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Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
September 14
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Artist Salomon Huerta held an exhibit at the Rio Hondo art gallery to help encourage Rio Hondo students in art and painting. Huerta held a minor exhibit and gave a speech with follow up questions to reach out to small audiences in the Rio Hondo Campus so the students can recognize where Solomon Hu...

‘Sausage Party’ is Raunchy Fun

‘Sausage Party’ is Raunchy Fun

Rose Loza, Staff Writer
September 13
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Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg collaborated once again in this raunchy, comical animation film about a sausage who tries to discover what’s outside the supermarket doors. Sausage Party packs not only various types of humor, but also contains an intriguing storyline that makes this a must-see film. The...

Free Admission to L.A. County Fair for Rio Hondo Students and Staff

Free Admission to L.A. County Fair for Rio Hondo Students and Staff

Malissa Myers, Editor- in- Chief, Digital
September 13
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The L.A. County Fair is offering free admission to students currently attending Rio Hondo, as well as current faculty and staff, Thursday, September 22. Students and staff can receive free entry by presenting their student ID or Rio Hondo business card, as well as a printed coupon for the fair. ...

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Mysterium Theater’s presentation of ‘The Music Man’ is colorful whimsy

Diego Crespo, Editor-in-chief
June 29
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Directed by Rio Hondo's own John Francis, "The Music Man" is a charming musical playing at the La Habra Depot Playhouse. When "Professor" Harold Hill comes to town to run a game over the people of River City, he devotes himself to finding out as much about the town's people as possible. Along the way...

Students embrace free dance classes during National Dance Week

Students embrace free dance classes during National Dance Week

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff Writer
May 17
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Taking advantage of the free dance classes offered here at Rio Hondo is an opportunity to sharpen any dancer’s skills, but more than that, it is also an opportunity for a fun-filled afternoon workout with no shortage of laughs, giggles and big smiles. The dance hall was open for students and ho...

‘A Night Of Colors’ Dance Performance Astounds Audience

‘A Night Of Colors’ Dance Performance Astounds Audience

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
May 12
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In conjunction with the division of kinesiology and athletics, the dance production class performed in “A Night of Colors” on May 5-7. The opening speaker, Alyson Cartagena, director of the Rio Hondo College Dance Program, stressed that the content of the event was created entirely by the student...

‘The Odd Couple(s)’: A tale of universal heartbreak

‘The Odd Couple(s)’: A tale of universal heartbreak

Jocelyn Ortega, Staff Writer
May 9
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“The Odd Couples” is a play based on real situations that recognizes the process that men and women go through when dealing with heartbreak and relationships. The male version of the play was held on May 6 at 8 p.m. in the Campus Inn Theater. The original play is about two men in the 1960's who are going t...

‘Captain America: Civil War’ breaks ground in concept and execution

‘Captain America: Civil War’ breaks ground in concept and execution

Diego Crespo, Opinion Editor
May 8
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Following the devastating events of "Avengers: Age of Ultron" the third, and possibly final installment of the ultimate American trilogy, "Captain America: Civil War" opens with the Marvel Cinematic Universe in an odd place. Heroes are operating without proper regulate so when an international incident occu...

‘Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time’ is a refreshing mix of characters and storytelling

‘Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time’ is a refreshing mix of characters and storytelling

Rose Loza, Staff Writer
May 8
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“Great Scott, old boy!” The Huntington Beach Playhouse opened its first production of the season by introducing fans and audience members to the beloved detective Sherlock Holmes in this humorous adaptation, “Sherlock Holmes and the Portal of Time.” The play brings together Sherlock Holmes...

Blaze ‘N’ Glory Festival is fast approaching

Natalie Solano, Lifestyles Editor
May 4
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This year’s second annual Blaze 'N' Glory Festival is quickly approaching it will be taking place Saturday June 4 at the San Manuel Amphitheater festival grounds in San Bernardino. This year the headliner for the festival is NAS with performances from Atmosphere, The Growlers and many others. Th...

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Review: ‘Only the Dead’ masterfully depicts the grim war in Iraq

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 29
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“Only the dead see the end of war” is a quote attributed to the Greek philosopher Plato, whose most famous student, Aristotle, would go on to mentor Alexander of Macedonia. Without a doubt, through his military campaigns in West Asia, Alexander knew Plato’s proverb by heart. As his successors...

The Writes of Spring festival invites noteworthy guest speakers

The Writes of Spring festival invites noteworthy guest speakers

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer
April 27
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 Amongst the Earth Day and Career Day chaos the; poets, filmmakers, authors, and writers of all types, from this campus all rallied together for the Writes of Spring festival that would reveal the works of this campus as the winners of Rivers Voice, voiced their works on both the 20 and 21 of  this...

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