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The MV Current

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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...

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 ...

Pulling out of Syria

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

February 4, 2019

The president recently announced that he would withdraw 2000 troops from Syria, and in turn, U.S influence in the area. He stated that ISIS had been defeated in the area, which means that there is no longer a reason to have U.S involvement in the area Usually, these types of announcements are done by the White Hous...

New Speaker of the House

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

December 21, 2018

As of November 6, 2018, the Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in the midterms, meaning that they are now able to vote in a new Speaker of the House. Current speaker, Paul Ryan, will step down on January 3, 2019, when the next session of Congress begins. He planned to retire from polit...

Climate change report

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

November 26, 2018

Recently, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change reported that the immediate effects of increasing changes on the climate are more serious than previously thought. Within the lifetime of most of the world’s population, the report predicts a mass extinction of coral reefs, a ri...

Saudi Arabia Tesla investment

Rex Snow, New's Editor

August 23, 2018

Saudi Arabia is currently in talks to invest in Tesla. Most of Saudi Arabia’s investment is in oil, making this unusual, as Saudi Arabia is in charge of vast amounts of fossil fuels, while Tesla plans to revive the automobile industry with alternative, sustainable energy. However, Saudi Arabia has a reason to invest...

8th grade leaves the high school

8th grade leaves the high school

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

August 21, 2018

The school year has just begun and yet there are still some people who have yet to be in the right place. Not all of the 8th graders are in the middle school. The new classrooms for the middle school are still not ready as of now. Because of this, some 8th graders will have to stay in the high school...

Steel tariffs

Rex Snow, MVC News Editor

August 20, 2018

As of June 1st, the current administration has imposed a 25% tax on steel from the European Union, Canada, and Mexico. These tariffs were a result of President Trump’s belief that allies and adversaries take advantage of the United States. To the current administration, attempts to resolve trade confl...

Potential Supreme Court Justice retirement

Rex Snow, MVC Staff Reporter

May 21, 2018

Speculation of conservative Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has been the focus of recent discussion in the political sphere, as his departure would have a significant impact on the federal government. Anthony Kennedy himself has given no indication that he will retire soon, but ...

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