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Does mother! Have Meaning?

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager

October 4, 2017

After the release of multiple ambiguous trailers relating to the film, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller mother! premiered worldwide on Sept. 15. Originally being anticipated by audiences and fans of Aronofsky’s work, the film has since received mixed reviews ― likely due to the abstra...

How Close?

Vivian Buenrostro, Writer

January 11, 2013

Grammy award winning indie group Tegan and Sara recently released their latest single, “Closer”, Sept. 25 2012. Tegan and Sara Quin are twin sisters born and raised in Calgary, Alberta, Canada that began to learn guitar and write their own songs at age 15. Expecting to release their seventh album...

Unpredictable comedy

Unpredictable comedy

Brenda Lopez, Writer

December 7, 2012

The Comedy Sportz High School League presented their second performance of the year on Nov. 28, as seniors Justina Clarkrose and Jonathan Larson and sophomore Hector Gonzalez took on their first game with a crowd full of laughter and joy. Captain and manager, Javier Nevarro,12, began by announcing some...

Six heroes, one movie

Six heroes, one movie

Kathy Ochoa, Writer/Photographer

May 8, 2012

For many comic book readers The Avengers, released May 4, is a must see movie combining viewers’ favorite heroes. Known for their battle cry “Avengers assemble!” these heroes have finally made it to the big screen together. Many famous actors take the role of these heroes, including Scarlett Johansso...

School musical today, Broadway tomorrow

Anais Hinojosa, Arts & Entertainment Assistant

March 7, 2011

With the auditions are over with, the cast for the upcoming drama musical production, “Little Shop of Horrors,” has been determined and is posted in front of B-102. With the stars of the show appointed to their roles, this anticipated production is finally ready to be underway. The plot is compri...

“Iron Man” lives again

Irene Luna

June 2, 2010

The much anticipated film “Iron Man 2” premiered in theaters everywhere on May 7th. Although the film starred some of the same cast members such as Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark and Gwenyth Paltrow as Pepper Potts, some new cast members were added, like Scarlett Johansson as Natalie Rushman/Natasha...

Wonderland is the land to visit

Irene Luna

March 31, 2010

Although many skeptics doubted it, “Alice in Wonderland” grossed $116.3 million in its opening weekend, making it another successful movie from gothic director Tim Burton. The film, which premiered on March 5th, ended up being a full blown-out phenomenon that attracted all ages. “It’s going...

Reflections of romance

Roy Mendoza

March 31, 2010

Color Guard performed one of their most successful routines on March 27 and accomplished placing first out of the nine schools from their division that attended the highly anticipated competition hosted by Downey High School. Since 8 in the morning, the ruckus had begun throughout the campus. Different...

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