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Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Five Questions with Oscar Heredia

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

May 22, 2012

Q1: What is video production? A1: In a sense it’s like yearbook in videos because we attend a lot of school events and cover a lot of highlight videos for sports and dances. It gives those who were not able to attend a chance to see what they missed by going on to our DHS YouTube account.   Q2:...

Disappearing act

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

May 22, 2012

Los Angeles native band Foster the People released their first album Torches in January 2011, with the track “Houdini”, which was released for a digital download on May 15, 2012.  Foster the People is best known for their pop infused indie beats, making their songs very upbeat and catchy.  So the M...

Five Questions with Derek Smith (D-reck)

Five Questions with Derek Smith (D-reck)

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

May 15, 2012

Q1: What sparked your interest in the music industry? A1: Well, literally my whole family is in to music: my mom, dad, cousins, everyone, so it was hard not to become interested in it.   Q2: Where has your music career taken you? A2: Definitely it’s taking me places. I have come out...

Six heroes, one movie

Six heroes, one movie

Kathy Ochoa, Writer

May 8, 2012

For many comic book readers The Avengers, released May 4, is a must see movie combining viewers’ favorite heroes. Known for their battle cry “Avengers assemble!” these heroes have finally made it to the big screen together. Many famous actors take the role of these heroes, including Scarlett Johansso...

Measurements of love

Irene Luna, Editor-in-Cheif

April 24, 2012

From New York City’s indie/punk-revival scene, Interpol, formed in 1997, released their first album, Turn On the Bright Lights, with the song “Obstacle 2” in 2002. This song seems to be the sequel to the hit “Obstacle 1”, as they share the same topic of love; furthermore, their titles imply...

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Students win big on Senior Awards Night

Sharon Kim, Parents & Teachers Editor

June 14, 2011

A select group of roughly 150 seniors streamed into the Downey Civic Theatre at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, to receive scholarships from various organizations and benefactors dedicated to funding students’ college educations. Minutes before the show began, the sharply-dressed seniors were directed...

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