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Experience the border: Perry teacher has the eye-opening journey that goes beyond immigration process

Sonia Ventura-Mendoza and Ximena Alaniz

January 22, 2019

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The Mexican-American border spans for 1,989 miles. A big portion of the border lies in people’s very own backyards. This creates a human connection as immigrants attempt to cross over harsh terrain and portions of a fence that...

Service goes beyond the battlefield

Sasha Sears, Feature Writer

January 22, 2019

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On Monday, November 12, Americans will observe Veterans Day as offering tribute to the courageous men and women within the United States armed forces who routinely imperil their lives to ensure safety and sanction of the country....

Town hall meeting brings politicians to stage

Payton Romans, Managing Editor

January 22, 2019

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When glancing in through the small rectangular window of special program teacher Tim Griffin’s classroom, there are no screens present. No chromebooks, no cell phone games of Kahoot, none of the typical educational technology....

The art of procrastination: I’ll finish it later

Ariel Lucas, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under News, Print, Student Life

Most students have procrastinated on work at least once in their lives . Although there are “straight-A” students, even they might not want to do homework the second they get home from school. There are some students that...

Forward the message: Student personalized Google domains no longer permitted

Sasha Sears, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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As school systems increase the usage and progressive application of technology to connect with students, inquiries appear around the intersection of data created for education and the discretion in which students use their devices....

Upcoming midterms create voting fever

Diana Pyle, Digital Editor

January 22, 2019

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Fewer than 37 percent of registered voters participated in the 2014 midterm elections, a low not seen since 1942. On top of that, Indiana's individual turnout was the worst in the country, with only 28.8 percent casting a ballot....

Colin Kaepernick ad: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Madison Pruitt, Sports Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under News, Opinion, Print

The biggest apparel company world wide. The starring sport of the most watched television broadcast in history. Controversy defined in a set of ads. Colin Kaepernick, once a well known quarterback in the NFL, now becomes an outcast...

Marching band takes second through heat and exhaustion

Florence Chapell, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under News, Print, Sports & Recreation, Student Life

Equipped with a brass, woodwind or percussion instrument, marching band students stand and move in intense weather as they improve their performance. Although physically draining, students are often happy with their time. Marching...

Living next to the stadium: Won’t you be my neighbor?

Sasha Sears, Arts & Entertainment Writer

January 22, 2019

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There are soda and Gatorade bottles tossed around and bright stadium fluorescents shadowing the student body, only this isn’t conjured up in the towering silver stadium– this is the scene that greets anyone fortunate to live...

Fashion through the ages: generational impact on today’s style

Jess Hess and Ariel Lucas

January 22, 2019

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Although fashion is ever changing, previously popular clothing trends return, even if the trend was disliked. At Perry Meridian, these trends come in and out of style, and in only fifty years, fashion has changed immensely. 1960s The...

Ten roles. Ten personalities. One person.

Kate Rogers, Opinion Writer

January 22, 2019

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Print, Student Life

During the school day, she’s an honor roll student. During rehearsal, she can take on any character thrown her way. Starting her acting career in just second grade, junior Maria Miller has been in a multitude of plays and...

Mertz appointed by Indiana state senator to encourage change

Lukas Sakalinskas, Page Editor

January 22, 2019

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With the lack of political participation becoming a defining characteristic in young Americans, senior Nate Mertz stands as an exception. After viewing an ad online, Mertz was able to meet with David C. Long, an Indiana Senator,...

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