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CUSD explores options for 2020-2021 school year

Anna Myers and Roman Valenzuela

May 18, 2020

The end of the school year is around the corner, and with teachers coming off the seventh week of online instruction, questions of how the return to school will operate have begun to circulate.  Google classroom has been a challenge for some students, but for teachers, the adaptation process has been s...

Guide to TikTok trends

The TikTok logo that the user will see when entering the app.

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2020

As generations pass, social media becomes a prominent part of the internet, whether it is used for posting updates on your vacation, sharing a new recipe, sending messages to your friends, or laughing at memes. One form of social media that has blown up, launched in 2017, replacing the original app Musi...

How “coronacation” hashtag can be potentially harmful

Cars are parked along each side of the road of Salt River.

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

May 3, 2020

In the thick of a pandemic when people worldwide are struggling to understand COVID-19, struggling to receive testing, and struggling to keep themselves and their families safe, we must all step up and do our part to support one another and preserve each other’s health. A pandemic should be the driving force of un...

O’Hara fights for her life during pandemic

O'Hara fights for her life during pandemic

Tiffany Martinez and Gavin Brennan

April 27, 2020

Living a normal teenage life, 15-year old athlete Emilee O’Hara is now fighting for her life in the hospital. Her family is doing everything possible to help and support O’Hara through this heartbreaking time. O’Hara played on the girls JV-A soccer team and even participated in track before it...

Lindsey Clouse: practicing and preparing

Lindsey Clouse has been part of the puma regiment for four years.  She has been in various bands while in high school.

Lydia Hampton

April 26, 2020

Senior year is a time for rites of passage as one chapter of life comes to a close and another opens. School shutdowns due to the COVID-19 outbreak have put a halt to this chapter, and stripped many students of their usual opportunities.  Lindsey Clouse is a senior that, like most, has been left wonder...

Trust in media being tested amidst coronavirus pandemic

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 19, 2020

There is no doubt that the lives of the typical citizen have been altered by the outbreak and spread of COVID-19. As an increasing number of people are applying for unemployment due to their non-essential business having to face closure, the jobs of those working in essential businesses become much more cru...

Trips should be cancelled for overall public safety

Nadine Loureiro, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2020

    Vacations are an event that everyone looks forward to, whether it be a state away or an entire country away, but in the recent event of the spreading pandemic of COVID-19, these events have been cancelled for everyone. At Perry, multiple classes on campus go on trips that they introduce the id...

Trips should not be cancelled until more information surfaces

Isabel Behrendt, Opinions Editor

April 12, 2020

In a world engulfed in uncertainty and turmoil surrounding the recent COVID-19 pandemic, it is fair to say that nothing can be labeled as definite anymore.  Rather, our understanding of this virus and its impacts is one that changes every minute when new data reaches the surface, so enacting long term ...

Videogames can help the stress

Videogames can help the stress

Alexander Connors, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2020

Today, stress is a commonality in the world. As we try to get through the upcoming weeks, we need a way to pass the time and stress. Playing videogames is one of the best ways to relax if you know which games to play. If you want to calm your nerves, try to stay away from competitive, intense, or ho...

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