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‘Guardians 2’ Turns Up the Volume

‘Guardians 2’ Turns Up the Volume

Diego Crespo, Editor- in- Chief, Print
May 2, 2017
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After breaking box office, critical, and audience expectations back in 2014 with “Guardians of the Galaxy,” James Gunn’s lovable team of misfits return to the big screen in a manner unfamiliar to most sequels. Movies aren’t about being better or establishing quality in relationships to other prese...

Chinese calligraphy brought to life

Chinese calligraphy brought to life

Corbin Boone, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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Professor De Lin Shang, calligrapher and president of the Chinese Calligraphy and Seal-Engraving Art Research Institute, visited the Rio Hondo College campus Friday, April 28 to share his experience and knowledge on the art of Chinese calligraphy. In traditional Chinese culture, calligraphy was known as an ...

‘Museum’ and the Art of Life

‘Museum’ and the Art of Life

Pete Escobar, Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 2, 2017
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The proper definition for the word “Museum” reads as follows: A building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited. Whatever lies within the grand halls and rooms of said museum ultimately relies on the Museum Director. The Museum Director i...

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar Album Review

DAMN by Kendrick Lamar Album Review

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017
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Kendrick Lamar is arguably one of the best rap artists in the industry today and he cemented his status as one of the best rappers in history after his release of his fourth studio album, DAMN. Kendrick or Kung Fu Kenny that he is referred to numerous times on his new album shocked the world when he...

Playboi Carti drops long- awaited debut album

Playboi Carti drops long- awaited debut album

Jonathan Manjarrez, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
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"Playboi Carti is the Fashion World's Latest Rapper Heartthrob" is the headline that was plastered on Vogue Magazine for their cover story  on young Atlanta rapper, Playboi Carti. Carti, who has been cosigned by ASAP Rocky and the ASAP Mob, has been under heat for not releasing a major mixtape since...

Chance the Rapper’s “Be Encouraged” Tour kicks off

Chance the Rapper’s “Be Encouraged” Tour kicks off

Cassidy Campos, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
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After Chance the Rapper’s last tour  “Family Matters” ended, he began tackling different issues in his community.  The schools in Chicago have been deprived of a higher education and the mayor of Chicago has yet to take action on the matter.  Chance the rapper decided to take matters into his...

North American ‘League of Legends’ Championship Series Finals

North American ‘League of Legends’ Championship Series Finals

Andrew Rudin, Science and Technology Editor
April 25, 2017
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League of Legends has ended their North American Championship Series in Vancouver’s Pacific Coliseum in British Columbia, Canada. Sunday April 23 is a day many LoL fans will remember as the two finalists, Team Solo Mid and Cloud 9, face off in an epic five game series. Before we talk about the match,...

Writes of Spring

Writes of Spring

Danielle Anzures, Reporter
April 25, 2017
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Rio Hondo’s annual two day event, Writes of Spring, which celebrates writers and writings at the Wray Theater took place April 19 and 20. The free event featured Lissa Price, Gustavo Arellano, and Phranc on the 19, and Siel Ju, Bill Shaikin, and Jeff Garvin on the 20. Price, an author known prim...

Local High School Artists Receive Congressional Recognition

Local High School Artists Receive Congressional Recognition

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Print
April 18, 2017
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The 15th Annual 38th Congressional District High School Art Competition took place at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts April 13. This competition required High School students in the district to submit their work so that panels of local district artists could select the winning entries. ...

‘Fate of the Furious’ Fufills Expectations and More

‘Fate of the Furious’ Fufills Expectations and More

Noah Garcia, Co- Editor- in- Chief, Print
April 18, 2017
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As someone who has never seen a Fast and Furious movie, there is this continuous thought in my head asking if I'm even qualified to judge it. At the same time though, I feel that movies shouldn’t require homework and if there is any explanations due, I can pick them up along the way. Going into ...

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Danny Celiz, Station Manager
April 17, 2017
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Back in January 2013, Nintendo announced that a new Legend of Zelda game was in development on their personal “podcast like” event simply called the Nintendo Direct. The Legend of Zelda  series producer  Eiji Aonuma proclaimed that the development team's focus was mainly "rethinking the conventions ...

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

‘Power Rangers’ is Lackluster Fun

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Power Rangers, the franchise that spawned new iterations for every generation since the 90’s, released its 2017 theatrical movie March 24 and the film has its hits and misses. The movie managed to create characters that are charming and interesting, but its problems come on later as the plot progr...

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