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Solo: A Star Wars Story trailer released

Hector Diaz, Photographer

February 26, 2018

During Super Bowl LII, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Han Solo film was shown during break, with the full trailer being released the following day. The trailer featured Alden Ehrenreich portraying a younger Han Solo as well as fellow actor Donald Glover portraying a younger Lando Calrissian. The f...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Nathalie Sibal, Co-Copy Editor

December 13, 2017

After The Force Awakens cliffhanger, fans have been waiting for the second part of the new trilogy. The Last Jedi is set to release worldwide on Dec.15.  Some returning characters include Rey (Daisy Ridley), Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), General Leia Organa (Carrie Fisher), Finn (John Boyega), Poe Dameron (...

Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Beta

Hector Diaz, Photographer

October 18, 2017

Battlefront 2 is an upcoming multiplayer-shooter video game based on the long-running Star Wars franchise and serves as a sequel to DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront (2015). Set for release on November 17, EA has announced an open beta for the game beginning on October 4 for those who preordered the ga...

Rogue 101: Things to Know Before Watching Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Oscar Flores, Copy Editor

December 14, 2016

Welcome rebels to Rogue 101! The end of the year is near and Disney is ready to release Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the newest entry in the Star Wars franchise.  This film, unlike its previous entries, does not follow the Skywalker saga so it is easy to become confused.  In order to keep you on tra...

Star Wars: The Hype Awakens

The original Star Wars Film Series was released back in 1977 but on Dec. 14, 2015 Disney released the 7th addition to the series. Disney plans to continue producing film renditions of George Lucas’ stories in the near future.

Brandon Guerrero, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016

Ever since Disney bought the rights to Lucasfilm back in 2012, fans have been awaiting the arrival of the seventh installment to the Star Wars trilogies. The wait was finally satisfied on Dec. 18, 2015; however, it was not just the opening day that was exciting, but the days leading up to the relea...

From A Theater Far, Far Away

In the A building, the Star Wars series is advertised for all students. Students enjoy watching the movies because they are suspenseful, action-packed, and they have grown up with watching the movies.

Alex Castillo, Copy Editor

December 2, 2015

Students made their way to the Downey High School theater as the lights dimmed for a special showing of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope on Wed., Nov. 4 in anticipation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.   ASB President, Carlos Agredano, 12, recalls his earliest memories about the Star W...

May the fourth be with you

May the fourth be with you

Anais Hinojosa, Arts & Entertainment Assistant

May 11, 2011

Star Wars mania hit the hallways on May 4 as fans of all grades brought their lightsabers or dressed up as their favorite character in celebration of Intergalactic Star Wars Day. The word about the day solely dedicated to celebrating one of the biggest franchises in the world spread through Facebook...

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