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Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

May 14, 2019

While reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, students' eyes are constantly roaming over the derogatory n-word. While the book did have a positive motive of addressing the prejudice against African Americans and encouraging societal change during that time period, it is banned in school district...

Watch and Whisper

Watch and Whisper

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

April 26, 2019

With the click of a button, a video opens with a woman sitting behind plates of sushi. During the span of the twenty minute video, the woman eats the sushi with viewers watching as she makes the obnoxiously, loud chewing sounds with each bite. Although not all her viewers may understand this global phen...

Anti-Vax Face the Facts

Anti-Vax Face the Facts

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

April 9, 2019

Every day, your body fights to keep you alive. Around every corner, there is a chance of somebody coughing or sneezing - sending hundreds of thousands of microorganisms flying at 100 miles per hour towards you. The human body has adapted over centuries to protect yourself from these tiny creatures, and...

No College After High School

No College After High School

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

April 3, 2019

It is commonly expected that high school graduates attend college or university the fall after their graduation, however, that does not always have to be the case. Often times as students graduate high school they are relieved after enduring so many years of education that they are ready for a break. After...

Let’s Start Snap-CHATTING

Let’s Start Snap-CHATTING

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 28, 2019

With today’s media swamped with controversies ranging from gun violence and gun control to climate change and global warming, many opinions fly around regarding the contentious topics. While many said opinions are formed and publicized by adults, a growing number of the opinions are being put out by...

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 1, 2019

"Hello everyone and welcome back to the vlog!" People across the globe live their lives in front of a camera in hopes of becoming ‘YouTube famous.’ If you are of the select few that are lucky enough to become popular on the platform, you can look forward to the money you make from sponsored videos,...

Much ‘Moore’ to Come

Much ‘Moore’ to Come

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

February 1, 2019

As the announcer yells out for the next jumper, Jasmine Moore stares down the strip at the pit. She leans back, exhales, and takes off sprinting. Moore bounds to the line and jumps farther into the sand-filled pit than any other competitor; winning yet another state championship title. The 7-time state...

The Jack of All Trades

The Jack of All Trades

Obehi Omoaghe, ENN Staff

January 30, 2019

For someone who did not show interest in being a teacher when he was younger, teaching three different subjects marks a significant change in his passion for teaching. Brandon Austin, AP European History teacher, sponsors some of the most demanding clubs and organizations at Lake Ridge. While giving...

Finally, Round Four!

Finally, Round Four!

Kennedi Roman, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019

People ask, “What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?” or “How do you want people to remember you?” It's safe to say Lexi Taggart, sophomore, and Brandon Gentry, senior, will no longer have to wonder the answer to that question. Taggart and Gentry are the first to make it to the fourth round...

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

From the second a tweet, share, or post is pushed, tens of thousands of notifications appear. Either through likes, comments, or views, social media is prevalent in almost everyone’s lives. Although it may seem trivial at times, social media has a greater impact on society than many may think. For mo...

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