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Taking love online

Taking love online

Aja Diffin, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2016

‘I enjoy sunsets, long walks on the beach, movie nights, midnight car rides, kissing in the rain, and finding my lovers online.’ Millions of users are frantically typing up short descriptions of themselves on their online dating profiles, hoping to draw the attention of a compatible partner. Rec...

Goals, Expectations, Reality

Goals, Expectations, Reality

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

“Goals, goals, goals,” if I hear mention of this word one more time I might slam my head through a wall. The expectations of high school relationships have skyrocketed through the roof into a land of fantasy. Many teenagers now expect the world and more from their significant others. Social ...

Evolution of dating through the 20th century

Evolution of dating through the 20th century

Savannah Ostler, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

Throughout the 20th century, relationships have evolved from courting and staying in, to going out and online dating. Things that are not socially acceptable today were perfectly normal back then. People used to meet up with lots of different people and tried to get to know them, but today if peop...

Searching for Love Vol. IX Issue V

Searching for Love Vol. IX Issue V

Sarah Lankfor and Bree Wade

February 2, 2016

Stop oversharing your relationship on my feed

Stop oversharing your relationship on my feed

Emily Narducci, Staff Reporter

February 2, 2016

Scrolling through social media, every other post seems to be about someone’s relationship. Then Monday or Wednesday comes around and the amount of “MCM” and “WCW” posts make me want to gag myself with a spoon. People post everything about their relationship on social media; their new boyfrie...

A student’s story: living with bipolar depression

December 17, 2015

Editor's note: This personal narrative is one in a series of responses we received from current PHS students. These are true stories, but we elected to keep their authors names anonymous. What I'm dealing with started halfway through my freshman year at Perry. I call it bipolar depression. While most rel...

A student’s battle with herself:

A student’s battle with herself:

Lincoln Luse, Special to the Precedent

December 17, 2015

In 7th grade I was suffering from chronic headaches. My parents and I thought they were normal for a teenage girl, but then my symptoms became more serious. I started to hallucinate in class, lose sleep because my head would hurt so much, etc. In 8th grade, my neurologist prescribed Propranolol 3 tim...

School lacks protocol regarding illness

School lacks protocol regarding illness

Valerie Burgess and Sarah Lankford

December 14, 2015

As a society, we raise awareness for diseases that can be seen. We walk around a track for several hours throughout the night for cancer, or we come together in a community event to sell pastries to support the healing of a student who faced a catastrophic car accident. Their messages spread and catch...

Mental illness misconceptions need true definitions

Mental illness misconceptions need true definitions

Sam Nabaty and Bree Wade

December 14, 2015

It’s a similar scene played out in classrooms all over the world. A student has over-prepared for an exam, crammed flash cards and reviewed notes for 48 consecutive hours. Ever since this student was little, every time the spotlight was on them or they were in a high-pressure situation, they folded. Th...

The Battle Within Vol. IX Issue V

The Battle Within Vol. IX Issue V

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

December 11, 2015

Many afflicted with mental illnesses find their symptoms growing in magnitude during the winter season. While some of the population is concerned with finding the perfect holiday gifts, another part is worrying about waking up the next morning and braving the day. The season of finals is also upon s...

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