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Gardening In Quarantine

Yasmine Jreisat, Podcaster May 20, 2020

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Melina Michaus, Podcaster April 6, 2020

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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, Editor in Chief 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, 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, 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...

Trump Rescinds DACA

Ajla Nasic, Social Media Manager September 20, 2017

On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump officially announced he will rescind the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA. The executive action was signed by Barack Obama in 2012 and temporarily...

North Korea Restarts Nuclear Reactor

Alex Castillo , Copy Editor February 15, 2017

Ahead of newly elected Secretary of Defense James Mattis’s visit to Eastern Asia, drones have spotted activity at one of North Korea’s abandoned nuclear reactor sites. Pictures from the satellites...

The U.S. Sends Troops to Russia

Alex Castillo , Copy Editor January 23, 2017

Russia has found itself in the news once again with their disparagement of the United States’ 4,000 troops being stationed in Europe within the first few weeks of January for permanent rotations.   They...

In Memoriam Fidel Castro

Alessandro Esquivel , Co-Copy Editor December 16, 2016

Fidel Castro died on the night of Nov. 25, leaving behind a controversial legacy as de jure dictator of Cuba from 1959 to 2006. People are quick to paint Fidel Castro as either bad or good, depending on...

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