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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...

Opinion: Raising the Minimum Wage

Michael Bilodeau, Writer March 1, 2021
Though while the federal minimum wage is $7.25, the movement FIGHT FOR 15 wishes to increase wages - and the argument against it is flawed.
The Events of January 6th ft. Lukas Luna, Diego E. Martinez, Kelly Zabala

The Events of January 6th ft. Lukas Luna, Diego E. Martinez, Kelly Zabala

Diego Martinez, Lukas Luna, and Kelly Zabala January 27, 2021

What is BLM?

Elizabeth Hutchinson, Videographer October 25, 2020

Politics at Downey High

Gissel Delgado, Editor-In-Chief October 25, 2020

The Significance of the Allegations Towards I.C.E.

Michael Bilodeau, Writer October 18, 2020

In Georgia this past month, a whistleblower at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (I.C.E.) detention center came forward with allegations of abuse by doctors at the center.  Dawn Wooten, a nurse,...

Students In Today’s Politics

Maya Mercado-Garcia, Editor-In-Chief October 11, 2020

In today’s world, politics affect every individual, even students. On the night of September 29th, students from Downey High School all turned on their devices as they began to watch, for most of them,...

Say Her Name: Breonna Taylor

Katherine Portillo, Photographer September 20, 2020

 Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman, living in Louisville, Kentucky was shot and killed in the comfort of her own home in the early hours of March 13. If it weren't for her family and social...

Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh Faces Another Allegation

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor October 3, 2019

Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh faces yet another allegation of sexual misconduct since the notable allegation made against the Supreme Court Justice by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford in 2018. Now facing...
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