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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...

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...

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...

“We Live in a Society”

The Joker Film was released on October 4th. Courtesy of Google Images.

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

October 29, 2019

Mental Illness has long been a difficult subject for many as evidenced by the creation of Mental Illness Awareness Week, from October 6th to October 12th, to raise awareness about this seldom discussed issue. The timely issue of Mental Illness, however, was also accompanied by the release of the critically...

Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

While other districts have banned controversial books, students in MISD have many options as to what they are permitted to read.

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

Myths about the MMR vaccine vary widely, claiming they cause Autism and other disorders. Despite studies disproving this myth, some American's distrust

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?

Student speaking to a class while not making eye contact. Taken by Lilly Dunn.

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

Courtesy of Google Images

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

Maria Garcia works hard to keep the cafeteria clean.

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

Girls try to fix how they look in the bathroom mirror.

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...

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