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Every day should be time to celebrate the special relationships we share

Ian Graham, A&E Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It is one thing to be obliterated by love, but it is another thing to dismantle its beauty for the preservation of American candy brands and floralists one day of the year. Nearly every gesture of love I have made has come with no substantial monetary price tag. Whether they took the form of a han...

Unsigned: An open letter to all who have shared their stories throughout the #MeToo movement

Precedent Staff

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

To the women of 2017. To TIME’s “Silence Breakers.” To the Olympic gymnasts. To the actresses, politicians, and human beings who said #MeToo. To the teachers, doctors, lawyers, mothers, and daughters who shared their stories. Thank you. You were little girls left without childhoods. You were actres...

Minute with Mia: Should the past movies of the accused be tossed out?

Mia Irvin, Editor in Chief

February 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As more and more reports of sexual assault and abuse flood into our news feeds, certain questions related to these stars and their life off camera are likely to arise. As of late, those questions have revolved around sexual misconduct. Women and men from all fields have come forward with their stories...

Minimum wage increase hurts economy, jobs

Minimum wage increase hurts economy, jobs

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In Nov. 2016, a bill deciding what the minimum wage should be set at was voted on by the American people. In Arizona, before the election, the minimum wage was $8.05. In Jan. 2017, it was increased to ten dollars, $10.50 in 2018, $11 in 2019, and $12 in 2020. That is a lot of money, so yay right? ...

Marching through history

Marching through history

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It is 2018 and people everywhere are finding new ways to voice their opinions. The communication world is advancing everyday; it all started with tying a note to a carrier pigeon to fly through the city and has ended with painting a statement on a posterboard and running in large groups through the streets. The...

School Lunch is on the Decline… and changes need to be made.

CJ Jamerson, Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinions

 After hours of tedious work and drawn out lectures you hear the unmistakable ringing of the school bell. You realize it's lunch time, quickly exit your class, and rush to refuel; but when you see what's on your plate, you're just as disappointed as you were with the schoolwork on your table. Th...

Bell Scheduling are causing issues for students

Carter Richey, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

80% of schools around the U.S start before 8 a.m., which means that many students that will be attending those schools will windup sleep deprived. Waking up early in the morning has began to raise a red flag to parents and doctors noticing a decrease in academic success. I don't think school needs to...

Point/Counterpoint: School Lunch Reevaluated

January 19, 2018


Filed under Opinions

School lunches have been hotly debated since the introduction of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act by the Obama administration in 2010. Although school districts are required to abide by federal standards, there is question as to whether these standards are good enough. Something as simple as school...

The student voice of Perry High School
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