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The MV Current

The MV Current

Coahuila Shootout

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

A bloody gunfight broke out in the Northeast state of Coahuila in Mexico on Monday, December 2nd and claimed the lives of twenty-three people. The gunfight broke out in the small town of Villa Union which is just about an hour’s drive south of Texas’ border. The attack began when a pack of heavily arme...

Dresden Heist

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

January 14, 2020

Priceless jewels were stolen on Monday, November 25th in Dresden, Germany from the Dresden Green Vault display showcasing jewelry with all sorts of rare gems that were crafted in the 18th century.  At roughly 5 a.m. that morning, two thieves used axes to break through a window, into the display room...

Death of Young Rapper Juice WRLD

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

Jarad‌ ‌Anthony‌ ‌Higgins,‌ ‌a‌ ‌21‌ ‌year‌ ‌old‌ ‌rapper‌ ‌also‌ ‌known‌ ‌as‌ ‌Juice‌ ‌WRLD,‌ ‌passed‌ ‌away‌ ‌on‌ ‌ December‌ ‌9‌ ‌due‌ ‌to‌ ‌a‌ ‌medical‌ ‌emergency‌ ‌inside‌ ‌of‌ ‌Chicago’s...

Red for Ed

Red for Ed

Madalyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19th, schools all around Indiana were called off so teachers and school employees could rally downtown for the Red for Ed Action Day. More than 15,000 advocates for public education rallied outside the Statehouse to send a message to lawmakers regarding current issues in public educat...

Black Plague Returning

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

The Pestilence, also known as the Black Death or Black Plague, has shockingly returned. The Black Plague was one of the scariest and most devastating epidemics in human history which resulted in the deaths of around 75 to 200 million people in Eurasia around the 1300’s.  Though it is hard to believe, three people i...

The Baghdadi Operation

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

On October 26th, U.S. Forces carried out a raid to kill ISIS, the Islamic State in Syria leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.  Trump announced on the following Sunday morning, “Last night was a great night for the United States and for the world. A brutal killer, one who has caused so much hardship an...

Apollo and the Next Giant Leap Exhibit

Apollo and the Next Giant Leap Exhibit

Cade Clark, Staff Writer

December 8, 2019

MVEF, the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation, and NASA worked together to host an exhibit that took place right here at the high school. The purpose of the exhibit is to give real-world experiences to the students and staff. The exhibit came with a 3.7 billion year old Moon Rock. The piece that was on disp...

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Taylor Jones, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

Alzheimers is a very common disease that affects millions of U.S. citizens every year. Symptoms of Alzheimers can vary from simple confusion and memory loss, to having trouble holding a conversation due to not knowing how to continue or repeating themselves. As a result of not being able to hold a con...

GM Strike

Zyaria Hatcher, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

The General Motors Strike started September 14th, the day after the contract expired. It had been going on for over 6 weeks. It could have dragged on even longer if the strikers had rejected the agreement reached between the company and negotiators for the United Auto Workers union.  The 2019 Ge...

Pewdiepie hits 100 million Subs

Graci Watson, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

On August 25, 2019 the famous Youtuber, Pewdiepie, hit 100 million subscribers. Pewdiepie, whose real name is Felix Kjellberg, is 29 years old and originally from Sweden. Kjrllberg has been active on Youtube since 2006. He has had over 23.3 billion views over the course of his career. He also makes ap...