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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

September 15, 2017


Filed under Audio, Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

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 has been a rise in the number of people who are being discriminated against, the majority being Mexican. This has given people...

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

September 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 also knew about local politics, knowing who was running for mayor. He still loves watching the news and watching documentaries,...

Rock concert features Stella Lost

Andrea Garcia, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


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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 bands participated along with larger bands like Darke Complex. Refugee, and As Lions, which have been around for years. The local...

Middle school stories can be funny

May 24, 2017


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Staff writers Jodie Sanchez and Melissa Rendon discuss their middle school experiences.

13 Reasons Why relates to real life situations

May 24, 2017


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Briana Sepulveda and Salma Silva discuss 13 Reasons Why and the definition of beauty.

Our VMT experiences and 13 Reasons Why are discusssed

May 16, 2017


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Staff Writers America Moreno, Victoria Hernandez, and Anna Davenport discuss their experiences at VMT as freshman and about the Netflix hit TV show "13 Reasons Why."

VMT rises through its art department

VMT rises through its art department

Belen Silva, Staff Writer

May 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Take a look at the art work you see in the hallways. The infamous horse that has made us all smile to the festive decorations at the Hispanic festival to the mesmerizing decor at Winter Ball. Thanks to the Visual Arts department, run by teaching assistant Mario Teniente and instructors Alfonso Santos...

Horror today vs yesterday

May 15, 2017


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Magnet Tribune staff writers Dafne Naranjo and Emilia Vela discuss genre of old horror stories vs new ones.

School turns out for annual Showcase

School turns out for annual Showcase

May 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

VMT students, faculty and the community turned out for the annual Showcase on April 26, 2017, at the LISD Fine Arts Center. Nineteen groups performed and Visual Arts and Communications students had displays in the lobby....

NPPA Storytelling Workshop: People go to relax at Sewell Park

NPPA Storytelling Workshop: People go to relax at Sewell Park

May 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Video

People describe their recreation time at Sewell Park. This video was created for the National Press Photographers Association's Storytelling Workshop at Texas State University in San Marcos. Produced by Crystal Martinez and Lizeth Gutierrez, members of The Magnet Tribune staff. ...

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