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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.

Nov 15 • No Comments

Freshmen discuss Donald Trump and immigration (audio)

Freshmen discuss Donald Trump and immigration (audio)

Magnet Tribune Staff Writers Briana Sepulveda and Salma Silva ask freshman for their thoughts on Donald Trump and immigration.

Nov 10 • No Comments

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

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

Sabrina Sanchez, Staff Writer

Two students portrayed presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at VMT’s annual Rock the Vote on October 25. “It’s a tradition at VMT that has...  Read More »

Nov 9 • No Comments

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

Presidential candidates present views on key issues

Presidential candidates present views on key issues

October 14, 2016

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School News

Christmas Parade float features Charlie Brown characters

Christmas Parade float features Charlie Brown characters

The school's float in this year's Christmas Parade features Charlie Brown characters. The parade took place on Dec. 2.

Dec 2 • No Comments

Lost items may be found at the lost and found

Lost items may be found at the lost and found

Mauro Flores, Staff Writer

There’s an iPod touch. A few hoodies and coats. Report cards. A pen drive. And some journals. These are some of the things in the lost and found, located...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Former Marine brings unique experiences to freshmen

Former Marine brings unique experiences to freshmen

Sofia Ramos, Staff writer

Recently, VMT welcomed its newest teacher. Gilberto Hernandez, former Marine and Nixon graduate, is teaching world geography to freshman. Hernandez served in the Marine Corps f...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

  • Students hear ‘Clinton,’ ‘Trump’ debate at Rock the Vote (story, photos, video) November 9, 2016
  • Communication students see trends in journalism on trip November 9, 2016
  • Students present creative work at Fright Mic November 4, 2016

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Features

Music, dance departments announce December performances

Music, dance departments announce December performances

Music and dance departments announce performances scheduled for December 2016.

Nov 28 • No Comments

Sophomore art student displays her artwork in New York City (package)

Sophomore art student displays her artwork in New York City (package)

America Moreno, Staff Writer

This story is also published on Best of SNO. A sophomore art student had her work exhibited at the New York Comic Con and now at the United Nations building. Jennifer R...  Read More »

Nov 17 • No Comments

VMT Hispanic Heritage Festival highlights and interviews (video)

The 24th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival (2016) was held at VM on Nov. 2, 2016.

Nov 16 • No Comments

  • GoPro Video: 24th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival November 16, 2016
  • Music Department honors veterans with special concert November 15, 2016
  • Characters take their places at Comic Con November 11, 2016

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Reviews

Game Corner: Jump into adventure with Pokémon X

Game Corner: Jump into adventure with Pokémon X

Manuel Ruiz, Game Corner Columnist

Game Corner Reviews: Pokémon X History Pokémon X and Y was revealed on January 8, 2013, during a worldwide live stream through a Nintendo Direct hosted by former Nintendo ...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

TV FANatic: This show makes me “Scream”

TV FANatic: This show makes me “Scream”

Krysta Robles, TV FANatic columnist

We all know and love the original slasher movie that Wes Craven directed. Scream, originally entitled Scary Movie, is a franchise that is still growing. It was a movie, but...  Read More »

Nov 18 • No Comments

  • Musical Seoul: BTS comes back with ‘Blood Sweat Tears’ November 3, 2016
  • Rising Stars: Musician has 64.7 million followers October 20, 2016
  • Rising Stars: YouTube star has millions of views October 14, 2016

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Opinions

Editorial: It’s important to clean the Rio Grande

Angie Bravo, Editorial Writer

Pollution is everywhere. A polluted river close to home named the Rio Grande suffers from great damage from the pollutants it has had to endure throughout many years. Everything...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

The Bug: Social media’s negative side impacts peoples’ lives

The Bug: Social media’s negative side impacts peoples’ lives

Justyne Bernal, The Bug columnist

Social media is everywhere we turn. It’s something that affects us each day even if we use our electronic devices or not. When we don’t use social media our surroundings...  Read More »

Nov 3 • No Comments

The Bug: Could Grease really just be fantasies during Sandy’s coma?

The Bug: Could Grease really just be fantasies during Sandy’s coma?

September 15, 2016

Observations: My favorite VMA performances

September 8, 2016

The Bug: The end has finally gotten here — I now present you the graduating class of 2016

May 24, 2016

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News

Students’ opinions vary on local clown threats

Dafne Naranjo, Staff Writer

Nixon High School freshmen have been noticing there are many clown threats going on. Students that know about this clown threat say they saw it on a Facebook page called...  Read More »

Nov 4 • No Comments

Clown sightings create disruptions throughout country

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

Updated October 24. The clown threats and sightings are not something that people aren’t aware of. The clown sightings started as early as August of this year in ...  Read More »

Oct 7 • No Comments

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Staff Blogs

Last year for the 90s babies!

Delilah Gonzalez, Staff Writer

This year is the last 90s babies’ senior year! The last 90s babies are kids that were born in 1998 or 1999 and are graduating I`n 2017. And I’m a 90s baby. I’m ready for my ...  Read More »

Sep 19 • No Comments

First day of junior year

Maddie Dion, Staff Writer

August 22, 2016, was the day I started my junior year. The night before it was really hard for me to go to sleep, eventually I did. That morning my mom came and woke me ...  Read More »

Aug 25 • No Comments

Is this nation doomed?

May 27, 2016

In the past years, we have...  Read More »

Thoughts about my freshman year

May 26, 2016

Many people have their own...  Read More »

Don’t underestimate a female

May 26, 2016

Many times people underestimate...  Read More »

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#VMThrowback

#VMThrowback: Original faculty member Matt Arambula looks back on teaching career

#VMThrowback: Original faculty member Matt Arambula looks back on teaching career

Brandon Gamez, Staff Writer

Social Studies teacher Matt Arambula III recalls his trip through the years here at VMT which is coming to an end after 36 years of teaching. Arambula shares his reactions...  Read More »

May 28 • No Comments

  • #VMThrowback: Assistant principal recalls days as a VMT teacher May 26, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Armando Flores discusses creating the hand May 26, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: VMT instructor Ashley Ramirez talks about her years as a student May 26, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Original faculty member Mark Webber recalls VMT’s begining May 26, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Dance teacher David Arevalo talks about his years in dance May 26, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: A last look of the Urbahn Building and strings’ house May 26, 2015

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