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Black Inventors

Angelina Andrade, Copy Editor February 24, 2023

Many great inventors are lost in history every day. And in honor of Black History month, here are some amazing black engineers and inventors people have to thank for things like long-lasting light bulbs...

What’s going on in Afghanistan

Samantha Ramirez, Writer October 6, 2021

We’ve all seen the videos-- bawling hysteric parents surrendering their young children to U.S. and British soldiers over mountainous fences, wanting their children to be taken away from the destruction...

Taking a look at the Texas Abortion Law: The Dangers of Restrictions

Rebeca Leon, Business September 20, 2021

Women now have a bounty on their head. On the first day of September of 2021, Senate Bill 8 was passed as law in Texas. The bill states that any private citizen can sue anyone in the state who performs...

Save California: Vote No On The Recall

Catherine Quinones, Writer September 14, 2021

On Sept. 14, voters in California will make a decision which drastically impacts the future of our state- should Gavin Newsom be recalled from the office of Governor? If 50 percent or more citizens vote...

Gardening In Quarantine

Yasmine Jreisat, Podcaster May 20, 2020

What Are Your Thoughts?

What Are Your Thoughts?

Melina Michaus, Podcaster April 6, 2020

Daily COVID-19 Updates.

The Impact of Hurricane Dorian

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor September 18, 2019

The fourth hurricane of 2019’s tropical storm season, Hurricane Dorian, now a category two (category five at first), began on Sept. 1 in the Bahamas, killing five. The death toll, however, has risen...

Labor Day Weekend Shootings

Diego Martinez, Copy Editor September 18, 2019

Students at Downey High feel that they know the danger of an unstable suspect willing to kill another human being. There were two shootings at the start of the Labor Day weekend, and students cannot help...

Brunei Anti-Gay Laws

Nicole Alvarez, Co-Editor-In-Chief April 30, 2019

Brunei is a small country in Southeast Asia, has recently been targeted for their anti-gay laws. However, people including celebrities, have spoken against these homophonic laws in hopes of seeking freedom...

Venezuela: The Worst Blackout in History

Nicole Alvarez, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 20, 2019

Venezuela has been in crisis since 2013 when president Hugo Chavez passed away. After Chavez’s death, current president Nicolas Maduro was elected to the position. Shortly after the election, Venezuela's...

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