The Downey Legend

Ed Sheeran Gets Engaged

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

February 14, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Ed Sheeran recently got engaged just before the new year to his childhood friend Cherry Seaborn. The two began dating in 2015. They both met up at Swift’s fourth of July party, rekindling their friendship.   Angelina Lamas, a junior, heard about the news from her mother the day it happe...

Monster Hunter World Releases

Hector Diaz, Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Monster Hunter World is one of the first major games to come out in 2018. The game was announced at Sony’s E3 2017 conference and serves as the sixth main entry in the Monster Hunter franchise. In addition to new monsters and environments, the game also adds new mechanics and tools, such as the slinge...

SoCal Museum Free-For-All Day

Vicky Arguello, Writer

February 9, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Art, Arts & Entertainment, Community

SoCal Museums announced their thirteenth Annual Museums Free-for-All on Jan. 28. Dozens of museums—presenting art, cultural heritage, natural history, and science— opened their doors and invited visitors to attend their museums free of charge.   Museums Free-for-All partnered with Metro, i...

Song of the Week: “The Good Side” by Troye Sivan

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

February 9, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

A week after the release of “My My My!”, Troye Sivan released his new single, “The Good Side”, on Jan. 19 and has already surpassed one million views on YouTube.   Throughout the song, Sivan narrates a story of a relationship that did not end on great terms. He expresses regret ab...

Los Angeles Goes Pink

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community, News

The second annual Women’s March took place on Jan. 20, an event that filled the streets of major cities around the world with pink. The U.S. alone had an approximate of four million participants attend with a mix of all genders, and 500,000 of those people attended the Women’s March Los Angeles. At...

The Greatest Showman Review

Stefanie Chavez, Photo Editor

January 30, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

When it first opened in theatres on Dec. 20 2017, first-time director Michael Gracey’s, The Greatest Showman, made $13.8 million in the top box office in its first week. This original musical tells a successful underdog story and displays the struggles of show business. Gracey tells its audience how o...

Did Lana Del Rey Steal “Creep”?

Corey Ocasio, Writer

January 30, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment, Music

Singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey may have just intertwined herself in a potential lawsuit with the English rock band Radiohead. Almost six months after the release of the singer’s critically-acclaimed album Lust for Life in July, she has since been accused of borrowing elements from the group’s hit “Creep...

Oprah’s Golden Globe Speech Calls for Truth and Female Empowerment

Makayla Riley, Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Entertainment

The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards was the highlight of last week which premiered on January 7. The show brought out the problematic issues that pursued over the previous year, including the controversial topic on sexual abuse. The pinnacle of the show had been Oprah Winfrey accepting the Cecil B. ...

The Shattering of the Black Mirror: The Consequences of the Digital Age

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

January 26, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Editorial, Entertainment

The critically-acclaimed science fiction series Black Mirror has returned to Netflix once again with a fourth season on Dec. 29. The anthology is comprised of six episodes that explore themes surrounding the impending dystopian universe society may be thrust into due to an excessive dependence on tec...

Hollywood Still Needs Improvement

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Editorial

On Jan. 7, The 75th Golden Globe Awards was a night of acknowledging sexual harassment and gender inequality within the industry. Actors wore black to show their support for the victims of abuse in the hands of powerful figures. Acceptance speeches addressed the growing movement and hoped it will brin...

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