The Precedent

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Anti-Vaxxers are no April Fools’ Day Joke

Grant Williams, Contributor

March 20, 2019


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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


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“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...

An Egg, Internet Mobs, and the Golden Rule

An Egg, Internet Mobs, and the Golden Rule

Grant Williams

February 7, 2019


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       Having amassed over 50 million likes on Instagram in just over two weeks, a seemingly unimportant photo of an egg has captured the attention of national media outlets after handily dethroning Kylie Jenner’s baby as the most-liked Instagram post.       This novelty success of the @wo...

Deep Equity; A Stride Forward for Education

Deep Equity; A Stride Forward for Education

Grant Williams

December 16, 2018


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As well-intentioned as the educational philosophy of past generations and its admonition to “not see” color or religion or any other descriptor of background may be, this attitude of instruction is becoming increasingly incongruous with a rapidly diversifying America. To many, such a phrase constitu...

Remembering Ms. Jones

Remembering Ms. Jones

Grant Williams

November 19, 2018


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Following any tragic, unexpected death, we as people tend to remember the fallen as ‘lights’ who shared their positive influence and kindness among those around them. As aptly stated by 2018 graduate Joanna Gunaraj, a student of debate coach Leslie Jones’s last year, this is simply incorrect; ...

Math Club is making a comeback

Morgan Chung, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2016


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Despite what people believe, the Math Club does more than solving equations. The members go to competitions and compete in different math levels from Algebra 2 to Calculus for awards. Every year, the existence of the club depends on the demand from students for the club. In the past few years, the...

The student voice of Perry High School
Grant Williams