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The Student News Site of The Preuss School

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The Student News Site of The Preuss School

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Students Explore Old Town in Field Trip
Students Explore Old Town in Field Trip
Idiris Abbi, School News Writer • April 19, 2022

The Drama II and AP Art History students embarked on a trip to Old Town on Thursday, April 7th. The purpose of this field trip was to film select locations for the Shakespeare Festival. The Shakespeare Festival will be held on May 9th, 2022. The last Shakespeare Festival that was in person was back in...

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Art Department Prepares for Upcoming Festival of the Arts Extravaganza
Diego Albarran, School News Writer • April 19, 2022

On April 21, the Preuss Art Department is hosting the 7th annual Festival of Arts event in the Walton Center from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. This highly awaited event features the artwork of both high school and middle school students attending The Preuss School...

Inside MCE’s Upcoming Multicultural Celebration Week
Inside MCE’s Upcoming Multicultural Celebration Week
Brian Ponce, School News Writer • April 12, 2022

The Preuss School UC San Diego's Multicultural Empowerment Club (MCE) is preparing for a week-long array of multicultural celebrations from Monday, April 18th through Friday, April 22nd in which all middle and high school students are welcome to participate...

8th Grade Faces Off Faculty in Kickball
8th Grade Faces Off Faculty in Kickball
Idiris Abbi, School News Writer • March 27, 2022

The 8th Graders vs. Teachers Kickball game will be held on Friday, March 25th, during Scholar Centered Support hour, from 4-5. The 8th grade vs. staff game follows a long standing tradition at Preuss., and in past years it’s been trending towards kickball...

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An Inspiring, Captivating Novel: The Book Thief
Daniela Navarrete, Editorial Writer • April 29, 2022

The Book Thief is an amazing, moving 552 page novel by Markus Zusak, and every page is completely worth it. I cannot think about a single thing I do not love about it, except for the fact that it made me cry the first time I read it. It is a historical fiction book and mostly takes place in the town...

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Youtube Family Channels Should Not Exist
Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer • April 29, 2022

Have you ever heard about The Royalty Family, The LaBrant Family? What about the Prince Family? Maybe you know the popular ACE Family? If you haven’t heard about these family channels, then good, because they should not exist or should not be watched. Since...

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Biden to Terminate Trump’s Border Policy
Anthony Sapp, Editorial Writer • April 29, 2022

In an effort to terminate Trump’s border policy era, the Biden’s administration plans to lift Title 42 on May 23rd in order to grant access of passage to over 1.7 million U.S-Mexican asylum seekers. Created during Trump's presidency in March 2020,...

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Ohio Professor Allowed To Use Incorrect Pronouns For Students
Maria Verduzco, Editorial Writer • April 28, 2022

In 2018 a Shawnee State University professor was reprimanded for refusing to use the preferred pronouns of a transgender student. The professor, Nicholas Meriwhether, stated that using them went against his religious beliefs. Due to this, he later received...

How to Celebrate Earth Day
How to Celebrate Earth Day
Lesly Castillo, Entertainment Writer • April 28, 2022

Earth Day came! Earth day was on April 22, 2022. Earth Day is celebrated annually on the same day. Earth day is a day for everyone to participate in, excluding all religions and opinions. Earth day is for helping out our environment here on Earth. Earth Day was established on April 22, 1970. It was established...

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Coachella Highlights
Vy Thai, Entertainment Writer • April 28, 2022

An annual music and arts festival that started in 1999 has been increasing in popularity each year. More and more celebrities have been attending the festival to perform but also to enjoy the entertainment. Food, drinks, and exciting performances can...

Thor Returns in Love and Thunder
Thor Returns in Love and Thunder
Mateo "Schirmsklojm" Dueñas, Entertainment Writer • April 28, 2022

On April 18th, Marvel Entertainment released the trailer for their newest project, Thor: Love and Thunder releasing on July 8, 2022. With returning director Taika Waititi, this movie is set to star Chris Hemsworth as the titular hero, Thor, clashing against...

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2022 Grammys Crowning Moments
Lesly Castillo, Entertainment Writer • April 19, 2022

On April 3, 2022 at 7 p.m, the Grammys were held in Paradise, Nevada. The Grammys are an award presented by the Recording Academy to recognize “outstanding achievement in the music industry” in the US. In case readers have missed it this year, here...

2022 AirBand Impresses Student Body
Jasmine Mejia, Editorial Writer • April 19, 2022

Airband took place on April 8th, 2022 in the school Walton Center from six to eight p.m. The theme for Airband was Unmuted which referred to...

Elden Ring Challenges Old and New Players
Thien "Henit" Nguyen, Entertainment Writer • April 19, 2022

Elden Ring is a new game created by FromSoftware which was released on February 25, 2022. The game follows the ridiculously high difficulty curve...

National Suicide Prevention Hotline Changes Phone Number, Still Faces Underfunding
Maria Verduzco, Editorial Writer • March 27, 2022

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has been in service since 2005 and, according to ABC News, since it began they have recieved more than...

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Would You Rather: Fortune or Fame?
April 12, 2022

Would I rather have fortune or fame? Because of the situation we - minority and low-income - are in, I think it would be wiser to choose fortune, but personally I wouldn’t mind being wealthy or famous. We’ve heard that being famous has a lot of downsides, for example, loss of privacy. The fact...

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The Habitual Change When Being Of Age
April 12, 2022

The legal age of an adult here in America is eighteen-years old, with rights such as being able to vote and work full-time. When someone becomes eighteen years old, it comes with a lot of changes in choices of actions when attempting to fit in with social norms. Social norms are very common and prevalent...

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The Sun is Also a Star: A Book About Fate
March 25, 2022

The Sun is Also a Star is a #1 New York Times bestselling book by Nicola Yoon published in 2016. It is also quite possibly one of my favorite books ever. This book follows Natasha and Daniel, two vastly different New York City teenagers who meet and change each other’s (and other people’s) life...