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Rainstorms in California

Natalie Corona, Writer February 6, 2023

Since late December, California has experienced a series of storms that have affected the majority of its northern regions and Los Angeles after continuously experiencing droughts and drier weather all...

Downey Porto’s: Baking Breads and Warming Hearts

Christian Vega, Illustrator December 22, 2022

Whether you are a bakery connoisseur or a Downey city resident, Porto’s Bakery is sure to slip into your radar. Since 2010, Porto’s Bakery and Café in Downey has served a variety of Cuban desserts,...

The Downey Link Being Considered for Disbandment

Abigail Gonzalez, Writer December 22, 2022

As of November 10, 2022, two council members have considered the disbandment of the Downey Link (our city bus system).    When discussing the budget for the next year for our city of Downey,...

Seasonal Depression

Angelina Andrade, Writer December 15, 2022

With the end of the semester weeks away, and the weather getting colder as winter approaches there are a lot of negative feelings that many students might be experiencing. Stress, depression, fatigue,...

El Jefe

Ashley Hernandez, Photographer December 15, 2022

With the football season coming to an end, Downey High School can stand proud of what our football team has accomplished. Our Vikings on the field, led by Ian Hernandez, jersey #10, showed great resilience...

Why Dia De Los Muertos Doesn’t Interpret to “Mexican Halloween”

Cesar Lopez, Writer October 31, 2022

Mexico’s commencement of Dia de Los Muertos falls the very next day after Halloween, leading many Americans to believe it’s the “Mexican Halloween.” However, Dia de Los Muertos is not even remotely...

Banned Book Week

Angelica Aragon and Brielle Madrigal October 24, 2022

As we go later into the school year, students take note of the autumn winds picking up as a sign that English teachers will soon let them decide their own fate.  That is to say, they will be assigned...

JV Waterpolo Downey vs Warren 2022

JV Waterpolo Downey vs Warren 2022

Viviana Alba, Photographer October 24, 2022

5 Questions With Julieta Meillion

Daniel Aguilera, Writer October 22, 2022

5 Questions With Julieta Meillion Within the Downey community there are lots of small and inspirational members of the community, and Julieta Meillion is no exception. A Downey Alumni, Meillion has...

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