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Woman strived to be successful and so she is

Woman strived to be successful and so she is

Briana Sepulveda, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

She knew she could do it, so she did. “Being in a low-income family, you would always see your parents sacrifice and work very hard to make sure you had everything that you needed,” Brenda A. Sepulveda said. Throughout her childhood having two parents who sacrificed everything for her; she...

Long-time couples grow with each other

Long-time couples grow with each other

Addy Melgar, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

Over the years many celebrities have been seen to have a strangely similar appearance with their significant other; they might even think alike or dress accordingly to the other one's appearance. This has been happening from celebrities to normal people around the world. My theory is that whenever...

Paramedic finds many challenges in helping people

Paramedic finds many challenges in helping people

Eva Montiel, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

A Laredo paramedic says much of his job involves helping people, something that he loves. “(It’s) not only about having the chance to meet a lot of people from different races and cultures, but also the opportunity that is given to me to help out the people that are in need,” Israel Garza, EMT...

Dog owner and family enjoy having a pet

Dog owner and family enjoy having a pet

Julieta Lopez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

“My life has been more cheerful, I feel in a better mood, it helps me to relax and feel good, and also helps me to get rid of stress,” a housewife said of owning a dog. Margarita Lopez, a housewife, mother of two children, and a dog owner, shares her experience having a 7-week-old Schnauzer. Lopez...

Performers shine at Student Follies

Performers shine at Student Follies

October 2, 2018


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Student Follies 2018 was a morning and afternoon show in the auditorium that featured students' talents. Proceeds will be used for VMT's summer musical.

Follies bring out students’ talents

Follies bring out students’ talents

October 2, 2018


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Student Follies 2018 was a morning and afternoon show in the auditorium that featured students' talents. Proceeds will be used for VMT's summer musical.

Laredo man debuts fashion line with a special show

Laredo man debuts fashion line with a special show

Mauro Flores, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

Laredo got a taste of a New York-style fashion line during a fashion show in September by Laredo man. Entrepreneur, hair stylist, and fashion designer Nasiir A. Shabazz hosted a fashion show on Saturday, September 15, 2018, to celebrate the launch of his new clothing line, Empire Apparel. Based on an electronic flyer distributed before...

Nixon prevails over Martin in rivalry game

Nixon prevails over Martin in rivalry game

September 17, 2018


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Magnet Tribune Staff Writer Eva Montiel, who also attends Martin, took photos of the annual rivalry between Martin High and Nixon High in the Hammer Bowl. Nixon won the hammer with a 31-21 score. Here are some photos of the game.

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

Conference changes won’t stop students from succeeding

Emily Garza, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Features, School News, Showcase

“When we found out that we moved up to 6A I was shocked. That meant we were going against the 6A schools which have very good bands,” said Catherine Benavides, a junior Nixon High band member. Nixon High School moved up to 6A this year, a major change. The school went from conference 5A to 6A...

After 25 years, instructor remains passionate about teaching at VMT

After 25 years, instructor remains passionate about teaching at VMT

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


Filed under #ohmy25, Features, School News, Showcase, Video

As Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Journalism/online media and literary magazine teacher Mark Webber has greatly impacted students’ lives for 25 years. He has been a part of the Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications...

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