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Unsigned: Young marchers inspire hope for posterity

Mia Irvin, Opinions Editor
February 7, 2017
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Jan. 20, 2017 marked the first day of President Donald Trump’s term as the 45th president of the United States of America. Millions of protesters poured into the streets across the globe to voice their opinion on the previous day’s inauguration. Among the crowd of protesters, there were the unmistakable...

Need for JROTC parking spots on campus

Need for JROTC parking spots on campus

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

The Air Force Junior ROTC is the only class offered at Perry, which takes place at a different school, and then comes back before before the school day begins. Every day, cadets either drive or take the bus to their zero hour at Basha, and then usually return to Perry before school starts. Usually. ...

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Fashion in sports: The Precedent’s ranking

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Sports

At Perry, our campus is home to a series of well-known athletic programs. It is mandatory that our athletes stand out, not only due to their talent and passion, but also through their sportswear. The following list is a ranking of my top 7 favorite and most unique sports uniforms on campus: B...

Immigrants facing nugatory remarks needs to stop

Immigrants facing nugatory remarks needs to stop

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2017
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People like jokes that are funny. But once the joke becomes personal, it isn’t funny anymore. Immigrants are being targeted on a daily basis everywhere in America, even at Perry. I have been the butt of these immigrant jokes numerous times. If the joke is funny then it is funny. But if the people who ...

Aspiring writers come together to share their masterpieces with peers

February 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Imagine an atmosphere on campus in which your most creative stories are brought to life and shared in a way that inspires you and your peers. This concept has developed by way of the campus’s newly formed writers club. Students with a shared passion for writing gather together once a week after ...

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
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Whenever the nonprofit organization Planned Parenthood is mentioned, more often than not the word “abortion” is used in the following lines of dialogue. It seems to be that majority of people - especially politicians - constantly link the two as the same thing when in fact abortion is just one f...

AzMERIT state testing first week back from break

Mia Irvin, Opinions Editor
February 6, 2017
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Point/Counterpoint Prop 206

Point/Counterpoint Prop 206

December 19, 2016
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In this past election season, Arizona recently passed Prop 206 to raise the minimum wage. In 2017, the minimum wage will raise to $10 and ultimately in 2020 the wage will be $12 an hour. This controversial prop has sparked several debates mentioning the positive and negative aspects of its passing.

More money, more problem$

More money, more problem$

Caden Johnson, Staff Reporter
December 16, 2016
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I’m about to start making so much more money, I’m going to buy so much stuff. I think I might buy a house boat. Prop 206 plans to raise Arizona’s minimum wage from the current $8.05 to $12 per hour over the course of several years. It sounds awesome. People that work minimum wage jobs will earn...

Point/Counterpoint: Dutch Brothers on Val Vista

Point/Counterpoint: Dutch Brothers on Val Vista

December 15, 2016
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Dutch Brothers is the new rave for teens and adults in the community. With limited locations around the area, many are excited for the new arrival of a Dutch Bros on Val Vista off the 202, but is it going to be a blessing or a curse?

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