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Avengers Endgame: Spoiler Alert

Francesca Ortiz, Writer

May 21, 2019

On April 24, 2019 Disney’s Avengers Endgame released in theatres. It follows the previous avengers film which was released in April of last year. Fans of the franchise bought tickets in advance in order to secure their spots due to the high demand of the film. The production has already broken multiple box...

Avengers: Endgame

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

After the shocking cliffhanger of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel fans enthusiastically await for the upcoming film Avengers: Endgame. Slated for an April 26 release, the beloved characters will return on the big screen for a final encore. Featuring an ensemble cast of Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man...

Doppel You, Doppel Me

Adrian Soto

April 5, 2019

“It’s us…” is the pulsing phrase found in trailers of Jordan Peele’s new horror movie: “Us”.  The movie was originally planned to debut on Mar. 15, but premiered in theaters on Mar. 22. “Us” is the second film directed, produced and written by Peele after the success of “Get Out...

Umbrella Academy: From the Printed Page to the Small Screen

Lukas Luna, Writer

March 5, 2019

On Feb. 16, Netflix released the first season of their adaptation of the cult-hit comic book “Umbrella Academy”. The series was illustrated by artist Gabriel Ba and written by Gerard Way, best known for his tenure as frontman of the rock band My Chemical Romance.     To call the series a risk for Netflix is som...

For Your Consideration: The Favourite

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

February 22, 2019

“Some wounds do not close. I have many such. One just walks around with them and sometimes one can feel them filling with blood.” – Queen Anne (played by Olivia Colman)   In Yorgos Lanthimos’ unique period piece The Favourite, influence is demonstrated as an instrumental aspect in g...

Students Love Romantic Gestures

Lukas Luna, Writer

February 20, 2019

The month of February helps bring out the romantic side of everyone and Downey High School students are no different. There are plenty of romantics on campus who find joy in the many different gestures of love.     Hannah Rath While some enjoy large, bombastic gestures of love, freshman Hannah Rat...

The Heroes at LA Comic Con: Heartsong

Adrian Soto, Writer

November 14, 2018

At conventions, or “cons,” the main enthralling elements are the vendors, panels, and of course the cosplayers.  Fictional characters and heroes are often found in copious amounts around all cons as cosplayers mimic them; at LA Comic Con, from Oct. 26 to Oct. 28, the hidden heroes among the cos...

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Saturday Vendors of LA Comic Con

Nathalie Sibal and Oscar Flores

November 13, 2018

Formerly known as Stan Lee's Comikaze, Los Angeles Comic Con was held at the LA Convention Center from Oct. 26 through Oct. 28. On Saturday Oct. 27, the main hall opened at 10:00 a.m. which allowed attendees to explore the large selection of vendors. From customized notebooks to complete book series, e...

Fight Breaks Out In Lakers vs Rockets Game

Jesus Aguayo-Cerda, Writer

November 13, 2018

It’s rare to see NBA players actually throw punches, but it happened in the first home game of Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 22. With about four minutes left in the fourth quarter of the game, a frustrated Brandon Ingram of the Lakers shoved James Harden of the Rockets in ...

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