The Precedent

Students preparing for school activities striving for perfection. Many teenagers fear failure thus creating unobtainable standards.

Overachieving in sight of teenagers

Presley Plant, Managing Editor November 2, 2021

As the weather starts to get colder and Halloween candy is more accessible, the topic of fears has been discussed. More and more irrational fears are starting to become “rational” including the fear... an instant, you are dating someone, they’re your loyal partner and the “L” word is going to fall out of your mouth at any moment. Ten minutes ago you were trying to figure out their favorite color!

Gen Z has a major fear of commitment, it’s not our fault

Lindsey Harrison, Double Truck Editor November 1, 2021

We live in the era of sequels. As Hollywood runs out of ideas, they fall back on characters and tropes that they know people already love. The number one tactic used to draw people back in and create...

A recreation of Pandoras Box shows different fears escaping.

“If you fall down you are going to die.”

Reagan Reynolds, Staffer November 1, 2021

As Halloween night creeps forward, fears begin to heighten. However these feelings of fear are felt year-round with Perry students. When asked what phobias they have, here are some students' responses.  Gage...

Students start off the homecoming football game against Casteel by throwing colored powder up into the stands on Oct. 22. Many students faced the reality of FOMO with the past homecoming season.

Fighting FOMO

Saydria Ostler, News Editor November 1, 2021

F.O.M.O: The Fear of Missing Out. FOMO refers to the feeling that others are having better experiences and more fun than you. Maybe this sounds familiar. For some teenagers, the worry that someone else...

2016 Election Sparks Fear in Voters

September 29, 2016

As confetti and tears of Bernie supporters fell on July 28th at the conclusion of the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Hillary Clinton stood victorious on a stage set for one of the most emotionally...

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