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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 granted children of illegal immigrants immunity from deportation.   The decision has been...

North Korea Strikes Back

Jasmine Fernandez, Copy Editor

September 20, 2017

As 2017 enters its final months, there’s a lot on people’s minds: the political world has been bursting with activity since Donald Trump’s election and even prior under the Obama administration. Besides attempts at travel bans, the possible repealing of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals),...

Five Questions with Ben Gutierrez

Five Questions with Ben Gutierrez

Joey Flores, News Editor

February 11, 2013

Future Leaders of America is the newest club at Downey High School, started by Ben Gutierrez, 11, during the past week of January 28. The club has the roots of JSA, but it focuses more on republican and democratic debates. Q1: What was your motivation in creating the club? A1: I wanted to start...

Heading up north

Gustavo Ramirez, Community Section Editor

March 21, 2012

Boys and girls from all around California have been chosen to participate in the highly prestigious Boys State and Girls State event held for a week in June to help smooth students into better leaders. A whole host of juniors have been nominated, including Tiffany Virgen, Sofia Paik, Ellen Michael, Sa...

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Clubs participate in fall conventions

Angelica Co/ Brandon Pineda

November 23, 2010

As the season comes to an end, Key Club and the Junior State of America Downey club members, as well as schools from all over the state, came together for fall conventions. Key Clubbers paraded at Magic Mountain on November 20 to celebrate Fall Rally 2010, while Junior State of America (JSA) members...

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