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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...

8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

8 Ways You’re Making a Bad Impression

Ashley Lopez, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Making an impression is inevitable. It could be in your favor or work against you, but an impression will be made. Countless research has proven it only takes about 3 seconds for someone to form an opinion on another individual. Like the saying goes, “First impressions last forever.” Whether it...

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

Five Ways College Students Can Save Money

Danielle Anzures, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Most people know life can get expensive, and nobody knows that more than college students. Between saving for school, basic needs, or personal things, it’s hard to prioritize. There are multiple ways to save money at this age, but here are five simple ways to do so: Student Discounts- Many places w...

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

Get your fix at ‘Local Fixture’ coffee shop in Whittier

Yahaira Urbina, Staff Writer
October 26, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

David Chung, alongside his brother Jason Chung, have opened up a very unique establishment for the city of Whittier. They have brought the community a new way of shopping for specialty items while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee in their new shop Local Fixture. Although they opened up about three years ag...

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

Student Spotlight: Parris Youngblood

Yahaira Urbina, Diana Juarez
October 24, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

Public Relations Chair, Parris Youngblood, is currently taking a strong leadership role within the Rio Hondo Staff. Although he is now held at a higher standard with plenty of responsibilities, his current position didn't simply happen over night. Before attending Rio Hondo, Youngblood explains how he hadn't al...

Student Spotlight: Ruth Hernandez

Student Spotlight: Ruth Hernandez

Sandra Reyes, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

As a student at Rio Hondo College, Ruth Hernandez has dedicated her time to her studies and to helping people on or around the campus. Hernandez has been a student at Rio Hondo since Fall of 2014 but during her first year she was not as involved in school as she would have wished, she explained ...

Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Oktoberfest at Fairplex

Danny Celiz, Staff Writer
October 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

The fall season gets many people excited for a multitude of paraphernalia like pumpkin spiced delicacies, sweater weather, and of course Halloween. Others count down the days until they can celebrate the time-old German tradition of Oktoberfest, a 21-year-old only event full of Oom-Pah-Pah music (band...

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Brando Perez

Meet your LAC Tutor of the Week: Brando Perez

Erika Tapia, Ana Jimenez, and Moises Mata
October 19, 2016
Filed under Lifestyles

LAC: Rio Hondo wants to know more about you, Brando! What are you future academic goals? Brando: I hope to finish up at CSULB by June 2018 with a B.A in Anthropology and pursue a M.A as well as a Teacher’s Credentials program; I would love to return to Rio Hondo as an instructor of Anthropology...

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