The Downey Legend

7 Leaves Cafe Breaking Male Masculinity Stigma

December 4, 2020

On a casual visit to 7 Leaves Cafe, junior Alyssa Hernandez was taken by surprise by what awaited her upon entering the boba cafe for the very first time. There to welcome her arrival was the crew of 7...

America’s First Presidential Rescue Dog

November 30, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden’s German Shepherd, Major, will be the first shelter dog welcomed to the White House in January 2021. The Biden family adopted him at the Delaware Humane Association in November...

Substance Abuse shadowing COVID-19

Substance Abuse shadowing COVID-19
November 16, 2020

In these unprecedented times, it is often difficult to healthily nurture one’s mentality and physicality. With COVID-19 strains creeping on us amidst our long days, and election anxieties intensifying;...

Social Media Addiction: What It Does And Methods to Get Over It

November 16, 2020

The validating feeling of receiving likes and comments on a post, the excitement of finding new interests, or even the satisfaction of finding information about a person,  is all too familiar and...

Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 2

November 3, 2020

In my search for another novel that spoke to me in the same way that The Great Gatsby did, I eventually came to the conclusion that no book would ever match it for me. While others may be more sharply...

Self-Betterment Through Art: The Bright Side Of Quarantine – Part 1

October 22, 2020

I have always turned to art for entertainment, but rarely for anything else. While the odd book or film might inspire something resembling a feeling, I only ever really cared about the unfolding of the...

Hispanic Heritage Month

October 20, 2020

When people are asked about Hispanic Heritage Month, they are most likely in shock or confused because they probably do not know much about it. The common thing they will ask the interviewer is this question,...

The Significance of the Allegations Towards I.C.E.

October 18, 2020

In Georgia this past month, a whistleblower at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) detention center came forward with allegations of abuse by doctors at the center.  Dawn Wooten, a nurse,...

Has Distance Learning Trapped Students In A State Of Arrested Development

September 20, 2020

In the early days of my junior year, I very distinctly remember spotting a group of freshmen. Nothing about this group seemed terribly different from other freshmen and that is what made them so notable....

N.B.A. Players’ Strikes: What’s Going On?

September 20, 2020

In wake of the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) decided to boycott their Game 5 playoff matchup against the...

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