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Vandegrift Voice

What’s the Big Deal About the Hunger Games Movie?

Kieran Daly, Staff Writer

March 22, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television, Top Stories

     If you haven’t heard about The Hunger Games, where have you been? The Hunger Games written by Suzanne Collins was published on September 14th 2008 and since then has sold more than 6 million copies worldwide.      The book f...

Robotics Team Takes State

Taylor Watson, Editor-In-Chief

March 22, 2012

Filed under News, Top Stories

Last Thursday and Friday, March 1 and 2, the Robotics team placed first in State, and took home the Inspire Award in their competition, which took place San Antonio. The team of 13 students and Mr. Allen competed against a...

Why the Craving for “The Hunger Games”?

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

March 22, 2012

Filed under Books, Entertainment, Top Stories

You can’t argue with the figures surrounding “The Hunger Games”—three million copies in print, translation into 26 different languages and a record number of pre-release tickets to the film adaptation. There is a cul...

Why Disney Locks Your Childhood In A Vault

Jenna Mertz, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Music/Movies/Television

The Disney Vault is a thing of mystery and something that many are curious about. Where do all these beloved movies we saw growing up as children go off to? Is there really a magical vault that a guard stands in front of constantly...

Hey Y’all, The Rodeo Is In Town

Ashley Shoemake, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

Filed under Community, Entertainment, News

Are you ready to go back to your Texas roots and celebrate the Old West? Well, you’re in luck, because on March 9-24, Rodeo Austin will be at the Travis County Expo Center. There are rodeo events earlier in the day and then...

Books or Nooks?

Avery Brillante, Staff Writer

March 6, 2012

Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

There’s nothing quite like the feel of flipping through the thin pages of a book in your hands. The smell of a new book is fresh and crisp, unlike the bland feel of some fancy electronic device. I’ve owned both books and a...

Twitter Tweeting Title

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor and Opinions Editor

March 5, 2012

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

Twitter slowly began its takeover of our school last year and has now created hundreds of tweeting Vipers. People use Twitter for all different reasons. Whether to stalk your favorite celebrities, confess your drama in a 140 characters...

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