, a movie based on this extraordinary story came out on November 13. The…


Pravan Mistry demonstrates his SixthSense Device. Photo courtesy of wikipedia

Review: The SixthSense Device

Pranav Mistry brought fame to himself with his great feats in the computer science field and revolutionary inventions. He currently holds the title of Global…




The photo is the Drop Messages app. Screenshoted by Drew Walczyk.

You need the app: Drop Messages

Drop Message, a new social media app, could have the potential to become very popular. Essentially, it is Instagram, Twitter, and Yik Yak combined, yet…