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Afternoon students perform for 16 de septiembre celebration

Afternoon students perform for 16 de septiembre celebration

Afternoon students celebrated 16 de septiembre with performances of dancing and singing traditional Mexican songs. ...

September 21, 2017No Comments

Photo Album 2: VMT reflects on the tragic events of September 11, 2001

Photo Album 2: VMT reflects on the tragic events of September 11, 2001

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September 20, 2017No Comments

Photo album 2: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

Photo album 2: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre

Morning students celebrated 16 de septiembre with a program in the auditorium, on September 14....

September 20, 2017No Comments

  • Photo/video album: Morning students celebrate 16 de septiembre September 20, 2017
  • Photo album: Afternoon students turn out for solemn 9/11 remembrance ceremony September 20, 2017
  • Students honor the victims of 9/11 at 16th annual ceremony (story, photos, video) September 19, 2017

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Features

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

Nixon graduate finds acceptance of her ethnicity at UT in Austin

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

Racism, bigotry, discrimination: all issues that seem to occur daily despite the laws that have been established. With new U.S president Donald Trump some people say there...

September 15, 2017No Comments

Juan Astudillo brings his passion for politics and government to the classroom

Juan Astudillo brings his passion for politics and government to the classroom

America Moreno, Staff Writer

Juan Astudillo remembers being in second grade, watching the news, and knowing what was going on with the presidential election of Ronal Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1980. He...

September 15, 2017No Comments

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

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Reviews

Game Corner: A game created by the fans for the fans

Game Corner: A game created by the fans for the fans

Manuel Ruiz, Game Corner Columnist

Sonic Mania was first revealed during a 2016 San Diego Comic where many fans were pleased to know the project was being handled by Christian Whitehead, HeadCannon, and Pa...

September 20, 2017No Comments

The Book Look: ‘Six of Crows’ examines redeeming qualities of the immoral

The Book Look: ‘Six of Crows’ examines redeeming qualities of the immoral

Lauren Melendez, The Book Look Columnist

Leigh Bardugo’s Six of Crows is the first book in a groundbreaking young adult duology. It is a pure heist story, with inventive plotting and sophisticated writing, but...

September 1, 2017No Comments

  • The Book Look: Free-spirited woman dominates novella May 30, 2017
  • Cinematic: ‘Unbroken,’ a tale of survival and courage May 11, 2017
  • Game Corner: Choose your fate in Fire Emblem Fates April 28, 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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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

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

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 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...

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...

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Back in the day

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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

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
  • 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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iTune player image 03-31-15

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