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Who was Vel Phillips?

Who was Vel Phillips?

Sophia Jiang August 6, 2022

Living as an African American woman in the mid-1900s was extremely challenging. From being prohibited from entering a segregated church to being denied work, Velma Phillips faced the brunt of systemic...

5 Simple Snacks for Student Athletes to Eat Before, Between, or After a Sports Activity

5 Simple Snacks for Student Athletes to Eat Before, Between, or After a Sports Activity

Sophia Jiang August 4, 2022

Do you have a tennis match coming up in an hour? Did you just finish your first track event of the day and now you are getting ready to run that relay? Or perhaps you just finished a particularly difficult...

5 Summer Movies to Watch

5 Summer Movies to Watch

Sample Student August 1, 2022

"Fire Island," now streaming on Hulu "The Bob's Burgers Movie" now streaming on Hulu "Jurassic World Dominion," $20 and up on Prime Video "Don't Make Me Go," now streaming on Prime Video ...

Students: Vote Here for Your Favorite VPM shirt!

Students: Vote Here for Your Favorite VPM shirt!

TPF, Adviser August 1, 2022

The renaming committee is looking for student input for a new school t-shirt design. There are lots of different designs and options but the committee would like to know what students would like. You fill...

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