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Tide Pods…Seriously?!

Tide Pods…Seriously?!

Jaime Zuniga, Enn Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

If you've been anywhere on the internet you've most likely seen it. The Tide Pod Challenge has plagued our news outlets and social media. The challenge started with an internet meme emerging in late December 2017, daring people to eat the laundry detergent pods. Since then teens have been video taping...

Christmas in Mansfield

Christmas in Mansfield

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Thanksgiving has officially ended. Pumpkin patches are slowly packing up to make way for Christmas tree lots while houses are outlined in lights. However, as people trade in their turkeys for hot cocoa and candy canes, not many people are sure how else they can celebrate outside of their family traditions....

Real vs Fake Christmas Trees

Real vs Fake Christmas Trees

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

December 12, 2017


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Opening presents under the Christmas tree is a common tradition for people who celebrate the holiday. But which kind of  tree do you open them under? Real and fake Christmas trees each have their advantages and disadvantages, depending on how much money you are willing to spend, the kind of material...

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...

A Marathon of Horror

A Marathon of Horror

Brenen Vital, ENN Staff

November 7, 2017


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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...

Then vs. Now

Then vs. Now

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

October 31, 2017


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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


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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


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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...

Generation Lazy?

Generation Lazy?

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

October 4, 2017


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Generations such as Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials  can add a new member to their ranks called "Generation Z." These teens and young adults also known as "centennials," were born between the years 1996-2010. From many of previous generations, the reputation of being a centennial is one of...

Serving Mansfield at the First Ever Music Alley Festival

Serving Mansfield at the First Ever Music Alley Festival

Ella Gwartney

September 21, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Beyond The Nest

Local art, music, and a guitar-playing cowboy on stilts are just some of the sights people could enjoy at Mansfield’s first ever Music Alley Festival. On Saturday, September 9, the city of Mansfield and the Mansfield Commission for the Arts put together an event where residents were able to come enj...

The Vision of Soaring Eagles at Lake Ridge High School
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