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Teen Addiction: Cellphones?

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor January 12, 2022

What is addiction in the first place? It comes in various different forms and doesn’t necessarily need to be associated with drugs. You can be addicted to anything, just the simple act of having anything...

United States Ends International Travel Ban

Samantha Ramirez, Writer December 10, 2021

In early 2020, Coronavirus was quickly sweeping the nation, and former President Trump declared a state of national emergency as well as banned international travelers from entering the United States....

Guide to Black Friday Shopping

Angelina Andrade, Writer November 30, 2021

While it’s normal to think of Black Friday as the day where everyone camps out outside stores to be the first to get inside, last year brought a rise in online shopping. While online shopping had typically...

Vaccine Updates

Samantha Ramirez, Writer November 10, 2021

Following the rise of the coronavirus in March of 2020, our lives had been turned upside down. But now, some of the normalices of life prior to the coronavirus have returned. We are able to go to school,...

Pre-PSAT Feelings

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor October 13, 2021

Since school is back in person, PSAT testing has begun to start up again. Here at Downey High School,  PSAT testing will be Wednesday Oct. 13 and freshmen, sophomores, and selected juniors will be...

Halloween: Playing it Safe

Angelina Andrade, Writer October 12, 2021

It is that time of year once again, the time where the leaves begin to change colors, the weather becomes frigid enough and the smell of sweet pumpkin spices are in the air, October. The month of October...

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