The Precedent

We can all learn something from Saint Valentine

Tya Mounlachack, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinions

This week millions of people around the world will be signing cute cards and gifting romantic roses to their loved ones and in many of them, they will sign off with the classic phrase: Your Valentine. But how much do you really know about the “Hallmark Holiday?” Do you know the kindness and selflessness fr...

A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

A single’s guide to Valentine’s Day

Anna Myers, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Showcase

We all know the struggle. February 1st hits, and all of a sudden girls and guys alike get hearts in their eyes. The halls become crowded with cuddly couples who swear they are going to be together forever. Then comes the 14th and all hell breaks loose. For those of you who don’t have a special someone ...

Valentine’s day in different cultures

Valentine’s day in different cultures

Nadine Loureiro

February 4, 2019


Filed under Double Truck

Valentine’s Day is a special holiday marked with a heart around its date on the calendar; it is a  day dedicated to love and romance. People all around the world celebrate the event with their significant others, expressing their love in a multitude of ways, scaling from small to large surprises. ...

Valentines Day is not overrated

Holly Olszak, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Valentine’s Day does not have to always be filled with teddy bears, red roses, and heart-shaped chocolates; it can simply be a day to show your loved ones how much you care about them. Valentine’s Day tends to receive a negative reputation from all the singles out there. Some may argue that it is ...

Valentine’s day is overrated

Valentine’s day is overrated

Nadine Loureiro, staff reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Overpriced chocolate, cheesy social media posts, stuffed animals, and sickly sweet cards. What do these four elements make up? Singles awareness day, or as we all know it as, Valentine’s day. The season of overwhelming, excessive romantic gestures and annoying captions that are along the lines of, ...

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

It’s time to fund equal opportunities, not guns

India Buckner, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Opinions

Students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School woke up on Valentine’s Day expecting a day full of love and heart-shaped candies; instead they got fearing for their lives and bullets. During the last class of the day, a former student pulled the fire alarm and began his rampage of hate and terror...

Day focused on human connection adds appreciation to any relationship

Mia Irvin, Editor-in-Chief

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The time of the year when heart-shaped candy takes to the shelves is upon us yet again and we are faced with a crucial decision: do we embrace the season of love and buy all the big teddy bears we can carry, or do we cross our arms and scowl at the cupids and the sweetheart candies? It is easy to be b...

Every day should be time to celebrate the special relationships we share

Ian Graham, A&E Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

It is one thing to be obliterated by love, but it is another thing to dismantle its beauty for the preservation of American candy brands and floralists one day of the year. Nearly every gesture of love I have made has come with no substantial monetary price tag. Whether they took the form of a han...

Students Idea of a Perfect Valentine’s Day

Students Idea of a Perfect Valentine’s Day

CJ Jamerson, Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Features

Students give opinions on their perfect Valentine's Day

The student voice of Perry High School
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