Rio Hondo College Newspaper
Farewell John Francis

Photo by Angela Hernandez/ El Paisano

The Communications and Languages Department hosted a retirement party for El Paisano adviser John Francis on May 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the city of Whittier.

Farewell John Francis

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor

Since its inception, Rio Hondo College has seen students come and go, making an impact in their lives and forever shaping their future. Few students have had their adult lives guided by the school like...  Read More »

May 24, 2016

Dean Holcomb announces departure

May 24, 2016

The Dean of the Communications and Language Division Robert Holcomb, a member at Rio Hondo College f...  Read More »

Sanders remains optimistic at Southern California rally, inspiring supporters

May 20, 2016

Thousands lined up at the StubHub center in Carson on Tuesday night for a rally in support of the democratic...  Read More »

RHC hosts Outstanding Student Awards

May 20, 2016

Rio Hondo College presented the Outstanding Student Awards on May 6 at the Rio Cafe. These awards were...  Read More »

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Detox drinks to try this summer

Courtesy of theyummylife.com

Here are the steps in which to build your detox water. First input your fruit, then ice, continue with water, and complete with a lid and refrigerate for about 12 hours and enjoy.

Detox drinks to try this summer

Brenda Ruedas, Staff Writer

Summer is almost here and we all want to feel great especially when heading out to the beach. Losing weight can be challenging because everyone has a different metabolism and might not burn calories fast...  Read More »

May 24, 2016

The Battle for Blaze ‘N’ Glory

Arlene Torres/ El Paisano

Illosophy performs at Slidebar for the Battle for Blaze 'N' Glory, shown left to right; Adrian "Phelix" Felix, DJ Eyeball, Tommy "Synnsere" McClerkin, Effrain "Gallo One" Gallo, and Sal "Alpha Raw" Estrada.

The Battle for Blaze ‘N’ Glory

Natalie Solano, Lifestyles Editor

With the second annual Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival coming up this June, the sponsoring Slidebar of Downtown Fullerton has set up a way for one lucky, local up-and-coming band to win a spot to perform...  Read More »

May 24, 2016

Go old-school for dinner at Clearman’s Steak ‘n Stein

Armand Santos/ El Paisano

The street view of Clearman's Steak 'n Stein Inn, Pico Rivera.

Go old-school for dinner at Clearman’s Steak ‘n Stein

Armand Santos, Senior Staff Writer

A stone's-throw from Uptown Whittier, Clearman's Steak 'n Stein Inn on Whittier Boulevard in Pico Rivera has been satisfying carnivorous cravings long before Uptown became a hipster foodie destinatio...  Read More »

May 23, 2016

Eight summer destinations to visit

May 23, 2016

With the spring semester finally coming to an end, the endless possibilities...  Read More »

Feature:

May 23, 2016

Suzanne Frederickson had no idea that she’d be chased by a stampede of elep...  Read More »

Creative birthday gifts on a budget

May 23, 2016

Birthdays are constsntly coming up for friends and family, which means...  Read More »

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UPCOMING GAMES

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Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Victor Lozano/El Paisano

Softball player Brenae Martinez makes solid contact off of a good hit against College of the Desert on April 20.

Softball team loses playoff game against Ventura College

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

After riding a wave of victories, the Rio Hondo Softball team saw its 2016 season come to an end after losing to Ventura College in the Southern California Regional playoffs...  Read More »

May 13, 2016

Baseball team eliminated from So-Cal Regional playoffs by Golden West College

Crystian Mendoza/Sports Editor

Rio Hondo baseball teams' designated-hitter R.J. Romo lead the Roadrunners' offense against Golden West College going three for four at the plate on May 7.

Baseball team eliminated from So-Cal Regional playoffs by Golden West College

Michael Mendoza, Staff Writer

The Rio Hondo men’s baseball team was knocked out of the first round of the Southern California Regional Playoffs by Golden West College in a best-of-three game series that...  Read More »

May 12, 2016

Women’s Soccer team hosts farewell to Sophomore athletes

Crystian Mendoza/Sports Editor

The Rio Hondo Women's Soccer team hosted a farewell to their Sophomore athletes as well as introduced their new recruits to the program on May 10.

Women’s Soccer team hosts farewell to Sophomore athletes

Crystian Mendoza, Sports Editor

The Rio Hondo Women’s Soccer team hosted an Information and Sophomore Commitment farewell potluck on May 10 in which the coaching staff and players all gathered together...  Read More »

May 11, 2016

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo/El Paisano

Beach Volleyball player Tanya Metchkoff serves the ball to her Pierce College opponent on April 27 at El Camino College.

Rio Showcases Talent at Women’s Volleyball Tournament at El Camino

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer

Rio Hondo’s Beach volleyball team journeyed to El Camino College as their post-season continued with matches against Pierce College on April 27. Music played as the sun...  Read More »

May 8, 2016

Women’s Volleyball and Basketball Players Sign Letters of Intent

May 8, 2016

Four more talented female athletes from the Rio Hondo basketball and volleyball programs signed their letters of intent on April 28 to continue...  Read More »

Softball team starts playoffs on the road against Ventura College

May 7, 2016

For the second consecutive year the Rio Hondo Softball team made the playoffs under Head Coach Bianca Urquidi, after winning four straight con...  Read More »

Baseball team beat College of the Desert

May 7, 2016

Rio Hondo's Baseball team continued their winning streak of impressive performances after earning a sweep over College of the Desert by defeating...  Read More »

Beach Volleyball team qualifies for Western State Conference playoffs

May 1, 2016

The Rio Hondo Women's Beach Volleyball team qualified for the Western State Conference playoffs in their first season and will be held on April...  Read More »

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News Briefs & Upcoming Events

RHC hosting ‘Food Truck Jamboree’ May 13

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

Rio Hondo will be hosting the "Food Truck Jamboree" on May 13 in the quad near the Rio Cafe. Presented...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Preview: ‘Closing Night’ Choir Spring Concert

Ryan Guerrero, Managing Editor

What: "Closing Night" - Choir Spring Concert Who: Rio Hondo Choir When: May 11 Where: Wray Theater Time: 7:...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Errata in Spring 2016 issue of River’s Voice

May 8, 2016

Mental Health Awareness Month events

May 1, 2016

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Opinion

Trumpism and the GOP

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer

One of the things that baffles me the most about the current presidential race, is why Trump has the support he does from conservatives. Trump is in no way conservative. He h...  Read More »

May 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Clinton slings mud at Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer

The Democratic primary elections have been interesting to watch. The most entertaining part has been Bernie Sanders' rise in momentum. It must be extremely disappointing for...  Read More »

May 16, 2016 • 0 comments

Petitioners: Friend or Foe?

Joseph Quintana, Staff Writer

I understand that some of these petitioners are here to make a change within the government or city we live in, but it does not excuse the abrasive or rude tactics they u...  Read More »

May 15, 2016 • 0 comments

The Fall of Acolytes and the Rise of Holy Men

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer

The Islamic State has found itself under attack from all fronts since October of last year. While they have gained the allegiance of dozens of terrorist groups in the Afri...  Read More »

May 11, 2016 • 0 comments

Finals week and the stress of being a student

May 9, 2016

Finals week is around the corner and Rio Hondo students are too stressed-out. Among the...  Read More »

Why Music Scores are Essential to Film

May 4, 2016

People might go to the movie theaters to watch a film based on fan-base hype or the...  Read More »

The Regressive Plague on Liberalism

May 2, 2016

Conservative pundits are unilateral on how they feel about Islam. They willingly fai...  Read More »

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