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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...

Grounded Again

Grounded Again

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

April 26, 2019

“Go to your room and leave your phone downstairs,” yelled your mom to your brother after he gave her his report card for the previous grading period. “You are not going out with friends for the rest of the week,” your dad tells your sister after she tries to explain the missing assignment she...

The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

April 17, 2019

From the constant tattle-tailing, food fights, and threats such as “snitches get stitches,” siblings are the one inevitable thing that no one can escape. Often times, many disputes such as “She’s taking too long in the bathroom!” or “He won’t let me change channels on the TV!” can be a...

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...

When Doing Extra is Good

When Doing Extra is Good

Aidan Mortimer, ENN staff member

April 9, 2019

Life outside of school can vary from person to person, whether it be a chess tournament or a tumbling contest. The options for activities are numerous and can draw people in from the bell-to-bell schedule of the day, so much so they don’t want to do anything else for the days to come. When doing...

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

Alexa Reyna, ENN Staff

April 1, 2019

Academic Decathlon allows students of all achievement levels to work together to compete in multiple subject matters and earn medals for their high scores. A competition for the mind. Lake Ridge High School’s academic decathlon team, also known as AcaDec, made an appearance at the state contest...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

March 28, 2019

With the roaring applause from the crowd, the lights start to turn on as the curtains are pulled aside, revealing a cast eager to show off their talents. One by one the cast starts to file off the stage, one actor noticeably staying on stage and going through the motions he had just done moments before...

Dear Uganda,

Dear Uganda,

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

March 25, 2019

In a small, sunlit school in Northern Uganda, boys and girls gather to stare through the windows of the small classroom at the lucky few that have a pen pal. They crane their necks, attempting to read the handwritten letters that were carefully written out by Lake Ridge students. AVID and the Pen Pal...

Kicking Off Playoffs

Kicking Off Playoffs

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 22, 2019

Sprinting full speed ahead toward the goal, the opposing team's forward sets her sights in the top right corner of the goal. Freshman goalkeeper, Bella Avitia, steps off her goal line in an attempt to challenge the forward. Avitia rushes out with her arms spread wide and deflects the shot over the top...

An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

Nour Karajeh, ENN Staff

March 5, 2019

A bag of chips is almost 300 calories and a can of soda can be up to 39 grams of sugar. These are examples of things people consume almost every day. Although people try to stay away from such fatty foods, they find it difficult, so it definitely has an effect on their health. In large amounts, some...

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