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Long Term Symptoms of Covid-19

Jaclyn Urzua , Videographer April 29, 2021

It has been over a year since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. It hit the U.S. in late Feb. and caused a serious shutdown. At the time, many researchers were trying to figure out the information behind...

An Interview with California’s Woman of the Year

An Interview with California’s Woman of the Year

Maya Mercado-Garcia, Photographer April 22, 2021

During Women’s History Month, Alyssa Joanna De La Cerda, 11, was awarded California’s Woman of the Year from assembly member Cristina Garcia. The award is granted by an official representative...

Banana Bread:

Quarantine Food Trends

Montserrat Gonzalez and Maya Guzman April 12, 2021

With a little over a year of quarantine, many have endured social isolation by picking up new hobbies such as painting, reading, and exercising, but the most popular has been baking/cooking. In the...

Door To Door Scammers

Kelly Zabala, Writer March 21, 2021

On January 23rd, 2021, Downey High School’s instagram posted a warning for their followers. This forewarning told of the scammers going door to door claiming to be a part of an extracurricular as students...

The Future of COVID-19

The Future of COVID-19

Montserrat Gonzalez, Photo Editor March 16, 2021

Education Is Essential: Remembering Dr. Mary Stauffer

Lukas Luna, Co-Copy Editor March 8, 2021

On Feb. 12, 2021, the city of Downey lost a true titan as Dr. Mary Stauffer passed away. The 103-year-old was revered throughout the community for her generous grants that helped build the Downey Unified...

Vegetarian Students at Downey

Isabella Galvez, Writer March 7, 2021

Vegetarianism has grown in popularity over the years, with more vegetarian-friendly restaurants and products being advertised. There are countless variations of how people choose to follow a vegetarian...

Having a career that cares for the elderly in nursing homes, Brittany Andrade, Downey resident, knew it was necessary for her to get the vaccine due to the constant proximity she had with those who were susceptible to the virus. “I do recommend the vaccine to my community, just because I might not be susceptible to the symptoms doesn’t mean those around me aren’t,” Andrade stated. “I think this is a selfless thing to do as a young person in the community, if we can do it we should do it for those who may be susceptible to COVID-19 and its symptoms.”

Vaccination: Behind The Scenes

Claudette De La Garza, Photographer February 27, 2021

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