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Spooky afternoon contest entertains the crowd

Spooky afternoon contest entertains the crowd

November 13, 2018

They came dressed as Boo and Nacho Libre. The crowd cheered them on. This was the afternoon Halloween Traditions Contest, sponsored by The Magnet Tribune staff. The newspaper also sponsored a contest for morning students. The Halloween day contest began with Most Original. Seven contestant...

Cute costumes win the poll

Cute costumes win the poll

November 4, 2015

People who said they were going to dress in a “cute” costume totaled 29% in the most recent Magnet Tribune poll. With 14% each were “scary,” “cosplay,” “something else,” and “costumes aren’t my thing.” “Funny” and “group” each had 7% of the voters. “Couple,”...

Cosplayers show off costumes at this year’s costume contest

October 1, 2015

At Laredo's Comic Con, cosplayers participate in the costume contest, showing off the hard work they put into their costumes. The Comic Con was held at the Laredo Energy Arena on Sept. 26 and 27. ...

Comic Con characters come to life (story, audio, photos)

March 30, 2015

It was an event that featured thousands of Laredoans, many of whom dressed as their favorite comic book character for a weekend of fun at the TAMIU Student Center. The South Texas Collector's Expo was held Jan. 24 and 25. There were many television and movie actors who were part of this event that see...

Costume contest stirs up the laughs (photos and story)

Costume contest stirs up the laughs (photos and story)

Edward Barrera, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014

A student who dressed as a hotdog stirred up much laughter during The Magnet Tribune’s afternoon costume contest. Ethan Vega, who won the Funniest category, stirred up the crowd with his dancing. The afternoon contest was held Friday, October 31, on the outdoor stage next to the cafet...

Afternoon costume contest shows off imaginative costumes

Afternoon costume contest shows off imaginative costumes

October 31, 2014

The annual afternoon Halloween Costume Contest, sponsored by The Magnet Tribune, saw a number of imaginative costumes at the outdoor stage next to the cafeteria. Judges were staff writers Martha Inguanzo, junior, Miguel Zamarripa, freshman, and columnist William Rodriguez, senior. Journalism in...

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