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The Student News Site of The Preuss School

The Preuss Insider

The Student News Site of The Preuss School

The Preuss Insider

Statehood for Somaliland

Statehood for Somaliland

Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer January 11, 2022

Should Somaliland be considered a separate nation from or part of Somalia? This question has never been thought about, at least to the people in western culture. Few know about the country, and fewer thought...

State Laws Violate Trans Health Rights

State Laws Violate Trans Health Rights

Maria Verduzco, Editorial Writer December 9, 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, it seems President Trump found it more important to make discrimination against transgender people legal rather than keeping everyone safe. During Trump’s presidency,...

Infrastructure Bill Passed At Last

Infrastructure Bill Passed At Last

Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer December 2, 2021

After a heated debate between Republicans and Democrats in trying to create a cooperative bipartisan bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act was finally signed three days ago on Monday. Seen as...

San Diego County Board Meeting Brings Attention to Public Unrest

San Diego County Board Meeting Brings Attention to Public Unrest

Daniela Navarrete, Editorial Writer November 30, 2021

The Board of Supervisors has meetings every Tuesday and Wednesday in the County Administration Center in San Diego. These meetings are open to the public, and comments and questions are encouraged. Recently,...

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Brutality in Harris County Jail

Jasmine Mejia, Editorial Writer November 16, 2021

It is no secret that beatings and hardships occur in jails. On February 17, 2021 Jaquaree Simmons, a detainee in Harris County Jail, passed away due to being beaten by staffers. Fred Harris, a nineteen...

US President Joe Biden presents his national statement as part of the World Leaders Summit of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow on November 1, 2021. - COP26, running from October 31 to November 12 in Glasgow will be the biggest climate conference since the 2015 Paris summit and is seen as crucial in setting worldwide emission targets to slow global warming, as well as firming up other key commitments (Photo by Evan Vucci / POOL / AFP) (Photo by EVAN VUCCI/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Biden’s Troubling Record of Criticism

Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer November 9, 2021

Today, President Joseph “Joe” Biden’s approval poll ranges from 44-42%, the lowest so far in the United States for a President, just next to Trump’s 37% in just seven months. But what types of...

From the U.S. National Archives & DVIDS Public Domain Archive

Conflicts Overwhelm Haitian Migrants

Jasmine Mejia, Editorial Writer October 28, 2021

Since the 1900s’ Haitians have immigrated to the United States as a result of conflicts such as, the assasination of their President, their shortage of fuel, and natural disasters surrounding their country....

Scene from authentic Native American dances at the Indian Village on the rodeo grounds of the Cheyenne Frontier Days celebration in the Wyoming capital city. | The Gates Frontiers Fund Wyoming Collection at the Library of Congress

Gabby Petito’s Case Uncovers Inequalities Within Indigenous Communities in Wyoming

Maria Verduzco, Editorial Writer October 26, 2021

Late last month, the body of 22 year old Gabby Petito was recovered from Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Petito had been reported missing since late August. Within the next few days her disappearance...

Banned books from the Helen K. Copley Library on campus. | Photographed by Michael Grijalva

Censoring Books Inhibits Students’ Education

Daniela Navarrete, Editorial Writer October 21, 2021

Challenging and censoring books is not an uncommon practice in the United States. Book stores, schools, and libraries regularly take books they deem inappropriate off their shelves. Much of the time, the...

Seniors Slacking, Neglecting Schoolwork

Seniors Slacking, Neglecting Schoolwork

Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer October 19, 2021

After a full school year of online remote learning, Preuss juniors, now seniors, were able to finally return back to school this August. However, as time flew by, within weeks of returning to school, the...

National Universities Face COVID-Related Dilemmas

Jasmine Mejia, Editorial Writer October 1, 2021

In this last year and a half, COVID-19 has plagued teaching in universities because of the lack of safety protocols in place. Universities don’t have clear protocols and university faculty can be fired...

Is the Texas Abortion Ban Dangering Women?

Christian Garcia, Editorial Writer October 1, 2021

On May 12, 2021, Gregg Abbot, the Governor of Texas, signed the controversial Senate Bill 8, commonly known as the Texas Abortion Ban, sparking a question: is the ban endangering constitutional rights...

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