April 2013

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Mad Av Rocks With Foreigner

  Raquel Bevien-Cervantes                 Urban energy charged the night sky as both new and old generations come together for a single night to experience the timelessness of Rock ‘N’ Roll.             Madison Avenue choir group…


Fear of a Boston Bombing

By Ryan Stephens Tragedy struck on April 15th after two bombs went off in Boston. Currently, three lie dead from the blast with dozens more suffering life changing wounds. With the White House and several…


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Teen Pregnancy: Don’t Be a Statistic

By Randee Schmitt Despite the recent drop in teen pregnancy, three out of ten American teenage girls will become pregnant at least once before the age of 20. That’s almost 750,000 teen pregnancies every year….


No Need for North Korean Worry

By Ryan Stephens In light of the recent death of famed critic Roger Ebert, the United States mourned the man that provided insight into the films that we enjoy. Insight that very few came close…


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Frankenstein’s Finale

By Raquel Bevien-Cervantes             Families and friends eagerly entered the PAC building on April 11. The audience’s incessant chatter instantly died as the auditorium’s lights dimmed down at 7 p.m. The thick red curtains slowly…



Faculty Follies Fund Mad Ave

By Randee Schmitt Teachers stole the spotlight for one evening, showcasing their many hidden talents in support of Madison Avenue. The Faculty Follies took place on April 8 in the Madison auditorium. As another way…


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JROTC’s Blood Task

By Raquel Bevien-Cervantes On Feb. 15, a row of buses filled with empty vials and blood bags line up at the court yard, waiting for students to volunteer themselves to be drained of blood. For…


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Who Will You Walk For?

By Kiara Broadnax Effecting mostly children and teenagers, Muscular Dystrophy (MD) has changed lives of many families. Muscular Dystrophy varies from Duchenne, Becker, Emery- Dreifuss, Limb -gridle, Facioscapulohumeral, Myotonic and Congenital Muscular Dystrophy. The most common…


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Fun Times At SXSW

By Ryan Stephens Austin always sticks by its motto. The annual festival of South By Southwest carries that weird torch and sprints with it. Eclectic tastes run wild throughout all of downtown Austin; music, movies,…


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