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Why You Should Worry About Net Neutrality

Miranda Ramirez, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Editorial

Think of all the uses the internet has. It allows us to stay in contact with distant friends and family members through social media. It helps us study and research for various homework assignments. Now think of having to pay for all these uses and more. Well on Nov. 21, the Federal Communication Commi...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

December 13, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment

After The Force Awakens cliffhanger, fans have been waiting for the second part of the new trilogy. The Last Jedi is set to release worldwide on Dec.15.  Some returning characters include Rey (Daisy Ridley), Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (...

Animal Crossing Takes the Gaming World By Storm

Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

December 13, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Entertainment

Five years after New Leaf and 16 years after the series’ inception in 2001, Nintendo released the newest installment of Animal Crossing – this time as a free-to-play mobile game. Overall, fans of the series have responded with excitement at the prospect at a new chapter in the Animal Crossing un...

Staying Motivated

Nathalie Sibal, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Student Life

As the school year progresses, students find themselves lacking the motivation needed to excel. Grades begin to drop as a result of becoming worn down from all the workload. Stress and lack of sleep are the top two contributors that cause this loss of motivation. However, there are techniques that can c...

Warren High Hosts Annual College Fair

Warren High Hosts Annual College Fair

Corey Ocasio, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Seniors, Student Life, Top Stories

As the dreaded November 30 deadline for submitting UC and Cal State applications approaches, Downey Unified School District held its annual college fair on Thursday, Nov. 2 at Warren High School. The fair was geared towards students wanting to gain more insight into individual colleges and universities and s...

Stranger Things Season 2

Valeria Ostorga, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

Leading to be called one of the most popular original series on Netflix, Stranger Things resurfaced after a year from its first premiere date with a second season on Oct. 27. Now, the second season entails new characters, antagonists, and situations for the characters. In this case, Downey High Scho...

Justice League

Makayla Riley, Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Movies

The recent DC Universe movies that have been produced by Warner Bros. have received high praise over the past few years, from Man of Steel in 2013 to the recent Wonder Woman release. Over the past couple of months the studio has been in the making of the new Justice League movie. Here are some things you should ...

Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

Vicky Arguello, Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival is an annual music festival/carnival created and hosted by Tyler, The Creator. The event was held on Oct. 28 and 29 at Exposition Park in Los Angeles and featured various carnival games, well known artists, restaurants, and a ferris wheel.   Jasmine Jimenez, 12, along with other studen...

LA Comic-Con Saturday Recap

LA Comic-Con Saturday Recap

Oscar Flores and Valeriee Menjivar

November 13, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community, Top Stories

Los Angeles hosted Stan Lee’s Comikaze, otherwise known as LA Comic-Con, from Oct. 27 - 29.  Attendees on Saturday, Oct. 28 were treated to a variety of exhibitions and panels that highlighted modern pop-culture trends and honored the pantheon of icons and trends that preceded them.   &nb...

Niall Horan’s New Album ‘Flicker’

Nicole Estrada, Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Music

Since becoming a solo artist, Niall Horan has released two singles, “Slow Hands” and “This Town” which hinted at a potential album release. On his birthday Sept. 13, Horan gave all his fans on Snapchat an actual release date which shocked them all.   Natalie Lemus, 11, states that she has stuck...

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