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Clinton, Trump present views on key issues

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October 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Presidential candidates present views on key issues

Sabrina Sanchez, Staff Writer

When contemplating on which candidate to support, for most people Gary Johnson and Jill Stein are not part of their conversation. It may be because they are perhaps not...  Read More »

October 14, 2016 • 0 comments

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12-year-old boy arrested in UISD bomb threat case

Irene Alegria, Staff Writer

United ISD police arrested a boy on Thursday, Oct. 6, they say is responsible for posting a bomb threat. A 12-year-old student who attends a South Laredo UISD school has...  Read More »

October 7, 2016 • 0 comments

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School News

Retired Navy commander talks about brave souls lost (package)

Homero Arevalo, Staff Writer

  The September 11 attacks 15 years ago on the twin towers in New York City was the cause of many American deaths. On Sept 12, Vidal M. Trevino’s faculty and s...  Read More »

October 5, 2016 • 0 comments

Johanna Chaney is now teaching at VMT after 19 years at J.W. Nixon

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

After 19 years of making an impact on students’ education at J.W Nixon High, Johanna Chaney is now a teacher at the magnet school, Vidal M. Trevino. Before she becam...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

14 choir students advance to TMEA region competition

VMT choir instructor Celia Hernandez announced that 14 of 26 students who competed at the TMEA district choir competition Saturday, Oct. 1, in Corpus Christi advanced to r...  Read More »

October 3, 2016 • 0 comments

  • VMT celebrates 16 de septiembre: El grito de Independencia (photos and video) September 26, 2016
  • Morning students celebrate Mexican independence (photos, video, and audio interviews) September 26, 2016
  • Seniors are told the importance of voting September 23, 2016

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Comic Con guests discuss their characters

Comic Con guests discuss their characters at the Laredo Energy Arena on October 9, 2016.

October 21, 2016 • 0 comments

La Voz Kids tryout leaves freshman with great memories

Crystal Martinez, Staff Writer

Alexis Perez had a once in a lifetime chance by being in a Spanish-language television series where kids from all around the world go to share their talent of singing. The show is called La Voz Kids, which airs on ...  Read More »

October 6, 2016 • 0 comments

Veterans show emotion at the 9/11 ceremony

Afternoon students observed the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attack with a ceremony in the auditorium on Sept. 12.      ...  Read More »

October 4, 2016 • 1 comment

  • Singing and dancing mark the 16 de septiembre event October 3, 2016
  • Afternoon students perform for Mexican independence day September 29, 2016
  • Morning students celebrate the tradition of 16 de septiembre September 29, 2016

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Rising Stars: Musician has 64.7 million followers

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars Columnist

Jacob Michael Whitesides is a popular musician who started on YouTube and Vine with over 1.5 million followers on Instagram, 64.7 million followers on Twitter and 393,563 thousand...  Read More »

October 20, 2016 • 0 comments

Rising Stars: YouTube star has millions of views

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars Columnist

A humorous YouTuber and Viner named Liza has been a growing star and idol to many. Elizabeth Koshy, also known as Liza, is a half-Indian, half-Caucasian 20-year old Viner...  Read More »

October 14, 2016 • 0 comments

  • TV FANatic: Grey’s Anatomy causes me the “Greys” October 6, 2016
  • Game Corner: Turning over a new leaf September 29, 2016
  • Musical Seoul: VIXX makes a “Fantasy” comeback September 19, 2016

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

Justyne Bernal, The Bug columnist

For the past 38 years we have just thought of Grease as just another very popular 50’s teen romance movie. Now it’s 2016, and fans are fantasizing about possible plot...  Read More »

September 15, 2016 • 0 comments

Observations: My favorite VMA performances

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations

MTV Video Music Awards, also known as the VMAs, were breathtaking on Aug. 28. The performers left me speechless. And I have six favorite performances that I can’t get ove...  Read More »

September 8, 2016 • 0 comments

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

May 24, 2016

Legends never die: Kobe Bryant retires, but will not be forgotten

May 6, 2016

The Bug: Just another typical love story

April 22, 2016

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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 »

September 19, 2016 • 0 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 »

August 25, 2016 • 0 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: 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, 2015 • 0 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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