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Spring Break Brings SXSW

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

March 11, 2011

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyles

South by Southwest is one of those Austin traditions that makes clear the fact that we live in the live music capital. Bringing in 13,022 participants in 2010, SXSW expects an even larger crowd for 2011, which begins Friday, March...

Students Drop It Like A Bad Habit

Pryunka Maheshwari, News Editor

March 8, 2011

Filed under Lifestyles

A Chinese proverb once said “Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.” Although the worst bad habits are usually associated with dangerous acts like smoking, drug use, gambling and others,...

Valentine’s Day: Red Roses, Fairytales, and Broken-Hearted Blues

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

February 14, 2011

Filed under Lifestyles

So your knight in shining armor rides in on his powerful horse and saves you, the damsel in distress, from the tower of heartbreak you’ve been locked up in.  He sweeps you off your feet and together you ride off into the sunset...

It’s FBO: Teenagers Are Addicted To Social Media

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

January 24, 2011

Filed under Lifestyles, Top Stories

First you log onto your email to see if you got any good online coupons and if your science teacher finally emailed you back. Then you check your Facebook to see who commented on your new profile picture and check the newsfeed...

Shoppers And Retailers Gear Up For Black Friday

Taylor Watson, Editor In Chief

November 19, 2010

Filed under Community, Lifestyles, News

Step aside Black Friday, times have changed. The traditionally one-day bargain shopping extravaganza has become a month long. This year, retailers and shoppers alike participate in Black November. According to Forbes Magazine,...

Students Give Back To Community During Holidays

Priyunka Maheshwari, News Editor

November 19, 2010

Filed under Lifestyles

   Throughout the holiday season, Vandegrift students have been looking for ways to give back to the community. This year, many clubs and organizations in Vandegrift have decided to step up to help others.     Vandegrift...

Cheer Members to Participate in Macy’s Parade

Danielle Docherty, Sports Editor

November 19, 2010

Filed under Campus, Lifestyles, News

   Varsity cheerleaders Hannah Simpson, Courtney Kaczmarek, Annie Walls and Savannah Pace are off to New York on Saturday, November 20th for six days to participate in the 84th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and experie...

Hot Trends of the Upcoming Season

Sofia Colorado, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2010

Filed under Lifestyles

   When the weather gets colder, and your sandals begin to migrate to the back of your closet, that’s when you know the summer is over and it’s time to change your wardrobe. Inspiration for this year’s fashion tren...

Students Express Individuality Through Music

Priyunka Maheshwari, staff writer

September 23, 2010

Filed under Lifestyles

   Vandegrift High School is full of diversity, and that applies to personal music choices. Whether you’re on the bus or walking down the hall, you will find students listening to their iPods and music players.    “Music...

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