Best of SNO

Stories from Vidal M. Trevino School of Communications and Fine Arts
Car club members ride to success at parade

Jovan Contreras | April 4, 2019

Winning a car show and being in the recent parade are two highlights of the No Limits Car Club.

VitalMed Urgent Care sponsors an annual car show, the WBCA Pipes & Strips Car Show, which took place…

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Food trucks could be in LISD’s future

Mauro Flores | April 1, 2019

As districts in the Rio Grande Valley incorporate food trucks into their schools, Child Nutrition Program Director Roberto Cuellar Jr. said Laredo ISD plans to integrate them as well.

Cuellar discussed…

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Students split on whether AP or Dual Enrollment courses are better

Emily Garza | February 22, 2019

Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes are different, course-wise and in difficulty, students say.

Students, in general, argue which is the best to take.

There are a lot of pros to both options….

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Federal employee describes government shutdown hardships
The Shutdown

Zoe Alvarez | January 31, 2019

The name have been changed to protect this federal employee’s identity
Robert Matthews is one of the 800,000 employees who had been affected by the government shutdown. He had little concern when he…

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The Bug: 2018-2019 government shutdown is making history
The Shutdown

Justyne Bernal | January 31, 2019

The issue to shut down the government was stalled by Congress on December 5, 2018, meaning that federal employees would still receive a paycheck. However, after fighting towards no shutdown the fight was…

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Sophomore shares his government shutdown experience
The Shutdown

Zoe Alvarez | January 29, 2019

Esteban Rocha is one of the many children of federal employees who are being affected by the shutdown. He is a sophomore VMT creative writing student.

Like many others, he did not anticipate the length…

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Dance student explains family’s government shutdown challenges
The Shutdown

Zoe Alvarez | January 28, 2019

Krista Lopez is one of the 800,000 federal employees’ children who is currently dealing with the effects of the shutdown.

She is a sophomore VMT dance student.

She described her feelings as concern…

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Senior watches her animation at New York City film festival
Arts & Entertainment

Alfonso Gutierrez Jr | November 21, 2018

Senior Victoria Eller Castillo thought her trip to New York City was an amazing and great experience.

“The festival was a wonderful and awesome experience, and it was fun to go on this trip,” Castillo…

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‘Cruz,’ ‘O’Rourke,’ star in Rock the Vote
Midterm Elections

Erik Garcia | November 20, 2018

LISD seniors learned the importance of voting and how the voting process is like in the real world at a Nov. 1 event at V.M.T.

V.M.T’s AP government instructor and Sean Gaynor explained the purpose…

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Close-friends vs. best-friends: What’s the difference?

Dafne Naranjo | November 9, 2018

“A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation or being together. As long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends never part.” – Unknown

Many friends act differently when they…

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Long-time couples grow with each other

Addy Melgar | October 23, 2018

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.


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Professor discusses childhood problems at his recital

Jordyn Rebeles | October 5, 2018

A pianist who learned to play while growing up in the middle of a civil war shared his experiences at a concert with VMT students in the auditorium.

Dr. Dino Mulić, a professor at TAMU Corpus Christi,…

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