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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...

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...

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

Gl-glossoph-phobia: The fear of public speaking. Public speech is the art of delivering dialogue to an audience of listeners. For many people, this causes a nerve-wracking feeling throughout their body and makes them anxious. While not everyone has the natural talent or skill for this, presentations...

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

October 30, 2018

Día de los muertos es una fiesta celebrada en Noviembre primero y segundo. ¿Tu no comprendes? Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated on November first and second primarily by Spanish cultures. It is a time when families can get together and celebrate their relatives who have passed away. Día de...

More Than a Job

More Than a Job

Whitney Steed, ENN Saff

February 6, 2017

Most students don't stop to realize the safe, clean environment they learn in. With more than 2000 students at Lake Ridge High School, it's not an easy job to keep the school clean. However, the custodians at Lake Ridge enjoy the challenge. For most of the custodians, their job consists of cleaning...

The Way You See Yourself

The Way You See Yourself

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

December 2, 2016

"I wasn't perfect, and I was trying to fix things by hurting myself." These words are spoken by sophomore Nora Mortimer. These words also express a sentiment many here at Lake Ridge can relate to, but never discuss, when it comes to our own body image. We are all guilty of it. We see our favorite celebritie...

The View From The Top

The View From The Top

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2016

Competing with the best and the brightest of your graduating class can be stressful and could even cause you to miss some high school experiences. The top ten percent of the senior class has been able to relate to this for four years. "I definitely missed out on some opportunities because I was overwhelmed...

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

October 27, 2016

There has been a lot of anger and debate concerning the recent national anthem behavior of San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, as well as Olympians Gabby Douglas and Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympics. Kaepernick, Douglas, and Phelps have all created an uproar within the nation by...

What is Islamophobia?

What is Islamophobia?

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

September 15, 2016

Our generation is familiar with terms such as feminism, racism, and homophobia, but a new term, Islamophobia has entered our vocabulary. Islamophobia is described as a dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims especially as a political force. According to the Washington Post, hate crimes against the M...

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