The Precedent

  • October 29Football: Perry v. Casteel, October 30, 2020

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?

Counterpoint: Is it worth the risk?
May 4, 2020

Senior year is undoubtedly the most memorable year of a person’s life. When asking someone about high school, more often than not, senior year is the time recalled. Though, for the class of 2020, their...

Holidays highlight changing childhood norms

Holidays highlight changing childhood norms
December 18, 2017

It seems that each year we move further from our own childhoods, the change in youth culture continues to evolve rapidly. Although some changes can be for the better, others can be hard to grasp. The...

Dreamers in despair

Protest against the removal of DACA  in New York City on Sept. 26 2017
DACA recipients rights in jeopardy
September 26, 2017

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been especially prominent in the media's eye as of late. In June 2012, the Obama administration founded this immigration policy, which prevents immigrants...

No time to get back into groove

February 7, 2017

As my 6 a.m. alarm goes off on March 29, the first thing I hoped to be thinking about was an austere hot mocha and a blueberry muffin. Still recovering from a two and a half week break, school would be...

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory

Planned Parenthood is more than just an abortion factory
February 6, 2017

Whenever the nonprofit organization Planned Parenthood is mentioned, more often than not the word “abortion” is used in the following lines of dialogue. It seems to be that majority of people - especially...

Kendall’s Korner: The Parking Lot

Perry's own dreaded parking lot and student death trap.
August 25, 2016

Horns honking, display of middle fingers, and crosswalks being ignored by everyone; this is a scene pulled straight from the student parking lot. As parking at school is nothing new, now with the total...

North Carolina bathroom bill discriminatory

Managing Editor Dayna Miller.
April 26, 2016

Minorities are the largest victims of discrimination, and the gay community is no exception. Despite the large presence of the gay community in the public eye, many still have strong feelings of hatred...

Our Take: Wage Debate for Women’s Soccer

Mug shot of staff reporter Kylie Vacala.
April 20, 2016

In January, five players from the U.S Women’s soccer national team filed for wage-discrimination against the U.S Soccer Federation. Some of the most famous players, such as Alex Morgan and Hope Solo...

Assigned reads dishearten students

Mug shot of staff reporter and Double Truck assistant editor Bree Wade.
January 20, 2016

The teacher tells you the book is a classic-- a work of art, a literary masterpiece- as they hand out a homework packet with an amount of pages you do not care to count. An assigned read on a book you...

Music in Class Policy: Time for a Change

Staff Reporter Haley Young
November 19, 2015

Whenever the teacher assigns individual classwork, the million-dollar-question is already awaiting an answer: “can we listen to music while we work?” Most teachers enforce the rule of “no listening...

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