Rio Hondo College Newspaper
Annual ‘Case of Hope’ Backpack and Suitcase Drive Ends Tomorrow

Annual ‘Case of Hope’ Backpack and Suitcase Drive Ends Tomorrow

Angelo Torres, Staff Writer

Rio Hondo's Guardian Scholars program 3rd annual Case of Hope suitcase and backpack drive concludes Wednesday, November 30th. The Guardian Scholars program assists over 130 RHC students who identify a...  Read More »

Nov 29

Jasmin Reyes Speaks Out About Plans for Rio

Jasmin Reyes Speaks Out About Plans for Rio

November 28, 2016

Vice president candidate to the Associated Students of Rio Hondo College, Jasmine Reyes is running head o...  Read More »

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

November 27, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump took to twitter demanding an apology from the Hamilton musical cast about...  Read More »

Discover Rio Day Invites Young Students to Campus

November 27, 2016

The second annual Discover Rio Day took place Nov.17  on campus and brought in elementary and middle...  Read More »

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Student Spotlight: The musical magnetism of Freddy Vasquez

Photo by Jose Miranda/ El Paisano

Freddy Vasquez shows off his bright smile on campus where he promotes most of his music.

Student Spotlight: The musical magnetism of Freddy Vasquez

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

One of the biggest and charismatic personalities walking around the Rio Hondo campus, the young and talented Alfredo Vasquez Jr., better known by his stage name Freddy Vasquez, is a striving rap artist consta...  Read More »

Nov 21

Lagunitas Beer Circus 2016

Photo by Aaron Martinez/ El Paisano

The 2016 Lagunitas Beer Circus was a festival of delicious beer, food, carnival games, and rides.

Lagunitas Beer Circus 2016

Danny Celiz, Station Manager

Lagunitas Brewery is known for its excellent IPA craft beers, but they are also known for throwing yearly parties at their own breweries in celebration of good times and good beer. Beer Circus is an ev...  Read More »

Nov 10

8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

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Studies have shown handshakes improve the quality of an interaction.

8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer

Making an impression is inevitable. It could be in your favor or work against you, but an impression will be made. Countless research has proven it only takes about 3 seconds for someone to form an opinion...  Read More »

Nov 2

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

November 2, 2016

Most people know life can get expensive, and nobody knows that more than...  Read More »

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

October 26, 2016

David Chung, alongside his brother Jason Chung, have opened up a very un...  Read More »

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

October 24, 2016

Public Relations Chair, Parris Youngblood, is currently taking a strong le...  Read More »

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UPCOMING GAMES

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Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

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Jared Goff will finally get the chance to showcase his skills in front of the Los Angeles crowd when the Rams host the Dolphins this Sunday.

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

After getting no playing time in the first nine games of the season, the Rams have finally decided to start their number one overall pick, Jared Goff. Goff, who had a bri...  Read More »

Nov 21

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

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Coach Brenes of the Rio men's soccer team voices his frustration towards his players against Mt. SAC Nov. 8after his side failed to get back into the game.

Roadrunners men’s soccer team struggles against Mt. San Antonio College Mounties, losing 1- 0

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

Struggling throughout the entire season, the men’s soccer team at Rio Hondo College had only one thing in mind and it was to finish off their last game at home against the S...  Read More »

Nov 21

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

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Rio Hondo guard DeShaun Carr dribbles past a MiraCosta College defender. Carr tallied 10 points, four rebounds, and two assists in the game Nov. 10.

Rio Hondo College men’s basketball team lsoe to Mira Costa College 81- 70

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

After the Rio Hondo men’s basketball participated in the Miramar Tournament to start their new 2016-2017 season, the Roadrunners played at home for the first time this se...  Read More »

Nov 21

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

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Freshman Daisy Gallegos of the Rio Hondo women's soccer team scored the only goal of the game against Chaffey College to close out their South Coast Conference North Division championship.

Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team crowned South Coast Conference North Division champions

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

After an impressive season with an overall record of 13-1-5, the Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team, led by Head Coach Jennifer Tanaka, was named the 2016 Southern Cal...  Read More »

Nov 21

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

November 15, 2016

The Los Angeles Rams traveled to New York this past Sunday to take on the struggling Jets. Both the Rams and Jets have outstanding defensive...  Read More »

Rio Hondo women’s soccer tie ELAC 2-2 and dominate PCC 7-2

Rio Hondo women’s soccer tie ELAC 2-2 and dominate PCC 7-2

November 15, 2016

The Rio Hondo College women’s soccer team started off their week with a home game against East Los Angeles College Nov. 1 in a game that w...  Read More »

Rio Hondo student Nicole Robbins signs National Letter of Intent with Ottawa University

Rio Hondo student Nicole Robbins signs National Letter of Intent with Ottawa University

November 14, 2016

Nicole Robbins, 19, of Rio Hondo College, officially signed her National Letter of Intent Nov. 10 and will be continuing her academic and ath...  Read More »

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

Fly The W: The Chicago Cubs are World Series Champions

November 9, 2016

108 years ago, women were not allowed to vote. Today, woman are allowed to vote and some Americans will vote for the first female president. ...  Read More »

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News Briefs & Upcoming Events

Whittier Seeking Artists to Design Street Banners

Whittier Seeking Artists to Design Street Banners

Nov 29 • No Comments

Puppy Therapy on Campus Nov. 30th

Puppy Therapy on Campus Nov. 30th

Nov 28 • No Comments

Stress Management Workshop Nov. 21

Stress Management Workshop Nov. 21

November 21, 2016

Wellness Wednesday Yoga & Meditation 11/16

Wellness Wednesday Yoga & Meditation 11/16

November 15, 2016

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Opinion

Ask Ms. Dollar Wise

Dear Ms. Dollar Wise, I hate the holiday season. I’m a college student, trying to keep up with writing assignments, lab classes and test taking, working, and having ...  Read More »

Nov 22 • No Comments

Immigrants face wall even before election day

Immigrants face wall even before election day

"Paco", Guest Writer

Rio Hondo College sophomore, Paco, 26, experienced life changing events when his mother made the choice to move from Mexico to the United States. It was 1999, and Paco was nine ...  Read More »

Nov 16 • No Comments

Ask Ms. Dollar Wise

Dear Ms. Dollar Wise, I’m feeling stuck in a cycle of envy and jealousy.  Many of my friends seem to have money to spend, drive fancy cars, eat out a lot, and go to exp...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

Trump Supporters on Campus: Why He Has My Vote

Diana Juarez, Copy Editor

As I write this article, the election hasn’t happened yet. We sit here with knots in our stomachs and a nervous energy that makes us restless about the results. Regardless o...  Read More »

Nov 15 • No Comments

Should we go to Mars?

Should we go to Mars?

November 15, 2016

“Everything is possible in this life as long as you work hard to achieve.” ...  Read More »

Dear Vee, How do I get over the fear of failing?

Dear Vee, How do I get over the fear of failing?

November 10, 2016

Well, first make sure you remind yourself that everyone fears failure. No one wants to ...  Read More »

Dear Vee, Is there a line between helping a friend and being nosey?

Dear Vee, Is there a line between helping a friend and being nosey?

November 10, 2016

This is a tough one because if you see a friend dealing with something you know you can...  Read More »

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