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Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

May 14, 2019


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

While reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, students' eyes are constantly roaming over the derogatory n-word. While the book did have a positive motive of addressing the prejudice against African Americans and encouraging societal change during that time period, it is banned in school district...

No College After High School

No College After High School

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

April 3, 2019


Filed under Humans of Lake Ridge, Showcase

It is commonly expected that high school graduates attend college or university the fall after their graduation, however, that does not always have to be the case. Often times as students graduate high school they are relieved after enduring so many years of education that they are ready for a break. After...

Stronger Than Fear

Stronger Than Fear

Sydney Ferguson & Kennedi Roman, ENN Staff

March 28, 2019


Filed under Showcase

Bad things happen every day. Everywhere, every second, there’s some struggle to be had, some war to be fought whether internal or external. Though some of these horrible things exist in the past, their effects and the paths they create still exist in their victims, some of whom you see every day....

Nico-teens

Nico-teens

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

March 1, 2019


Filed under Health, Showcase

You'd be hard pressed to go to a mall and not see somebody vaping or an ad selling e-cigarettes. With bright colors and flaunting flavors like mango, cherry, or strawberry, these ads don't officially target minors, though these devices certainly do get in the hands of young people. According to the National...

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...

Whose tattoo is this?

Whose tattoo is this?

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase

This tattoo belongs too AP Human Geography teacher, Mrs.Hicks.  It is two music notes that together look like a heart. Both Hicks and her husband were band students in high school when they met.  The tattoo symbolizes the loving relationship she has with her husband that was made possible through...

Love Yourself: The Concept of Self-Love

Love Yourself: The Concept of Self-Love

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

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...

Baby, it’s Warm Outside

Baby, it’s Warm Outside

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As the seasons change from Autumn to Winter, habits and tendencies do as well. Visions of hot chocolate, warm coats, and a crackling fireplace are most common around this time, but it seems that a cold drink, shorts, and light air conditioning might be more appropriate. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the month of October h...

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. For students, exactly seven hours and thirty minutes of the day is spent at school, give or take the few who, through a combination of traffic, failures on their own part, and perhaps a questionable tardy system aren’t arriving to class on time.  This year, Lake Ridge received an influx of new...

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

From the second a tweet, share, or post is pushed, tens of thousands of notifications appear. Either through likes, comments, or views, social media is prevalent in almost everyone’s lives. Although it may seem trivial at times, social media has a greater impact on society than many may think. For mo...

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