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The MV Current

The MV Current

Birds of Passage review

Grant Hess, MVC staff writer

May 23, 2019

“Birds of Passage” is an indie film featuring a diverse cast of colorful characters. The film centers around the Wayuu community in central Mexico, and their adventure into the drug market. The film is definitely a foreign film, with no English at all. All dialogue is in Spanish instead. While th...

Venezuelan coup

Rex Snow, MVC news editor

May 20, 2019

The opposition party of the Venezuelan government led by Juan Guaidó had tired to start a rebellion. Protesting soldiers and national guardsmen stood by his side against the president Nicolás Maduro. Many of Maduro’s commanders and high ranking soldiers aided the opposition against the president. The ...

New emperor of Japan

Rex Snow, MVC news editor

May 17, 2019

There is a new Emperor in Japan. Emperor Naruhito ascended the throne on April 30, 2019, making him Japan’s 126th Emperor. This is the mark of a new era since Naruthito’s father, Emeritus Akihito, took the throne 30 years ago. Akihito had resigned from the thrown due to health reasons. The resignat...

Toxic squishies

Toxic squishies

Zyaria Hatcher, MVC staff writer

May 14, 2019

Squishies are everywhere and you have probably seen them. Squishies are the soft squishable new toys out in the market and are  the toy craze for preschoolers and elementary students. They have the texture and the softness that is perfect for a stress reliever, but besides that, they are just very fu...

Band ISSMA earns a gold

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Saturday, April 13th, Mt. Vernon’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Pendleton Heights High School to perform at the Indiana State Student Music Association (ISSMA) contest. The bands had been working vigorously since December to perfect every detail of their selected music. Their hard  wo...

A capella concert

Emme Longman, MVC Editor in Chief

May 7, 2019

On Tuesday, April 30, the Mt. Vernon A Capella group, Locked Out, performed at the Alumni Center at 7pm. Tickets were $5 for adults and $2 for students The group sang songs such as “Superstition” by Stevie Wonder, “Say Something,” and “No Roots.” There were also featured solos or duets in between...

Taraji P. Henson creates mental health foundation

Zy Hatcher, MVC staff writer

April 30, 2019

Taraji P. Henson has hopes to remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues in the African-American community. She has recently created a mental health institution in memory of her late father, who suffered from mental health issues. On September 22, the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation, named a...

College conundrum

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

April 26, 2019

Over the past couple of months, an investigation over a massive college admission scam took place. Fifty or more people from wealthy families have allegedly been involved in a scheme of cheating on standardized tests, as well as bribing college coaches and school officials to accept student as a college ...

Fine Arts Academic Team makes it to State

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

April 18, 2019

The Mt. Vernon High School Fine Arts Academic Team made it to State Finals. The state-wide results were released on April 18, which determined which teams would go to State. Fine Arts has been to State for the past two years. This is their third consecutive year to make it to State. The team members...


Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

April 11, 2019

On June 23, 2016, a referendum was held over whether or not the the United Kingdom should remain part of the European Union. Fifty-two percent voted in favor of leaving the EU. As a result, Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union was invoked, allowing the UK to start a two-year process to exi...