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The MV Current

The MV Current

Kanye West “Jesus is King”

Gabe Thomas, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

Kanye West did it. He finally did it. Almost 400 days after the announcement of his 9th studio album “Yhandi,” he released the album under a different name. The album that came out is titled “Jesus is King,” an album with no foul language which centers around Kanye’s new faith. The main thing th...

Snow Whirl 2018

Snow Whirl 2018

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Mt. Vernon had their annual Snow Whirl on Saturday, December 8. The dance went on from 8pm to 11pm. This dance gave people the opportunity to dress up and dance with friends for the night. “I thought it was fun, and it was a good Snow Whirl to end off my senior year on,” said Halle Strege, 12. T...

Kettering a cappella trip

Kettering a cappella trip

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

On November 9-11, the Mt. Vernon a capella group, Locked Out, got to go to the Kettering A Cappella Festival in Kettering, Ohio. There were many performances by both high school and professional a cappella groups. Workshops were also available for the students to attend, whether it be as an a cappe...

“A Simple Favor” review

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

November 5, 2018

On October 1, I saw the movie “A Simple Favor” with family and friends. Prior to seeing the film, many people told me it was really good and that I was going to be impressed with it. With characters played by Blake Lively and Anna Kendrick, I already knew that the film would be great. They a...

Lil Peep passed away

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Staff Reporter

December 1, 2017

On October 15, 2017, famous musician Lil Peep passed away on his tour bus in Tucson, AZ. Lil Peep’s death by suspected overdose, not only shocked his fans, but brought up a heavy conversation of drug use and glorification in the rap world. Lil Peep was credited for the revival of emo music in his own ne...

Ready for it? – Reputation

Carly McWilliams, MVC Features Editor

November 28, 2017

“There will be no further explanation. There will just be reputation.” These are the words that preceded the release of Taylor Swift’s sixth studio album, “Reputation,” which came out on November 10, 2017. The former country star made her official transition to pop with 2014’s “1989...

Ed Sheeran

Lauren Pilkington, MVC Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

Ed Sheeran performed in downtown Indy at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on September 8th for the world tour of his “Divide” album. His opening act was Joshua Radin, who is known for his folksy style. At the concert, Radin claimed to have known Ed Sheeran since he was seven years old. Radin sang a co...

Fenty Beauty

Clare Bielefeld, MVC Staff Writer

September 28, 2017

After two years of development, famous singer Rihanna held a launch party on July 7th for her new makeup line, Fenty Beauty. Rihanna, otherwise known as Robyn Fenty, has previously launched a clothing line in collaboration with Puma, and has collaborated with several high fashion designers such as Adam ...

Forecastle Music Festival

Forecastle Music Festival

Mackenzie Carpenter, MVC Photography Editor

August 17, 2017

Jonathan Rado, lead singer of the band known as Foxygen, singing his song “How Can You Really” on the Boom stage.             Sam Harris, lead singer of X Ambassadors, dancing and singing to one of their songs.                 ...

Forecastle music festival preview

Caty McGovern, Opinions Editor

May 24, 2017

The Forecastle Festival is being held from July 14 to 16 In Louisville, Kentucky. This festival is a three day long music, art, and environmental activism event. This festival was started in 2002. While this festival often showcases popular musicians, it also host local musicians, artists, and distingu...