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Guillermo Del Toro unveils his labyrinth

Guillermo Del Toro unveils his labyrinth

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
Filed under A&E

To some people, Guillermo Del Toro is a master of his craft who is able to blend occultism, horror and child centric themes into cinematic masterpieces; to others he is just a small time director with an unapologetically long name to spell. A Del Toro showcase is taking place at the Los Angeles County Mu...

A night of horror and fun at Universal Studios

A night of horror and fun at Universal Studios

Noah Garcia, Staff Writer
September 28, 2016
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It is that time of the year where Universal Studios re-opens its horror themed “after hours” event; Halloween Horror Nights. This September marks the 17th year the event has taken place at Universal Studios, Hollywood. This year the featured mazes are “The Exorcist,” “American Horror Sto...

Blair Witch Review: Don’t go into the woods. Or the theater.

Blair Witch Review: Don’t go into the woods. Or the theater.

Andrew Caraveo, Staff Writer
September 27, 2016
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Imagine every overused horror movie cliche being utilized in a film that doesn’t capture the nostalgia it attempts to utilize, and you’ll have the “Blair Witch”. Directed by Adam Wingard, Blair Witch was a surprisingly well kept secret, up until two months before its release and being marketed...

Famous Los Angeles music venue, The Smell, stays open despite demolition plans

Famous Los Angeles music venue, The Smell,  stays open despite demolition plans

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer
September 21, 2016
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The Smell, one of the more popular DIY music venues in downtown L.A, is staying open despite receiving news earlier in the year with a demolition notice on their door. The Smell, which has been located at 247 S. Main St. for the past 17 years, has had much success drawing in local and out of state ...

Battlefield One Impressions

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
September 15, 2016
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While many people took the weekend to relax and unwind, many gamers took to the frontlines in EA’s and DICE’s latest beta- build of their hit first-person shooter video game, “Battlefield One.” For those who aren’t up-to-date with video games, Battlefield is a very popular first-person shooter...

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Salomon Huerta: The art of controversy

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under A&E

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, 2016
Filed under A&E

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, 2016
Filed under A&E, News

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, 2016
Filed under A&E

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, 2016
Filed under A&E

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, 2016
Filed under A&E

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, 2016
Filed under A&E, Top Stories

“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...

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