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Rising Stars: Family Channel brings joy to millions

Austin, Catherine, and Elle pose in their back yard in a photo posted on Austin's Twitter account.

Maddie Dion, Rising Stars Columnist

February 22, 2018

They are Austin McBroom, Catherine Piaz, and Elle Lively McBroom, who are also known as The Ace Family. The Ace Family is quickly becoming well-known to people all over the world, having over 5 million subscribers on their YouTube channel. Austin and Catherine film their life with their 1-year-old...

Regina Renteria is a freshman at VMT in creative writing.

Freshman almost didn’t attend VMT because her mom did

April 12, 2017

Second in a series Freshman Regina Renteria said, that at first, she didn’t want to attend VMT because her mother attended. Renteria, who is a creative writing student, said she really didn’t know why she choose creative writing as her fine art but she likes the idea that she gets to wr...

Bruno Rendon poses with the late Superintendent Vidal M. Trevino and his art teacher Armando Flores after receiving a national award for his metalwork in the mid-1990s.

Old campus memories

January 27, 2017

First in a series. Freshman Melissa Rendon said the students at VMT are the best thing about the school. “I like the people here. They’re into their own things; It’s different from Nixon, it’s just better,” Rendon said. Rendon, who is a journalism student, said she has enjoyed taking ...

Short lives and how we live them

Emilia Vela, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017

The simple and known saying “Life is short,” is something I believe now in my life more than ever. I was recently told a story by one of my family members who works in a hospital. She told me about a patient she had who had died earlier that morning from Pancreatic Cancer and how he lived for as long as he could for his family. The patient had a spouse and two kids who he didn’t want to leave behind unsupported, so the patient told the doctors to keep him alive until a certain date in order for the patient's family...

Fall is here and winter is near

Aryanna Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015

I am excited because fall is here and that means we are close to winter, which means colder weather in our city. I enjoy cold weather way more than the heat. So much happens during the fall and winter that I absolutely love. I enjoy cold weather because I love being able to wear winter clothes. Being able to wear hoodies, scarfs, and boots is absolutely the best thing! I love that even if it’s cold I get to feel warm with the clothes I wear. Not only do we get to wear clothes to stay warm but we also get to drink...

I’ll soon get to meet my new grandchild

Mark Webber, Instructor

October 17, 2015

I recently became a grandfather again, and soon I'll get to meet my new grandson. His name is Benicio, who will probably end up being called Ben or Benny. We'll see. He'll join the other grandchildren, who are 10, 9, and 2 years old, the children of the oldest daughter and her family. He is the first child of the middle daughter and her husband, who live in Dallas. (The youngest daughter isn't married and doesn't have any children.) Like any baby, when people see his photo they go "awwwww," and say nice things abou...

Shown are the main characters in Fast and Furious 7.

Observations: Fast and Furious Seven takes series to a new level

April 22, 2015

Have you seen The Fast and the Furious movies? The seventh was released recently and it’s been the number one movie in theatres. This movie is mostly about fast cars and it teaches a life lesson: to never turn your back on family. The Fast and the Furious movies are mostly about the world of drag...

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving?

What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving?

December 5, 2014

This poll asked readers to share what their favorite part of Thanksgiving is.

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