The Downey Legend

Largest Single Group of Migrants Dig a Tunnel to Their Future

Nicole Alvarez, Writer

February 12, 2019

Tucson, Arizona – The largest single group of migrants were reported crossing the U.S. border by digging tunnels under the border wall. 376 people were arrested on Jan. 18; 176 of those migrants were children and 30 out of those 176 were unaccompanied or without a parent or guardian. In order to take c...

Tensions in the Middle East

Alex Castillo, Staff Writer

January 15, 2016

Iranian protesters stormed the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, Iran, setting it ablaze on Jan. 2 as a protest against the execution of pro-Shiite rights advocate, Nimr al-Nimr. The execution of al-Nimr raised tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia, to the point where the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel al-Jubeir,...

From blank wall to message for all

From blank wall to message for all

Kimberly Dominguez, News Editor

December 16, 2011

  A new nationalistic embellishment was installed Nov. 18 on the B-building in order to emphasize patriotism throughout DHS. According to principal Tom Houts, recent studies have shown that out of all the schools in California, Downey High had the most students going into The Marines.   When...

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