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John V. Puig II, M.D., continues to contribute to sports medicine

March 30, 2017

It took 19 years of studying for John V Puig, II M.D., to become a family medicine physician that specializes in sports medicine. Sports medicine deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries in sports related activities. Although Puig has been a sports medicine doctor fo...

Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

Hope Outdoor Gallery in Austin, Texas

March 28, 2017

Images of art are from Hope Outdoor Park in Austin, Texas.

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Filed under Staff Blogs

Photo album of the Texas State Capital building in Austin, Texas.

The Bug: Racism continues to evolve in various ways

Justyne Bernal

March 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Racism is everywhere we turn, no matter how much we deny it. This issue has been around for many years and it hasn’t seemed to clear up yet and I believe it never will. It is such a heartache to those who are discriminated and even to those who aren’t. Every person, every race, has been discriminated in some way. I believe that racism has always been a big issue in America and continues to arise. Growing up around so many different races has allowed me to gain a different perspective of the world. I live in Lared...

The Bug: Social media’s negative side impacts peoples’ lives

The Bug: Social media’s negative side impacts peoples’ lives

November 3, 2016

Social media is everywhere we turn. It’s something that affects us each day even if we use our electronic devices or not. When we don’t use social media our surroundings are still living on it. I feel as if we can never erase social media from our lives even if we make an effort to do so. It is simply...

Johanna Chaney is now teaching at VMT after 19 years at J.W. Nixon

Johanna Chaney is now teaching at VMT after 19 years at J.W. Nixon

October 3, 2016

After 19 years of making an impact on students’ education at J.W Nixon High, Johanna Chaney is now a teacher at Vidal M. Trevino magnet school. Before she became a teacher here, she never had the opportunity to experience all VMT has to offer. This includes performances, ceremonies, and much more....

Don’t underestimate a female

Justyne Bernal

May 26, 2016

Filed under Staff Blogs

Many times people underestimate girls and how much they can accomplish. For many years, it’s been a stereotype that is commonly used by both genders, especially males. This stereotype can lower a girl’s self-esteem in various ways. Girls have been raised in a world where they are underestimated due to their gender. People have different opinions whether the comment “like a girl” is something to be offended by or not. When I see others saying “you throw like a girl,” it really makes me angry. It offends me...

Legends never die: Kobe Bryant retires, but will not be forgotten

Legends never die: Kobe Bryant retires, but will not be forgotten

Justyne Bernal, The Bug Columnist

May 6, 2016

Filed under Opinions

In our lifetime, we all get to witness a legend at least once. A recent one I had the opportunity to witness was Kobe Bryant, also known as “The Black Mamba.” Now, what is a legend? I believe a legend is a person that is very well known due to his/her accomplishments in their life or career. Kobe...

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