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Different Winter Holidays

Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor February 7, 2024

As the weather begins to grow colder, the air brisk, and everyone starts to layer up, students across campus wait in anticipation for winter break, marking the end of the first semester as well as the...

Snow Storms/Blizzards

Maribel Magdaleno, Writer February 6, 2024

Did you know that there are really horrible snow storms around the world! Well if you didn’t know well today I am going to be talking about the snow storms and the cause.  Blizzards are dangerous...

Possible Ban on Food Dyes

Christopher Armenta, Writer November 28, 2023

Pressure has continued to mount on the FDA to order a permanent ban on certain food dyes, including Red No. 3 which can be found in many of the snacks and sodas we consume commonly. As of now, California...

Roots of Halloween

Travis Padilla, Writer November 28, 2023

Halloween's roots are found in the Celtic festival of Samhain. This festival marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of winter. People in what is now Ireland, the UK, and Northern France...

Phone Addictions

Maribel Magdaleno, Writer November 28, 2023

You may wonder why people have phone addictions. I will explain to you why many people have phone addictions and what causes phone addictions. And how we can help the people who have these addictions and...

Israel and Palestine War

Jazmin Cantoran, Photographer November 28, 2023

The morning of  October 7, 2023, a surprise attack was planned. Three thousand rockets launched from Hamas. The losses from the day of the attack to now are extensive. Approximately 800 Israelis and 500...

Elon Musk’s Takeover of Twitter

Arianna Dominguez, Writer November 17, 2023

The report today starts with Elon Musk; CEO of Tesla and also SpaceX. The story here starts in March 2006 when Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Noah Gliss, and Biz Stone founded the social media app that would...

Climate Change

Maribel Magdaleno, Writer November 1, 2023

You may wonder why it’s so hot in California and in other states, it might be cold. Did you know this is called climate change? You may wonder what is climate change? Climate change is a change in...

Declining Enrollment Hitting Downey High

Angelina Andrade and Mirabel Magdaleno September 28, 2023

As many have heard, perhaps from first-hand experience in their own classes, or from a friend who went through it themselves, a number of classes at Downey High School are being uplifted and/or displaced....

Rio Grande

Travis Padilla, Writer September 28, 2023

The Rio Grande river, located at the border between Texas and Mexico is under heavy watch as two bodies were recently discovered, one near the highly disputed water buoys, controversially installed in...

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