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Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

Cast, crew prepare for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ (photos, video)

VMT's second annual summer theater production, "Little Shop of Horrors," is scheduled at the school's auditorium for a 4-day run beginning Wednesday, June 21, and endin...

June 16, 2017No Comments

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

This summer’s musical is a ‘horror’ of a comedy

Kevin Garcia, Staff Writer

Updated June 2, 2017. Theatre Department head Vernon Carroll thought “Little Shop of Horrors” would provide something new for people to enjoy this summer. ...

June 2, 2017No Comments

Medallion Ceremony 2017 (audio recording)

Medallion Ceremony 2017 (audio recording)

The Magnet Tribune presents an audio recording of the Class of 2017's Medallion Ceremony....

June 1, 2017No Comments

  • More photos of the Medallion Ceremony May 30, 2017
  • VMT wins cleanest school award in LISD May 25, 2017
  • Soundtown gala honors Dr. Nelson May 24, 2017

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Features

Rock concert features Stella Lost

Andrea Garcia, Staff Writer

A variety of bands came out to play at the Laredo South Town Rock Fest. P.O.D, or Payable on Death, was the main band that played at the L.E.A on April 20. Many local...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Middle school stories can be funny

Staff writers Jodie Sanchez and Melissa Rendon discuss their middle school experiences....

May 24, 2017No Comments

13 Reasons Why relates to real life situations

Briana Sepulveda and Salma Silva discuss 13 Reasons Why and the definition of beauty....

May 24, 2017No Comments

  • Our VMT experiences and 13 Reasons Why are discusssed May 16, 2017
  • VMT rises through its art department May 15, 2017
  • Horror today vs yesterday May 15, 2017

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Reviews

The Book Look: Free-spirited woman dominates novella

The Book Look: Free-spirited woman dominates novella

Lauren Melendez, The Book Look columnist

Truman Capote’s novella Breakfast at Tiffany’s has been widely revered ever since its release in 1958, and for good reason. The novel tells the story of the dazzling Holly...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Cinematic: ‘Unbroken,’ a tale of survival and courage

Cinematic: ‘Unbroken,’ a tale of survival and courage

Jesus Hernandez, Cinematic columnist

War is not a movie. Yet we still produce them, add twists, romance and most of them don’t really show the reality of war. Yet courage is something very few have durin...

May 11, 2017No Comments

  • Game Corner: Choose your fate in Fire Emblem Fates April 28, 2017
  • Rising Stars: Collab channel is gaining millions of subscribers April 27, 2017
  • TV FANatic: 13 Reasons Why is groundbreaking April 27, 2017

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Opinions

‘Hamilton’ ties in history to current events

‘Hamilton’ ties in history to current events

Lauren Melendez, Observations Columnist

The Broadway musical Hamilton continues to ensnare viewers across the nation, ever since its release in 2016. It tells the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton, and...

June 4, 2017No Comments

Observations: A compliment is worth a smile

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations columnist

(This is senior Delilah Gonzalez's final online column.) An "I Love You" can make that special someone's day. Expressing your feelings and positive thoughts towards someone ...

May 15, 2017No Comments

Waffle Iron: Monster attacks water park swimmers

Waffle Iron: Monster attacks water park swimmers

May 12, 2017

Observations: This music will give a boost to your day

Observations: This music will give a boost to your day

May 4, 2017

Make America great again

April 28, 2017

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Politics

The Trump Cabinet picks that you need to know

The Trump Cabinet picks that you need to know

Sabrina Sanchez, Staff Writer

             

January 25, 2017No Comments

Students discuss Obama’s presidency

Students discuss Obama’s presidency

Staff writers Briana Sepulveda and Salma Silva interviewed students on their opinions of whether or not Obama fufilled his presidency.  

January 13, 2017No Comments

Seniors discuss presidential election results (audio)

Seniors discuss presidential election results (audio)

Staff writer Mario Rodriguez discusses elections results with seniors the morning after the election.

November 15, 2016No Comments

Freshmen discuss Donald Trump and immigration (audio)

Freshmen discuss Donald Trump and immigration (audio)

November 10, 2016

Students hear ‘Clinton,’ ‘Trump’ debate at Rock the Vote (story, photos, video)

Students hear ‘Clinton,’ ‘Trump’ debate at Rock the Vote (story, photos, video)

November 9, 2016

Poll results: What is your presidential candidate preference?

