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Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Student Spotlight: Pete Escobar

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Every moment matters, it’s just how the story is told and captured, which brings us to El Paisano’s Arts and Entertainment Editor, Pete Escobar. In his second year and ready to transfer out, the 20-year-old became aware of major by great work of writing. “In high school, we had to do a senior pro...

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

‘Rad Coffee’ Upland’s Punk Rock Coffee Shop

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Rad coffee is a fresh, off the grind coffee shop in the city of Upland. It caters to everyone, with drinks for the whole family. Walking in you'll notice a punk-rock-emo theme with music playing at an upbeat tone. It prides itself on being the first Punk Rock coffee shop in the world and the creators...

Traveling on a Budget

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Traveling can be viewed as a distant luxury, especially being a college student. Planning a trip can initially be thought of as expensive, but can actually be the opposite if the right tools and tips are used. The first destination to search cheap flights is Skyscanner.com or the Skyscanner app. The w...

YSL Ad Controversy

YSL Ad Controversy

Daniel Campos, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Yves Saint Laurent is causing controversy in France and around the world with their latest ad. The French ad campaign features women opening their legs wide and sexy and bending over contemporary furniture and looking like they want it badly from behind. A French woman's group called la feminise m...

Ralph Lauren Fails to Keep up with Millennial Demand

Ralph Lauren Fails to Keep up with Millennial Demand

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Ralph Lauren is the latest company to openly fall from grace and close its once highly coveted Fifth Avenue Polo store. On a recent visit, a writer from Businessinsider.com (an Amazon company) went into the store and found overpriced polos that look like they came out of the same POLO ad circa 1960,...

Staff Spotlight: Robert Diaz

Staff Spotlight: Robert Diaz

Jennifer España, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Robert Diaz was born April 23, 1953 in Pasadena, California. Diaz was raised in San Gabriel; he attended San Gabriel High School, a proud matador. Shortly after high school he enlisted in the Air Force. After serving a total of four years, Diaz went to work for the City of San Gabriel for the followin...

Balenciaga goes vroom vroom!

Balenciaga goes vroom vroom!

Nicole Garcia, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

This past Sunday March 5 Fashion Designer Demna Gvasalia - creative director of Balenciaga - sent out a new fashion statement to Paris Fashion Show’s runway featuring repurposed automobile objects. Celebrating Balenciaga’s 100th Anniversary, Gvasalia wanted a new look and an inspiration behind...

Spotlight: Interim Dean Dale Harvey

Blanca Martin, Reporter
March 8, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Rio Hondo College Alumni, Dale Harvey began his career as a part-time professor fresh out of graduate school. A year later, in 1974 he was teaching full-time at RHC. Harvey retired from teaching five years ago and as of July 2016, became Interim Dean of Arts and Cultural Programs. Harvey credits his career to instructo...

Diverse, Music, Nakane!

Diverse, Music, Nakane!

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Writer
January 26, 2017
Filed under Lifestyles

Student Spotlight: The musical magnetism of Freddy Vasquez

Student Spotlight: The musical magnetism of Freddy Vasquez

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer
November 21, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

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 constantly advertising his music around campus. Vasquez grew up in Pico Rivera then moved to South El Monte wher...

Lagunitas Beer Circus 2016

Lagunitas Beer Circus 2016

Danny Celiz, Station Manager
November 10, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

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 event where fans of Lagunitas gather together for “Freaktacular entertainment, live beer, and fresh m...

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