Alma Mater

All hail to Alma Mater
We will always loyal be.
Where e’re the future leads,
Our thoughts will return to thee.
On every field of battle,
Will our banner ever wave.
There will be a glorious victory
For Permian High Always!

 

Fight, Panther team, fight!
Our song will be
Long Wave Black and White.
We will win this game and then,
Cheer our fighting men.
For til the end it’s fight team
Fight! Fight!
Fight, Panther team, fight!
It’s victory for the Black & White.
We will stand for our team,
And our colors will stream,
For a Panther NEVER Gives Up!

Origin of Mojo

“Mojo” is magic, magical ability, and the power to get things done. “Mojo” first appeared in the 1920s in the southern United States from the Gullah word “moco” (magic), Gullah being Creole spoken by some groups of African-Americans. The ultimate root of “mojo” was the word “moco’o,” which means “shaman or medicine man” in the African language Fulani. “Mojo” spread first into mainstream Black English and then general usage primarily through the popularity of jazz and blues music. Muddy Waters got his ‘Mojo working’ and Jim Morrison of The Doors called for the Mojo Risin’. Continue reading “Origin of Mojo”