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New movie “Doctor Strange” keeps true to comics

New movie “Doctor Strange” keeps true to comics

Ellie Wendt, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


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Magic and mysticism enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with the release of “Doctor Strange,” The movie tells the story of Doctor Stephen Strange, (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) an arrogant, rich, neurosurgeon who experiences a horrific car accident destroying his hands. When traditional me...

Dance dress code “classy-casual” causes confusion

Ian Graham, Reporter

November 15, 2016


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When announcements of a winter dance came in late October, questions arose following the reveal of the dance’s attire. “Attire is classy-casual, as the activities planned for the night do not fall under a formal attire event,” they read. What does this mean? Semi-formal? T-shirt and dress pa...

“The Precedent” sweeps AIPA state convention

“The Precedent” sweeps AIPA state convention

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News

For ten years now, Perry’s own newspaper has been setting the precedent for other school newspapers across Arizona, and last school year was no exception. The 2015-2016 staff of The Precedent school year took home second overall in General Excellence at the 2016 Arizona Interscholastic Press Associa...

Advanced and Moveo showcase their passion and talent at fall dance show

Advanced and Moveo showcase their passion and talent at fall dance show

Ashley Scholz, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

After months of dedicated practice and determination, Perry Dance will take the stage on Nov. 16 and 17 for their annual fall dance concert. Junior Moveo dancer Kayla Mocaby said, “we have been working on our dances since the beginning of September everyday in class and staying after school....

Gore and Glory speaks for season seven of The Walking Dead

Sydney Wolfe, Staff Reporter

November 8, 2016


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Gore, guts, and glory says it all as Negan takes over season seven of The Walking Dead. In the troubled waters of Rick Grimes and his group, The Walking Dead premier keeps the audience guessing on what will happen next. When the independent group of Rick Grimes ventures out into the open, away fr...

Miss. Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Review

Madilyn McFarland, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

Miss. Peregrine’s home for peculiar children is a compelling story filled with courage, friendships, and and love story that will melt your heart. Directed by the creepily brilliant Tim Burton who is responsible for multiple award winning moves; and this movie is no different. The main character Jake Portman, played by ...

Lady Gaga’s ‘Joanne’ Review

Lady Gaga’s ‘Joanne’ Review

Cambrie Hickman, Staff reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinions

Joanne is Lady Gaga’s first retro album, with heavy acoustic guitars and a touch of hippie vibes.  Fourteen songs, 47 minutes of soft rock, throws Gaga into another ball park, a drastic change from ArtPop and The Fame.   After seeing Gaga sewed into a dress fashioned with flabs of flank steak for the VMA’s...

Is ‘Blond’ the new ‘Blonde’?

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The contemporary singer-songwriter Frank Ocean has caused a storm in the music industry due to his new album “Blonde” that made its first debut on August 20, 2016.   After his last hit album “Channel Orange,” that was released in 2012, Ocean left his fans waiting when statements of his ne...

Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas Honda Civic Future Now Tour: How birds of a feather sing together.

Daisy Ramirez, staff reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

To say that 2016 has been a crazy-busy year for the 24-year-old singer-songwriter Demi Lovato would be an understatement. Between her latest album Confident released October of 2015, lawsuits, plus the hectic travel experience of performing on her new tour accompanied by her old pal Nick Jonas; Lovato...

Chance the Rapper has “No Problem” creating a boom in the music industry.

Chance the Rapper has “No Problem” creating a boom in the music industry.

Kade Whatcott, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With the releases of other albums and not enough buzz being created from them, another try was necessary. Chance the Rapper, formerly known as Chancelor Bennett, tried his luck a third time before seeming to get it right with his album, “Coloring Book.” Chicago-native, Chance takes a less ...

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