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No Tears Left to Cry

Victoria Arguello, Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Ariana Grande made her grand return to the music world with her upbeat single “No Tears Left to Cry” on April 20. The singer followed up the premiere with a gravity-defying, Inception-like video and even debuted the song live during a surprise Coachella appearance in the same day. Now, Grande is giving f...

Coachella 2018

Corey Ocasio, Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community

Every April, thousands of California natives gather collectively to one place —the city of Indio, CA— to attend The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, an annual outdoor event, introduced in 1999, featuring headliners from some of the biggest names in music such as Lady Gaga and Jay-Z along wi...

A Quiet Place

Vicky Arguello, Writer

April 30, 2018


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

Garnering $50 million at the box office, according to studio estimates, A Quiet Place is a horror movie about a family that must live in complete silence or risk alerting mysterious monsters. This film was released on Apr. 6 and is the second-biggest opening this year after Black Panther with a budget of le...

Harry Styles “Medicine”

Ysabelle Canilao, Photographer

March 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Music

Harry Styles, a member of One Direction, recently kicked off his world tour in Paris by debuting his song “Medicine.” Styles also performed the song “Anna” for the first time. With the extended hiatus One Direction has been on for two years, it is not surprising to see him finally being able t...

Take Your Pills

Vicky Arguello, Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Arts & Entertainment, Entertainment

Netflix’s Take Your Pills tackles the dependence on Adderall that is growing in the American population. Composed of interviews with high schoolers, college students and Adderall users in the workplace, along with interviews with the ones who sit across the counter and write the prescriptions, Take Y...

Seniors Are Being Accepted into Colleges

Seniors Are Being Accepted into Colleges

Lizzy Martinez, Co-Business Manager

March 26, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Seniors, Student Life

March becomes an anxious month for many Downey High seniors because they begin to hear back from colleges. The application process began in November with applications due for Universities of California and California State Universities. The process ended in mid- January with submission of private univ...

Downey High Goes Mad For TLC

Downey High Goes Mad For TLC

Corey Ocasio, Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Clubs & Organizations, Parents & Teachers, Spirit, Student Life

The family resource program, Tender Loving Connections, more commonly referred to as TLC by the public, has been a pivotal force in helping out the community of Downey and providing aid to the less fortunate families living within the city for over a decade. This year, beginning March 5, Downey High ...

Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

Downey High School Students Protest Gun Violence

Oscar Flores, Co-Copy Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under #WhatsTrending, Community, News, Parents & Teachers, Top Stories

To commemorate the seventeen lives lost in last month’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, Downey High students, and others across the nation, stood in solidarity and strength as they walked out of their classes to call for stricter gun laws.  The nationwide walkout began at 10 a.m. and la...

Fergie’s Rendition of The National Anthem

Vicky Arguello, Writer

March 8, 2018


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Fergie sang the national anthem prior to the 67th NBA All-Star Game: Team LeBron vs. Team Stephen at Staples Center on Feb. 18 in Los Angeles. The singer’s slowed-down jazzy rendition caused controversy and throughout the performance, the camera caught an array of expressions of those on the court and in th...

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