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School turns out for 25th anniversary Hispanic Heritage Festival

School turns out for 25th anniversary Hispanic Heritage Festival

Aryanna Rodriguez, staff writer

November 15, 2017No Comments

Students mark the 25th anniversary Hispanic Heritage Festival on November 8 with a program that recognized teachers and staff who opened the school in 1993....

Dancing and more took place at the festival

Dancing and more took place at the festival

Anna Davenport

November 13, 2017No Comments

  Original faculty and staff were honored at the school's 25th Annual Hispanic Heritage Festival on November 8 in the school parking lot. Here are some picture...

Senior art student receives certificate in National Hispanic Recognition Program

Senior art student receives certificate in National Hispanic Recognition Program

Ashley Martinez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017No Comments

Three seniors from VMT were recently named in the National Hispanic Recognition Program. Catalina Berry, a senior in visual arts, is one of those three students. She qualified...

  • Media students attend Mass Communication Week October 27, 2017
  • Communication students hear from media experts October 27, 2017
  • Literary magazine students host third annual ‘Fright Mic’ October 26, 2017

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2005 Highlights

2005 Highlights

Rachell Ramirez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

The Magnet Tribune: Rachell Ramirez...

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2007 Highlights

Fernando Martinez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017No Comments

The Magnet Tribune: Fernando Martinez...

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2006 Highlights

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November 1, 2017

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October 31, 2017

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2003 Highlights

October 27, 2017

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Educational benefits assist military members

Educational benefits assist military members

Maddie Dion, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017

Being in the military offers many educationally opportunities. For example, military personnel who finish their contract often have financial help in obtaining higher education. A...

Chess Club members aim for tournament victories

Chess Club members aim for tournament victories

Addy Melgar, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Chess Club sponsor Aemie Martinez started learning how to play chess along with some of the Chess Club members. “I enjoy having the students teach me how to play, and...

FBI agent recalls aftermath of terrorist attack on World Trade Center

FBI agent recalls aftermath of terrorist attack on World Trade Center

October 3, 2017

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

September 15, 2017

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Features

The Netflix Original Show Stranger Things Season 2 Is Out!

The Netflix Original Show Stranger Things Season 2 Is Out!

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017No Comments

(Warning: this article contains many spoilers, tread with caution as if you were in the upside down.) The Netflix Original, Stranger Things season 2 was released on Octobe...

Dance students present Halloween performance

Dance students present Halloween performance

November 14, 2017No Comments

Dance students performed a show called American Horror Stories in the school's auditorium on October 25....

Music professor Joachim Reinhuber offers performance and history lesson

Music professor Joachim Reinhuber offers performance and history lesson

Anna Davenport

October 10, 2017No Comments

Texas A&M Kingsville music professor Joachim Reinhuber offered a recital and the history of the songs he performed in the auditorium on Friday, October 6.

  • Chess Club members aim for tournament victories October 6, 2017
  • Cosplayers and memorabilia rule at STCE’s 2017 comic con (photos and video) October 4, 2017
  • FBI agent recalls aftermath of terrorist attack on World Trade Center October 3, 2017

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Reviews

The Book Look: Nabokov’s ‘Laughter in the Dark’ examines blindness, both figuratively and literally

The Book Look: Nabokov’s ‘Laughter in the Dark’ examines blindness, both figuratively and literally

Lauren Melendez, 'Book Look' Columnist

November 6, 2017No Comments

Vladimir Nabokov’s Laughter in the Dark is a delightfully evil tale of deceit, infidelity, and tragedy. One of his most noteworthy witticisms was, perhaps, the following...

The Book Look: Cassandra Clare surpasses fans’ expectations with the latest Shadowhunter tale

The Book Look: Cassandra Clare surpasses fans’ expectations with the latest Shadowhunter tale

Lauren Melendez, Staff Writer, 'The Book Look' Columnist

October 10, 2017No Comments

Lord of Shadows is the second book in Cassandra Clare’s series, The Dark Artifices, but just one of many volumes set in the intricate Shadowhunter universe. The book is...

  • Creepy and Unexplained: Comic artist documents his haunted apartment October 6, 2017
  • TV FANatic: The Carrie Diaries left an impression October 4, 2017
  • Rising Stars: YouTuber has a bucket list channel September 23, 2017

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Opinions

The Bug: DACA recipients deserve a chance

The Bug: DACA recipients deserve a chance

Justyne Bernal, The Bug Columnist

November 2, 20172 Comments

There have been multiple debates and discussions about whether to remove The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) all over the United States. DACA is an immigration...

Observations: NFL protests continue to be discussed

Observations: NFL protests continue to be discussed

Aryanna Rodriguez, Observations Columnist

October 5, 2017No Comments

Football is a sport watched by millions. Many people and families get together on Sundays to watch their team. Many even have their favorite players but for some fans, that...

Experiences: An eye opener to a friend

Experiences: An eye opener to a friend

October 2, 2017

Waffle Iron: Sending a letter to mom

Waffle Iron: Sending a letter to mom

October 2, 2017

‘Hamilton’ ties in history to current events

‘Hamilton’ ties in history to current events

June 4, 2017

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News

Mexico City resident describes earthquake

Mexico City resident describes earthquake

Emily Garza, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017No Comments

Mexico was again struck after 32 years, and one resident found herself in the middle of a major earthquake. On September 19, 1985, Mexico City was caught by surprise by...

Clinique’s Take the Day Off challenge will help a lot of women

Clinique’s Take the Day Off challenge will help a lot of women

Lucero Rea, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

Clinique, a makeup brand, has given a challenge open to everyone for the month of October, called Take the Day Off challenge. Clinique has many beauty products, including...

Survivors share their experiences with hurricanes

Survivors share their experiences with hurricanes

October 14, 2017No Comments

Above: Hurricane Maria destroyed this house as it passed over Puerto Rico, in September. Courtesy photo. Hurricane Harvey in late August and early September dumped more ...

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

May 18, 2017

The Outlet Shoppes makes an impact on the city

May 11, 2017

Waco ISD signs Nelson to a 5-year contract

Waco ISD signs Nelson to a 5-year contract

May 3, 2017

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Staff Blogs

Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is located in downtown Austin.

Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin

October 30, 2017No Comments

Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is located in downtown Austin.

My first Mass Communication Week experience at Texas State University

The Magnet Tribune: Courtesy photo

My first Mass Communication Week experience at Texas State University

Aryanna Rodriguez, Staff writer

October 20, 2017No Comments

This past Tuesday I had the opportunity to go out to Texas State and attend Mass Communication Week. This trip definitely helped me learn a lot more about media and all that...

Beach sunset at South Padre Island, Texas

The Magnet Tribune: Justyne Bernal

The sun sets at the beach at South Padre Island during the summer of 2017.

Beach sunset at South Padre Island, Texas

Justyne Bernal

September 15, 2017No Comments

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

Inside of The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

April 19, 2017

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Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

March 28, 2017

Images of art are from Hope O...

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

March 28, 2017

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

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...

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Former dance student’s son stays in music through piano

Former dance student’s son stays in music through piano

Edward Barrera, Staff Writer

April 25, 20171 Comment

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...

  • 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
  • Frank Architects receives Design Excellence Award for new campus April 7, 2016
  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony opens new campus August 31, 2015
  • #VMThrowback: Original faculty member Matt Arambula looks back on teaching career May 28, 2015

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