Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

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Some students may already be feeling the pressure to declare a college major while still in high school.

Seniors Forming their Future Through their Majors

May 3, 2022

College provides students with the chance to receive a specialized, higher education to prepare them for a future career. The different majors that students choose can say a lot about them both personality-wise,...

Hollywood Turning Into a Toxic Environment

Hollywood Turning Into a Toxic Environment

April 21, 2022

For decades, Hollywood has been a place filled with the rich and famous. It’s a world where starlets with the potential to do something big can go and pursue their dreams. However, over the last few...

The Impact of Extracurriculars at Lake Ridge

The Impact of Extracurriculars at Lake Ridge

April 8, 2022

Lake Ridge offers a variety of extracurriculars for students. From athletics and clubs, to academic competitions and leadership positions, students are provided with a wide selection of activities beyond...

Testing season is approaching very quickly

Transitioning from break: stress, struggles, and studying

March 29, 2022

Road trips, sleeping in late, no homework, a break from studying, and catching up with loved ones; The epitome of spring break. From March 13 to 18, Mansfield ISD gave students a period to enjoy time free...

The social media world is not always kind to celebrities when they experience public mental issues.

The Effects of Social Media on Celebrities

March 10, 2022

Britney Spears, Amanda Bynes, Ye (Kanye) West, Kurt Cobain, and many more have been subjected to public scrutiny for their mental illnesses. For instance, singer Brtiney Spears, who suffers from bipolar...

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Does Rap get a Bad Rap?

March 2, 2022

The National Football League, NFL’s, annual Super Bowl halftime show was inspired by West Coast rap and hip hop. The show was headlined by music legends Kendrick Lamar, Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Eminem,...

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Guilty Pleasure Shows of Today’s Youth

February 8, 2022

Guilty pleasure, defined by Oxford Languages as something, such as a movie, television program, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard. There are...

Every major variant of COVID-19 that has mutated so far, including Omicron, the most recent

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How will Lake Ridge navigate the new Variant?

January 25, 2022

On November 30, 2021, the Omicron variant of COVID-19 was classified as a ‘Variant of Concern’ in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC. The website for...

Representation of divorced parents with children

Splitting Up to Coming Together

December 9, 2021

We tend to hear heartwarming stories of families spending the holidays together. The sentimental memories made with all of the loved ones gathered around the table for a warm Christmas dinner. But it’s...

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Giving Thanks From Around the Globe

November 16, 2021

In the United States, Thanksgiving is a nation-wide holiday celebrated on November 25. It originated in Massachusetts after the Pilgrims from England landed in Plymouth. They struggled through hardships...

Lake Ridge has added a new club with the aim of empowering women.

Eagles Girl Up

October 25, 2021

Lake Ridge now has its own Girl Up chapter. On October 14th, the club had its first meeting. Girl Up is a United Nations foundation with a purpose to promote world wide equality for all girls. Despite...

Comparison of incomes from traditional jobs vs blue-collar jobs

Traditional College vs Trade School

October 13, 2021

Trade schools are institutions dating back to the early 1800s, where students can get an education for jobs that include technology, construction, and electricity, in order to receive a certificate. Some...

Patriarchy in Control of Womens Brands

Patriarchy in Control of Women’s Brands

September 29, 2021

A few hundred years ago, it was uncommon for a woman to be an executive leader of a company until they fought for their rights and became more involved in the business. However, many brands that are geared...

English teacher Jessica LaBonville nearly became the next Carrie Underwood after auditioning for American Idol.

Lake Ridge’s ‘Idol’

December 10, 2020

English 1 teacher, Jessica LaBonville, auditioned for “American Idol” in 2004 - the same year as Carrie Underwood. “Since I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a famous country singer. I was...

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