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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...

2020 Presidential Election Recap

November 16, 2020

The 2020 United States presidential election between Republican incumbent Donald J. Trump and Democratic challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden, began on November 3, 2020.  As of November 7, Joe...

Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg

October 19, 2020

After a long battle with cancer, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away at her home on Sept. 18 at the age of 87.  Ginsburg died of complications from her pancreatic cancer, which she suffered from on...

Disney’s Unemployment

October 14, 2020

Many businesses have been hit by the Covid-19 pandemic in the most troublesome ways imaginable and Disney theme parks have been one of many parks and corporations that have been affected by the pandemic....

Students In Today’s Politics

October 11, 2020

In today’s world, politics affect every individual, even students. On the night of September 29th, students from Downey High School all turned on their devices as they began to watch, for most of them,...

Teen Anxiety

September 27, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the world a time of unprecedented uncertainty. Health and economic concerns have risen at fast rates and while states discuss reopening plans,  one of the most concerning...

Reopen California

During quarantine, Jennifer Soto, 12, doesn’t believe reopening everything would be a good idea because everyone continues to get sick. “I think we shouldn’t trust the government because they don’t tell us everything for a reason.” Soto continues, “Trump kept the virus a secret for a long time and the government should be finding a vaccine at this time.”
May 18, 2020

Governor Newsom Issues “Stay at Home” Order

April 2, 2020

On March 19, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order--Stay at Home--in which residents are required to remain at home and practice social distancing in order to slow the spread of the...

How DUSD is Helping Students during the Pandemic

March 24, 2020

Beginning on March 16, all schools in the Downey Unified School District closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, which has permeated throughout the United States and around the world. Classes at DUSD schools...

United Airlines Amid COVID-19

March 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic increases we see certain services begin to decrease, especially Airline companies with no one wanting to fly anywhere during this time. As United Airlines is one of the biggest...

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