The Downey Legend

Diego Martinez
Planning to attend a Cal. State to major in English and Philosophy, copy editor, Diego Martinez 11,  is very active when it comes to school. He is going on to his second year in newspaper, tutors at the writing center, and has taken multiple AP classes. He is a very talkative and a family oriented person.  He often visits his family in Mexico and gets in trouble for talking too much in class. Listening to a variety of music including neoclassical, musical structures, heavy metal, and progressives, Martinez enjoys playing the guitar and sometimes composes his own music as well.  

When asked how he got into music he responded, “It was the absolute thrill of exploring possible dynamic range in different genres of music,” Martinez stated.  This just goes to show how Martinez isn’t afraid of getting out of his comfort zone and trying new things. When asked why he chose to be a writer for newspaper he stated, “I enjoy writing, it is a pastime and helps me get my mind off of things,” Martinez stated.  

Diego Martinez, Co-Copy Editor

Mar 24, 2020
Why Pixar Isn’t The Same (Story)
Mar 10, 2020
Art and Writing: Dealing with Anxiety (Story)
Jan 05, 2020
Charity Through Clubs and Foundations (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Artists’ Upbringing (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Cake-Con in Comic-Con (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
Labor Day Weekend Shootings (Story)
Apr 10, 2019
Jazz 1: Irvine Competition (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
Track and Field: The Love for Running (Story)
Mar 08, 2019
National Emergencies: Border Wall (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
The Passion for Writing (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Formula of a Hydrate Lab (Story)
Feb 06, 2019
Covington High: Spin Doctoring or Discrimination? (Story)
Feb 01, 2019
Airpods, Your Opinion? (Story)
Dec 17, 2018
Pursuing Interests: Musical Endeavors (Story)
Nov 25, 2018
Overcoming Adversity: Angie Chavez (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Jazz II Goes to Disneyland (Story)
Oct 29, 2018
Kavanaugh Confirmed: A Matter of Due Process or Prejudice? (Story)
Oct 10, 2018
Monterey Jazz Festival (Story)
Sep 28, 2018
Lanyards: Student Opinions (Story)
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