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Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Traditions not fit for our modern lives

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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Nothing beats the taste of a home cooked meal, but in a fast-paced world, is that just old-fashioned thinking? When people picture Thanksgiving, they likely think of the decadent dishes and the unforgettable time spent with all sorts of family members. However, what they often neglect to notice...

Thanksgiving Traditions are here to stay

Thanksgiving Traditions are here to stay

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


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When thinking of Thanksgiving, the first images that come to mind are of friends, family and generous amounts of home-cooked meals arranged on the table. One of the most iconic traditions during this holiday is the food. Whether it is baking a pumpkin pie, mixing mashed potatoes or roasting a turke...

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Opinion: Graduation Overhaul Step in Right Direction

Grant Williams

October 16, 2018


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As higher education grows increasingly requisite for career success and the number of college applicants continues to rise, many students are aggressively seeking to differentiate themselves from the hundreds of thousands of other hopeful applicants in the competition for selective scholarship awards...

EDITORIAL: The clock is ticking for our chance to vote

EDITORIAL: The clock is ticking for our chance to vote

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


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The clock is ticking. The old saying is you’d have to be living under a rock not to know, but even the under-the-rock-people know how contentious American politics are right now. The 2018 midterm elections are looming and this fall we, the students of Perry High School can impact the real world....

Potential changes for the Puma Den could hurt students

Potential changes for the Puma Den could hurt students

Tya Mounlachack, Assistant sports editor

September 28, 2018


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The future of the Puma Den as we know it is in jeopardy. The Den and DECA play a huge role in student life and on campus – from community service to educating Arizona’s largest chapter of marketing students – the program at PHS is a staple of our culture. (Full disclosure: I am a part of DECA and work in...

Peaceful protests are part of our fabric

Peaceful protests are part of our fabric

Holly Olaszak, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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Imagine standing in your driveway, being forcefully interrogated by police. You reach for your cell phone, unclear of the situation and desperately attempting to reach out to someone for help. The police feel threatened and unaware of what you are reaching for, so they shoot – five times to be exact. Days...

Protesting neither right time nor place

Protesting neither right time nor place

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


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In 2016, 1,091 African American lives were taken by the hands of police officers that assumed the worst and shot them to death. People organized nationwide to protest this issue and lower these shameful statistics. One football player started a revolution in an attempt to change the brutality that...

Cats and Cafes; A hidden gem in Arizona

Cats and Cafes; A hidden gem in Arizona

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Multimedia, News, Opinions, Uncategorized

From the outside this small cafe and boutique just looks like a normal cafe with seating and twinkley lighting but as you venture inside this hidden gem you notice something that makes this place extra special. Cats all over browsing through the room, climbing walls and greeting customers sounds like a ...

POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Kaepernick, kneeling, and balancing civil rights

September 28, 2018


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Kneeling during the national anthem has caused many debates during the last year, from whether it is the right thing to do or not.    

An Evolving School

Joielline Tchilao, Staff Reporter

September 24, 2018


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With more people attending our school, which was originally built for 2,800 students, enrollment is increasing each year and we are in need for more room. Perry High School has planned to have by the beginning of next school year a new building with 24 classrooms for the new incoming students.This a...

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