Opinion

Why we’re done with the dress code

While sections of the dress code do successfully protect students at PRHS and maintain a respectful image of them and the school, there are many conflicts with the dress code, including the sexualization of female students. The dress code tailors the male restrictions to content of shirts, hats, and other articles of clothing, such that they do not contain any inappropriate text or images. In the case of females, they face restrictions of certain tank tops, shorts, and dresses revealing parts of their bodies that aren't innately sexual.

We asked Bearcats…

Working with AP Statistics teacher Rich Schimke, reporters conducted a survey similar to questions asked by the New York Times.

Please revise the second amendment

The negative impact of the second amendment is far too grand A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. ...

The Brain Behind the Bullet

The connection of mental health and mass shooters No one has a concrete thought about why someone would wake up in the morning and decide to end  hundreds of innocent lives. California has some of the strictes...

Death unregulated

As gun-related deaths rise in America, regulations to control fall short of prospective changes The time is now, time to discuss how we are going to fix the issue of over 33,000 deaths every year due to guns i...

It takes patience

In the face of adversity, we have two routes. We can take the effort to make a change, or we can come to terms with the irrefutable state of things. In the case of campus wide changes in policy at PRHS, students have failed to do either, opting for rebellion and complaints. As a staff, we urge them: have patience. Change is always difficult, but time heals all wounds, and it will heal the upset between students and admin.

NO SUGAR COATING IT

A monthly column: The logic behind a closed campus It’s that time of year again, folks. We detest the disgustingly fluctuating weather, incessant alarm clock beeps at 6 a.m., and the same mundane school pol...

Between the lines of youth free speech

Parents wage digital war as debates about students’ freedom of expression rise On Feb. 16, national organizers of the pro-immigrant strike “Day Without Immigrants” urged immigrants to stay home to show their ...

A beefy situation

Beef production raises many questions regarding economic, environmental, and even moral hazards. Here, vegetarians and 4H students voice their opinions on the issue.