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Poparazzi: New Trending app around campus

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor October 8, 2021

One of the latest trends around campus is a new app called Poparazzi and is available to iPhone users and soon to be available for Android users. This app mimics as if you, the user, are a poparazzi...

#DeviousLick: The TikTok Trend That Has Left Students in Handcuffs

Ximena Solorzano, Photographer October 7, 2021

TikTok has been the birthplace of many recent dangerous trends on the internet. The Devious Lick trend, however, has left many in shock and others facing charges of vandalism and theft of school property.    The...

Preparing for a special annual event, Downey High School students are getting the school pumped up at the stage during snack, by hosting their yearly pep rally for the Dig Pink volleyball game. The volleyball players are ready to finally compete against their rival, Warren High School, but there’s  more importance to the game besides just winning. The volleyball players are playing to honor those who have fought and are continuing to fight the battle against breast cancer. To further create awareness for this occasion, the athletes, dance team, cheer team, and many other individuals are spreading their viking pride by wearing pink.

Dig Pink Pep Rally 2021

Ariel Lara, Photographer September 29, 2021

Over quarantine, a lot of new entertainment has been released and being home 24/7 gives some students extra time to binge their favorite shows, so here are some show recommendations from fellow Downey high school students.

Student’s New TV Show Discoveries

Valerie Mora, Co-Copy Editor March 7, 2021

One Year Later: The Legacy Kobe Bryant Left Behind

Michael Bilodeau, Writer February 8, 2021

Jan. 26th marked one year since the tragic death of Kobe Bryant, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others in a helicopter crash.  As the sports world remembers Kobe one year after...

Something to taken into consideration: Murder Hornets

Jocelyn Rosillo, Writer May 18, 2020

Every time someone says 2020 can not get worse,  it does. Coming from Japan, these unusually large wasps [avg. 2 inches in size with a wingspan of around 3 inches] are known as a huge threat and something...

Influenced by Mr. Vazquez, Mrs. Ordway, English teacher, made her own ofrenda combining American literature with Mexican culture to remember famous poets. “Having individuals come up to me and told me that they didn’t know Dr. Seuss did x,y, and z or a particular author looked like this, which was very cool,” Ordway stated. “I hope this ofrenda make individuals take the time to remember some of the poets and the words they left. If we can make connections with poets’ lives, then I feel like my job is done.”

Dia De Los Muertos

Jaylene Cardona, Business Manager November 19, 2019

Downey Vs. Warren 2019

November 15, 2019

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