The Downey Legend


Dennise Reynoso, Writer May 25, 2018

For several days in the last three weeks of April, students from Intermediate/Advanced Art have participated in the creation of their murals. The artwork was displayed outside the J-Building, in front...

Downey’s Post-it Contest Recreation

Vanessa Carrillo, Co-Editor-in-Chief April 9, 2018

'For the past two years students from Ms. Berumen, Mrs. Carbajal, Ms. Cordova, Mrs. Joest, Ms. Nikaj and Mrs. Puente have all been collaborating with each other every year in a post-it art show. Downey...

Stay Gallery Hosts Pop-Up Show with Female Entrepreneurs

Dennise Reynoso, Writer April 9, 2018

The Stay Gallery, Downey’s own local art gallery, recently hosted a pop-up shop on March 31, which was comprised of products made and sold by local female entrepreneurs. A variety of retailers were present,...

“Mystery of Love” by Sufjan Stevens

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer March 23, 2018

A part of the original motion picture soundtrack, “Mystery of Love” is an acoustic song featured in the Luca Guadagnino’s 2017 film Call Me By Your Name, with the track also being featured in  the...

Discrimination in Silicon Valley

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager March 23, 2018

In recent years, diversity has become a major component of Silicon Valley. With countless industries prioritizing the employment of minorities and women, it is evident the tech industry is heading in a...

Does mother! Have Meaning?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager October 4, 2017

After the release of multiple ambiguous trailers relating to the film, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller mother! premiered worldwide on Sept. 15. Originally being anticipated by audiences and...

Trump Rescinds DACA

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager September 20, 2017

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump officially announced he will rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The executive action was signed by Barack Obama in 2012 and temporarily...

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