Poll results: What is your presidential candidate preference?

October 28, 2016

Clinton overwhelmingly wins mock debate vote

Clinton overwhelmingly wins mock debate vote

October 25, 2016

Clinton, Trump present views on key issues

Clinton, Trump present views on key issues

October 20, 2016

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News

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

Governor Gregg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4 on Facebook Live on Sunday, May 8.  Also known as the "sanctuary cities" bill, it will take effect on the first of September o...

May 18, 2017No Comments

The Outlet Shoppes makes an impact on the city

Selena Borjas, TAMIU intern

s “It is finally opened! I am so excited to shop especially because we didn’t have stores like Michael Kors,” Eva Gonzalez, a Laredo resident, said about The Ou...

May 11, 2017No Comments

Waco ISD signs Nelson to a 5-year contract

Waco ISD signs Nelson to a 5-year contract

Jesus Hernandez, Staff Writer

Story updated Friday, June 16. Waco ISD signed Dr. A. Marcus Nelson, Laredo ISD superintendent, to a 5-year contract as superintendent during a school board meeting Thur...

May 3, 2017No Comments

Students’ opinions vary on local clown threats

November 4, 2016

Clown sightings create disruptions throughout country

October 7, 2016

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Staff Blogs

Another look at the Hope Outdoor Gallery Park in Austin, Texas

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

Another look at the Hope Outdoor Gallery Park in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017No Comments

Inside of The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

Image inside of the Texas State Capital located in Austin, Texas.

Inside of The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff writer

April 19, 20171 Comment

Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

Image of the art at the graffiti park, "Hope Outdoor Park" in Austin, Texas.

Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

Images of art are from Hope Outdoor Park in Austin, Texas....

March 28, 2017No Comments

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

Image of the Texas State Capital located in Austin, Texas.

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

Photo album of the Texas State Capital building in Austin, Texas....

March 28, 2017No Comments

Senior Year

March 24, 2017

As high school students, our...

A pinky promise to my friends

A pinky promise to my friends

March 23, 2017

People say be careful who...

Moving away for college is not as easy as my family expected

March 8, 2017

So, I’m currently a senior...

Stop assuming without knowing

February 28, 2017

Everybody sees things a different...

Mass Communication Week at Texas State

Mass Communication Week at Texas State

January 23, 2017

On October 27, 2016, I had t...

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Back in the day

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Selena Borjas

Journalism students talk about The Outlet Shoppes

Journalism students Sabrina Sanchez and Belen Silva speak to TAMIU intern Selena Borjas about their opinions of The Outlet Shoppes at Laredo. Music: Swiss Miss (New Server Re...

May 11, 2017

The Outlet Shoppes makes an impact on the city

Selena Borjas, TAMIU intern

s “It is finally opened! I am so excited to shop especially because we didn’t have stores like Michael Kors,” Eva Gonzalez, a Laredo resident, said about The Ou...

May 11, 2017

The Outlet Shoppes director discusses impact on the city

The Outlet Shoppes director discusses impact on the city

April 24, 2017

Time is an interesting thing

April 19, 2017

My internship is halfway done

March 27, 2017

The 1990s are represented: Rangers hit the box office

The 1990s are represented: Rangers hit the box office

March 25, 2017

Lessons from man’s best friend

Lessons from man’s best friend

February 26, 2017

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#VMThrowback

Former dance student’s son stays in music through piano

Former dance student’s son stays in music through piano

Edward Barrera, Staff Writer

Fourth in a series. Gabriel Torres is a freshman at VMT. The difference with Gabriel and almost every other student though is that his mother is an VMT alumna. Gabri...

April 25, 20171 Comment

  • Former student liked journalism, but niece likes dancing April 12, 2017
  • Freshman almost didn’t attend VMT because her mom did April 12, 2017
  • Old campus memories January 27, 2017
  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new campus August 31, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Original faculty member Matt Arambula looks back on teaching career May 28, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Assistant principal recalls days as a VMT teacher May 26, 2015

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