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Feminism in the School Environment

Feminism in the School Environment

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 14, 2019


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

"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...

4.0 or No. 4?

4.0 or No. 4?

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

January 23, 2019


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Highlight

At Lake Ridge, the day most seniors anticipate is graduation. On this day, classmates, teachers, and parents see the students get recognized in areas such as GPA and who worked relentlessly for that number one spot. On the other hand, there are seniors who will also be receiving their diploma that ch...

Deck the Halls: Lights, Decorations, and more!

Deck the Halls: Lights, Decorations, and more!

Ethan Vu, Writer

December 14, 2018


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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” so it’s time to dust off the old boxes and get out those familiar multi-colored lights that light the faces of homes and businesses throughout the duration of the season. These lights can usually be seen on the Oak Pinewood trees that are purchased every ...

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


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There is no better time to sit at a kitchen table sharing what you are thankful for, than Thanksgiving. But for the First United Methodist Student Ministries staff, Thanksgiving is filled with volunteering. Rather than spend their time all snuggled up and counting the things they have, they go out a...

Students of Immigrant Parents

Students of Immigrant Parents

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Highlight

Immigration is the concept of taking residence in a new country after leaving a previous one. This can occur when someone is looking for a fresh start or a new opportunity. At Lake Ridge, many students have parents that made a sacrifice to come to the United States from their homeland. With this in mind,...

What They Believe and Why

What They Believe and Why

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018


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At some level, politics have always been taught in school. From the cotton ball beard you glued to Abraham Lincoln’s picture in third grade to the complex levels of government you began to learn about in your high school years, the conversation has always been present. Many students begin voting this...

Compensation for Education

Compensation for Education

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

It's 2:55 PM, and the bell rings throughout the school. Students rush out the front door, ready to begin their after-school activities. Teachers begin to pack up their things and straighten up their classrooms. They put pencils back in their drawers, paper into stacks, and do some last-minute grading....

Kavanaugh vs. Ford; Did the Judicial System Work?

Kavanaugh vs. Ford; Did the Judicial System Work?

Zoey Minor, ENN Special Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Highlight

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women nationwide to speak up about their sexual assault, but was recently put to the test in the infamous Brett Kavanaugh Case. Essentially, psychology Professor Christine Blaisey Ford accused Kavanaugh - newly nominated Supreme Court Justice at the time - of attemptin...

Did I Remember that Correctly?

Did I Remember that Correctly?

Kennedi Roman, ENN staff

October 30, 2018


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In Snow White did the evil queen say "mirror, mirror on the wall" or "magic mirror on the wall?" Did Mickey Mouse have suspender or not? Most will say yes I do remember Mickey Mouse with suspenders, but when you look up a picture of Mickey Mouse you will not find discover him wearing them. This is called...

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, News, Showcase

In recent years, racism and discrimination have been a major topic in society. But what happens when a form of what some believe is discrimination only benefits a certain group of people? Affirmative action is a policy in some states in the United States that favors minority groups who are at a perceived...

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