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More Than a Job

More Than a Job

Whitney Steed, ENN Saff
February 6, 2017
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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
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"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 celebrit...

The View From The Top

The View From The Top

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief
November 10, 2016
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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
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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
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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...