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Did I Remember that Correctly?

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Kennedi Roman, ENN staff

October 30, 2018

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?

Is Affirmative Action still valid, or does it do more harm than good?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018

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...

Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Actor in Children’s TV Show LazyTown, Dies at 43+

Stefánsson died at the age of 43 from bile duct cancer.

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

September 21, 2018

On October 3rd, 2014, an obscure episode of the Icelandic children's show "Lazy Town" aired, where the enigmatic super villain "Robbie Rotten" and his 3 clones attempted to capture the hero of the television series: "Sportacus." Unbeknownst to the Nickelodeon TV Show, 2 years later, the song in the episode...

Teaching 9/11

The World Trade Center towers stand before they were attacked by terrorists.

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Co-Editor

September 11, 2018

17 years ago today, four planes were hijacked by terrorists. One was flown into the Pentagon, one crash landed in an empty field, and two were flown into New York’s World Trade Center, killing thousands. In the years since, memorials have been put in place, one World Trade Center rebuilt, and the terrorist...

Awareness for Homelessness

Awareness for Homelessness

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

May 22, 2018

Mansfield, Texas and the surrounding cities are a lower to upper middle class, privileged area to live in. A lot of the time, we forget that there are people in our own communities who do not live as well as others. However no matter where in the world a person lives, it is not easy to be young and low ...

Avicii: His Life and Legacy

Avicii: His Life and Legacy

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

May 8, 2018

Authorities confirmed that on April 20, 2018, 28-year-old Swedish DJ Avicii died in a hotel room in Muscat, the capital of Oman, after fighting a long, arduous battle with acute pancreatitis and alcoholism, according to a statement by his publicist. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss...

NFL Draft Highlights

NFL Draft Highlights

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

May 2, 2018

Last Thursday the 2018 NFL Draft was held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. For college football players, this is their judgment day, considering the Draft decides who makes the cut for the NFL. This year the Cleveland Browns had the first pick of the first round while the Cowboys had to wait for the...

Student Survives Death

Student Survives Death

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 23, 2018

On January 19th, a thirteen year old boy collapsed among his classmates at Danny Jones, and fell completely unresponsive. He was considered dead for five minutes. Eighth grader Jeffrey Cotton remained unconscious while his coaches rushed to save his life. As a middle school coach, the last thing any...

Obsession and Compulsion

Obsession and Compulsion

March 9, 2018

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD for short, is an anxiety disorder in which people have recurring, unwanted thoughts that make them feel driven to do something repetitively. People suffering from OCD perceive, and often overestimate the threat of the intrusive thoughts. This in turn leads to an...

Joy for the Forgotten

Joy for the Forgotten

Whitney Steed, ENN Editor

February 27, 2018

We’ve become familiar with the theme that helping others will benefits us. Yet, the power of serving others often gets lost in the midst of our habitual actions and unexpected daily problems. As a newspaper staff, we've been able to experience the power of our words, but as of February 9th, we were...

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