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The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

April 17, 2019

From the constant tattle-tailing, food fights, and threats such as “snitches get stitches,” siblings are the one inevitable thing that no one can escape. Often times, many disputes such as “She’s taking too long in the bathroom!” or “He won’t let me change channels on the TV!” can be a...

Anti-Vax Face the Facts

Myths about the MMR vaccine vary widely, claiming they cause Autism and other disorders. Despite studies disproving this myth, some American's distrust

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

April 9, 2019

Every day, your body fights to keep you alive. Around every corner, there is a chance of somebody coughing or sneezing - sending hundreds of thousands of microorganisms flying at 100 miles per hour towards you. The human body has adapted over centuries to protect yourself from these tiny creatures, and...

Feminism in the School Environment

How has the feminist movement affected women in the modern age?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 14, 2019

"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?

College pamphlets displaying the many options students have

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

January 23, 2019

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!

Photo Credit: Lilly Dunn

Ethan Vu, Writer

December 14, 2018

“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

Photo Credit: First United Methodist Mansfield

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

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

Courtesy of Gilliana Tawaran

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

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

 The two candidates

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018

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

A teacher at Lake Ridge High School lectures her class, asking them to go onto Canvas to work on an assignment.

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

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

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...

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