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Is Valentine’s day a overrated couples holiday that celebrates cretinous, cringey romantic gestures

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

May 17, 2019

Valentine's Day is one of those holidays were it can be a good holiday if you have that special someone to spend it with in this issue we discussed if Valentine's Day is a overrated couples holiday or not.

PHS remains strong in a forgettable year

Tyler McCracken, Staff reporter

April 25, 2019

This school year has been one for the books - maybe even the record books, maybe even a book that we just put into a shredder. We have had two faculty members unexpectedly pass away, we’ve endured construction, then the bats attacked, and finally we had a political protest. In October, teacher Leslie Jones passed away...

How Social Media Affects Relationships

Kalany Rosado, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

The unrealistic standards social media sets for people's lives impacts relationships and expectations, friendships, and life. When you scroll through social media you are overwhelmed with the photos and videos being posted all the time with a feed that updates twenty four seven. These views on re...

The name of the new C-building can be confusing for students, teachers

Unsigned, Staff writer

April 25, 2019

There are nine buildings on campus with now two extensions. The two newest additions being the “New F-building” which holds CTE classrooms and currently under construction the “New C-building.” which will hold Language, English, and other classrooms. Being a junior I personally have never known a...

Social media withdrawals and how it effects us

Macie Miller, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

We have all been entangled in the trap of a social media app, whether it is Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, or even Facebook and have lost copious amounts of time after being drawn in by one video or post and then needing to see another and another. Before you know it, it’s now 1am and you have to get up ...

Theories we’re looking forward to in ‘Avengers Endgame’

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

April 25, 2019

Avengers: Endgame is the end of the third phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe or known as the MCU. After Avengers: Infinity War fans around the world had their jaw dropped to the floor when Thanos destroyed half of the population with a snap of his finger. With all Blockbusters movie comes a handful o...

Social media hurts us over helping us

Vivian Duong, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2019

Technology has helped our world and society into a place where we all stand today. However, technology as a whole has consumed the lives of several people and has made it into a place where it can be the only thing people care about.   Caring about appearances in person has taken a whole new form in...

Point/Counterpoint – social media

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

Social media has taken over our world. Technology is a natural part of society and without it, everyday tasks would become a lot more difficult. Social media is a large portion of our generation and has incredible benefits for numerous users. Although it has multiple advantages, many believe i...

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Grant Williams, Contributor

March 20, 2019

Less than four months into 2019 and the Center for Disease Control has already reported 555 cases of measles affecting 20 states, including Arizona. For context, 2019 boasts the second-highest number of reported cases of any other year since measles was nearly eradicated in 2000.   Given thi...

Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Thoughts and Prayers and Gun Legislation

Grant Williams

March 8, 2019

“American Exceptionalism” in the gun control debate is tantamount to American naïveté and narcissism. When most every other highly developed nation has considerable legislation to curb gun violence, yet our Congress cannot even agree to make AR-15 regulations match handgun regulations—allow...

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