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5 Questions with Lesly Lasso

5 Questions with Lesly Lasso

Lucy Hernandez, News Section Editor

May 16, 2014

Senior Lesly Lasso sheds light on how she keeps it cool, calm and kind at all times.   Q1: Who is your inspiration?   A1: My inspiration is my big brother Carlos. Ever since I was little he always taught me to be a kind person and treat people the way I want to be treated. He is...

5 Questions with Alejandro Flores

5 Questions with Alejandro Flores

Lucy Hernandez, News Section Editor

April 2, 2014

Senior Alejandro Flores gives insight on his new found passion for sumo wrestling and explains what motivates him to follow his goals. Q1: How did you get into sumo wrestling? A1: I got into it because I had a friend last year that wore a national sumo wrestling t-shirt and I said, ‘Hey, dude,...

5 Questions with Osvaldo Zamora

5 Questions with Osvaldo Zamora

Lucy Hernandez, News Section Editor

March 7, 2014

Aspiring body builder and model, senior Osvaldo Zamora shares his new passion for working out and his strict five-day workout regimen.   Q1. What motivates you? A1. I used to be chunky when I was growing up and people used to constantly tease me. When I saw my brother starting to work out,...

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Lucy Hernandez, Writer/ News Editor

December 17, 2013

Downey’s annual tree lighting ceremony took place on Mon., Dec. 9 at the Downey Civic Center. The event was sponsored by the Downey Lions Club, a non-profit service club that has served the needs of the community for four years.   The gathering was in full swing at six thirty when the Christmas...

Underclass and flying fast

Underclass and flying fast

Lucy Hernandez, Writer/ Public Relations

October 23, 2013

Not just your average underclassmen, freshman Trevor Hill, junior Jacob Garcia, and sophomore Ryan Collins are just three of the underclassmen who have surpassed expectations set for them by playing in the 2013-2014 CIF winning varsity football team. After originally practicing with the freshman,...

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