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NASA recently launched Mars Perseverance in hopes to gain further knowledge about the planet.

Perseverance on Mars

Jenna McDonnell, ENN Staff April 1, 2021

Peering through the quartz glass windows of their school, a student views vast rows of houses situated before towering mountains. The sky is smeared with wisps of clouds, except the horizon is tinted ruby...

The AP test will look a little different as CollegeBoard changes its formatting options, due to the ongoing pandemic.

AP Tests at Home?

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff April 1, 2021

With Juniors and Seniors approaching the borders of college life, they have to get through one blockade first, the AP test. The AP test is offered and served in many different forms. From AP Biology to...

The Academic Decathlon team recently made their appearance at their State Meet.

Academic Decathlon: State Competitors

Audrey Byrne, Editor March 31, 2021

For the past 6 years, the Lake Ridge Academic Decathlon team has made a name for itself by consistently returning to the Texas State Academic Decathlon Championship Tournament as fierce competitors rising...

Genetic engineering is the editing and recombination of DNA for various biological purposes.

Tinkering with the Building Blocks of Life

Jenna McDonnell, ENN Staff March 22, 2021

40,000 times slimmer than a human hair, one critical molecule is responsible for all life on earth: DNA. More formally referred to as deoxyribonucleic acid, DNA is a biomolecule consisting of nitrogenous...

As Covid-19 continues its spread across the nation, the CDC prepares citizens for the next pandemic- the Zombie Apocalypse.

The Walking Dead Reality

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff March 22, 2021

From brains being eaten to people being infected, the Zombie Apocalypse could possibly be the next world pandemic, as seen in shows and movies such as The Walking Dead, World War Z, and Daybreak. However,...

Childhood T.V. shows create a greater sense of nostalgia among audiences who have grown up with the T.V. shows.

Childhoods Shaped

Alexa Reyna, ENN Staff March 22, 2021

Multiple streaming services like Netflix and Disney+ are releasing shows that have made an impact on students since their childhood. Netflix has been giving audiences popular Nickelodeon shows including...

Performative activism is the empty promise to fight alongside affected groups in cases of social injustice.

Performative Activism

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff March 22, 2021

This year, social justice issues have become increasingly prevalent across the nation. Thus, causing an influx of protests and people paying close attention as these cases of social injustice play out....

Sarah Cole, senior, suffered burst pipes and loss of power throughout the forced-break.

Students vs the Snow

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff March 11, 2021

One would assume that the lowest temperatures in 40 years would bring people joy, especially in Texas. However, as snow was piling up outside, many families all over the state were losing power and gas,...

The South endured colder temperatures and several inches of snow, shutting down school.

Dancing on the Northern Spectrum

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff March 11, 2021

Reaching temperatures below freezing, Texas has experienced one of their coldest weeks of all time. According to a 2021 Dallas News Article, this recent snow storm touched all 254 counties of Texas. It...

Students and teachers received an unexpected break due to the severity of the snow storm.

Snowstorm Solace

Madi Madiha, ENN Staff March 1, 2021

Known for its humid summers and mild winters, Texas has surprised everyone with the snowstorm that recently took place. What was expected to be one to two days of thorough snowfall, turned out to be a...

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