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Same old tune, just a new beat

Same old tune, just a new beat

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
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Trying to accept that 2016 is coming to an end is hard to grasp. And while everyone's getting ready with their resolutions they hope to,but never actually accomplish, one subject remains controversial,music. Yes 2016 will definitely be remembered for more important matters, but it also was a wild rid...

Prop 206: A family’s dream

Prop 206: A family’s dream

Tucker Marmie, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
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All someone wants to be able to do is provide for their family comfortably in a world where that is a hard task in today’s economy. People with minimum wage jobs aspire to do the same, but under the current wages it’s virtually impossible. Every family deserves the opportunity to live a life where they...

Prop 206 raising prices

Prop 206 raising prices

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

With the 2016 Presidential election, many states proposed ideas that they felt would help those living in the state. One of these propositions was Proposition 206 which would raise minimum wage. Some Arizona citizens are rejoicing at the fact that minimum wage will be raised, but they shouldn't be....

Dakota Pipeline: move it elsewhere

Dakota Pipeline: move it elsewhere

Elisa Thomas, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2016
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How would you feel if someone built a pipeline by your neighborhood that could potentially damage your water and was on sacred/religious grounds? That’s exactly what the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is facing. Many say the Dakota pipeline isn’t the Natives land so it is okay to build it. But let’s...

Christmas music endures change past essential meaning

Christmas music endures change past essential meaning

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter
December 12, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

When it comes to Christmas music everyone has their own favorite song that is special to them in its own way. Whether it be because they relish in the snow and holiday spirit, have a loved one for the winter season or simply hate everything about the holidays, there is a song that resonates with all...

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Winter Dance: last minute preparation

Nikki Soto, Staff Reporter
December 2, 2016
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  The Winter Dance is quickly approaching, and by now you have probably decided whether or not you will be in attendance. Many have opted out of the dance due to confusion with the dress code, lack of interest, or being unmotivated to deal with the preparation. However, many have underestima...

Students seen as dollar signs

Sarah Campbell, Sarah Lankford, and Sam Nabaty
November 28, 2016
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Struggling to walk through overcrowded halls, sharing textbooks, and sitting on the ground for lunch are all experiences Perry students are familiar with. There is no denying the obvious overpopulation the school faces, but the question is why? Why continue allowing students in when there is no space for ...

A new and improved spirit week

A new and improved spirit week

Courtney Page, Staff Reporter
November 27, 2016
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Let me start off by saying that I try to get excited for spirit week, I really do. But when student government feeds us the same spirit week every quarter, it gets a little dull. Monday tends to start off as workout day, there's a twin day and a tacky tourist day thrown in there, a class color day,...

Turning social media’s consciousness to confidence

Turning social media’s consciousness to confidence

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter
November 22, 2016
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It is no doubt that social media is shaping the world; however, is it for the best? Many people grow up in a generation where phones are in every back pocket. Study, by the University of Salford in the UK, has proven that a person’s confidence can diminish due to the unrealistic images social...

Fight song or fail song

Fight song or fail song

Kade Whatcott, Staff reporter
November 22, 2016
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Every football game, every pep rally, through the halls and ringing through campus the Fight song can be heard by everyone. With the tune of “Glory, Glory Hallelujah,” chosen by principal Dan Serrano, and the words written by retired teacher Jim Fountain the fight song was born. Serving as a c...

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