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Net Neutrality: It affects You

Net Neutrality: It affects You

Jaime Zuniga

December 1, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

10 hours and 39 minutes. According to a 2016 study by CNN, this is how long the average American spends using the internet everyday. This could change dramatically, due to recent efforts to abolish net neutrality. Net neutrality means that everything on the internet from streaming services to Google...

Home of the Brave. Lake Ridge Honors its Veterans

Home of the Brave. Lake Ridge Honors its Veterans

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

Every year on November 11th, veterans all across the United States are honored for their current and previous service. The brave men and women who have fought for this country are honored with parades, parties, and more. This year, some of Lake Ridge's own current and former soldiers shared what the...

A Marathon of Horror

A Marathon of Horror

Brenen Vital, ENN Staff

November 7, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Blood dripping and mutilated bodies all over the floor is what horror films are about. Horror films have given us classic movies ranging from Chucky all the way to Jason or to the most recent, Pennywise the clown. Some people watch them as a tradition, every year playing scary movies the entire month...

Trick-or-Treating Age Limit?

Trick-or-Treating Age Limit?

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

The yearly tradition of dressing up and getting candy is an event that is anticipated by students and adults alike. Due to this anticipation, costumes are often planned weeks ahead of time. With the preparation and the creating of costumes, the topic of trick or treating naturally comes about. With that...

Then vs. Now

Then vs. Now

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Young music artists go into the music industry with a drive to produce songs that make them happy and sell albums to millions of people. Over time, money, publicity, and Billboard chart positioning tie into an initial shift in what used to be for personal pleasure, but now focusses towards trends reflecting...

Fight or Fright

Fight or Fright

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

People willingly do it because it sends chills down their spine, gets their blood pumping, adrenaline rushing, and makes them afraid of the unexpected. One would think that most people would be hard pressed to associate these sensations with anything positive, but the vast number of horror movie and...

The Haunted History of Halloween

The Haunted History of Halloween

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Staff

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Every year on October 31st people stream out of their houses, costume or not, and go door to door with family and friends in search of candy and fun. Others stay inside to binge watch scary movies or find alternate ways to celebrate. However, most don't know how this holiday came to form. Halloween...

Friday Night Stage Lights

Friday Night Stage Lights

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

October 26, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

Friday nights in Texas seem to have a reoccurring theme: blinding lights, artificial turf, sweaty high school students shouting in school spirit, and cheap nachos. But last Friday, the lights shone on a different playing field. This time, the Friday night lights were shinning brightly on Lake Ridge's...

African Students Organization Takes Form

African Students Organization Takes Form

Jessica Varela, ENN Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

The United States is known for the myriad of cultures and ethnicities that make up America. However sometimes a culture's unique aspects can get lost in the shuffle. For this reason, students at Lake Ridge were inspired to start a club focused on the African culture. The African Students Organization...

Musicians Make it Happen

Musicians Make it Happen

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

October 4, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

As the October sun sets at Lake Ridge High School, only two distinct sounds can be heard: the custodians waxing the floors, and the bold brass of the Lake Ridge Marching Band. From 3:45 to 6:45, the band practices vigorously four days a week, preparing for the Friday night football game as well as one...

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