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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...

Feminism in the School Environment

Feminism in the School Environment

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 14, 2019

"Hey, gorgeous! Can I get your number?" a man catcalls at a woman who walks by him. She ignores his call and quickly walks past him. "She's really just gonna ignore me like that? Whatever, she was kinda ugly anyway," he says rolling his eyes. This form of misogyny is one where a man tries to justify...

Spinning into Spring Season

Spinning into Spring Season

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

February 11, 2019

As the seconds count down on the clock, the opponent bounces the ball down onto the hard, concrete ground. The small, neon, yellow ball is thrown into the air. The Lake Ridge tennis player keeps their eye on the ball as it is served over the net, they step up and hit it back over the net into the far...

From a Baby to Business

From a Baby to Business

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

February 1, 2019

Throughout the process of maturing, everyone goes through the stages of growth which includes their childhood, adulthood, and their elderly life. During each stage of life, the individual can be seen going through some immense changes whether it be through physical growth, personality, or social group, b...

Fashion Fortuity

Fashion Fortuity

January 28, 2019

Miuccia Prada, fashion designer, once said, "What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." For some students there is now a space where they can express themselves through fashion and engage with those that share...

Underwater Opportunities

Underwater Opportunities

Ciara Hendrix, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019

"Scuba Diving Club will be meeting soon in room A339!" This was the announcement heard loud and clear on the overhead speaker for the past two weeks. Students looked around and quietly asked each other "when did that happen?" or "are they serious?" Well to the surprise of many, yes they are serious. ...

Love Yourself: The Concept of Self-Love

Love Yourself: The Concept of Self-Love

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019

Loving yourself is misunderstood by some people as the action of being conceited or egotistical. In reality, it is the concept of accepting yourself for who you are and having a positive image of yourself. While some may find it hard to adhere to this idea, once they do, they will be on the road to a...

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