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What Will The Future Look Like?

What is usually a very busy Woodall Rodgers Freeway became nearly empty after Dallas enacted it's shelter in place order . Courtesy of Google Images

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

May 21, 2020

COVID-19 has brought our way of life to a screeching halt, but we have adapted. First responders have gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep those who have been infected alive. Grocery store employees have continued to work so that the American public still can put food on their table. Just two...

For Six Years

Olivia Thompson first met her teacher, John Sohel, in middle school in his Theatre class.

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

May 14, 2020

A new school year brings about many new things: new school supplies, new classmates, and a couple of new teachers. However, seemingly like something straight out of Boy Meets World with Mr.Feeny, one student has had the same teacher for an astounding six years straight. Olivia Thompson, senior, has ha...

Pandemics Throughout Time: How Humanity Has Survived

Humanity has been tested many times before by viruses and bacteria. However, we've survived them all. Courtesy of Google Images.

Conor Thompson, ENN Staff

April 7, 2020

Today’s COVID-19 has brought upon an unprecedented reaction by the United States. Never before have citizens been told to shelter in place inside our homes for months on end to stop the spread of a deadly disease. Of course we’ve had years of a really bad flu that caused people to stock up on ha...

Life and Loss

Due to some tragic circumstances, both teachers and students have had to learn to cope with grief this year.

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff

February 21, 2020

In 1969, Elisabeth Kubler Ross developed the five stages of grief known to the world. The five stages consist of feelings such denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Almost every person has gone through these stages when dealing with the loss of a loved one.  Losing someone that i...

Showing Up and Showing Off

Chemistry teacher, Jennifer Smith has a unique hobby which takes her and her best friend around the country.

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff

January 28, 2020

Dogs are much more than an indoor friendly mammal that barks for attention. Dogs naturally sit, eat, and drink throughout the day, but show dogs do so with the hopes of winning a gold medal. Competing is important for a show dog and Conformation Shows are the perfect places for a dog to show up and show...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, Author

January 17, 2020

The reason I live in Texas now is because of my dad’s job. My dad has been working in the MLB as a strength and conditioning coach for 17 years. Three with the New York Mets and the remainder with the Texas Rangers. I think it’s kind of cool to say that my dad works for the Texas Rangers because...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, ENN Special Contributor

December 13, 2019

Going into my freshman year I didn’t think I would become valedictorian. Everyone else did though, so when I got my transcript I was ecstatic. High school hasn’t always been easy though. There were rocky friendships and competition. Discerning the priesthood and how that affected my dating life....

Advertising Athletes

The second annual Border Brawl takes place on Friday at Newsom Stadium.

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

December 10, 2019

The idyllic dream of becoming a professional football player is shared by over 1 million high school students across the United States, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and only 7.1% of these athletes will continue their football career at an NCAA school. Senior Caleb Rogers is o...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, ENN Special Contributor

November 19, 2019

Being class president has affected me in a variety of ways. It’s rewarding and exciting to be a part of this amazing team. I really do enjoy it. It’s rewarding because it adds more purpose to my life and adds a needed sense of necessity to me. Having this chance has rewarded me by bestowing a few...

She is “like” Famous

Brianna Megaro credits the social media app TikTok to her online fame.

Makaila Evans, ENN Special Contributor

November 18, 2019

70,000 people are watching her every move. Brianna Megaro is TikTok famous. TikTok is a popular social media app that allows people to create videos while dancing or lip-syncing to music. Over time, Brianna has acquired more than 70,000 followers and over 800,000 likes on her videos using TikTok. “Most...

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