The Precedent

Principal Dan Serrano press conference 12/4/2018

Drew Charlet, Web Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under Audio, Multimedia, Showcase

Principal Dan Serrano's monthly press conference discusses changes to CUSD vape policy, campus construction, holiday traditions and more. Look for our next edition of the print Precedent on Dec. 19. ...

Juul’s new restrictions more of a PR stunt than anything

Isabel Behrendt, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions

According to administration, approximately six students are caught vaping on campus each week. Underage usage is not a Perry problem, but rather a national epidemic. Recently the Federal Drug Administration has stepped in to combat underage vaping. With 3.6 million high school and junior high school...

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

“Society’s new cigarette” has skyrocketed in popularity on campuses across America

Anna Myers, Staff reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Double Truck, Showcase

“It’s society’s new cigarette”- Principal Dan Serrano The stereotype of your average high school stoner has disappeared with the introduction of vapes on campus. For decades the renegade student who wore a Nirvana t-shirt and talked back to the teachers was stereotyped as the “burnout” ...

Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Vaping becoming more popular among teens

Sydney Wolfe and Courtney Page

May 24, 2017


Filed under Features

As vaping becomes the trendiest gateway to nicotine and marijuana products, teenagers have the option to choose flavors and decorate their vape pens to their liking. However, many are not aware of the physical consequences that result from it. Although cigarette smoking among teens is at an all-time...

Vape: a cultural phenomenon

McKell Park and Kade Whatcott

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Yet another trend has propelled its way into the lives of teenagers; vape. The trend that has clouded the minds of high schoolers all over. But why is it so trendy? Or a better question, how did vaping come to be? Where did it all start? Vaping, or the use of e-cigarettes (e-cigs), was and has been a s...

Commercialization of vape: what you didn’t know

Madilyn McFarland, Elisa Thomas, and Brittany Tomes

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Alcohol, cigarettes, weed, and now vape. All these have one thing in common; they were popular and taboo within our american culture then they became a “norm” for people. Kids began to get involved with it, but once they got bored, they moved onto the next new drug to do. Most recently e-cigaret...

The dangers of vape

Tucker Marmie, Kade Whatcott, and McKell Park

May 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions

It is not uncommon to see a group of teenagers in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, in the bed of one’s truck, vaping. These teengers see this action as completely harmless due to the public perception of vaping. They don’t realize that it can cause damage because of all the chemicals i...

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