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Lack of education on sexual assault and harassment

Lack of education on sexual assault and harassment

Lauren Neilsen and Sarah Lankford

April 27, 2017


Filed under Double Truck

Every 98 seconds someone experiences sexual assault, according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network. Out of only 47 anonymous students polled, eight claimed they were a victim of sexual assault or harassment on campus. However, only three cases have been reported school-wide this year. This...

Young adults deserve more than scare tactics in sex education

Young adults deserve more than scare tactics in sex education

Dayna Miller, Managing Editor

April 26, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Sophomores have been told “keep your pants on for safety,” in Comprehensive Health for years. This single phrase implies that once your pants are removed, you’ll be in some sort of life-threatening danger -- and scare tactics like these contribute to why teen pregnancy and rape cases are higher in Am...

Finding a solution to sexual education

Finding a solution to sexual education

Bree Wade and Sarah Lankford

April 22, 2016


Filed under Double Truck

Time to face the facts: teenagers have sex. Not just at Perry High School, or even just within the Chandler Unified School District; but throughout Arizona and even the country. Many states including Arizona have implemented an “abstinence until marriage” program, promoting the fear aspect of sex to dete...

Yates Hates: Abstinence-only sex education not realistic

Yates Hates: Abstinence-only sex education not realistic

Erik Yates, Opinions Editor

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinions

There comes a time in every student’s life where changes start happening to their bodies. They may not find the answers in Chandler’s comprehensive health classes. Instead, confusion could arise leading to more questions and even fewer solutions in sight. The comprehensive health class has sex education...

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