The Downey Legend

Avengers: Endgame

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor April 17, 2019

After the shocking cliffhanger of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel fans enthusiastically await for the upcoming film Avengers: Endgame. Slated for an April 26 release, the beloved characters will return...

The Problem with College Admissions

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief March 26, 2019

I’m the first to admit it’s easy to get sucked into the college rat race. The anxiety that strikes that August before senior year is disarming and makes for vulnerable students—entire forums and...

Climate Change at the World’s Doorstep

Climate Change at the World’s Doorstep

Alexis Gutierrez, Writer March 8, 2019

With climate change being a hot topic in the last decade, the public has started to notice the intense weather differences that were predicted to happen if human-made emissions continued to increase...

After the TLC 5k Run on Feb. 23, Joel Sanchez, 12, was awarded third place within males, ages 15-18, who had the fastest times in the marathon. “Being in the run meant more than just running as fast as I could,” Sanchez said. “The ultimate purpose of running was to help others in need of things that everyone should have such as food and shelter.”

True Loving Connections: TLC 5K

Adrian Soto, Writer March 8, 2019

In Downey, there is a program to aid struggling members of the community.  The program, TLC or True Lasting Connections, organized the “2019 Stay Healthy Downey 5K for TLC” marathon run on Feb.23...

2020 Presidential Candidates

Nicole Alvarez, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 8, 2019

Donald J. Trump’s four year term as the 45th president of the U.S. is nearing its end as 2020 approaches. There have been multiple petitions from government officials and ordinary U.S. citizens trying...

National Emergencies: Border Wall

Diego Martinez, Copy Editor March 8, 2019

Over the last four decades, the United States has deemed the border wall an emergency since Reagan’s administration, and the Trump administration has recently declared it a national emergency. One side...

Karl Lagerfeld: The Death of a Legend

Francesca Ortiz, Writer March 8, 2019

The iconic fashion brand Chanel is known worldwide as an influential, sought out label Since 1983, Karl Lagerfeld has been the creative director for the company, reinventing several known designs with...

For Your Consideration: The Favourite

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor February 22, 2019

“Some wounds do not close. I have many such. One just walks around with them and sometimes one can feel them filling with blood.” – Queen Anne (played by Olivia Colman)   In Yorgos Lanthimos’...

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