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13 Reasons Why: Review and Suicide Awareness/Prevention

13 Reasons Why: Review and Suicide Awareness/Prevention

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff
April 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

* WARNING: THE FOLLOWING STORY CONTAINS SPOILERS. READ AT OWN RISK. * "Hey it's me, Hannah— Hannah Baker." Ah, another book getting created into a film. Cue the array of die-hard fans who scream from the top of their lungs that "the book is better than the show" and feel the need to point ou...

Drakes “More Life” Album Review

Drakes “More Life” Album Review

John Beaman, Enn staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

In my opinion, the recent release of Drakes new album "More Life" that was released Saturday night March 18th, 2017 had its fair share of good songs, although it did reach the expectations I had for it. Drake is a very talented artist, who has a lot of range, being able to rap and sing as well. Al...

“Be Our Guest” and Watch Beauty and the Beast

“Be Our Guest” and Watch Beauty and the Beast

Megan Overby, ENN Staff
March 24, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

The live action Disney movie, "Beauty and the Beast" came out in theaters Friday, March 17. The sales of the movie set records with a total of a $170 million opening. I have been waiting for this movie for so long because as a child, Belle was a Disney character I admired. She was my favorite Disney...

A Tale as Old as 1991

A Tale as Old as 1991

Megan Overby
February 22, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

On March 17, 2017, the long-awaited Disney animation, "Beauty and the Beast" will be released as a live action movie. For many students that have grown up watching this movie, having the film come out soon is exciting. The production has acquired new actors and actresses for the roles and a few of ...

Netflix’s Intriguing New Show: The OA

Netflix’s Intriguing New Show: The OA

Micha Tolton, ENN Staff
February 22, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

WARNING: THE FOLLOWING STORY CONTAINS SPOILERS. You may know Netflix's hit shows, Orange Is The New Black and Stranger Things, but now there's a new show to rave about. Premiering on December 16th of last year, the show was created by producer and lead actress, Brit Marling. Marling plays a distres...

Foreign Language, Bueno o Malo?

Foreign Language, Bueno o Malo?

Chace Moncrief, ENN Special Contributor
December 5, 2016
Filed under Also in The News, Opinion

Lake Ridge Students must take two years of a foreign language to have the credits needed to graduate. Students are offered a variety of foreign language classes including Spanish, French, Latin, German, and American Sign Language. The foreign language classes are taught at either Lake Ridge or at Ben...

Holding on to your Heritage

Holding on to your Heritage

Marjorie Lim, ENN Special Contributer
December 5, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Imagine being able to go back and forth between English and another language with ease.  Countries like France require their students to begin learning English in the first grade, due to the advantages knowing a foreign language presents in global industries.  In comparison, according to a 2006 General So...

Opinion: Donald Trump for president

Opinion: Donald Trump for president

John Beaman, ENN Staff
November 7, 2016
Filed under Beyond The Nest, Opinion

In my opinion, Republican candidate Donald Trump is the best candidate for the 2016 presidential election. He's a businessman, with many years of success, not a politician. He is a hard worker who has worked his way to the top of the business world. He's outspoken, and has high standards, which would...

Opinion: Hillary Clinton for President

Opinion: Hillary Clinton for President

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff
November 7, 2016
Filed under Beyond The Nest, Opinion

On April 12, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, announced her candidacy for the 2016 Presidential election with a Youtube video. Her political involvement dates back to 1973 where she participated in the Children's Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization which focuses on children's advocacy...

Third Story: The Band Taylor Swift Recommends

Third Story: The Band Taylor Swift Recommends

Micah Tolton, ENN Entertainment Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

About three weeks ago, I went to a Tori Kelly concert and of course I had a great time. But it wasn't until the day of her concert that I checked online to see who her opening act was, and right at the top her Twitter page was a pinned tweet of her tour dates along with the name of her opening act:...