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Band goes to Hollywood for spring trip

Kelly Rosenblattt, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Campus

The band and Vision left for their spring trip to Los Angeles yesterday. The long weekend will consist of the viewing of the musical Wicked and a performance of Cirque De Soleil. The tours and sightseeing will include a tour of Warner...

C2 plans lock-in, student led spring conference

Hayley Walz, Staff Writer

February 28, 2013

Filed under Campus, News

Next Thursday C2 will be have its first ever lock-in. With the assistance of guest speaker Mike Donahue in both group and small break-out sessions, members will learn different ways to better themselves and their campus. Following ...

Austin bag ban starts March 1

Priyunka Maheshwari, Feature Editor

February 28, 2013

Filed under Breaking News, Community, News, Top Stories

Retailers will no longer be able to offer single-use plastic and paper bags starting tomorrow. The Austin bag ban is an attempt to limit the 263 million plastic bags used per year in Austin, according to city officials. Shoppers ...

Swim team competes at state Feb. 22-23

Abby Knowles, Sport's Editor

February 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

Twelve swimmers advanced to state after the swim team won district Feb. 9. “Our goal for the season was for all of our relays place third or above in state,” Coach Raffaeli said. The swim team is one step closer to their...

Girls’ soccer faces Dripping Springs tonight

Sarah Davis, Staff Writer

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports

  The Vandegrift girls’ soccer team has been preparing for their upcoming season since school started after Thanksgiving break. Tonight the girls are traveling to Dripping Spring to play a preseason game against the Lady ...

Lady Viper’s basketball season winds down

Dani Siek, Editor-In-Chief

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Lady Vipers have two games left to play this season. The girls are taking on Marble Falls at Marble Falls tonight, and will be playing Cedar Park at home on Tuesday. The Vipers are 12 -17 so far and are coming off of a loss...

Boys’ basketball team comes together on and off the court

Zoe Lopez, Editor-In-Chief

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports

Behind all of the wins, losses, sweat, and tears, the Vandegrift varsity boys’ basketball team is having an enjoyable time bonding with each other. "Before the games, I like to beat box and our point guard, Zach Hartman, will ra...

Viper soccer starts season off strong

Kieran Daly, Business Manager

February 1, 2013

Filed under Sports

This year the Vandegrift boys’ varsity soccer team is on fire. The team is already seven games into the season and has a 5-2 record. The Vipers began preseason ranked #5 in Central Texas of 4A and 5A combined in the Austin St...

Students calls attention to America’s own poverty, priorities

Kevin Prabhu, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2013

Filed under Opinions

As of 2013, the U.S. Government has granted nearly 1.3 trillion dollars for military spending, not including various grants and overseas funding. The U.S. national debt is 16.4 trillion dollars, more than 5 trillion dollars f...

Former bullying victim speaks out

Isaac Celia, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2013

Filed under Opinions

My name is Isaac and I am a victim of bullying. I have been through a lot of suffering and pain the last five years. At my previous middle school and high school I was bullied frequently. In that school I was spit on, cussed at,...

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