The Downey Legend

How “The Good Place” Redefines Morality and Humanity

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

February 26, 2018

Mortality and morality work in tandem – mortality gives rise to morality and in turn, morality dictates the proper conduct for humans.  But often times, morality and its subsequent answers are tragic and desolate; a concept that is reduced two extremes: heaven and hell, good and bad, right and wrong. ...

One Night Only

During the first meeting in the school theatre, on October 5, Jonathan Zaragoza, 11, Everette Sanchez, 9, Danny Corzo, 11, and Sussy Sanchez, 11, set up on stage for the first time. This group of recently admitted Comedy Sportz members stepped on stage to show off their improv skills and challenge their dramatic skills.

Jasmine Fernandez, Editor-In-Chief

October 19, 2016

One Night Only, Downey High’s Improv Club, returns for the 2016-2017 school year bigger and better than ever. With a fresh roster of aspiring comedians, the club explores the depth and complexity of making people laugh.   Known for having an unabashed, hilarious personality, Jeff Luce...

Geeks rule too

Celine Spence, Public Relations

March 25, 2015

On Friday, Feb. 20, the American teen comedy film, The DUFF, a movie based on the novel written by Kodi Keplinger, which channels a modern day Mean Girls with a hint of Easy A and Clueless, was released.   Actress Mae Whitman plays Bianca Piper, an ordinary high school senior who discover...

Looking for laughs

Performing a skit as a photographer in bungalow T-1, junior, Alexiz Hernandez, pretends to snap pictures of sophomore Frida Munoz, as part of their audition for becoming a Comedy Sportz member on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Munoz received a callback, but did not become part of the Comedy Sportz team.

Gabriela Sanchez, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 4, 2013

Comedy Sportz held its auditions on Wednesday and Thursday, September 25-26, in T-1 after school, hoping to come across a handful of spontaneous and comical students to fill multiple slots in their exclusive club. The classroom was jam packed with students waiting for their shot to shine on stage...

Young videographers hit record

Young videographers hit record

Thomas Beltran, Art & Entertainment Editor

March 21, 2011

Since its creation the internet has become a second form of television with sites such as Hit Record or Vimeo. Recently, recording sketch comedy has been a passion for freshman Juan “Go-Go” Nunez, and his band of actors. The group has recently just made a new page for their Youtube channel and set...

Drama produces comedy night

Anais Hinojosa, Art & Entertainment Assistant

February 16, 2011

Drama students put on the first production of the year on Tuesday, February first, opening night of the annual Comedy Night. The families of the actors sat along with students, looking forward to a good show.   “It's a younger group for drama production this year so it was the first time for a lot...

Actletic courage

Larissa Hernandez

March 31, 2010

Dimmed lights, eight chairs, and witty actletes filled the stage as the team went against Irvine at the first Comedy Sportz game of the season in the school’s new theatre on March 3rd. This month’s first CSz game introduced players David Apodaca, Bryce Calliwag, Pricila Lopez, Alex Gallardo, Giovanni...

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